While the most valuable pearls occur spontaneously in the wild, and are very rare – in 2016 you don’t have to be a deep sea diver to be the Girl with a Pearl Earring. A painting I not only admire, one which I actually recreated for Halloween once to much acclamation.
I’m so happy to introduce you to Grace Bonney and Anna Bond, though I’m pretty sure you already know them. Grace is the founder of Design Sponge, and she just came out with a beautiful and inspiring book called In the Company of Women, where she talks about women entrepreneurs around the world. Anna is the fantastic Creative Director and Founder of Rifle Paper Co., our favorite stationery providers. Anna is, of course, part of Grace’s book, so I thought this would be the perfect occasion to talk to two very successful business women on how to build a brand your own way. There are so many treasures, so much honesty, so many lessons and so many fun moments in this conversation, I can’t wait for you to listen to this episode of Pardon my French!
let's talk about Love Style Life
Fall is the best time to play with new beauty looks. The weather is finally cool enough for a matte face, and you can wear lipstick without it (or you) melting. I’m already gravitating towards more powdery products, deeper shades and bolder statements, like a strong, filled-in brow or inky, graphic eyeliner. Isn’t there something invigorating about a fresh tube of lipstick or a sharp kohl pencil that symbolizes turning over a new page?? Inspired by the fall runways, here are a few of the beauty looks we’re excited to try here in the studio. Now just hoping we can pull them off as well as Kyle and Valen, our beautiful faces today, can…