UNISEXXXY: 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifting is personal. With regard to your personality and your recipient. It sounds cliche' but it is the thought that counts. So let's all think UNISEXXXY...as in Universal Beauty. Fashion. Design. Lifestyle. For a range of budgets and varying style and taste, here...

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DIVA DISH: Fashionism will pay you to shop

Fashionism has launched and IT WILL PAY YOU TO SHOP. In cash. The online stores and boutiques you already shop. As in, hold the phone. Can this actually be true? If you're a skeptic like me, or someone who just does not want another site or password to remember...

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UNISEXXXY: The Jean Jacket

Denim is a staple of every closet. And it goes further than just your jeans, hats and overalls (yes, they're hot)... Reintroducing the jean jacket. Regardless of age or gender, who doesn't love the universal ruggedness of a jean jacket?! And so, just to show how...

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UNISEXXXY: I wear women’s [JEANS]

Labeled for the female figure. But, would they work for the male form...? I take on the challenge in my new DIVAlicious series titled UNISEXXXY: I wear women's [_____].  Guys and gals, I double my shopping range and selection when I decide to shop for comfort,...

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Freida Rothman Brings Her Bling to Nolita

Last month, jewelry and accessory designer Freida Rothman brought some sparkle to Nolita NYC with the opening of her brand’s first ever flagship store. Located on 248 Mott Street between Prince and Houston, the gorgeous boutique drew inspiration from her signature...

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UNISEXXXY: All Tied Up (How To Tie A Tie)

We all love ‘em, but let's face it, sometimes we get... tied up. Ties are perfect for the season, most certainly unisexxxy and of course an “any-wear” style - as in, appropriate anytime, anywhere. From weekend wear to black tie, the right tie with the right knot will...

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Backstage Beauty: Charlotte Ronson SS15

Inside the (Backstage) Beauty To mimic the whimsical aesthetic of the clothing from Charlotte Ronson SS15, Key Makeup Artist Dani Fonseca misted Temptu airbrush on eyes, lips and face. Batiste Dry Shampoo was used to prep hair before soft...

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InternDIVA: NYFW Amir Taghi SS15

In comparison to his previous collections, one could say that Amir Taghi really took this one to the next level. The foundation of his style has always denoted elegance and vintage sophistication. For his SS15 line, Amir built on that foundation by incorporating...

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InternDIVA: SNOWMAN SS15 – ACTION Collection

In the fashion world, trends come and go in a flash. But in the real world, a minimalist yet classic look never goes out of style.  Simplicity, comfort, utility. These words describe the essence of Snowman's SS15 show. Inspired by a 1950's aesthetic, every piece...

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InternDIVA: End of Summer Blues

After a Summer filled with new discoveries, it's time for a little reflection! I came across a number of amazing products in the past few months that have become my new go-to's on a regular basis. Here are four of my personal Summer favorites in shades of B L U...

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In the Nude (No, not really)

Since we've now approached that time of year when it's too early to start unpacking the sweaters and too late to sport bright, flashy "it's summer!" colors, I decided to go neutral. I call this my Pre-Fall look. Neutrals are the perfect shade to choose...

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DIVA DISH: The Mighty Purse. It’s So Clutch.

This adorable little clutch charges your phone. Repeat: Charges. Your. Phone. #MIGHTYPURSE indeed. What a genius concept and (drumroll........) it really works!! No more bulky Mophie or metal cylinders for this diva. Well, at least when I'm wearing an outfit that goes...

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UNISEXXXY: Cleavage not Crew

Crew necks are great...for under dress shirts and in the cooler months. But, it's summer! Bring on the heat and cut the neckline. Yes! V-neck tees are absolutely PERF for all! All people...and all occasions. A.K.A. they are UNISEXXXY! Take a look at LDiva and I...

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DUDES DISH: World Cup

99.99% of the time, being an American means athletic superiority and pretty much world dominance when it comes to sports.  During that 0.01% of the time that is the World Cup, we have to hope for the best, expect elimination, and find someone to root for when our team...

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DIVA DOES… Almu Lingerie Inspired Makeup

Inspired by the olive green and warm peach in the lingerie of Almudena Alcaide, I invited the designer over for a makeup look to compliment this particular color palette and the overall mood of her line Almu Lingerie. And what better or more appropriate cosmetics...

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DIVA DOES… Almu Lingerie

I recently attended a Surface Magazine dinner party at Omar's La Ranita celebrating Spanish Style. Having lived in (and fallen madly in love with) Spain for 8 months post-college, it is something I could toast any and every day. The love of color and texture, the...

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DIVA DOES… 90s Brown Lipstick

Back in my formative years, I religiously read Sassy magazine and wore cult-fave reddish-brown Toast of New York lipstick by Revlon. Of course I prided myself on discovering both before anyone I knew did. That was sort of a big deal back then. #FIRST Fast forward more...

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DIVA DISH: April Showers Survival Guide

They say you can wait for the storm to pass or learn to dance in the rain. I say more options please. Like a kickass umbrella, for starters. Because rainy day survival is really about two things. The first is preparation: You have to have the umbrella on hand. The...

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UNISEXXXY: April Showers

First the snow (and a ton of it). And until we reach the flowers blooming in May, we have the dreaded almost-daily chance of April rain. Time to bring some color and fun to these days, eh?! As always, I suggest investing in a statement piece. An umbrella that really...

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DUDES DISH: Brooklyn Living

As you may or may not have heard, Divalicious has made the move from Manhattan to Brooklyn and where Divalicious goes, Dudes Dish follows.  I cannot express how awesome Brooklyn is from the food to the music to the beer.  It’s the ideal place to live...

