If You Have Hair, The Wet Brush is a Must Have


For years, I have used an oversized wide-tooth comb to detangle my notoriously impossible to detangle post-shampoo hair. The amount of hair that would get caught in the teeth was somewhat alarming. But I chalked it up to the fact that I only wash my hair once a week - so maybe the hair loss really wasn't all that CONTINUE READING

Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream Review


You know how awesome BB creams are for your face? Well, the geniuses at Jergens have harnessed the power of BB and infused it into a lotion for your body. Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream promises flawless-looking skin with 5 visible benefits in just 5 days.  But does it deliver? Watch the video to find out...   Disclosure: This post was CONTINUE READING

Laura Mercier Sale at Gilt.com


As a huge fan of Laura Mercier (I swear by the foundation primer and tinted moisturizer), I was so excited to see that Gilt.com has a nice assortment of beauty products currently on sale. There's everything from sophisticated nail polish colors and soft mineral blush to lip glaze palettes and pencil sets to create an alluring smoky eye. Oh, and CONTINUE READING

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Cover April Issue of Vogue


Welp, folks, it looks like Kanye finally wore Anna Wintour down and got his baby mama a coveted Vogue cover. So the rumors were true. There was buzz a few months back that Kim would cover the fashion bible, but then everyone assumed it would be a foreign Vogue - given Anna's alleged aversion to all things Kardashian. I CONTINUE READING

10 Beauty Products to Get You Through the Flu


Hey Guys! As you all know the weather lately has been terrible and most of us have been getting all kinds of horrible colds and the flu, as a result. This is very personal for me because I work in retail and it seems like I get one disease after the other with all of my customers constantly sneezing CONTINUE READING

Fashion

Priscilla of Boston Bridal Sample Sale

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priscilla+of+boston Priscilla of Boston Bridal Sample SaleSorry for the late notice on this one, dolls…

Today, Priscilla of Boston is having a one day only sample sale – hosted in their 15 salon locations.

Couture bridal gown creations (from Priscilla of Boston, Platinum for Priscilla of Boston, Melissa Sweet, and Vineyard collections) originally offered between $1,500 and $8,000 will start at $199, with bridesmaid and special event dresses (from Priscilla of Boston, Melissa Sweet and Vineyard collections) starting at $19.99!

Friday, June 19, 2009
Extended hours: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
No Appointment Necessary

Priscilla of Boston (New York, NY)
264 W 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
212.997.3956

Priscilla of Boston (Long Island – New York City Area)
154 Mineola Ave
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
516.484.2080

Priscilla of Boston (Atlanta, GA)
3234 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
404.760.9800

Priscilla of Boston (Boston, MA)
801 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617.267.9070

Priscilla of Boston (Chicago Area)
17W170 22nd St
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630.833.5000

Priscilla of Boston (Denver, CO)
299 Detroit Street
Denver, CO 80206
303.355.9491

Priscilla of Boston (Dallas, TX)
4000 Villanova ST
Dallas, TX 75225
214.691.0669

Priscilla of Boston (Houston, TX)
1131-10 Uptown Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056
713.526.1886

Priscilla of Boston (Northern New Jersey)
565 Millburn Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
973.376.2345

Priscilla of Boston (Washington, DC Area)
8065 Leesburg Pike
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
703.821.0167

Priscilla of Boston (Philadelphia Area)
29 E Wynnewood RD
Wynnewood, PA 19096
610.896.8290

Priscilla of Boston (Minnesota Area)
3926 West 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424
952.922.2106

Priscilla of Boston (Orlando)
7940 Via Dellagio Way
Orlando, FL 32819
407.374.2515

Priscilla of Boston (Miami area)
348 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305.447.6807

Priscilla of Boston (San Francisco)
170 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.951.0400

Check Out My Latest J Crew Conquest

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jcrew+jersey+dress Check Out My Latest J Crew Conquest

Peep this dressy jersey strapless dress I just scored yesterday at the J Crew store in my hood. Online, it’s priced at $49.99, but I snapped it up for only $29.99!

This dress is going to be perfect come July and August when it’s so hot and humid, I can’t bear to wear clothes…but I have to, lest I get arrested.

This dress will be adorable paired with favorite J Crew flippy floppies…or dressed up with some cute heels and accessories.

If you’re in the Philadelphia area, head to the J Crew store in Liberty Place – and ask for Glen, my new favorite personal shopper. He’s super helpful with a keen eye for style. Tell him Spoiled Pretty sent you.

Old Navy $2 Tanks: Saturday, June 20

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old+navy+2+dollar+tanks Old Navy $2 Tanks: Saturday, June 20

Summer is here and now is the perfect time to stock up on those perfect hot weather staples.

You can never have too many rib-knit tanks! So, this Saturday, June 20th, get your favorite Old Navy tanks for only $2 each. Available in 50 color choices including solid, stripe, print and embellished…they won’t last long!

*Please note this promotion is available in stores only with a limit of 5 per customer on select styles only while supplies last.

old+navy+rib+knit+tanks Old Navy $2 Tanks: Saturday, June 20

Ideeli Sales This Week

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castle+starr+top Ideeli Sales This Week

Castle Starr Sale
Starts Tuesday, June 16
Prices start at $39 (up to 83% off)

me+and+ro+necklace Ideeli Sales This Week

Me&Ro Sale
Starts Tuesday, June 16
Prices start at $240 (up to 70% off)

cullen+vest Ideeli Sales This Week

Cullen Sale
Starts Tuesday, June 16
Prices start at $25 (up to 72% off)

vera+wang+necklace Ideeli Sales This Week

Vera Wang Sale
Starts Friday, June 19
Prices start at $129 (up to 75% off)

jimmy+choo+handbag Ideeli Sales This Week

And don’t miss the Jimmy Choo handbag giveaway. How ferosh is this canvas hobo?

