VALENTINES DAY CHIC-SPIRATION: BEAUTY, FASHION & GIFT-GUIDE

Happy (almost) Valentine’s day to all of our CHIC-friends! Whether you’re going out to dinner with a special someone or hanging out with your BFF’s, we promise that you’ll fall in love with our Valentine’s Day CHICspiration!

BEAUTY

We’re loving these combinations of smoky eyes with pinky nude lips! If you want to have more simple eye makeup, try pairing with a bold red lip.

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FASHION

We love the soft feminine touches on these beautiful dresses, perfect for date night!

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GIFT-GUIDE: FOR HIM

Men are hard to shop for, but here are a few gifts that are sure to please!

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GQ Magazine Subscription

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Bluetooth Speakers

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Tickets for the Knicks or Lakers

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Gucci Guilty Cologne

GIFT-GUIDE: FOR HER

Do yourself and your girlfriends a favor. Share this post with them so they know exactly what they need to shop for this year.

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Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Perfume

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Tiffany & Co.’s Loving Heart Ring

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Fresh Flowers (delivered to work!!)

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Carbon28 Activewear

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CHIC CHRISTMAS INSPIRATION

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re thrilled to share with you what’s giving us the most CHICspiration during this Holiday Season.

BEAUTY & FASHION INSPIRATION

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FOOD & DECOR INSPIRATION

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Holiday Champagne Cocktail

2 parts Champagne

A splash of cranberry juice

raspberries + mint leaves for garnish

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OUR MOST CHIC STOCKING STUFFERS

These super CHIC stocking stuffers will make everyone happy on Christmas morning!

SUGAR Lip Treatment Ornament

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Winter time doesn’t have to mean dry, cracked lips! This adorable stocking stuffer also doubles as an ornament. CHIC Perfection.

Josie Maran Argan Skincare Ritual Set

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This all natural skin-care set will nourish your skin so you can truly put your best face forward in the New Year!

Pinch Provisions Minimergency Kit

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A gift for the woman who is always prepared! This adorable set contains miniature versions of anything you’ll ever need in a pinch.

Tarte Cosmetics “Ladies Who Lash” Set

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Because an eyelash curler covered in pearls is something that no girl should ever live without.

Bauble Bar Juniper Ear Cuff Set

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An adorable ear cuff set with a touch of class and a little bit of sass that will add more sparkle to your day.

Top Shop Crossbody Gem Phone Case 

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The perfect clutch for your New Years Eve party or any other night out with the girls.

H&M Passport Holder

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Travel the world in style with this super CHIC passport holder.

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FALL INTO WINTER LOOK-BOOK

MAKEUP

Focus on your eyes with a jewel toned pop of color. Recreate the look with Stila Magnificent Foils in Jade.

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Add that extra bit of glamor with some false lashes, such as Lashes In A Box in style #7.

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If you want to play up your lips, then go for a bronzy shade. We love Laura Mercier Lip Glace in Bare Beige.

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HAIR

We are fully embracing these effortless and casual hairstyles. For a loose top knot, we recommend using Evo Builder’s Paradise.

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For a down and tousled look try using a bit of Bumble and Bumble Texture Creme.Chloe AW 2014 BB Texture

FASHION

To make the transition from Fall to Winter, keep lines and colors simple and classic.
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 For a  bit of extra edge, add a few retro inspired pieces into your wardrobe

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Top off your look with a killer pair of statement boots.

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10 WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE TO BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

This month, many of us have seen extra pops of pink everywhere in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the spirit, we wanted to share 10 amazing purchases that are not only CHIC, but also help contribute to this worthy cause!

