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Dove Wants You to #LoveYourCurls

For some weeks now, Dove launched a national campaign encouraging women to celebrate, love and take pride in their curly hair! Did you know that one in three women in the US has wavy to curly hair? (Myself included). Probably not since many of us … [Read More...]


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Waldorf Astoria Announces Next Iconic Dish

Everything about the Waldorf Astoria is a pillar of elegance and last night the luxury hotel opened it's doors to the first Taste of Waldorf Astoria to celebrate what would be the next Waldorf Astoria iconic dish. … [Read More...]

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RVCA Pop Up Store Comes to NYC

With this insane cold, all I can think about is my soon to be trips to Austin for SXSW and Palm Springs for Coachella. And it's like RVCA read my mind since all I want to do is transition my winter wardrobe and shop for my trips and for sunny days ahead in NYC … [Read More...]


Choupette’s Oscars 2015 Best Dressed List

As I sat sipping Veuve Clicquot, waiting to be dazzled by Hollywood starlets, I quickly grew disappointed (not to the level of Grumpy Cat but more McKayla is not impressed). With nominees like Marion Cotillard, Julianne Moore, and Reese Witherspoon I expected to be giving standing ovations. It's the Academy Awards ladies! Jooj up the twins, don the … [Read More...]


Organize How You Shop With Lyst!

If there are two things I do compulsively, it's make lists and online shop. (And also leave things in carts too long and lose my pending purchases). Lyst changed all of that for me! The website lets you shop top brands and designers and create boards so you can shop by style, outfit, season or however else you like to categorize. You then name that … [Read More...]

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Our Top Tips For Getting Red Carpet Ready

Who's excited for the Oscars? *hand raised* It's seriously one of my favorite red carpets since it's that award show where the celebrities bring their A-game and there's no such thing as too glamorous or fancy. And because we all deserve to feel like princesses, whether it's for a special occasion like your wedding, birthday or anniversary, or just … [Read More...]

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2/23 Join my Oscars Lavazza Coffee Talk Chat on Twitter

I'm so excited to announce I'll be joining Lavazza for a second year as their ambassador! I'm such a crazy coffee lady, that having a my refrigerator stocked with Italy's finest is the greatest thing to wake up to every morning. … [Read More...]

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NYFW: Malan Breton F/W 2015

Malan Breton’s diverse collection was a blend of ‘70s androgyny, badass biker, and ladylike elegance with a touch of steam punk. … [Read More...]

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NYFW Backstage Beauty: Naeem Khan F/W 2015 Look

Backstage at Naeem Khan various teams worked to get the models runway ready for what would be a big showing as the brand celebrates their 10th anniversary collection at New York Fashion Week. Julie Kandalec and the Essie team created a brand new color mixture to accent Khan’s glamorous gowns. It’s a mix of gold and silver that results in a warm, … [Read More...]

Big Love Weekend NYC

2/28 – 3/1 – Calling all Yogi’s! Join us for Big Love Weekend

Love is in the air and we are feeling charitable. Join us in spreading the positive vibes at Big Love Weekend, a two-day wellness campaign to support and raise funds for God’s Love We Deliver, the NYC-based non-profit that cooks and delivers more than 1.2 million meals each year to those in the New York metropolitan area who are too sick to shop or … [Read More...]


“Go Red for Women” Red Dress Collection

The American Heart Association’s "Go Red For Women" Red Dress Collection 2015 presented by Macy’s is an exclusive event where top designers, models and celebrities demonstrate their support for women’s heart health during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.Founded by The Heart Truth®, the event reminds women of the need to protect their heart health and … [Read More...]


Jetset Like Choupette: Luxury VIP (Very Important Pet) Hotels

Your pampered pet deserves to jetset like moi! Give them the luxury VIP (Very Important Pet) treatment in Paris, New York, Miami, California, or wherever your private plane takes you. Don't worry, you can bring the maids too – additional fees will apply. Le Meurice (Paris) Here's a fun fact (if you like dogs): During hotel renovations from … [Read More...]

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NYFW: Rebecca Minkoff F/W 2015 Backstage Report

Whatever the edgy, rocker beauty moment that was happening backstage at Rebecca Minkoff I'm completely so into it! From the textured bangs created by Orlando Pita for Tresemme, and intensely hot blacked out, "wide eye wanderlust" eyes by Sarah Lucero for Stila Cosmetics to the edgy negative space chevron manicure by Michelle Saunders for Essie. The … [Read More...]

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NYFW: Saunder F/W 2015 Collection

For the SAUNDER F/W15 collection the designer pays tribute to Henry VII and once again collaborated with accessories designer, Megan Isaacs. Together they brought Tudor themes into contemporary fashion designs. Saunder’s collection mixed feminine and masculine silhouettes and utilized traditional fabrics of tweed and tartan to create romantic looks … [Read More...]

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NYFW Backstage Beauty: Get the Christian Louboutin Manicure at Cushine et Ochs F/W 2015

Who’s says “squares are bores?” Certainly, no one starring at the nails at Cushine et Ochs fall/winter show. The look, which was created by Madeline Poole, for Christian Louboutin Beauté was inspired by the colors used throughout the line and to complement the collection with geometrical precision nail art. “I had an intuition we would be using a … [Read More...]

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NYFW: Laurel DeWitt F/W 2015 Collection

Cleopatra met knights in chain mail in Laurel DeWitt’s stunning F/W ’15 runway show. Lanky models strutted down the runway wearing the exquisite metal creations DeWitt is known for. … [Read More...]

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Lara’s Lust List: Our Valentine’s Day Must-Haves

Hi loves! I'm excited to share Modeliste Magazine included my "Lara's Lust Haves" for Valentine's Day on their site. You can see the post HERE and why these items below made the cut! … [Read More...]

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Workout Wednesday: Krav Maga in K-DEER

In celebration of workout Wednesday I wanted to share a workout class and fitness brand Aryka and I recently discovered.  We were invited to the Krav Maga Academy in NYC to test out a class and it was so beyond anything I imagined (in a good way). … [Read More...]

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Girls Day Out at Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa in Garden City

As you can probably imagine I've been to my fair share of spas but I'm embarrassed the say, that past my immediate family, I've never done a spa day with the girls. Maybe it's because I work in the industry, or subliminally consider being pampered my "me" time but if there's one thing I learned it's everything it's cracked up to be in the movies. … [Read More...]

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Ask the Bloggers: What’s on Their Valentine’s Day List

Whether it's a night in with a loved one or getting dressed up for a night on the town with your gals we asked the bloggers what's on their list! From date nights to must-have products, here's what made the cut. … [Read More...]

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Ask the Bloggers: NYFW Must Haves

With less then a week until New York Fashion Week reigns over us, here are the products that help some of our top bloggers friends get through. … [Read More...]

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Flying to Australia with Qantas

One of the best decisions we made when booking our trip to Australia was flying with Qantas. For starters, the iconic Australian airline lets you do a stop over for a few days (at no extra charge) and check two bags! (Plus they had some of the most affordable rates on the market). Each seat offers a personal entertainment screen with tons of new … [Read More...]