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Dress to Impress: EliteSingles x Fountain of 30’s Most Fashionable First Date Tips For Valentine’s Day

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! Are you recently single or still looking for that special someone? Fountain Of 30 has teamed up with the dating site EliteSingles for their Valentine’s Day campaign called #itsadate and we are super excited to share our EliteSingles Dress To Impress first date styling tips with you. In case you are not familiar with EliteSingles, they are a global dating site that launched the USA in 2015.

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Celebrity Style Steal: The Alessandra Ambrosio Fashion Week Street Look

Model Alessandra Ambrosio is no stranger to new York Fashion Week, so when it comes to the model off duty look she gets it right every time. Here she was spotted recently at Paris Fashion Week, and even if you aren’t a model, you can put together the Alessandra Ambrosio Fashion Week street look.

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What To Wear

Hot Spring Shoe Trend: Lace Up Ballet Flats

I’m supposed to be at the first day of New York Fashion Week. but instead I am snowed in my house with the kids. So obviously I am looking forward to spring which can’t get here soon enough (actually I thought it was here yesterday since it hit 65 degrees). As Carol and I were discussing me missing the shows we got to talking about spring fashion and the conversation (as it usually does) turned to shoes. Both of us are excited about the lace up ballet flats trend that is going to be huge for spring!

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Keeping Your Beauty

During Valentine’s Day My Heart Belongs To Sassoon

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about the ones you love, but besides my husband there are a couple other men I love who are really important in my life…the men responsible for my hair. Ask any woman over the age of 35 you know and she will tell you her colorist and the person who cuts her hair are as vital as breathing. In my case they are both men and they both work at Sassoon Salon in NYC.

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What To Wear

Male Box: Lady in Red (Haute Couture)

February is national Women’s Heart Health month and, hopefully, all of you celebrated Wear Red Day on February 3rd. If not, you still have the rest of month to help raise awareness of this important issue and encourage the women in your lives – including yourself – to get heart screenings. For fashion types, the Red Dress Collection is the…

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Eats, Treats & Libations

Easy & Delicious Lemon Spinach Lentil Soup Recipe

Come winter there is nothing that warms me better than soup. I can’t get enough. I will buy soups but I prefer to make them myself so I know exactly what ingredients are being used. Even though this lemon and spinach lentil soup is vegan, I am not, but I know many who are so I find myself making this soup quite a bit.

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Lifestyle

Valentine’s Day Sweets For Your Sweeties

February is the best month to spread a little love around! Valentine’s Day is all about spreading joy to those around you. Hearts… and red! Who doesn’t love red? It’s not only about getting a gift for your significant other, you can also get one of a kind trinkets for your favorites – family members, kids, besties, or even your…

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Lifestyle, Me Time

Women Talk Video 5: Aging, Looking Younger and Cosmetic Surgery

In this episode Lauren and Joan discuss the lengths they would go to in the pursuit of looking younger.

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What To Wear

Celebrity Style: How To Wear Black On Black 

Black on black on black. Sounds like the easiest style to carry off, right? Maybe, it is. But if you don’t pair the right pieces in your black on black ensemble, you’ll just look like a Gothic black mess.

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Celebrity Style Steal: Jessica Alba Borrows From The Boys

Who said menswear is only for men? Jessica Alba breaks all the rules and gives this oversized look a chic twist with cropped jeans and oxfords.

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Keeping Your Beauty

The Best Organic Lip Balms

I have read women ingest anywhere between 3.7 pounds to 7 pounds of lipstick (that includes balms) in their lifetime (various reports all have different numbers). Yet if you think about it, ingesting anything you put on your lips that isn’t organic or somewhat healthy is kinda…gross. Once I learned I was allergic to metals and preservatives (which is in a lot of lipsticks and balms) I started researching healthier options. So in this post we are going to take a look at organic lip balms.

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What To Wear

Runway To Real Way: Pretty In Pleats!

Contrary to what some may say, just because we are in the doldrums of winter, it does not mean we can’t still feel pretty. Though it can seem tough, when we’re burdened down with layer after cumbersome layer, pretty pieces should still be tucked underneath, waiting for a moment to be revealed. And in this ongoing pursuit of pretty, we…

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What To Wear

Rediscover The Masculine Overcoat

Will it truly matter if the groundhog sees his shadow today? This winter has been particularly mild! I just pray this post doesn’t jinx this climate change because I have been able to enjoy one of my favorite coat styles long past fall. I’m talking about the Masculine Overcoat which typically spends the majority of the winter in the back of my closet as I tend to favor chose warmer fabrics like down and shearling in order to combat freezing cold weather.

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Lifestyle

Fountain Of 30’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Every early January I get barraged with Valentine’s Day gift ideas from every angle. I don’t know about you but I tend to like the unusual and unexpected. Anyone can buy a box of chocolates and a dozen roses (I don’t mind either), but why not put a little more thought into your gift?

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Lifestyle

Women Talk Video 4: Marriage and Divorce

Between Joan and I we have had two marriages and one divorce. It’s not fun. Well divorce isn’t fun and often times marriage isn’t either. These are the life events real women go through. Divorce isn’t just for reality TV fodder anymore. Marriage is hard work! Here Joan and I discuss what we have experienced. Hopefully you can relate.

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