In general, I don’t wear prints. I’m basic in that way. Solids, especially black, make up my wardrobe. However, I make an exception for leopard print. It’s essentially a neutral. So, when I spotted these Superga slip-ons, I couldn’t resist. Then, my Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert samples arrived, and I couldn’t help but notice how well Terra Nova and Desert Moon matched my new sneaks. And so today’s Leopard Nail Art design was born.
My first real spring break was during my freshman year in college. My girlfriends and I hit the road for Daytona Beach and a week of crazy fun. We borrowed my mom’s station wagon, complete with rear under-floor seats (perfect for smuggling booze) and proceeded to break a gallon, yes gallon, of Everclear (aka grain alcohol) in the trunk. It smelled like a still, real subtle.
Now that I live with a CPA, spring break doesn’t start until after April 15th. It’s so close I can taste it. Counting down the days, you guys! So, it’s perfect timing that the Top 10 Tuesday gang is sharing their favorite Spring Break Beauty items this week.
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Before you start snoring over the idea of “spring florals,” wait a minute and check out L’Oreal’s take on the perennial spring trend. There are no boring pastels or trite carnation pinks in the L’Oreal Haute Florals collection. I spotted a display, featuring nail art by L’Oreal Global Nail Designer, Tom Bachik, at my local Bed, Bath and Beyond a month ago and scooped up a few bottles, knowing it will sell out. It’s rolling out to retailers nationwide now, so don’t wait to snag your favorites.
Manicure maven, jazz singer and entrepreneur, Deborah Lippmann may be a chic Manhattanite, but this summer, she’s taking us on a southwest adventure to her home state of Arizona with the Painted Desert collection. At a time when brands are bombarding us with brights, Deborah Lippmann dances to the beat of her own drummer with an earthy palette that pays homage to her roots.
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