From the daily archives: "Sunday, July 17, 2016"

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This gold is so soft and warm it’s almost copper. It reminds me of late afternoon summer light, the color the world glows with just before sunset. Few hues feel more quintessentially summery than worm gold. pair it with makeup-free skin and a coral lips and you’ll glow with youth and vitality. Click the notes for the formula and tips on application. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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Every era has it’s iconic beauties, people who emulate or evolve the look of their time. Sometimes these people are classical beauties, but more often they are striking examples of the period’s particular aesthetic or representations of a new aesthetic direction. Most fashion icons are striking rather than pretty, at least in the past. Maybe I’m just being nostalgic, but I find more inspiration in the trendsetters of bygone eras than current stars. Click the notes to learn about some of my favorite unique and inspiring fashion leaders. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →