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Makeup Breakdown: Makeup Bag Makeover

So it's a new year and it's time to slim down... your makeup bag! It's the perfect time of year to start fresh, and that means fresh ideas and fresh products. Yes, that means it's time to throw away that 3 ye...
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Birdman’s comin’ to our party

January can be a slow month for retail sales. That's why we decided to give our second annual Awards Issue a lift this month. And who better to facilitate said lift than one of the biggest personalities--both...
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Makeup Breakdown: Party Like It’s 2099!!!

So you’ve decorated the tree, dressed the turkey, had the family over and drunk and laughed throughout the holidays. Now it’s all over and, in the case of the tree, probably still waiting to be packed up and ...
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NocturnOwl: Old School Salute @ The Jet Hotel

Greg Bloom's not the boss of me now. But he used to be. For the better part of a decade, Bloom published a pocket-sized Denver entertainment guide called Image Magazine; I was his Managing Editor for several ...
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Moving Pictures: True Grit

 When No Country for Old Men came out in 2007, the Coen Brothers hearkened back to a pacing that took its time to find its own path, like a gentle stream, instead of the broken dam style that plagues modern...
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Holidaze: 303 Housewarming @ Cluster Studios

Orange peel will never be white collar. Yes, I refer to my alter-ego in the third person sometimes. Orange peel is one of my stage names, in case you're curious. While I have occasionally operated part-time i...
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Makeup Breakdown: It Will Get Better.

As I dressed myself in purple yesterday, I thought about where it was I was going that day and who it was that would see me. How many other people would I see that showed their love and support for a communit...
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NocturnOwl: Halloween 411

Every day is Halloween when you're a messenger that sings. For the non-singing telegram messengers out there, Halloween is the one "holidaze" where it's socially acceptable to dress like a prostitute. Or a ta...
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Makeup Breakdown: Landmines & Camouflage.

This week’s photo shoot is called “Pop Choc” from Vogue Italia November 2005, by Michaelangelo di Battista, with Jessica Stam. It plays beautifully with the idea of concealment through color and so it go...
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Makeup Breakdown: B.I.Y.

This week’s shoot is another from my absolute fav’, Miles Aldridge. Miles has a gift for finding the eerie “Stepford” in beauty and this shoot for Vogue Beauty, with model Caroline Trentini is no exce...