holidays 2016

Essie Holiday nail polish collection

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Pictured: c/o Essie Holiday nail polish gift set. Contains four mini nail polish hues for the holiday 2016 season. Swatch: Essie Go Ginza nail polish

The perfect stocking stuffer for the nail polish fan on your list is here! The Essie Holiday nail polish collection is contained in four, cute little mini-bottles, in shades of pale lilac (Go Ginza), red (Altitude Attitude), deep purple-navy (No More Film), and a sparkling silver (Apres Chic).

The colors from the Essie Holiday gift set are so perfect for the holiday season; as well as the winter season. Red is always a festive hue during the holidays, and it is so classic! This makes “Altitude Attitude” a fabulous red to have on hand for the holidays, and beyond.

Metallics are the bees knees this season, so “Apres Chic” is perfect to wear during the holidays for a festive mani, as well as throughout the winter season. “Go Ginza” is such an unique lilac hue! This is a great color to wear throughout the winter, and into early spring. It is my favorite of the set. Of course “No More Film” is a beautiful, deep dark purple with navy undertones. It’s mysterious and fabulous; perfect for winter. Love!

Of course, this little gift set is perfect for you too! If you love to change your nail color often, like me, then you will love these cute little mini bottles. The Essie Holiday nail polish gift set is such a great value for four festive hues! Plus Go Ginza and No More Film are unique, stand-out colors. If you like fresh hues on your nails, these two colors are to-die-for!

I can’t wait to wear these colors throughout the holiday season. They also make a great holiday gift or stocking stuffer idea!

You can find the Essie Holiday gift set online here. For more about Essie, please visit

More great colors from Essie which are perfect to wear during the holiday season:

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Chanel Pink Rubber nail polish holidays 2016

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Pictured: Chanel Pink Rubber nail polish from the limited edition Velvet nail polish collection

Chanel Pink Rubber nail polish is one of two colors Chanel introduced for the holiday 2016 season. Pink Rubber by Chanel is also part of the “Velvet Nail Lacquer” collection which is a type of matte nail polish.

If you are a fan of matte nail polish, you are in luck! Chanel Pink Rubber is a dainty, pale matte pink polish which is feminine, and acts as a neutral. This is a great color to move through the holidays, into the resort season, for finishing the winter months, and transitioning to spring. This is the color that can do it all!

Pale pink nail polish is a huge trend this winter season. The hottest colors in winter and holiday nails include pale pink, shades of red, and metallics. If pale pink is the nail polish trend you want to follow this season, Chanel Pink Rubber nail polish is the way to go!

The matte finish of Pink Rubber gives a modern edge to an otherwise classic, and feminine hue. As with all Chanel nail polishes, Pink Rubber is long lasting. I tested it out with one base coat, and three coats of color, no top coat. The nail polish lasted a full week before my nails grew out and they needed to be changed.

Pink Rubber by Chanel is a pale pink, cream nail polish which needs three coats applied in order to not be streaky. Since Chanel polish is strong, you don’t really need a top coat, so the extra coat of color is not a big deal. So if you usually add a matte top coat to your polish, you are in luck! Chanel Pink Rubber is matte so you don’t need to take that extra step.

Chanel Pink Rubber nail polish is limited edition, and part of the holidays 2016 collection. It is selling out fast! You can find Chanel Pink Rubber online here.

Santana Row Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday shopping is in full swing, this means it is time to head over to my favorite place to shop; Santana Row! Holiday shopping at Santana Row is a fabulous experience mixed with luxury stores, well-known retailers, appetizing restaurants, and places to rejuvenate such as the Bay Club or Burke Williams Spa. Not only can you shop until you drop, you can work off those extra holiday pounds, relax at the spa, and indulge in a gourmet meal; all in one shopping trip! Love that!

In order to help you make the most of your precious shopping time, so you can enjoy the restaurants and amenities of Santana Row, here is my guide to holiday shopping at Santana Row.

Gucci: because everyone deserves luxury

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Pictured from top: 1) red bag (size pictured in-store only-larger version online here) / brocade bag / monogram bag / 2) “Blind for Love” duffel (in-store only) / “Blind for Love” mini bag (in-store only) / 3) gold horse-bit necklace (in-store only) / gold horse-bit bracelet / 4) large red satchel / small red satchel

Gucci handbags are the IT handbag designer to own right now, and into 2017. Why not give the gift of high fashion? The Gucci store at Santana Row has the hottest bags by Gucci including the “Dionysus” bag and the “Marmont” shoulder bag; both are hotter than hot.

For more information please visit Gucci on Santana Row or call 1-408.557.9926

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100% Pure: because everyone needs pampering

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Everyone needs to be pampered! 100% on Santana Row has everything you need to give the gift of pampering this holiday season. They have a large selection of holiday themed gift sets as well as new and exciting products in stock for the beauty fan on your list who has everything.

For more information please visit 100% Pure on Santana Row or call 1-408.244.7873

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Spence Diamonds: because a diamond is a girl’s best friend


Santana Row’s newest retailer, Spence Diamonds is jam-packed with conflict-free, and lab-created diamonds. You can read all about this fabulous diamond retailer online here.

They have something in every price range; so you can give the gift of extreme luxury, or a small luxurious token of affection. You can find a gift for a couple hundred dollars, or you can create a special, one-of-a-kind bespoke piece she will cherish a lifetime.

For more information please visit Spence Diamonds on Santana Row or call 1-408.676.1030

Sugarfina: because everyone on your list is sugar and spice, and everything nice

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Everyone has a sweet tooth! At Sugarfina, you can create a custom “Bento Box” filled with your favorite candies, or find a holiday themed gift. The possibilities for gift-giving are endless at Sugarfina!

For more information please visit Sugarfina on Santana Row or call 1-855.784.2734

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Kendra Scott: because she needs jewelry which fashionable and fabulous

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Pictured from top: 1) necklace (in-store only) / rose gold earrings (in-store only) / dangle earrings / 2) small stone necklace / Harlow necklace / cuff / stud earrings / nail polish / 3) Kendra Scott nail polish collection / 4) holiday collection necklaces: single stone adjustable choker / statement necklace

Kendra Scott is a fabulous destination for the fashionable girl on your holiday shopping list. The store is filled with on trend, and classic jewelry which is sure to brighten anyone’s day. In addition to baubles, Kendra Scott has a large selection of five-free nail polish in every color you can think of; the nail polish fan on your list is sure to love them! Plus, Kendra Scott just launched her home collection in-store. If you have a decorator on your list, this is the store to visit! Kendra Scott home products are the new IT decor for your house; so you can’t go wrong with a home decor gift!

For more information please visit Kendra Scott on Santana Row or call 1-669.231.0300

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Can’t decide on that perfect on somethin’ somethin’ for your loved one? Why not give the gift of a Santana Row gift card! Your loved one will enjoy being able to use the gift card at Santana Row retailers and restaurants. To purchase a Santana Row gift card, please visit the concierge or call 1-408.551.4611.

Happy Holidays!

*Sponsored by Santana Row. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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