1. Anne Klein Pink Lion Scarf + Tory Burch Small Buckle Tote

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2. HOLST & LEE Necklace + Jessica Simpson Peep Toe Pumps

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3. OPI Pink of Hearts Polish Duo

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4. ESSIE Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

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5. Smashbox Be Legendary Lip Gloss in Promise

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6. Bobbi Brown Pretty Pink Ribbon Lip Gloss Collection

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7. Conair Power of Pink Collection

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8. NEST Fragrances Passion Candle + Reed Diffuser

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9. Wilson HOPE Tennis Set

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10. Cuisinart Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker

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CONTOURING PRODUCTS WE LOVE

BRONZERS

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NARS MATTE MULTIPLE IN VIENTIANE OR CAPPADOCE

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THE BALM BAHAMA MAMA

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MAC MINERALIZE SKINFINISH POWDER IN SOFT AND GENTLE

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HIGHLIGHTERS

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YVES SAINT LAURENT TOUCHE ECLAT

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BENEFIT HIGH BEAM

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HIGHLIGHT & CONTOUR KITS

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THE NARSissist CHEEK KIT

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MAKE UP FOR EVER SCULPTING KIT

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ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS CONTOUR KIT

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WHAT’S IN OUR PURSE?

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What’s in our purse? You asked. We answered! Here are 10 essentials that you will always be able to find in our purse!
310. A great lip moisturizer: These all natural lip treatments by Sugar prevent dryness and add a bit of tint!

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9. After coffee mints: Because fresh breath is a must! 
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8. A great pair of sunglasses: The Michael Kors Julia Aviator is one of our current favorites!

15631-e13040159309967. Blotting linens: For an amazing variety, we recommend trying Boschia! Not only is the packaging super cute, but they have the right fit for all skin types
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6. Signature scent: These roll-on perfumes by Pacifica are the perfect size for purse travel!
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5. Moisturizing hand cream: These creamy moisturizers from L’Occitane will keep your fingertips perfectly nourished. 

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4. The perfect lipstick: You will never find us without Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in our favorite shade. 
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3. Tweezers: We always keep a pair of Tweezerman tweezers, just in-case our brows need a touch up!

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2. Concealer: A great concealer, such as Stila Stay All Day Concealer, is key to staying flawless all day long!

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1. A compact mirror: These adorable Kate Spade compact mirrors are a must-have for the girl on the go. 

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FATHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

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Matching Vilebrequin Shorts

Vilebrequin Matching Daddy-Son Swim Shorts

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Norelco Shaver with Vacuum

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Thomas Pink Onyx Button Cufflinks

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MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

 Voluspa ‘Maison Noir – Crisp Champagne’ Two-Wick Candle

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These luxurious candles are handmade and scented with a touch of vanilla and oak to give the sparkling feeling of champagne.

Kate Spade “Mom Said So” Idiom Pendant

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Remind mom how important her words of advice are to you with this beautiful 12 karat gold necklace.

Beautyblender Best Friends Set

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Share your favorite beauty secret with mom by giving this adorable detachable heart case!

OCC Lip Tar Trio

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Available in four different combinations that will give mom the look she desires.

Mother’s Little Helpers Made By MOUTH

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If you’re searching for a new type of gift to send to mom, make sure to check out NYC based MOUTH for fun tasting baskets!

#myCHICmom Mothers Day Giveaway

Don’t forget to also enter our #myCHICmom giveaway on our CHICSTUDIOS Instagram for a chance to win two great Kate Spade pieces of jewelery!

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PRODUCT FEATURE: NEW FROM JUSTINE-CANA

FINALJUSTINECANACelebrity Makeup Artist, Carla Farra and Celebrity Hair Genius Timon Cana recently joined forces to create the Justine-Cana product line. These hand made products are not only 100% organic, but also free of sulfates and alcohol.

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SETTING SPRAY

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This hydrating organic setting spray ensures that your makeup will last all day in the California sun or roaming the streets in the concrete jungle! It can also double as a light moisturizing spray before your makeup.  Key organic ingredients include: Aloe Vera and Lavender.

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HAIR SERUM

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Smooth your hair and restore it’s natural moisture with this organic hair serum, which can also be used all over the skin to hydrate or moisten.  Key organic ingredients include: Avocado Oil.

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They recently just launched their newest addition, a long lasting moisture infused lip balm!