DIY Gel Manicure without the UV light

You will need GELOUS Advanced Nail Gel Coat from Sally Beauty Supply, ANY nail polish color of your choice, and ANY clear top coat of your choice.

1. Apply one coat GELOUS onto clean, smooth, dry nails. Let it set for a few minutes.
2. Apply another coat GELOUS. Let set.
3. Apply one coat nail polish. Let it dry.
4. Apply another coat GELOUS. Let it set for a couple minutes.
5. Apply another coat nail polish. Let it dry.
6. Apply one layer clear top coat. Let dry. DONE.

To remove your gel nails, use acetone nail polish remover, and it’s a breeze. Enjoy your beautiful nails!


Spring 2013 Must Haves – According to Top Fashion Influences


Barbara Tfank Hydrangea Blue/Gold undertoned “French lamé mysterie” side-draped dress

BCBG by Max and Lubov Azria
A lingerie-inspired piece — bold enough to show you’re a woman, but feminine enough to show you’re a lady

Bibhu Mohapatra The Green and Beige suede bomber jacket with laser cuts

Carmen Marc Valvo A silk gazar blouse in a Bright Poppy

Charlotte Ronson My Ocean stripe tee and short set — a tranquil, picturesque, oceanscape digital print turned into a stripe repeat and printed on a classic tee silhouette and athletic shorts; the look feels weightless and the sheer panels on the tee add to the transparent element of water; the digital print comes in a multitude of Blues, the main one being True Blue

Cushnie et Ochs White, twisted, silk jersey dress

Custo Barcelona Colorful and printed tees

Cynthia Steffe by Suwha Hong
The ladylike, embellished, ponte sheath in Cool Mint — it is modern and versatile, and can take you from desk to dinner with fashionable flair

David Meister My Warm Orange reembroidered lace gown — laces in brights look new and fresh; it is an exciting manner to add color to your wardrobe in a new unexpected way

Elie Tahari Our blake outerwear — it’s perfect for a cool spring day, will keep you dry from the rain with its nylon fabric, and will surely make a statement in our Victorian Red color

Ella Moss by Pamella Protzel-Scott The fit and flare dress in Citron Yellow floral

Hervé Léger by Max and Lubov Azria
A multifaceted jacquard dress in an infusion of Blue, Pearl Blue, Black and White — its fresh, light mood for spring amplifies a must-have attraction — light enough for the season and fearless enough to conquer all the new styles

Karen Walker Off-White polka dot pant and a blazer to match

Lela Rose A color-blocked silk crepe camouflage skirt in Sea Green, Ink Blue, Coral and Cool Lilac

Marimekko by Noora Niinikoski Like our name Marimekko, i.e. Mary’s dress — an easygoing print dress that fits different occasions; when wearing our dress you always feel you have dressed up in the right manner, whether at work or at a party; the Marimekko dresses brings a positive, humoristic twinkle to spring

NAHM by Alexandria Hilfiger and Nary Manivong Always the dress — it has infinite possibilities… and who doesn’t like Blue?

Nanette Lepore A sexy, sculpted dress in a Nanette Lepore signature print

Nicole Miller A georgette tunic layering piece or a shrunken jacket — both in assorted colors to keep the outfit interesting!

Pamella Roland by Pamella DeVos
For an important evening event, the sleek, fluid gown in Blush silk crepe with matching glass Maco beadwork would be a fantastic way to look and stand out

Peter Som A bustier dress in Misty Jade jacquard

Rachel Roy A Limeade, peplum, cap sleeve cropped jacket — I always design to build confidence and celebrate the strong woman; the Limeade color paired with peplum makes this jacket a statement piece; you can pair it with different silhouettes, whether it is an asymmetrical silk chiffon dress or palazzo pants

Sachin + Babi Our embroidered jackets — they are timeless and chic, and can be used to dress up a casual outfit; they utilize the Crimson that is our staple for spring, as well as incorporate Jet Black and Ivory

SAUNDER by Emily Saunder
The Viking dress (with its side cutouts and mesh inlays) in the hand-loomed stripy Lurex Sea Foam fabric — it’s one of those versatile cocktail dresses that you can where everywhere from a cocktail party on a yacht to an underground disco in Brighton Beach

Tadashi Shoji An Ikat-printed gazar strapless pleated gown in Pale Iris

TiA CiBANi The sculpted, petal-sleeve silk gazar coat in Navy

Tommy Hilfiger A Red and Blue, nautical print,
A-line silk dress is a perfect spring wardrobe staple

Tracy Reese The key word for spring is “easy” — easy pieces that fall away from the body with a totally relaxed feeling really encompass the mood of the season

Wes Gordon A wild pair of novelty pants that can be dressed up or down — we have several great styles, including a pair in a fuzzy, Black Lurex chiffon