Passing Fancies: September 2014

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Reading: “Ten North Frederick” by John O’Hara

Art: “Garry Winogrand” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Drink: Quatre Fruits Rouges flavored black tea from Le Palais des Thés

Eats & Treats: Some very good duck confit at a new local brasserie. More, please.

Video: “The Roosevelts” on PBS

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Covet: tenoverten Wall Street Nail Polish

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I recently attended the Elements Showcase, a biannual trade fair for “niche” fragrance houses and a few select beauty lines, and between rounds of smelling perfumes, perfumes, a few scented candles, and more perfumes, I sat down for a mini-manicure at the Tenoverten table. I wrote about Tenoverten (“ten over ten”) and the brand’s line of polish last year (see here), and this time around I was able to sample a new shade: Wall Street.

I was so entranced by this polish that I forgot to take a photo of the bottle, and when I got home I realized that the polish wasn’t going to show up well in photographs. Well, I tried. Here’s what I got…

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