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New Year’s Eve Edition of Sealed With a Kiss

You already know about  that crazy new lip trend : Temporary Lip Tattoos!  Well, it’s time for the New Year’s Eve Edition of Violent Lips, the innovative line of Temporary Lip Appliques, that will keep the print and color on your lips for up to 8 hours.  Violent Lips are vitamin enhanced with a smooth […]

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Trend Alert: Violet Lips

This trend seems to be building speed with Tom Ford, M.A.C. (an Astrid favorite) and Dolce & Gabana leading the way way with sensuous and dramatic violet lipsticks that seem to work no matter your skin color. This is another great way to stand out in a crowd and have a new look for New […]

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Be A Tease

If you think larger hair or “the bump” is out, think again. It is literally making a comeback. Originating with the giant wigs from the 18th century, the towering beehives of the 50′s (think Mad Men) and the debatable big hair of the 8O’s, it is once again becoming popular for stellar evening events, dramatic […]

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More Effortless Style With Ali Ro Party Time Dresses

  If  The Blonde & The Brunette didn’t convenience you the other day that Ali-Ro was a great New Year’s solution, we thought we’d show you the flipside or the front of two of the dresses plus add the dramatic black and white striped dress with a fabulous crystal neckline to the mix.   Almost Happy […]

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He’s Driving Me Crazy

With temptation and desire. Who? Christian Louboutin of course. His latest round of drop dead shoes, especially the red  sequin  pumps, have my heart pounding. As the year draws to a close The Blonde & The Brunette thought we would tantalize you one more time with some of the highlights of his winter collection. A […]

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What We’re Wearing: Astrid Bryan’s Turn

Last week I went to a fantastic concert at the Orpheum Theater in Downtown LA.  Chris Cornell is one of my favorite rock artists; he has the best voice in rock and the passion of Bob Dillon (great video here).  Last night he performed his ‘all acoustic’ show with just his voice and a guitar. […]

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Beauty Line for Sephora

Karl Lagerfeld strikes again. The designer recently launched a capsule collection of color cosmetics at Sephora.  A very clever marketing campaign teased us with images of Karl in a swirling gold snow globe and then miraculously the rest of the collection hit the internet and Sephora.  As usual, it is amazing. From the eye shadow […]

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Party Time From Ali-Ro

Are you still obsessing about what to wear for New Year’s Eve? Another great option is a sparkly, entrance making and exiting dress. Right? So The Blonde and The Brunette found a great selection online at Ali-Ro. Each dress is  fun, sexy, stylish, a year-round classic and won’t stress your wallet. They’re all still available […]

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Start (Or Be The Star of) The Party Jeans

OK. Now The Blonde and The Brunette are starting to think about New Year’s Eve and sparkle is just a must. This is a great way to get a rockin’ New Year’s look and honestly it hard to say which color of the  AG Adriano Goldschmid Sequined Ponte (or Legging) Jeans are the best color. […]

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Peace On Earth. Good Will Towards…Others

  It’s that time of year when everyone at The Blonde & The Brunette reflects on how fortunate we are and how we can help others all year long.  We wanted to take a moment on this special day to share four of the not-for-profit organizations we’ve been supporting for years because they spread goodwill […]

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