beauty

The Perfect At-Home Pedi

My step-by-step pedicure is absolutely salon worthy. You’ll never have to go without the perfect summer pedi now that you know my DIY tricks of the trade!

A last minute summer poolside party invite calls for a pedicure with the works, but your manicurist is booked! Worry not, because you can treat yourself to a luxury pedicure in the comfort of your own home. With the right products and tools, you can give your feet the extra attention they deserve and be ready for anything when it comes to spontaneous summer fun.

Sometimes your feet need a little TLC, so even if you have 30 minutes, I can teach you how to make the most of your DIY pedicure. My step-by-step pedicure is absolutely salon worthy. So grab those strappy sandals and dance all night long while showing off your dazzling summer toes. And, think about the extra cash you can put toward that fabulous swimsuit you’ve being eyeing! Here’s my step by step guide to pull off the perfect DIY pedi:

Follow these steps to achieve the perfect pedi without the salon cost!

Step 1: Cleanse

Remove old polish with Deborah Lippmann’s ‘The Stripper’ Nail Polish Remover. This polish remover that hydrates with its gentle mix of lavender and aloe. Plus, its unique twist-lock bottle prevents messy spill.  Continue reading →

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Just Kickin’ It: Dress & Sneaker Pairings

Check out these ultra cool sneakers to pair with your summer dresses.

It’s a trend that’s hard to miss — cool sneakers are everywhere this season, and fashionistas are giving the footwear a stylish kick by pairing athletic shoes with dresses. It’s an evolution of sporty chic, and one that’s both chic and comfortable. Depending on your style, you may opt for bold, feminine or even glamorous sneakers. Here’s a guide to finding the perfect sneakers to pair with your summer dresses.

Check out these ultra cool sneakers to pair with your summer dresses

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For the Rocker Chic Girl:

Think: Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Gwen Stefani

Your dresses range from jersey mini frocks to athletic-inspired, oversized Ts and boyfriend shirts, boho chic maxis, fringe, slip dresses and anything that’s a modern twist on a classic style. Your go-to sneaker options are a funky, free-spirited mix of summer leather, grommets, studs and graphic prints. Continue reading →

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Bridesmaid Dresses You CAN Wear Again

We're all about bridesmaid dresses you can rock again post-nuptials! Check out five of our fav styles for your maids.

We are here to take bridesmaid dresses to a whole new level by helping you pick something out that the gals are going to love because you picked it out and that they will be able to rock again post-nuptials! Don’t be afraid as a bride-to-be or bridesmaid-to-be to speak your mind and use our go-to guide below to help you find a dress that can be worn for the big day and beyond.

Lace, sequins, floral patterns and chic-black dresses are all in-style right now, not because they are trendy, but because they are versatile. A lovely lace dress can be dressed up walking down the isle, and dressed down for a family reunion a few months after the wedding. A long classic black dress is perfect for your bridesmaids to feel great in day-of and will be even more special to wear to a black-tie wedding the following month. Don’t be afraid to mix and match either!

Have fun shopping with your girls–visit one of our stores, or shop online! You’ll win either way!

Bridesmaid Dresses You Can Wear Again!

Lovely Lace // Flowing Floral // Long Black Dress // Shining Sequins // Little Black Dress

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How To: The Perfect Summer Glow

Find out how to achieve that ever-so-elusive summer glow with Florida's product picks!

Summer is all about feeling relaxed, fresh and easy. And your summer look should be the same…easy, fresh and radiant like those long summer days. We all want that warm summer glow and it starts with healthy skin and the makeup essentials below.

Season’s change, but skin necessities don’t. A healthy glow starts with a fresh, clean and moisturized face. A nutrient-based makeup routine, exfoliation and hydration are key components to achieving that ever-so-elusive glow. Start by prepping your skin daily before any makeup application, which will allow you to reap all of the glow-ing benefits from your makeup products. Follow these steps to achieve a gorgeous glow:

Find out how to get the perfect summer glow

Step 1: Foundation

Start with a fresh clean face. Apply a primer or moisturizer with SPF 30 followed by foundation. I love the amazing Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Radiant Makeup for several reasons: it gives sheer to medium coverage, hydrates and evens skin tone. Apply the foundation sparingly over your face for a flawless, natural healthy glow. Tip: Using the applicator to dab a little onto your face, buff and blend. It’s available in 17 shades. Continue reading →

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A Little Lace

Pay tribute to modern romance with a sophisticated lace dress.

Ground a lace dress with classic accessories and versatile basics Michael Kors lace dress for day Navy Michael Kors lace dress with white collar Pair your navy dress with simple, neutral accessories White handbag adds a feminine touch Navy lace dress with white collar for day time

Michael Kors Dress // Michael Kors “Flex” Pumps // Anne Klein Earrings and Watch // Michael Kors “Ava” Satchel

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A lace day dress? Yes, it’s true. Lovely lace, often thought of as a nighttime or special occasion fabric, is making a modern statement this summer in a variety of sophisticated day dresses. This Michael Kors frock is the perfect example. The classic shift shape, the unexpected navy blue hue and the structured white collar all combine to create the perfect summer day dress. Read on to learn how to make this look work for you! Continue reading →

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