February 08, 2008
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Name? Lina M.
Where do you live? Manhattan and Honolulu
What do you do? Student at NYU
What are you wearing? Stephen Dweck ring, Marni heels, rosaries and scarf from flea market, Alexander Wang tank top, Miu Miu bag, Diesel sweater, Theory leggings and earrings I made with materials from Bead It!
Describe your style. Laid-back refinement with moments of eclectic romance, often experimenting with amplified proportions and luxurious creations
Favorite places to shop? Aloha Rag (Honolulu), 3.1 Phillip Lim showroom (NYC), i love shop (NYC), flea markets/vintage shows/sample sales (NYC)
What’s always in your purse? Lip balm, NARS Roman Holiday and Trans Siberian, pocket mirror, pocket perfume, Eclipse gum, Refresh Tears, my little black book, Marc Jacobs wallet, vintage coin purse
Beauty product you can’t live without? Shu Uemura Deepsea Therapy Moisture Recovery Emulsion SPF15
Location of this photo? Taco Tuesdays at Compadres
Name? Noelle Enright
Where do you live? Kailua
What do you do? Painter/artist
What are you wearing? Salvation Army / Levi’s / Vintage
Describe your style. Cheap, down to earth
Favorite places to shop? Thrift stores
Favorite jeans? Levi’s
Favorite places to eat? Down to Earth
What’s always in your purse? Chapstick
Beauty product you can’t live without? Chapstick
Your motto? Live to love, love to live
Karaoke/driving song?Paper Planes by M.I.A.
Favorite nightclub? Pink Cadillac
Dream vacation? Egypt
Fashion item that you really want? A new hat
How long does it take you to get ready? 5-10 minutes
Guilty pleasure? Chocolate
Happiness is ... living in the moment.
Location of this photo? Punahou School
NORDSTROM STORE OPENING:
JUST ONE MONTH TO GO!
Nordstrom Store Preview
The new Nordstrom store opens March 7, but SMART was lucky enough to get a preview of the new space. Three floors of amazing fashion, style and beauty await local shoppers. For clothing, there’s everything from designer collections (Dries Van Noten, Thakoon, Lanvin) to more contemporary designers (the Via C department will feature 3.1 Philip Lim, Milly, Tory Burch) to up-and-coming designers (the Savvy department includes designers like Karta, LAMB and local line Fighting Eel). Nordstrom is known for its shoe departments - in fact, Nordstrom ran Liberty House’s shoe department up until 1997 - and the Ala Moana store will carry everything from junior (known as B.P. in the Nordstrom parlance) to contemporary to salon shoes. Nordstrom’s stock room will hold more than one-third of an acre of shoeboxes! Combine all of this with a Deborah Lippmann Nail Bar, an Anastasia Brow Bar, an amazing selection of all the hottest makeup brands, two espresso bars, a gelato bar and the Marketplace Café (a cafeteria-style restaurant), and you have one incredible department store.
ORIGINS ORGANICS COLLECTION
$15 - $42.50
At the end of 2007, Origins released Origins Organics, the first full line of U.S.-based skin, body and hair care products certified according to USDA standards. This line features all-natural organic ingredients, so if you are conscious of what you put on your skin, this new line is for you. Organic producers help to reduce practices that harm soil, deplete nonrenewable resources or harm air and water quality. All good things. And the collection has something for everyone—SMART loves the Conditioning Hair Oil and the Purifying Face Tonic, a gentle toner full of good stuff like Organic Lavender Alcohol, Organic Vinegar and Organic Willow Bark, a source of natural salicylic acid. When you’re looking for skin, body and hair care products, you have so many choices—Origins is giving us an organic choice.
Ole Henriksen Truth Serum
Most of us cleanse and moisturize, but we should all think about adding a serum to our regimen. One problem: Serums can be fairly pricey, depending on their ingredients. A good, basic serum usually contains antioxidants and other vitamins, one of the most important being vitamin C, which helps to protect skin from free radicals and other skin contaminants. Ole Henriksen’s Truth Serum is a great option for people who want to benefit from a serum without breaking the bank. Besides containing anti-oxidants and anti-aging ingredients, Truth Serum also packs a wallop with free radical-fighting vitamin C. Combine this with the wallet-friendly price and you can’t go wrong.
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