KENZO SS14 Water-Inspired Nail Art

4 24 2014
KENZO SS14 - The Inspiration

KENZO Ready To Wear (212 872 8988) is new to 5F and we’re bursting with excitement. Not that we ever need an excuse to dust off our DIY tool kit, but the KENZO SS14 collection just begs to be captured on the nails. For today’s tutorial, we’ve enlisted the expertise of Ariel Fund of theGLITTERY — a nail blog with …

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Beauty Conversations: We Chat Spring With ELLE’s Emily Dougherty

4 23 2014
BG Spring Beauty

Nothing excites our beauty team quite like the start of a new season. The promise of fresh new shades, innovative collections and groundbreaking skincare tend to make us just a bit giddy. Our Beauty Editor, Felicia Walker Benson, sat down with ELLE Beauty Director, Emily Dougherty, to chat about some of this season’s most desirable looks… Felicia Walker Benson: Let’s talk …

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First Date, What to Wear

4 18 2014

No matter if you met him through a friend, in the coffee line or by swiping right on Tinder, your first date is set.  You’ve been texting feverishly, the reservation is made and now it’s time to figure out the most important part of the night: your look.  Follow these tips & you may just …

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Step into Spring with Manolo Blahnik

4 14 2014

It has been a long, frigid winter and though we love our boots, we are ready for warmth and sandals. (We just want to show off our pedicures!) There’s something very sexy about a flattering sandal that hits the foot at the right spots much like a dress that drapes nicely and accentuates a woman’s …

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Shine Free Skin: Five Simple Steps To Control Oily Skin

4 10 2014
Shiseido Sebum and Oil Blotting Papers (212 872 2541)

There’s a fine line between dewy and downright oily. And ff you’re all too familiar with the dreaded midday makeup meltdown, these five tips for shine-free skin are for you. . . TONE: Restore balance and reduce excess sebum production with a skin-soothing facial tonic or toner. La Mer Oil Absorbing Tonic (212 872 2739) is a perfect choice. …

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From Rosegold to Ring Shields – New Designers to Know

4 10 2014
Noor Fares, 212 872 2578

There comes a time in a girl’s life when it’s time to expand beyond her family heirloom collection… accessorize beyond Grandmother’s charm bracelet and Great-Aunt Jo’s turquoise collection. Invest something new, modern and unexpected.  With InCircle unfolding this weekend, this is the perfect opportunity to start or add to your existing jewelry collection.  Try one …

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#BGObsessed – Giuseppe Zanotti

Celebrating 20 Years

4 7 2014
Giuseppe Zanotti Desktop

What better way to celebrate 20 years of Giuseppe Zanotti soles than with a series of desktop sketches straight from the designer himself?  That’s right: Giuseppe Zanotti, the cooler-than-cool shoe designer who once was an equally sensational disc jockey has created limited-edition sketches just for you. Join us this Thursday, April 10 and the Adriatic …

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Garden-Inspired Beauty

4 3 2014
Dior Beauty Five-Color Eye Shadow Palette, Petal Shine 212 872 8980

Today’s beauty cues come straight from the garden. Think sun-kissed, floral, vibrant and bright. These Garden-Inspired Beauty picks are just the thing to elevate your mood and help channel the glorious days of early spring. . . AERIN Beauty Limited Edition Floral Illuminating Powder:  Swirl six soft, airy pastels into one complexion-enhancing shade of radiance. Skin is instantly …

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Perfect Spring Style when it’s still Cold

4 2 2014
EMBRACE COLOR: Christopher Kane, Nicholas Kirkwood, J Brand, Oscar de la Renta, Edie Parker

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, it is officially spring.  However, accordingly to the temperature, it is officially cold.  I said brrrr… it’s cold in here. Not only are we affronted with the blustering Hudson River winds, we are challenged with the desire to honor spring dressing while desperately attempting to remain warm.  While not all …

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#BGObsessed – Francesco Russo

3 31 2014
Francesco Russo, 212 872 8947

It’s true! Shoes on Two has grown even greater, and with the expansion, the Shoe Salon welcomes some exciting new additions. Francesco Russo designed shoes for Costume National and Miu Miu and created truly iconic pieces at YSL alongside Tom Ford and Stefano Pilati. He has now gone solo, creating shoes as one would sculpture, …

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