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The 20-Second Lip – Snob Essentials

While statement lips are huge right now, I don’t want you guys don’t feel like I expect you to spend 20 minutes on your lip look every day. I mean, I’m just as lazy as the next person, but even if I’m going to exercise class and/or haven’t bathed or washed my hair for a […]

Addicted to Lashes

As you age, your eyeballs sink into your head. Notwithstanding the eyeball thing, getting old is actually one of the best things that has ever happened to me. I love the fact that I have lived long enough to have had a wealth of experiences and have arrived at a place of complete self-acceptance and authenticity. […]

The 20 Minute Lip – Snob Essentials

Young women have it made in more ways than one. With their perfectly smooth lips, it’s a simple matter for them to apply even the darkest of goth lip colors in a nano-second, and run out of the house confident that their lipstick will not seep into the nether regions beyond their vermillion border. Once […]

Neiman Marcus is UPSET with its customers for not shopping!?!?

Originally published by Snob Essentials. Feb 6th, 2009 As a Dallas resident and long-time Neiman Marcus customer, I was shocked when I read Burt Tansky‘s (chairman, president, and CEO of Neiman’s) comments in Women’s Wear Daily. While at a recent industry seminar, Mr. Tansky stated “Now the rich have stopped shopping. I’m upset with our customer. A 401(k) is […]

Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon: DON’T STOP DRESSING UP!

Originally Published by Snob Essentials. December, 2008 While dismal economic news has chastened most of us and lavish spending has become unpopular in certain circles, let’s not let these dark times prevent us from enjoying what we have this holiday season and, please, let’s not let it stop us from looking our best when we […]

Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon- Winter Clothes in May?!

I have fond recollections of the days, long ago, when summer was at an end a nip in the air would bring a rush of excitement and my shopping juices would start flowing.  After three months of bathing suits and shorts, I couldn’t wait to wrap myself in fur trimmed coats and chunky sweaters. Life […]

Haute Thoughts by Heidi Dillon: Miraculous Weight Loss Program

Losing weight and keeping it off is a life-long battle for most women. For women over 50, it’s not just a battle, it’s all out war. After I had my baby, at the ripe old age of 44, I was, shall we say, a little zaftig. When I gave birth, I weighted a whopping 185 […]