Shop Online at Gazette for French Style

Hello Lovelies! You have seen my posts previously on Coquette (post here and here) about this French boutique in San Francisco that I love called Gazette. All the French brands she has in her shop feature ethical brands that use best quailty materials and safe products. It's owned by my friend Charlotte who recently had to close her brick and mortar store in Hayes Valley due to the pandemic. In fact, the Hayes Valley shopping area doesn't look the same anymore which is sad to me. I love support...
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Beautylish Hello Fall Sale: Natasha Denona, Charlotte Tilbury, More On Sale!

Super cool sale at at the moment! Save up to 50% off luxury brand during their Hello Fall Sale! Here’s some items that caught my eye: Natasha Denona Bloom Face Glow Palette $38 (Absolute fav of mine) Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2 $25 Sol de Janeiro Carnaval Dazzle Set $28 Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Bundle $60 (Three Full-Size Including the stunning Spanish Rose) 40% Off All Jourer 20% Off All Eve Lom 40% Off All Kevyn Aucoin 40% Off All Stila Stila Ethereal Element...
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Being Emotionally Honest With Yourself

The reasons people offer for making a decision often don’t match up with their real reasons. Real reasons are generally emotional, not logical. People hide and guard their real reasons for making decisions. When you quit a job or leave a relationship, how often do you tell your boss or partner your real (emotional) reason for moving on? Even if you try to do that, will the other person accept it as valid? We tend to discount making decisions for emotional reasons, even though that’s really...
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Meet the horse-racing tycoons competing at the 2020 Kentucky Derby

The 146th Kentucky Derby is Saturday, September 5. Robin Marchant/Getty Images The Kentucky Derby is Saturday, September 5.  Racing horses can cost anywhere from $500,000 to $2.4 million to buy. From former MGM exec Gary Barber to oilman John C. Oxley, these are the tycoons with horses racing in this year's Kentucky Derby. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the pink polo shirts to the mint juleps and floppy hats, the Kentucky Derby has always been a sporting event for...
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The former NYC home of a jetsetting Iranian princess has sold for $11.5 million after a $40 million price cut and 6 years on and off the market. Take a look inside.

Courtesy Compass A controversial New York City townhouse has sold for a fraction of its original $50 million asking price after six years on and off the market. Located just north of the United Nations, the seven-story residence is the former home of CBS founder William Paley and a jetsetting Iranian princess. The home has been at the center of a legal battle since the princess' death in 2016. Take a look inside 29 Beekman Place, which boasts 11 bathrooms, an elevator, and sweeping views ...
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Save 15% sitewide during Brooklinen's Labor Day sale now through September 9

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Brooklinen is having a Labor Day sale with 15% off sitewide, excluding the Space collection and final sale items.  Now through September 9, use code 'LABORDAY-15' to save 15% on sheets, duvet covers, bathrobes, towels, and more.We've named Brooklinen the maker of the , the , and the  on the internet.Find more Labor Day Weekend sales, and visit Business Insider Coupons for more great deals.  T...
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6 Creative Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Food Processor

Ah, the ubiquitous food processor. Chances are, like most of us, you have one that you purchased on a whim a couple of years ago that has only been used once and has now been stuffed in the back of an untouched kitchen cabinet. If you’re one of the few who actually does utilize your food processor, chances are you’ve probably relegated it to only a handful of tasks around the kitchen. In reality, food processors are actually incredibly efficient and powerful tools that can do more than jus...
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How To Find a Band for Your Wedding

The live wedding band that you hire for the wedding will set the tone for your special day and keep everyone entertained. Therefore, you need to make sure that you pick the best wedding band that you can afford. If you don’t have a clear idea of how to locate a perfect wedding band, you will make an incorrect choice. That’s where we thought of sharing some useful tips, which you can keep in mind locating the best wedding band and moving forward. Get recommendations from your friends. ...
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Books I’ve Loved — Alain de Botton (#459)

Photo by Rosie Hardy Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.”   I’ve invited some amazing past guests, close friends, and new faces to share their favorite books—the books that have influenced them, changed them, and tr...
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Tyler Perry is officially a billionaire, according to Forbes estimates. Take a look at how the Hollywood mogul makes and spends his fortune.

