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Coquette
San Francisco, CA
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I haven't done a bag post in a long time and it's definitely one of my favorites posts to do. These days, I've pared down what I need to the essentials and am usually carrying a mini bag crossbody. I... Continue reading
Posted 52 minutes ago at Coquette
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Just launched today is the new Sago Mini Planes ($2.99), a fun flying game that lets kids take off on an adventures with all of their favorite Sago Mini friends. (My favorite is the cute little birdie!) The game is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers aged 2-5 but I think just about any kid will enjoy all the silly fun. Kids can pick their planes that range in design from cute to wacky. Yes, there's a corn on the cob plane and a banana plane! Next kids can add their favorite Sago Mini animal friends into the plane. The plane's... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Coquette Maman
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Need a super cute break from the real election? Here's a candidate your kids can really stand behind. Hello Kitty is running for President with her trusty friend Chococat as her running mate. She's leading the "Friendship Party" with a message celebrating friendship, fun and happiness. To celebrate the campaign, there's the most adorable capsule collection of merchandise. The Hello Kitty for President collection includes unisex t-shirts featuring colorful campaign slogans, as well as a Hello Kitty for President 4-piece button set ($9), canvas tote bag ($34), beverage koozie ($7), and trucker hat ($22). You can view and purchase the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coquette Maman
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Let's Play by Hervé Tullet ISBN-10: 1452154775 Age Range: 2-5 years old 68 pages, Hardcover Publisher: Chronicle Books $12.43 on Amazon Let's Play! by Hervé Tullet takes his colored dots and paint splatter into the world of adventure and emotion. This is the third book after Press Here and Mix It Up!, both New York Times Bestsellers which have been major favorites here in our home. In Let's Play, the little yellow dot takes the child on an ongoing play adventure -- hide and seek, a scary house, loop de loops and more. But it's really about emotion too and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coquette Maman
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I love trying natural skincare products and just discovered boscia, a Japanese brand that is all about preservative-free and botanical ingredients for their skincare. I recently had a chance to try their new boscia Sake Bright White Mask ($38 at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at Coquette
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My holy grail foundation currently is the YSL Fusion Ink Foundation ($60 at Bloomingdales). I love the really light texture that evens out my skintone and is so light it doesn't look like I have foundation on. This foundation is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at Coquette
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The renowned British makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury namesake beauty line has arrived in San Francisco finally at the Bloomingdales at the Westfield Shopping Center. Right now, they are occupying the aisle near La Mer and Jo Malone but soon will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at Coquette
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The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo By Laura Murray, Illustrated by Mike Lowery ISBN-10: 0399168672 32 pages, Hardcover Age Range: 5-8 years old Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers $10.61 on Amazon Chloe and I love reading funny books together and The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo by Laura Murray/illustrated by Mike Lowery had the two of us in giggles during our bedtime reading. This was our first introduction to the Gingerbread Man books and now she wants to check out all of the other three. In this fourth book, the Gingerbread Man goes on a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Coquette Maman
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I had a great makeover morning with my favorite YSL makeup artists Quaid last Thursday at Bloomingdales. I have been shopping with Quaid for years and always love his beauty advice. (We both love Korean Beauty and face masks. Need... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Coquette
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Minted Pop-Up 222 Grant Avenue San Francisco, CA 94108 Hours: Monday through Saturday from 10 am-7 pm Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm minted.com If you haven't had a chance yet to visit Minted's pop-up shop in San Francisco, you still have time as the shop is open now through the end of the year. You probably already know Minted as an online destination to buy cards or artwork but did you know there's so much more? In the shop, you'll find not only modern prints but fabrics, pillows, journals and lots of inspirational decor for your home. There's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at Coquette Maman
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Alpessence is an online luxury skin care brand from Switzerland. I am so happy I discovered this line as the products feel amazing on my skin. The line uses cutting edge anti-aging technology featuring rose stem cells and other key... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Coquette
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Chanel makes a really bold entrance into fall with their new Le Rouge Collection No. 1. Featuring Kristin Stewart, this makeup collection is by Lucia Pica, Chanel's new Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer. I love that Chanel is taking... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at Coquette
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(Photos: Louis Vuitton) Just a week ago, French fashion power house Louis Vuitton launched their new Les Parfums Louis Vuitton fragrance line. There are seven scents total in the collection and was created by renowned French perfumer, Jacques Cavalier Belletrud.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Coquette
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I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! I can't believe it's the end of summer already. These last few days in San Francisco have been wonderfully sunny and nice since September and October is usually when we finally... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at Coquette
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An Incomplete Book of Awesome Things By Wee Society ISBN-10: 0553459805 Age Range: 2-5 years 38 pages, Board Book Publisher: Clarkson Potter $10 on Amazon If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know how much I adore the folks over at the Wee Society who make such awesome projects, toys and apps for kids. Just out are two new books and one set of postcards featuring the fresh, modern style of Wee Society. An Incomplete Book of Awesome Things helps teach young toddlers and kids new words that are awesome such as s'mores, teepees, dandelions, tacos and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at Coquette Maman
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The Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection has been on my radar for a while now. If you don't know, Jaclyn Hill is a You Tube beauty guru. If you watch her recent videos... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at Coquette
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Clarins makeup is one of my favorites because if you don't know already, this famous French brand of skincare also puts their wonderful plant-based ingredients in their makeup too! I am loving the new Clarins 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette ($43 at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at Coquette
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The new Shiseido Rouge Rouge ($28 each) is a new lipstick line from Shiseido. These creamy lipsticks feature sixteen shades of red and pinks using Shiseido's exclusive Vibrant Red Technology featuring the most flattering shades. You are sure to fine... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Coquette
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The Extra-Firming line from Clarins is one of my favorites so I jumped at the chance to try the new Clarins Extra-Firming Mask ($75 at Clarins USA). Clarins does an amazing job at finding natural plant-based elements to help your... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at Coquette
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I used to have to stock up on micellar water whenever we would go back home to France to visit family. These last couple of years, I've skipped this step because the micellar water trend has hopped on over here... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at Coquette
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Clinique has been doing an amazing job at rolling out new skin care products that I love. The Clinique Pep-Start line is one of my new favorites. It started with their pop of color orange tube Pep-Start Eye Cream ($26.50,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at Coquette
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They All Saw a Cat Written and Illustrated By Brendan Wenzel ISBN-10: 1452150133 Age Range: 3-6 years old Publisher: Chronicle Books 44 pages, Hardcover $11.36 on Amazon There are so many new and amazing children's books for fall this year that I'm so excited to start off with one of my favorites, They All Saw a Cat by debut author and illustrator Brendan Wenzel (published by Chronicle Books). I first got a chance to preview the book at the Chronicle Books Fall 2016 Children's Book Preview back in May (post here). The book takes you through the perspective from various... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at Coquette Maman
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Each season I squeal inside everytime NARS comes out with their new collection. This fall is no different. The NARS Fall 2016 Color Collection features a gorgeous collection of pretty shades that will take you into colder temps. They own... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at Coquette
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I recently came back from a short four day trip to San Diego. I brought my skincare, some makeup and no cleanser. That's right. All I brought was the Glov On-The-Go ($12.99 at Ulta). GLOV products are made from a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at Coquette
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While I've maintained my skin from becoming dry this summer, my hair on the other hand has not been so lucky. It's been dry, limp and I have started to get dry scalp as well. Enter Function of Beauty, a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at Coquette