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Saturday, August 16, 2008

Saturday Splendid Reads

From the Splendicity community, comes this week best in beauty, fashion and shopping.

Style Manila throws a question on locally-made shoes: where have all the Marikina shoes gone?
Tops 2 Bottoms presents a styling option The Man's Suit for her Work Wear Monday Series.
The Space Between My Peers presents a fashion lab proving boxy tops are not the most flattering option.
Just A Formality loves this pink Justin Alexander ball gown for a fairy tale wedding.
Petite Fashionista knows the secret of olympic athletes and highlights a few petite powerhouses, that proves you don't have to be big to be strong!
CelebLOOK is loving Katie Holmes and her svelte look. Do you agree?
Style...a work in progress enthuses over the short-sleeved...no-sleeved...jacket.

Shopalicious invites you to score a "sexy little nothing" for yourself by entering to win a $25 gift certificate from Oh Cheri!
ShopDiary has images of the Comme des Garçons for H&M collection.
Her Accessories has been searching out stylish laptop bags and has found some great options, from stripes to flowers.
Shoe Blitz adores these purple peep-toe pumps from Dior for fall.Glamour Gift Guide recommends this modern Botkier hobo in a fresh grape color.

NY Spender has finally found her favorite lip gloss, and she thinks it works even better than therapy! ;)
Viva Woman finds out why toners may reduce the penetration of active ingredients to the skin.
Beauty Secrets Revealed says Rice Bran Oil Can Give You Smooth, Glowing And Wrinkle Free Skin.
Want to know NYC "it girl" Julia Allison's fave beauty tips? Beauty Blogging Junkie scored an exclusive interview! Click here to read Julia's beauty recommendations from body lotion to faux lashes.
Beauty and Fashion Tech looks at long term hair removal with the Braun Silk Epil Expressive Epilator. It hurt, but it was worth it!
Beauty Bento Box shares her First Impressions on the L’Oreal Elsève Nutri-Gloss Haircare System, Pearl Protein.
Karen from Makeup and Beauty Blog gives you 18 makeup tips from the talented makeup artists at MAC Cosmetics.
Krizia from Beauty Match claims: I found the BEST flat iron (period)!.