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The red pout is everywhere these days.  You can wear yours on your wrist, your tee, your lips or even sit on it.

MARC JACOBS has designed this eye-popping watch with jeweled red lip motif.  Available at’red_lips_rivera’_bracelet_watch:323462&cm_ven=Froogle&mr:trackingCode=3BF5EB06-E2F4-DF11-9C39-001517B1882B&mr:referralID=NA

STUDIO 65 designed the BOCCA Marilyn Lips Sofa in 1971 and it is now an iconic piece of furniture.  This sexy, sculptural sofa is perfect for a loft abode or modern home.  Order yours at Marilyn Bocca Sofa Studio 65 1971.

PAUL SMITH has created a great version of the red lip for this crisp white tee.  Available at

Joan Holloway of Mad Men has made red hot again.  Favorite leading ladies who have rocked the red lip look include Gwen Stefani, Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball.

Get your red lip on with REVLON True Red Colorburst Lipstick at Revlon Colorburst Lipstick, True Red 090, .13 oz


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Continuing with yesterday’s theme of wintry accessories, today’s blog is focused on an exploration of winter gloves.  So many options to choose from, so much fun to decide.  Let’s start by looking at Fingerless Gloves, a big trend for winter.  This is so exciting because you can layer a glove underneath to create interest with color or pattern to contrast or keep the colors similar for a tonal difference.

Made in Germany this wool version by Aqua $45 comes in 5 yummy colors.  Available at

If the whole layering thing seems like too much effort, guess what?  You can fake it!  There are several versions of this glove that are “pre-assembled”. Juicy Couture leather Electronic Text Me gloves $78 available  at

Long Gloves, once worn by lovely leading ladies like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, are a continuing trend for the past few winter seasons.  These can be worn with a sleeveless, short sleeve, or 3/4 sleeve shirt or dress or a 3/4 sleeve coat.  Choose a contrasting color to your garment to make the accessory stand out or choose a glove with a pattern.  Here are some great options:

This pair by JAS MB $155 available at,default,sc.html

Extra long black stretch velvet gloves with side ruching aby Laundry Shelli Segal are a bargain at $20.95.  Find your pair at

KNOCK-OUT Gloves These gloves all have outstanding details that make them knock-outs.  Choose your flavor and be prepared for the impact they deliver to your ensemble!

Fox Unlimited Fox Trim Gloves $350 available at

Diane Von Furstenburg Clarissa Ruffle Cuff Leather Gloves $185 available at

Burberry shows a military influence in this lace-up burnished gold pair of outstanding leather gloves.  $495 at

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