Actor-filmmaker and author Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York. Associated Press Tyler Perry is officially worth $1 billion, per Forbes estimates. The newly minted billionaire has been a Hollywood heavy-hitter for years, thanks to his mega-successful Madea franchise and his 330-acre Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Take a look inside how he makes and spends his money. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   On September 1, Forbes added a new name to its li...
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The career life and rise of billionaire Oracle cofounder and international playboy Larry Ellison, who dropped out of college twice and has a $75 billion fortune

Larry Ellison. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Larry Ellison, the founder and CTO of Oracle, has a net worth of $75.7 billion, according to Forbes. But Ellison hasn't had the tech world's typical path to success. He dropped out of college twice and didn't become a billionaire until age 49. Over the years, he's built Oracle into a $170 billion behemoth whose former employees have gone on to start companies like Salesforce.  He's also become a lavish spender, owning several homes and even the entire...
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The life of billionaire Oracle cofounder and international playboy Larry Ellison, who dropped out of college twice and has a $75 billion fortune

Larry Ellison. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Larry Ellison, the founder and CTO of Oracle, has a net worth of $75.7 billion, according to Forbes. But Ellison hasn't had the tech world's typical path to success. He dropped out of college twice and didn't become a billionaire until age 49. Over the years, he's built Oracle into a $170 billion behemoth whose former employees have gone on to start companies like Salesforce.  He's also become a lavish spender, owning several homes and even the entire...
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What it's like going to the 'Super Bowl of horse sales,' where royals and millionaires bid on horses they hope might be the next Kentucky Derby winner

Keeneland's September yearling sale has been called the "Super Bowl" of horse sales. Katie Warren/Business Insider Keeneland is the world's largest thoroughbred auction house. At the auction house's September yearling sale in 2019, buyers including Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai and billionaire businessman Vinnie Viola dropped more than $360 million on 2,855 1-year-old horses (called "yearlings") in the hopes they'll be the next great racehorses. The most coveted yearlings are offspring of f...
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Beautycounter Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Review

Let me start by saying that this mineral sunscreen is almost clear and I would use it on myself again. I had a video review about this sunscreen… and then deleted by mistake. Oops. But here you... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Guerlain Shalimar Philtre de Parfum

  As our Sophie announced in May, Guerlain is ready to launch the newest version of Shalimar, the legendary fragrance of the house that's so highly regarded in the entire perfume industry. Guerlain's in-house perfumer Thierry Wasser already announced the new version as a faithful follower of the spirit of the original perfume, "re-orchestrating in a new light the essential ingredients for the ... Read full article: Guerlain Shalimar Philtre de Parfum from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Maga...
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The best menstrual cups

Menstrual cups are more environmentally friendly than tampons and pads, and often more comfortable and easier to wear, too.Our top pick is DivaCup, because it's easy to find in stores, comes in two sizes, and is made of flexible, healthcare-grade silicone material that holds up well over time. As someone who's gotten a period every month for the past 15-plus years, I consider myself a bit of an expert. But truthfully, it's taken quite a while for me to really get my period routine (it's a thing ...
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Boy Smells Candles!

These beautiful candles are part of the Boy Smells Chromesthesia Series and I got them from the H Project collection at Holt Renfrew. A little blurb about the H Project from the Holt’s website:... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Angel Schlesser Les Eaux d'Un Instant: Eight Unisex Fragrances For a New Beauty Routine

  In the summer of 2020, under the license of Angelini Beauty, the Spanish fashion brand Angel Schlesser presented their newest collection of fragrances developed as a beauty gesture; a last step of our beauty routine; something that passes from the body straight to the heart. The fragrant collage of eight unisex fragrances creates the magic that's called "Les Eaux d'un Instant, launched as a ... Read full article: Angel Schlesser Les Eaux d'Un Instant: Eight Unisex Fragrances For a New Beauty...
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9 ways to start a conversation with absolutely anyone

Use what you know about them. The Good Brigade/Getty Many fear public speaking — and that can extend to one-on-one conversations. But skipping the small talk and asking their opinion or recommendation can get the ball rolling. Use what you know about them to start a conversation, or ask about their interests. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  LinkedIn Influencer Bernard Marr published this post originally on LinkedIn.Did you know that public speaking is often rated the n...
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A 130-year-old firehouse in Newport has been converted into a 4-bedroom home — and it just got a $1 million price cut. Take a look inside the 'Chutes and Ladders' house.

Clint Clemens A historic four-bedroom Newport home nicknamed the "Chutes and Ladders" house is selling for $3.45 million following a $1.2 million price cut in May. Housed in a former 19th-century Rhode Island fire station, it comes with multiple staircases plus an elevator and working firepole.  In 2009, the home received a prestigious restoration award following an intensive and eco-friendly makeover. Take a look inside the historic home, which comes with a scenic rooftop deck and Tesla ...
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Filippo Sorcinelli Adds Scusami to His UNUM Collection

UNUM, the line with which Italian artist and musician Filippo Sorcinelli introduced himself to the world of niche fragrances in 2014, has been enriched with a new scent. Scusami, meaning 'I'm sorry' in Italian, is the 9th fragrance within the UNUM line, following the story of the Hannibal Lecter perfume But Not Today from 2018, and the Maria Callas inspired Quando rapita in estasi from 2019. T... Read full article: Filippo Sorcinelli Adds Scusami to His UNUM Collection from Fragrantica Perfumes...
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There are 614 billionaires in the United States, and only 7 of them are Black

