Category Archives: beauty

Modern Monsoon Wedding Guest: A How-To

By Carey Reed Zamarriego So, you’ve been invited to a traditional Indian Hindu wedding. You are in for a treat, and also some work. What is rarely witnessed at these elaborate celebrations is all the effort, energy, and preparation that go into orchestrating the 3+ days of events, which marry colorful fabrics, robust, rich food […]
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Mehndiquette: India

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Three hours have passed. The bride-to-be remains seated, her arms and feet are outstretched as four women continue to render an intricate design in henna paste on her limbs. Her backside is numb and she is noticeably uncomfortable. In response to her groans of discomfort, her aunts fireback: “beauty is pain.” […]
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New York’s Next Fashion Fête: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

By Carey Reed Zamarriego In preparation for the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012 collection frenzy that will take NYC’s Lincoln Center by storm February 9-16, check out my piece on last season’s shows for Le City Deluxe magazine: New York’s Fashion Fête ———– Echa un vistazo a mi reportaje acerca la semana de moda NYC […]
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Birthdays The World Over

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (una versión en español está abajo) This morning I woke up to “happy birthday, beautiful!” emblazoned on a Philosophy bottle of birthday cake smelling body wash, shampoo and bubble bath 3-in-1 courtesy of Sephora. It was a birthday gift since I am a Beauty Insider. It’s nice to be a birthday […]
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