– J&K xo
Does anyone else love Into The Gloss as much as we do? If you haven’t checked them out yet, I would run and click on their site asap!. Just be sure to thank us after you’ve fallen in love with the endless beauty features they have on their site…No seriously, we would appreciate the recognition, haha. (seriously..)
Emily Weiss is the founder and creative director of Into The Gloss, a dedicated beauty blog with articles about everything from the best trick on nailing that winged eyeliner, to personal q&a’s with some of our favorite models/designers/editors/celebs/girls next door. Who doesn’t want to know what Coco Rocha has in her makeup bag? Or Kate Moss, or Gisele Bundchen? What is the inspiration behind the makeup used in Vivienne Westwood’s Spring 2013 fashion show? How about Proenza Schouler or Marc Jacobs? Do you want to know? Hello! We do! Emily Weiss is absolutely stunning, and her personality shines through her writing. Did we mention that she was stunning? I envy the short hair, and am seriously considering going super short this year – just putting it out there. (K) We love the style in which Into The Gloss conducts their interviews and features. ITG reels you in with honesty, fantastic photography, and amazing content for the beauty obsessed! Every time we read an article on ITG, we feel empowered, inspired and beautiful. We also find ourselves LOL’ing every now and then too. Beauty can be funny too. (That is, of course, when you aren’t the one with the lipstick teeth at Monday’s morning meeting..)
Emily Weiss will be making an in-store appearance at Holt Renfrew – Bloor St. on Tuesday.January.22nd at 8pm for a little q&a. I (K) personally would love to meet Emily. She is a huge inspiration to me as a creative writer and she has such unique style. Holt Renfrew will be hosting a sure-to-be phenomenal cosmetic event at both Toronto’s & Vancouver locations offering exclusive previews of spring 2013 beauty products, prizes, complimentary beauty treatments, and more. Tickets are $25, and are redeemable towards beauty purchases of $75 or more on the night of the event.
Now, let’s talk about what’s being offered at said event. Apart from the exclusive insight everyone will receive on 2013’s newest beauty products, there will also be a pretty impressive line-up of complimentary services offered
● Mini-manicures and nail colour touch-ups from Holts Salon & Spa, Deborah Lippmann, Butter London, and YSL
● Mini makeovers from Chanel, Clinique, Estée Lauder, Guerlain, NARS
● Mini facials from Aqua di Parma
● Make-up demonstrations from Bobbi Brown, Burberry, Clé de Peau, Dior, Giorgio Armani, Laura Mercier
● Eye shadow and eye care demonstrations from Clé de Peau, Shu Uemura
● Makeup brush cleaning from Beauty So Clean – bring two makeup brushes and have them cleaned with Beauty So Clean, the world’s first cosmetic sanitizer
● Brow waxing from Holts Salon & Spa
● Hand massages from Aqua di Parma, Guerlain, Marc Jacobs, Chloe, Bottega Veneta, and Balenciaga Fragrances
● Hand paraffin treatment from Sisley, Marc Jacobs, Chloe, Bottega Veneta, and Balenciaga Fragrances
Tickets are available now! Online at www.holtrenfrew.com or in-store through Concierge. Space is limited!, so book those tickets, and let’s get our glam on!