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DIVA DOES… Chanel Fall/Winter 2014/15

Taking the concept of "showing outside the tents" to another level, I present to you Chanel Fall/Winter 2014. Thank you, Chanel. THIS is how you do a fashion show. Kill the monotony. Cue the theatrics.  XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief...

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NYFW: Naeem Khan Backstage Beauty

Check out my backstage beauty coverage of Naeem Khan Fall Winter 2014 HERE, including tips and tricks from James Boehmer for NARS and Sally Hershberger herself.  XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted...

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NYFW: Noon by Noor FW14

Check out DIVAlicious Intern GaYoung's coverage of the Noon by Noor Fall Winter 2014 collection HERE, including **of course** the showstopping hair and makeup! XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted...

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NYFW: Alon Livné Fall/Winter 2014

Check out my coverage of the Alon Livné Fall Winter 2014 collection, live now HERE on Ageist Beauty. XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera personality and spokesperson,...

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NYFW: Charlotte Ronson Fall/Winter 2014

Check out DIVAlicious Contributor Michelle Weiss' coverage of Charlotte Ronson's eclectic Fall/Winter 2014 collection HERE.  XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera...

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NYFW: Helmut Lang AW14 Beauty

I break down the minimalist-meets-punk beauty look from the Helmut Lang AW2014 show HERE.  #rocknroll XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera personality and spokesperson,...

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NYFW: Wildfox AW14

Check out DIVAlicious Contributor Michelle Weiss' coverage of the whimsical Wildfox Fall 2014 collection HERE.  #ineedadrink XOLC Lauren Cosenza is the creator and editor-in-chief of DIVAlicious, a trusted beauty/fashion expert, an on-camera...

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DIVA DIY: Rit It

This is one of those DIY instances where the solution is tailor-made. In that, my tailor Rosio came up with it... (She rocks.) The problem: somehow my beloved Leifsdottir blouse got damaged and although I'm fairly confident no bleach was involved in the incident,...

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DIVA DISH: Squeeming!

WHAT IS IT? Squeem is a compression waist cincher made of cotton on the inside and rubber on the outside that closes via hook + eye. I'd personally call it a glorified girdle that works (temporarily, short-term and long-term) to reshape the midsection. The label...

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DUDES DISH: Snow Day!!!

Who said that snow days were only for kids??  Let’s be honest - when you hear that your city is going to be hit by 10 inches of snow and 20 mph wind you get a little excited that maybe, just maybe, work will be cancelled. Unless you work for Goldman – in that case...

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UNISEXXXY: Winter Wishlist (Gift Guide)

We all want to indulge in the joy, fun and spirit of this time of year but, without fail, the holidays tend to bring on some unnecessary stress and pressure. Packed calendars. Travel Plans. Family. Friends. Loved ones. It's a lot. And then of course, all of the...

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DIVA DISH: Silver Linings

Was testing out some fun silver polishes to get in the holiday spirit and lo-and-behold....VIOLA!!....a metallic textured ombré situation emerged on my very hand. I looked at it. Smiled to myself because I love a happy beauty accident. And applied it exactly the same...

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UNISEXXXY: Winterwear

Time to gear up for the cold. Bring on the layers! Enter Hats. Scarves. Gloves. Stylish fits for him and her. And offered in a wide variety, giving you the option to play up your personality and suitably deliver the dress code. Offering style and quality at affordable...

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Diva Does… Anne Taintor

Nothing says holiday cheer like a little Anne Taintor snark.  Last year, I selected gift items perfect for my loved ones. This year, I've found some gems that speak right to me. From wall art to mugs to cosmetics to magnets to phone cases, I present my 2013...

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DIVA DOES… Nail Pop

What happens when you cross NAIL POP x DIVAlicious Blog x ELECTRIC PICKS?? This......... A diva assumes her throne. Pinky the pupcake holds court. Badass rock n' roll for your wrist (and neck) emerges.  Studs are spotted. And glitters and...

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UNISEXXXY: PS is for Pocket Square

Featuring beautifully hand-crafted pocket squares from Chicago designers Peter Field and JoJo & Sofia, we decided to sprinkle some fun, creativity and personality into our style. Because hey, why not?? Stepping outside the lines with a twist, LDiva and I added a...

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DUDES DISH: Sunday Drive

The leaves have begun to fall, a coat is no longer accessory but necessity, and the air has that cool crispness in the morning that makes you feel alive. It is Autumn and time to take full advantage of the weather before it’s too cold to move.  What is the best...

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UNISEXXXY: Featuring Marc Jacobs

A greater shift in unisex appeal is not only trending in fashion but now boldly in beauty too.  Yes, androgyny has its strong (and ever-growing) following. Take a look, guys... Boy tested, Girl approved. By Marc Jacobs. A brilliant designer...

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DAILY DIVA: Michelle Weiss as Audrey Hepburn

Gave our own Michelle Weiss an Audrey makeover and it's retro glam to the nines!! The key to Audrey-inspired makeup is nailing her three signature features and leaving everything else bare yet flawless. Audrey's look is all about: Strong brows Full red lips...

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Best of Beauty SS14: Looks We Won’t Wait For

The dust is settling on SS14, and there's just NO WAY we're waiting months to test rock out some of these beauty looks. From hair to makeup to nails, here are the TOP 10 looks that had us at hello. And that's helloooooo lover, to you. #10. LAUREN'S PICK:...

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