Monday, July 11, 2011

SUMMER IN THE CITY 2011

This dude, originally from The Windy City, now makes The Big Apple his home and MARC JACOBS his favorite designer. (He's a manager at Jacob's bookstore called "Book Marc" on Bleecker St.)  Robert is wearing MJ from head to toe!  His secret to shiny hair is to keep it DIRTY!!!  His style secret...wear Dark colors.  That's so New York!


MJ Bracelet and Watch.

MJ Shoes.

I treated myself to this Marc Jacobs necklace from Book Marc...$18.00.  Maybe I'll actually get a BOOK next time!

This NYC city girl is wearing one of my favorite prints..ANIMAL! It never goes out of style and always says "I'm a little wild!" Mary's beauty secret for shiny hair is to give her locks a final rinse in ice cold water.
Sounds pretty good on a hot day like today! 
I like the ORGANIC COCONUT conditioner from Desert Essence at http://www.wholefoods.com/


Bag by Stuart Weitzman.






Haylee knows how to rock a LBD for the daytime. Simply beautiful! Dress by David Meister and sandals by Tory Burch.  This fashion student swears by MARY KAY Ultimate Mascara.

This is me on the right, with my friend Chris, heading into the ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Exhibit at the Met on July 15. My words cannot do justice to this beautiful and haunting show!  http://www.metmuseum.org/.
  I'm wearing Franco Sarto sunglasses, tank and scarf from H&M and capri pants from Gap.

My friend Chris' top and shorts are from Express.  Her Beauty Secret...she has a BOSTON CREME DONUT with lots of sprinkles after her daily morning run.  Sweet Treat!  
I love http://www.magnoliabakery.com/  on bleecker street.


How cute is this mother and daughter duo visiting from Japan...Mom, right, is wearing a dress by Forever 21 and flip flops by Tori Burch.  Ritsuko's beauty secret is YOGA and Sisley skincare.  Try http://www.yogatothepeople.com/ for affordable UNPRETENTIOUS yoga classes in NYC.
Sakura's top is MURUA from Japan (LOVE IT!!!) and the bag is Balenciaga. Shorts by MONKEYBITE (also a Japanese brand). She says the trend in Japan right now is using hair rollers from REFA.


Cory's summer style is super cool. His shirt is from Bloomingdale's. His secret is wearing SPF every day.  I like SUPERGOOP spf 30 for sensitive skin. http://www.sephora.com/


I bet alot of guys WISH they could wear this to work. You can if you work for a top advertising agency in NYC like Scott...Shades by D&G and adorable shirt from http://www.shirt.woot.com/
Scott's secret to looking good is Joico Ice Spike hair gel and drinking tons of water...like 7 liters per day!!!  Dang..he's good!


Check out his rad shoes by Vibram 5 Fingers!!!  Love 'em!
Angel Cherry nailed it with all of the trends..sheer blouse, pointy yellow nails, reptile accessories and hot pink lips. Oh, and don't forget the cute little black bow tucked into her hair!
This girl shops VINTAGE. Right on. Her Beauty Secret is an all VEGAN diet.
I like http://www.beaconscloset.com/ in Brooklyn for Vintage. They bought some of my clothes last year. Don't expect to make a fortune though!


My good friend Mark always looks super cool. His hat and shirt...Express.  His jeans...black LEVIS. His secret is working out, coconut water, organic sunscreen and MUSIC.  Rock it baby. http://www.youtube.com/ for the latest music videos.
Amra knows that you have to look good from the front...

AND back!  Her sexy shoes are Louboutins.
For a SUN-FREE TAN try Glow Lotion by Nature's Gate http://www.wholefoods.com/



A beautiful mix of a girrrly dress and rock n' roll accessories.  Azra loves CHRISTIAN DIOR makeup and skincare.



NYC makeup artists Regenna and Natasha looking HOT. Zebra tank from Forever 21. Their Beauty Secrets..MAKEUP FOREVER waterproof brow gel.


This chick is crazy cool. Top..Urban Outfitters.  Shorts and bag..Forever 21.  Alisha's Beauty Secret..CHAPSTICK and tattoos. Try http://www.eastsideinktattoo.com/
My girl Stephanie always looks great.  Her top is from Burlington Coat Factory in Chelsea. Her Secret is Hydrating Face MASKS and YSL lipgloss. Try SKYN ICELAND COOLING MASK http://www.sephora.com/



This is my friend Dawnay rockin' H&M menswear tank and cargos. Her bag is Nine West. Beauty Secret...escaping to the BEACH as often as possible!

Try CONEY ISLAND for Sun, Sand, Sea and lots of interesting people watching!

My friend Christine likes souvenir tee shirts, Levis and KEDS.  Her Beauty Secret...surround yourself with good friends, eat well and exercise.
This gym is only $15 a month.  Try http://www.blinkfitness.com/ for locations in North Jersey and Noho.
My friend Kim is wearing a K-mart shirt and black Levis Her Beauty Secret... spf 60 and drinking lots of VODKA
For a cool Rock bar try http://www.manitobas.com/ in the EAST VILLAGE.


                                                 This girl looked so damn cool on one of the hottest days in NYC.
Her shirt is from a VINTAGE shop in the Bronx. Her Beauty Secret is to walk as often as possible rather than taking a train or taxi!


This is me after an "all you can drink" frozen margarita BRUNCH with the girls at MARACAS in the West Village. The food was pretty good, too!
My vest and sandals..Marshalls. My dress.. a beach shop in Lauderdale.
My "beauty"secret.. I use Josie Maran Spf 30 Sunblock daily. At night I wash my face with Clarasonic then use Poetry in Lotion by DermaDoctor and a rich eye creme like Caudelie Premier Cru. http://www.sephora.com/ .   I also love products from LUSH..they smell sooooo good! My favorites are the Karma Body Soap and Dark Angels face wash. http://www.lush.com/

Photos from the West Side Highway...







1 comment:

  1. Hey Denise! Rockin blog! Love it! Hope we can work together again soon. I shot a GORGEOUS Rockette last week and wished you were there.
    Your makeup skills are all that! Cheers!
    -Andy

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