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Tag Archive: New York

valley nails

By Marlene | Published: 29. October 2012
Spruced_Manicure_ValleyNails And here's the manicure I got in New York. Nice, isn't it? Dreamy even. The reality is that my nails look like this about as often as I travel to New York, i.e. every few years. Firstly: I'm terrible at applying polish. It starts well enough on the left hand, but once I'm done with the little finger on my right hand, the result is a three-year-olds arts and [...]

a week in fashion: new york moments

By Marlene | Published: 28. October 2012
Spruced_Awif_NewYorkMoments1 I went to New York for 48 hours last week. Which begs the question: Why? It's not long enough! And it isn't, not nearly. But it was worth going alone for that moment in the car on the way from JFK into Manhattan when I saw the skyline rising in front of me for the first time. Because that moment? That moment feels like your blood has just been replaced with [...]