If you’ve been following us on Facebook, you’ve seen our Christmas Countdown, where Julie and I have been posting up little snippets of our favorite things to see during the holidays. From the variety of beautiful Christmas trees, the red & white themed..well everything! to good old-fashioned Santa hats. We love the Christmas season and are both really looking forward to spending it with our families. We would like to thank everyone for their continuous support, and we look forward to a great year ahead of us with whenjmetk.com
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We wish you the most merriest of Christmas’s and also hope that you receive
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“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” -Oprah Winfrey
I was having a pretty slow night at work, and found myself thinking about my New Year’s Eve plans. Naturally, Julie and I are planning on dancing the year 2012 away and spending the night with our kick ass girlfriends, while toasting champagne in pumps and bold lips. I fly out to New York to spend the holidays with the beau and my family later tonight, and won’t be returning until the 30th, which gives me a day to find the perfect outfit. Now I know what you’re thinking! “What! You don’t have an outfit yet!?” No..I don’t. Listen girls, Christmas was made priority, and I had originally planned on ordering a dress from asos.com, however it wouldn’t have made it here in time; therefore I’m planning on winging it. (Believe me, I am a professional “winger” and I always pull it off beautifully)
Now, if I happen to have time to hit the city and dedicate a few solid hours on finding the perfect cocktail dress whilst in NY, I will take full advantage. However, I do plan on spending a majority of my time at home with my boyfriend and family, in New Jersey as well as Queens and Long Island. Don’t take me for crazy when I say this though, but..I am kind of considering wearing pants for NYE…Haha, I’ve just been so into the men’s wear inspired looks being rocked on the runway, not to mention, most recently on Gwen Stefani on the January cover of Vogue. Plus, might I add that my legs won’t be completely frozen walking out of the club after having a bit too much to drink.(insert flashback of NYE 2012 here…
Now I know what I face. I’m not as tall, I’m not as long and lean, and I’m not blonde, but you better believe I can pull off a great red lip and a sequin jacket!
What about this tee and skirt combo? I am in love with the edginess! Some pumps, a necklace and lashes! Yes please!
I’m also feeling these 2 looks for NYE. Super chic and streamline, and the shoes do a lot of the talking. I just need a super bold statement necklace to complete these looks.
Lots of love
I met Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere at her in-store appearance & book signing on Saturday at Holt Renfrew, and it was a great success. I had such a good time, and left even more excited than when I had arrived. Alongside my good friend Simone, we were able to get there about an hour early, get assigned a number from the event co-ordinator on the 3rd floor in the cashmere department, and browse around before getting into a line to await Emily’s arrival. With intricate details such as porcelain teacups, a Victorian-style frame as a backdrop, paired with retro style chairs & a pop of tangerine color – the atmosphere was perfect. Add a few Prairie Girl cupcakes to the mix and us girls were in heaven. (I was anyways, their cupcakes are amazing!)
I am so inspired by Emily, and the success that has come from her site. The dedication she has for her followers and fans really came through as she spent a few minutes with each of us to thank us for coming out and answering any questions we had for her. It was a bit intimidating thinking of what I wanted to say to her. I didn’t want to be redundant and tell her what I assumed everyone else was telling her which was “Hi Emily, I LOVE your blog!”, haha. I did let her know that she was and continues to be a big inspiration to both Julie and myself, and asked her advice on how we can improve, maintain and sustain a successful blog. Her advice was to keep a very clean looking site, with great photos, relevant content, and remember to have fun. I think we can all agree on said advice, right?
A big thank-you to Holt Renfrew on Bloor for hosting this event. It was beautifully executed, and all the staff, as usual, were very accommodating. I am smitten with Emily’s book. I think it’s the perfect gift for any stylish girl on your Christmas list this who loves to entertain, enjoys a good desert, an even better cocktail, and some fab d-i-y projects. (I’m lookin at you pg.152!) 😉
Save the date!
Emily Schuman of the well renown blog “Cupcakes & Cashmere” will be at Holt Renfrew Bloor St. on Saturday.December.8th at 2:00PM for a personal appearance and book signing of her book that was released not too long ago of the same name -Cupcakes & Cashmere. (Order online here)
Emily’s blog has been one of my very favorites, long before I started blogging myself. She is a big inspiration to not only me, but thousands of girls and women who love food, beauty, home decor and fashion. Her posts are always vibrant, colorful and full of life. And her witty and bubbly personality shines through her writing. You can always depend on Emily to have a trick up her sleeve when it comes to perfecting those decadent chocolate chocolate chip cookies, or some blueberry crumb bars for brunch with the girls on Sunday.
Emily’s taste in decor is also quite tasteful; with detailed photos and advice on everything from paint swatches to organizing your messy make-up drawers. (I know I’m not alone here)
If you haven’t checked out Cupcakes & Cashmere yet, what are you waiting for!? I am so excited to meet her and have my book signed. I hope if you’re in the Toronto area next weekend that you can make it out too.
*All images used are property of Emily Schuman of CupcakesandCashmere.com