Ideeli membership is free…click here for an invite, courtesy of Spoiled Pretty.

I’m On Ideeli!

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daneen+on+ideeli Im On Ideeli!

Ideeli, my favorite sample sale website, recently profiled me for their blog. Click here to read about my beauty and style obsessions – and to rock out to my top 10 jams.

And while you’re there, be sure to sign up for membership…it’s free! And don’t miss their Oscar de la Renta giveaway. One lucky winner a one-of-a-kind dress designed by the icon himself. Better yet, in addition to this original creation, the winner will receive a sketch of the dress, signed by the designer.

oscar+de+la+renta+dress Im On Ideeli!

Hayden-Harnett Private, Pre-Summer Sale: Take 50% Off!

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hayden+harnett+coupon Hayden Harnett Private, Pre Summer Sale: Take 50% Off!

Take 50% off all purchases at Hayden-Harnett. Enter promo code Y6CY61A at checkout. Sale ends June 13, 2009.

Sister Act: Interview With Handbag Designers, Magnes Sisters

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magnes+sisters+bags Sister Act: Interview With Handbag Designers, Magnes SistersAs a handbag buff, I was beside myself when I was offered the opportunity to interview Dina, Yael, and Tamar Magnes – the sister act behind Magnes Sisters, a line of fashion forward handbags. Read on for my Q&A with this talented trio. Spoiled Pretty is taking you behind the bag…welcome to the Magnes family!

SP: How did your handbag line come about?
MS:
When we were growing up in Israel, our Grandmother prophesied the careers of each sister – one would design clothing, the second, jewelry, and the third would be a graphic designer. Many years later, we moved to New York together to follow those dreams and collaborate on a handbag line that would use all of our skills. The rest is history!

SP: What was the hardest part about breaking into the industry?
MS:
Breaking in takes a lot of persistence and the drive to keep going. Slowly, by slowly you realize that people are starting to recognize the product and this is what makes it so rewarding.

SP: How would you describe your design aesthetic?

MS:
Our design aesthetic can be summed up by New York City, clean design, and modern vintage!

magnes+sisters+dry+martini Sister Act: Interview With Handbag Designers, Magnes Sisters

SP: What inspires your designs?
MS:
The collection is inspired by several factors in our lives – first of all, grandmothers! Our own grandmother had a huge impact on our lives, and was the reason we chose to collaborate. She also had fabulous fashion sense! We loved her vintage style and family has always been very important in our work as well. Secondly, we are constantly being inspired by our home, New York City. Our bags have a very urban design aesthetic, and we are always committed to making every bag functional. They are truly designed for the modern woman on the go and we like to think of them as city chic!

SP: What is your favorite Magnes Sisters handbag to date?
Dina:
My favorite would have to be the Gallery from our classic collection.
Yael:
I’m personally a fan of the new Dancing in the Streets for fall.
Tamar:
I love the I Love Bag from our new fall 09 collection!

SP: How do you come up with the names for your bags?
MS:
There are so many places where you have to be conservative in this industry, this is a fun part! Names are all part of a family of bags and we never use the names of girls. We consider, where you would wear the bags, how are they going to be used, and what will you need to put in them.

maybelline+great+lash+mascara Sister Act: Interview With Handbag Designers, Magnes SistersSP: If I were to search your handbags, what beauty products would I find?
Dina:
Kiehl’s hand cream – I’m a Kiehl’s girl!
Yael:
Sunscreen – SPF 35, Maybelline mascara, Mario Badescu hand cream.
Tamar:
None! I put it all on at home but in my makeup bag there I have a bunch Ricky’s and MAC, Maybelline mascara, MAC bronzer, MAC lip gloss.

SP: Are there other handbag designers that you like to wear?
Dina:
Marni and Chanel.
Yael:
Rachel Nasvik and Chanel.
amar: Chloe, Marc Jacobs, Prada and Chanel.

SP: Who do you envision wearing your bags? What kind of woman is your typical customer?
MS: Definitely a city girl – we always design with chic, modern, working women in mind. The bags are always multi-functional and stylish enough for her to be seen out and about in!

SP: Which celebrity would you love to have wear one of your bags that hasn’t yet?
Dina: Chloe Sevigny, definitely.
Yael:
Michelle Williams and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Tamar:
Katie Holmes, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Liv Tyler.

SP: Does the fact that you’re sisters make it easier or harder to work together?
Dina: It can be a little difficult because we are all so very passionate about the collection and know each other so well.
Yael:
We know each other completely, so there are lots of times when we have fun creating things together, from baking cookies, to planning a party – and we always have had that relationship.
Tamar:
Easier on one hand because we trust each other completely!

SP: Do you have plans to expand your line beyond handbags?
MS: Yes – we want to do paper products eventually, similar to Kate Spade’s line, as well as jewelry, jackets, and many more!

SP: What’s next for Magnes Sisters?
MS:
We want to continue growing, so your readers should get ready to see the Magnes Sisters brand in larger stores! We want to always be having fun, no matter what the future holds for us.



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