New and NotableDecember 1, 2008 By: Marianne Dougherty, Lori Morris, Lotus Abrams, Nicole Palmieri American Salon
Primitives, the Autumn/Winter 2008 collection from Mic Styling Academy in Slovenia, features a range of shorter haircuts designed to express sensuality and a natural, primitive look. Nordic blonde tones were used to enrich summer hair colors and complement the natural shade. —M.D.
WILD AT HEART
Christian Livingston is a line of comfortable and fashionable handbags that stays true to its roots with exceptional craftsmanship and functionality. Some of the stylish and animal-friendly bags feel and even smell like real leather but are actually made of PVC. Who says fashion can't be eco-friendly? christianlivingston.com —M.D.
Lady Primrose Tryst Kiss Blotting Papers are perfect for removing shine from the face. Better yet, they come in this fashionable compact that's also the perfect size to hold a driver's license and credit cards. Refills are sold in packets of 75 sheets. ladyprimrose.com —M.D.
Featuring eye-catching, jewel-adorned bottles, One Coat by Cosmo is a professional nail lacquer manufactured by Beauty Source. Formulated to provide lasting, chip-free shine for up to 14 days, the polish dries quickly. It's available in 70 shades, including Once in a Lifetime, the rich, deep burgundy color shown here. cosmonailproducts.com —L.A.
Andy Warhol 15 is a fabulous watch collection for the masses. Available in an ongoing series of limited editions, the collection is based on the idea that we will all, at some point, have our 15 minutes of fame. Like Warhol himself, the collection blurs the line between art and commerce, turning the artist's iconic and lesser-known works into something you can slap on your wrist. 15minutesof.com —M.D.