LEGO my Birkin – Like the studio audience at an ‘Oprah’s Favorite Things’ taping, women everywhere lost their minds in a maniacal frenzy when they heard about this $400 Birkin Bag. Then they found out it was made out of LEGOS. In Poland. And won’t be shipped until February. Buzzkill. And now, Kim Kardashian tweeted that she wants one too. Double buzzkill. Polish jewelry deisgner Agnieszka Biernacka created the tribute to the Hermés’ Birkin and is definitely having an online fashion moment. The bag can be made to order in many colors – white, yellow, red, blue, light or dark grey. Lime, orange and multicolor versions are also possible at a slightly higher price.
Apps that are apt to make you Beautiful - Aging assessment, personal introductory Skype skincare consultations and real time UVA and UVB info- there’s an app for that. This new New York Times article breaks down the beauty app landscape that includes such brands as Mychelle Dermaceuticals, who offers a free 30-minute consultation with a licensed aesthetician via Skype, iChat or FaceTime when you download their app, and My Own App from Own Skincare, using facial recognition and clinical technology the app measures your signs of aging and even plots it out on a face map for you.
Chanel No. Huh? - ‘I didn’t actually know what they were about either,’ said the director of the bizarre and pretentious Chanel ads. “I totally get the Chanel No. 5 ad” said NO ONE. EVER.
Bling it On – This edgy leather-like polish applies glossy but dries down with a leather-like texture to it. It doesn’t come with any whips or chains but it does come with crystal-embellished skills and a waiting list that 870+ people deep. Get on the list here.