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Fashion Stylist Amber Brown Tells You How to Morph Summer Closets to Fall Wardrobes!

Stylist Amber Brown is a smart & savvy fashionista with a great sense of style. She’s a stylist with shopping concierge site, Keaton Row!

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Briggs + Riley Travelware -Fab Store for Travelers- Opens at Santa Monica Place, 8/14

Shopping alert! If you are traveling this summer or fall, or need a great gift for someone, don’t miss this grand opening of the luxe brand Briggs & Riley Travelware!

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Putting on the Spritz…Cocktails! Great Sips for Today, Weekends + Parties!

The summer is headed into August and hotter days (with and without humidity) are here. While some say it’s the dog days of summer, I believe more is still to come (especially here in So. California!) Now is the time to enjoy this glorious summer weather and the limited time that we seem to have.
So while strong liquor for cocktails might seem to be a bit much to be sipping every night after work or to have a couple of on an occasional evening, there are alternatives for those who wish to have a nice sip (or two or three) in the evening
Here are two wines that can be used to create some lighter cocktails that are eminently sippable and are lighter in texture which is what the summer is all about. We have both a red and white cocktail for you that are light, tasty and have great texture to them for your long summer nights!

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Makeup Artist Jake Bailey Tells How to Replicate Katy Perry’s “This Is How We Do” Look #beautybreakdown

This is a post from Jake Bailey, Celebrity Makeup Artist and Covergirl Makeup Expert! He’s providing the beauty breakdown on how he accomplished the look for Katy Perry’s latest video: “This Is How We Do!”
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Gilt City LA Does Santa Monica! Four Great Offers You Should Not Miss!

Gilt City LA decided to expand the offering to the recent collection to include a few more businesses in Santa Monica! So for those who are here in the greater Santa Monica area as well as those who are planning to come visit in the next few months, buying a deal from Gilt LA to get some special treats or treatments is a wise move! It maximizes your $$ and will help introduce you to businesses that you might not have tried before!

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Alie Ward + Georgia Hardstark Give Hot Coffee a Real Twist in Cocktails!

Cooking Channel hosts Alie Ward & Georgia Hardstark are known for cocktails that are as tasty as they are daring. They are known for their interesting twists on cocktails as well as creating some of the most unique recipes that you have ever seen.

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Celebrate the First Weekend of August with Tasty Cocktails from Martha Stewart!

While Martha Stewart isn’t perhaps the first person you would think about for cocktails, she does have some great ones on her website. The great part is they are pretty much presented in video format so it’s easy to use mobile or tablet to learn how to mix up one of these interesting cocktails.

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