Posts Written On April 07, 2014

Incredible Finds @UnitedNude NYC Sample Sale

United Nude is the world’s first architectural footwear brand co-founded by architect Rem D Koolhaas and shoemaker Galahad Clark. They are having their amazing NYC Sample Sale and you better get your butt down there if you are a self proclaimed shoe lover!

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I stopped by early this rainy morning to get my hands on the very last pair of CrazyLacy’s in the world!!  Since they were sold out everywhere and I just couldn’t get them at regular price, I was way too happy when I found these on the one off section at the United Nude Showroom.

The prices from $25, $50, $75 and $100. A real steal for shoes that retail in the $500 range!

There are a few rules that every city girl learns in her twenties. Wash off your mascara at night, show up fashionably late at parties, arrive early at sample sales and always bring a shoe loving accomplice who will give you an honest opinion. There is nothing worst than going to a shoe sale or war zone without an (shoe loving) allies!  Lucky for me, my mother in law was in town, we are the same shoe size and so off we went to scour for United Nude treasures.

The showroom was divided into samples, sizes and last seasons and one off’s.

Unbelievable discounts, holy grails and iconic shoes like the Crazy Lacy and the Tulip boot were available. Along with neons, mens, sandals, platforms and pumps – this is not a sale to be missed!

Get details by following United Nude on Twitter and IG @UN_Shoes

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Hidden Gems in Norway

When you think of exotic locations, does Norway come to mind?  Since I am planing my May getaway, I have been doing a lot of research on unconventional vacation locations, what I can do there and what is unique about that place. I did some digging on Norway and found these interesting gems. Have you ever been to Norway?

The BEAUTY

The water of Norway is pure, beautifying and now in a bottle. Maya Water is the premium facial water mist from Norway’s finest. With travel size and regular size and 4 different types of nutrient infusion, you have to add this into your everyday beauty routine. I keep one by the computer, one by my bed and one in the purse.

The RESOURCES

Restorsea is a beauty line that uses Norwegian Salmon enzymes as a key anti-aging ingredient in their prestige skincare line. The founder of Restorsea discovered this national treasure when she took note of the salmon worker’s hands that looked remarkably young.

The SPACE

Pic via www.jetsetta.com Burtigard, Gudbrandsjuvet, Norway

Us New Yorkers crave a square of grass and breath of fresh air. In Norway, there is plenty of space to build modern homes, enjoy the scenery and really feel like you are part of nature without being totally crammed. The serenity of Norway is really picturesque to say the least.

The GAMES

If you are ever sick of the outdoors, there is a great Norwegian Slot Site on norskespilleautomater.com that you can test your luck. This slot site is easy to use and you can start with some free spins.

If you have been to Norway, I’d love to hear from you about your adventures!

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New from @Hasbro – Disney Princess Pop Up Magic

At the Hasbro Toy Fair, a ton of new toys were unveiled with much excitement.

Here is a sneak peek at the all new Disney Princess Pop Up Magic game available this year!

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Disney Princess Castle: POP-UP MAGIC Game

(Ages: 3 & up/Players: 2—4/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2014)

Immerse yourself in the worlds of your favorite Disney Princess characters with the all-new Disney Princess Castle: POP-UP MAGIC game. Kids can play as Ariel, Belle, Rapunzel or Snow White as they travel along the 3D game board through twists and turns to the magical pop-up castle to win. Expand the fun by connecting the Disney Tangled, Princess Cinderella’s Coach and Frozen POP-UP MAGIC games (each game sold separately).  Set includes 4 princess figurines and friend tokens.

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