J.Crew: I Do

J.Crew Oct Catalog Cover

Having a merchandising background, I can honestly say when I saw October’s edition of J. Crew’s catalog, I was blown away.  Aside from the gorgeous clothing assortment (which I want in my wardrobe), the layouts, colors and alliances in this book are done so superbly well.

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The opening spread which features J. Crew’s Creative Director, Jenna Lyons ‘picks’, displays 14 products, including Essie’s Nail Polish in Eternal Optimist!

Marge Simpson Playboy Cover Girl

marge playboyHave you ever stopped and wondered what is under the green dress? If so, you may just have the opportunity to find out on October 16th , when natural beauty, Marge Simpson, graces the cover in a 3 page pictorial of Playboy’s November 2009 issue.  With the average reader around 35, Playboy hopes that in bringing to bare this mother of three, they will attract a 20s crowd to the magazine, while also marking the 20th anniversary of the Simpsons. Well that certainly says a lot about my generation. Either that, or she’s just trying to get some attention from her Homie.

Sotherby’s Photograph Auction: Let the Games Begin!

Ready, set, go! Bidding starts today for the Sotherby’s photograph auction, which includes works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz and many more.  This is your opportunity to start a museum worthy collection featuring images of beauty icons such as Marilyn Monroe, Cindy Crawford, and Nadja Auermann (to name a few).  And if you can’t afford the original, it’s still fun to browse.  Click here to view the auction.

President Obama Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

I could come up with some clever verbiage on how the announcement of President Obama’s win of the Nobel Peace Prize today ties into beauty, but really it’s just huge news that I felt was worth announcing.  Click HERE for the NY Times article.