Sunday, April 18, 2010

What's in My Makeup Bags?

Coach Leah Leather Wristlet
Louis Vuitton Cosmetic Pouch MM - Amarante


Boots No7
Liquid Eyeliner - Black
Boots No7
Stay Perfect Eye Mousse
Boots No7
Stay Perfect Eye Mousse
Boots No7
Stay Perfect Eye Mousse
Boots No7
Amazing Eye Pencil - Chrome
Boots No7
Beautiful Brows Pencil - Black
Boots No7
Maximum Volume Mascara - Black
Anastasia Tinted Brow Gel - Espresso
Cover Girl AquaSmooth Compact Foundation

Face Stockholm
Matte Lipstick - Fabulous (color not pictured here)
Face Stockholm
Veil Lipstick - Cranberry (color not pictured here)
Stila Shadow Pots Eye Mousse - Moon
Bobbi Brown Shimmering Nudes Palette
Japonesque Go Curl Pocket Eyelash Curler - Pink
O.P.I Nail Lacquer
Lincoln Park at Midnight
O.P.I Nail Lacquer
Hopelessly in Love
The Body Shop
Kabuki Bronzing Brush

DUO Eyelash Adhesive - Clear/White
Sleep Pretty in Pink - Women's Ear Plugs

Pastel Joues Blusher - Lilas Dor 33

Blanc Diaphane 90
Ultra Curl Mascara - Black

MAC - Liberty of London
Beauty Powder - Shell Pearl
MAC - Liberty of London
Blush - Prim & Proper
Smashbox Eyeshadow - Fizz
Chanel Ombre Unique Shadowlights - Buttercream

Friday, April 16, 2010

What I'm wearing today...3 L'Imperatrice

3 L'Imperatrice

18 La Lune
I'm in love with the unisex Dolce & Gabbana scents L'Imperatrice and La Lune...

3 L'Imperatrice
Rhubarb, kiwi accord, and red currant; a heart of pink cyclamen, watermelon, and jasmine; and a base of musk, sandalwood, and grapefruit wood.

18 La Lune
Apple, bergamot, and lily; a heart of rose and tuberose; and a base of orris, leather, sandalwood, and musk.

- The Sassi Wench

Thursday, April 15, 2010

My Coach Purse Collection

To see me talking about my collection, click here:
My Coach Purse Collection!
I do love a good purse/handbag collection, and my favorite everyday work bags are undoubtedly by Coach!  I have accumulated a decent selection of various styles, fabrics and colors.  (What you see above is a combination of my collection and my Mom's collection).

Honestly, until I had laid them out like this I didn't even realize how much I (and my Mom!) was attracted to a specific range of colors; black, white, cream, gray, and brown!  I usually change out my purses each week, and sometimes I'll use  up to 3 a week.  On Fridays, my Louis Vuitton's and Balenciaga's come out to play, but Coach is so durable and well crafted that they hold up really well for every-day use.

My Coach Handbag Collection:
L - R - Coach Parker,  Coach Leah, Coach Sabrina purse.
My Coach Purse Collection:
(back leather left) Coach Dome Satchel, (cream/white/gold right) Penelope.
My Coach leather purse collection:
Leather Coach purses and on the right, a Coach Zoe.
My Coach Bag Collection:
Coach Chainlink Maggie.
My Coach Purse Collection:
The grey purse is the Coach Garnet, bottom right, Coach Amanda.
My Vintage Coach Purse:
Coach Optic Bee Purse.
My one regret is the Coach Optic Bee shoes.  Coach shoes tend to be just a little too snug over the top of my foot, and so they are not very comfortable.
My Coach Purse Collection:
3 Coach Sabrina Purses
If you are unsure what the fuss about Coach is all about, just consider that they have customer service unlike any other company I have ever encountered. Someone I know had some leather Coach bags from the 1980's that had been used to the point that they were falling apart.  In 1997, she sent them to Coach for repair.  Coach couldn't repair them, so they gave her one 40% off full retail price coupon [in letter form] for each bag.

She finally decided to use her coupons, and she bought her new Coach purses in... ta da! 2009!!! The coupon letters never expired!  So her original investment in the 1980's got her nearly two decades of use out of the bags, plus she now has new and update Coach purses to use for another 20 years!  

Coach stands by their products, and their craftsmanship is great.  When looking to purchase Coach, always scrutinize the stitching on the bags.  You will never find any lose threads, and rarely will you find a bag that isn't stitched perfectly!  

If you want to try out the designer purse market, Coach is known as a kind of "entry" designer into the wonderful world of purses!

To see what all the fuss is about, check out the latest Coach collections here: Coach 

- The Sassi Wench.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

R.I.P. 3 videos!

Devastating news. I have been working on 5 different videos, only to discover that my new camcorder dock is faulty and it corrupted the memory card - and footage for 3 whole videos!

The lost footage included Decorating a Guest Bedroom (see pathetic camera phone picture on the left), A Day in New York City, and A Day in Atlantic City. I had filmed over about a 10 day span, and I had some really fun moments there - like a crazy cab ride through New York City, and a visit to Magnolia Bakery for their world famous cupcakes!

Sayonara cool and fun videos!

- The Sassi Wench