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Metallic makeup has revved it's shine-infused engine into a fever pitch this year, making full metal a full-force trend. Blame it on the spring runways, where models at Prada sported creamy silver eyeshadow from lid to brow, Rodarte went the gilded routed with gold lips and lashes, and designers like Thakoon and Vera Wang added a subtle metal-flecked glow to cheeks. Now pair spring's luster with holiday makeup collections packed with mixed metals and we've got an updated spin on the metallic theme. So if you're ready to get lit over the holidays—by gold, silver, and bronze makeup, of course—then trade up your everyday products for something with a reflective kick.
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read