Thursday, May 28, 2009


Here at LPB we are firm believers that style isn't just about what you wear and here are some of our most stylish (& bloggiest) obsessions this month!
Itching to go: See the movie of the season - Valentino : The Last Emperor

Valentino with his impeccable taste and proper upbringing, the uber tanned fashion designer was from the very start a master of haute couture. This latest documentary gives a thorough understanding of the Iconic designer who flourished for 45 years in the fashion industry.

Latest Splurge: POIRET (Yale University Press)
This beautiful tome chronicles the master of Haute’s illustrious career from his exquisite designs to his lasting impression on fashion.
The name says it all! This luxurious suede bag is so chic it’s a shock it retails for under $200! Perfect for any season and with all that hardware you will surely make a statement with this tote….

Vital Beauty Products:

DERMAdoctor Med e Tate

DERMAdoctor Med e Tate Wipes removes makeup and impurities from face and eyes, effortlessly —with a blend of Ginseng, GABA, and Portulaca (a rich ion from a West African botanical) that eliminates impurities, tightens pores, and offers antioxidant protection. Free of fragrance, parabens, and petrochemicals, Med e Tate Wipes are luxuriously soft, biodegradable, and kind to tender eyes and skin.

To create ultrasmooth, ultrashiny lips backstage at fashion shows, pro makeup artists roll a cotton swab along models' lips to gently exfoliate; then they apply petroleum jelly to prime the surface and multiply the shine of the gloss topcoat. Now, inspired by these backstage secrets, LORAC introduces the new Couture Shine Lip Gloss. Enriched with moisturizing ingredients and ultrareflective pigments (to die for!), the incredibly supple formula instantly recreates the impeccable, glowing look of the runway.

This flat Kabuki brush designed for precise powder application Brush with it's dense dome shape the adesign brush is absolutely perfect for loose powder application, buffing, and blending.

Ever went to the club and ended up being a wall flower because you felt unfit? Getting healthy and gaining confidence doesn't Have To Feel Like Work. Anyone can dance off the inches and build self assurance and with NightClub Dance Series it is so easy! No matter what your age, fitness level or dance experience you can have a great time while dancing your way into great shape. The more you do it, the more inches you'll lose. This fun and funky dance workout will help you melt calories plus tone and tighten your abs. We all know that dance is an effective way to slim down, but here you get an extra bonus: the motion used in this dance series is known for developing unparalleled flat, sleek abs without crunches (just look at the bodies on the instructors) - added bonus the next time you hit the town with your girls you will be the life of the party! Who doesn't love that?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways... Pureology's Essential Repair SplitEnd Correction Treatment opens the cuticle to allow moisture to penetrate the hair, leaving it soft and silky. It restores split ends, breakage, and dryness associated with chemical treatments and environmental damage and combats static electricity and frizziness....MARVELOUS!

Necessary Extravagance: Balmain Shoe

I don't know about you but I can't get enough of studs, grommets, leather and crystals and that genius of a man Christophe Decarnin has created the it shoe of the season with this eye catching stunners... At nearly 3k it's an item worth dreaming about!

Who doesn't love a Sunny McCoskey Napa Valley Mystery? Filled with decadence, deceit and murder you will not be able to put this book down!
Making: Perfect meals for pairs with the help of
Forget trying to adapt standard recipes to smaller portions, these decadent dishes were designed expressly for intimate servings for two. Divided into sections (One-Pot Dinners, Romantic Meals etc.), the tempting suggestions include easy, everyday fare such as Seared Scallops on a Bed of Fresh English Pea with Mint Purée and Meyer Lemon POT-au- Crème . With serving suggestions displayed in full color, the offerings span the complete meal, from appetizers through dessert. There are also numerous tips for cooking and grilling smaller amounts of food, and money-saving ideas you would have never thought of before.

Give me this or give me death (not really you know what I mean): Peter Dundas for Emilio Pucci Fur Coat

I love FUR (sorry PETA) and what that mastermind Dundas has done this season is truly amazing!

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