Product Review: Paul & Joe Spring 2014 Eye Color Trio in Cherry Blossom (and Cat Compact!)


Sometimes, on a cloudy and frigid late-winter day when you’re feeling down, you just have to buy something completely self-indulgent and light-hearted. (Well, maybe you don’t, but I do!) This month, it was Paul & Joe Beauté to the rescue. I’m always fond of their limited edition cosmetics packaging, and this kitten design is a Paul & Joe classic.

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Covet: Uniqlo x Ladurée T-Shirts

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I love cats. I love macarons from Ladurée. I only wear t-shirts for sleeping and housework, but I’d love to own this one. It’s the color of a pistachio macaron and it features the silhouette of the most chic little black cat. It’s just one item in the latest collaboration between Uniqlo and another brand—in this case, a renowned Parisian pâtisserie.

You can view the limited-edition Uniqlo x Ladurée collection at the Uniqlo website.

5 on 5: My Favorite Things (Hurricane Edition)

It’s been an eventful week or so in my part of the country, thanks to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy and the damage she left in her wake. I’m very thankful that our home remained safe and sound, and that all our friends and family got through the storm without harm. Still, it was a scary twenty-four hours or so, as the skies turned dark and the eye of the storm moved up the coast into the NYC metro area.

Here are five things that helped keep me calm and comfortable during that windy day and night.

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