Oprah Winfrey made a multimillion-dollar fortune from her media empire. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Only seven of the United States' 615 billionaires are Black, Forbes' Billionaires List shows. All seven of the billionaires on this list are self-made, although their sources of wealth range from finance to technology to entertainment. The lack of diversity in the three comma club highlights the growing wealth gap between Black and white Americans. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
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Michel Germain Sugarful & Spice Arrives Just in Time for Fall

Michel Germain Sugarful & Spice Perfume has arrived just in time for Fall and Pumpkin Spice Season! This new variation of the tooth-achingly sweet Sugarful Fragrance that launched a few months ago is a spicy yet still sweet perfume with notes of creamy vanilla, sweet pink berries, and blood orange. Sorry, no pumpkin spice here to be had but the sparkling orange paired with vanilla and sweet juicy berries sounds amazing! TOP: Sparkling Blood Orange, Pink Peony MIDDLE: Sweet Pink Berries, Fresh...
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Programmable, 3D-printed fabric that can "remember" its original shape and transform into new ones

Imagine that your jacket changes shape depending on the temperature or your socks can provide additional support with the push of a button. Harvard engineers created a new material using keratin from wool that can be 3D printed in unusual shapes. Even after the material is deformed and "locked" as another kind of shape, just adding a certain stimulus triggers the the material to return to its original shape. From "This two-step process of 3-D printing the material and then sett...
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5 Ways to Increase Workplace Efficiency for Your Team

In today’s difficult economic and business climate, it is imperative that you protect your bottom line. With profit margins slimmer than ever, it is prudent that business leaders do all that they can to boost employee efficiency. Here are five ways that you can increase workplace efficiency for your team. Lay Out Clear and Focused Goals You cannot expect your staff to work with maximum efficiency if they are unsure of the overall goals. Without clear and focused goals, employees will flounder...
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Oliver Burkeman's last column: the eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled life

After more than a decade of writing life-changing advice, I know when to move on. Here’s what else I learnedIn the very first instalment of my column for the Guardian’s Weekend magazine, a dizzying number of years ago now, I wrote that it would continue until I had discovered the secret of human happiness, whereupon it would cease. Typically for me, back then, this was a case of facetiousness disguising earnestness. Obviously, I never expected to find the secret, but on some level I must have kn...
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I Don’t Like Coffee But I Love This Wet n Wild Collection

I gotta admit I’m kind of in love with the Wet n Wild Coffee Cat and Ice Cream Bee for Fall 2020 Collection! How cute is the Coffee Cat Shadow Palette? These are totally my shades. I know, I know…! It’s another nude palette but I don’t care I love it! I wish it smelled like coffee! I don’t really drink coffee aside from the rare Starbucks PSL or macchiato but I am obsessed with coffee makeup and fragrance. I love when coffee enters the beauty realm! That means the Wet n Wild Coffee Cat ...
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Let’s Celebrate Habana’s 25th Anniversary! Habana Costa Mesa or Irvine for DIVINE Cuban Food! 9/15-20

  CELEBRATE HABANA’S 25TH BIRTHDAY WITH A WEEK-LONG WAYBACK  LUNCH AND DRINKS SPECIAL SEPTEMBER 15-20       The patio at the Costa Mesa Habana!     WHAT: Habana’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. Habana’s menu features 1995 pricing for these among other dishes, including:   –Vegetable and Chicken Empanadas (both at $4.95); –The Cuban flagship shredded beef […] The post Let's Celebrate Habana's 25th Anniversary! Habana Costa Mesa or Irvine for DIVINE Cuban Food! 9/15-20 fir...
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Safer sex now means wearing a mask, says Canada's Chief Public Health Officer

If you must have sex with someone outside of your household or social bubble, dispense with the kissing and consider wearing a mask, says Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada. While it sounds silly, the suggestions are scientifically sound. From Dr. Tam's statement issued this week: The lowest risk sexual activity during COVID-19 involves yourself alone. If you choose to engage in an in-person sexual encounter with someone outside of your household or close contacts bubb...
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From cool beans to has-beens? The Covid threat to Britain's coffee shops

Why the chains and independents at the heart of Britain’s high streets are in deep troubleCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt’s the multibillion-pound industry that kept on growing, based on a bean that Britons couldn’t seem to get enough of: coffee.Until, that is, the pandemic struck. As is the case with many businesses hit hard by coronavirus, the ubiquitous coffee chains that have powered city centres and high streets across the UK are in deep trouble. Continue read...
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