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Admit it: There’s a very real thrill to mixing simple and chic. Who hasn’t paired a designer handbag with a thrift-store dress and beamed with pride at their own style wiles? Well, we’re taking that concept from the closet to the kitchen and jazzing up basics with one clutch ingredient that takes it over the top. That’s right, just throw a little bit of luxe in the mix, and humdrum becomes haute cuisine. Because there’s nothing better than a simple classic ... except a brand-new splurge. Why not have the best of both worlds?
Typically, Halloween is all about what you've got on your body. And, costume contest winners tend to be the folks who go all out on their clothes. But, those of us who are beauty-obsessed — or just serious procrastinators — are more concerned with what we put on our faces. Halloween is about pushing the makeup read
Believe it or not, there's a force greater than your credit limit controlling your wardrobe. A person's aura color also plays a surprisingly large (albeit subconscious) role in outfit selection. To be fair, though, you may not know much about auras other than their paranormal connotations. In fact, you may even harbor some read