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Luxetips Travel! Bob Marley Signature Series Merchandise At Hard Rock Cafe, Hotels, and Casinos!

Luxetips Travel! Bob Marley Signature Series Merchandise At Hard Rock Cafe, Hotels, and Casinos!

Hello Divas!

Everyday I surrender to God’s will and miracles happen!

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Hard Rock International, which includes 162 cafes, 23 hotels and 11 casinos recently launched the Bob Marley Signatures Series: Edition 34 merchandise.  

In celebration of the iconic reggae artist and his birthday this month, Hard Rock International debuted the brand’s Bob Marley Signature Series shirt and collectable pin.  Proceeds from the sale of these signature items will benefit the City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. You Divas know I am such a sucker for luxe things for a luxe cause! Love it!

Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta gifted me the Bob Marley Signature Series shirt and collectable pin via hand-delivery and of course it made my whole week! 

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These two gorgeous women delivered my gift to my front door. Swoon!

The tee shirt is unisex and made from quality cotton and is super soft.  Of course the design is fabulous too! The luxe kiddos all wanted the shirt!  Fortunately for me, it was a wee bit too big for them.  LOL!  The pin is a great collectable item and can be worn with anything! And it came with a delicious brownie. Luxetips Kids approved! So luxe!

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The Bob Marley Signature Series shirt retails for only $29.50 and the pin for $12.00.  You can purchase these items at any Hard Rock Cafe, Hotel or Casino near you or online here at https://rockshop.hardrock.com  

Toodles!

 

 

Luxetips Style! Rihanna Fenty x Puma Collection 2016 AT NYFW

Luxetips Style! Rihanna Fenty x Puma Collection 2016 AT NYFW

Hello Divas!

Everyday wake up and do your best to live the life you want.

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Superstar Rihanna just debuted her Rihanna Fenty x Puma Collection at New York Fashion Week and it was a hit!

The Rihanna Fenty x Puma Collection has a “Ghetto Goth” vibe and features oversized coats, hoodies with extra-long sleeves, sheer tops, super baggy pants and even an off-the-shoulder bomber.  The highly sought after Puma Creepers were also showcased with a higher platform.  

The collection is edgey and very hip!  Check it out!

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The collection will be available later this year from Puma’s websites and physical stores. But you can also expect to find the collection at Footlocker, Opening Ceremony and Nordstrom.

Toodles!

Luxetips Events! New Tito’s Vodka and Apps Menu at STK Atlanta

Luxetips Events! New Tito’s Vodka and Apps Menu at STK Atlanta

Hello Divas!

Never stop chasing your dreams!

Divas know how much I love STK Atlanta.  

STK Atlanta has great appetizers, dinner, drinks and a lively atmosphere with great music and special events!  Plus the decor is simply stunning!

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This past Thursday, STK Atlanta introduced their new Tito’s Vodka and Apps menu with a kick-off event!  This new menu features speciality Tito’s Vodka cocktails and new delicious STK appetizers for $5.  Delicious and affordable. Fabulous!

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The new Tito’s Vodka and Apps menu features grilled skirt steak sliders, roasted vegetable bruschetta, fried pickles, mac and cheese grilled cheese and a braised beef short rib lettuce wrap.  Speciality Tito’s Vodka cocktails include Picklme Me Giner, Hazel’s Sister, and Japanese Cherry Popper. All are simply delicious!

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The cocktail soiree benefited Angels Among Us Pet Rescue and featured complimentary samplings from the T&A menu, a DJ, evocative live entertainment, cocktail making demonstrations and much more. 

Check out the pics!

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STK’s new wallet-friendly “T&A” menu will be available every Monday through Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Featuring handcrafted Tito’s cocktails made with Atlanta’s own 18.21 Bitters and elevated bar bites created by Executive Chef Mark Alba, all T&A menu items are just $5.

Toodles!

Luxetips Travel! Mandarin Oriental Hotel Atlanta & The Spa: Modern Luxe!

Luxetips Travel! Mandarin Oriental Hotel Atlanta & The Spa: Modern Luxe!

Hello Divas! 

True love begins with loving yourself first.

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Divas if you are looking for a super luxe, relaxing and one of a kind hotel and spa experience, then the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta and The Spa is perfect for you.

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The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta boast an intimate luxury experience for its guests.  The property only has 127 rooms that offer each guest a home away from home atmosphere.   I stayed in a deluxe king room and it exceeded all of my expectations.     

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My room featured a super comfortable king sized bed that allowed me to sleep like a baby.  The room’s furniture and decor included amazing art, a gorgeous chaise, sophisticated desk, 37 inch flat screen TV, and amazing views of the city of Atlanta’s skyline. 

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The bathroom was absolutely my favorite part of my accommodations.  It was literally my dream bathroom.  The bathroom was bathed in white marble and had dual sinks, a separate deluxe shower, flat screen TV and a huge deep soaking tub.  I soaked in that tub for almost an hour and I was in heaven! So luxe! 

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The room was so luxurious, I just did not want to leave.  Nirvana!

While staying at The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, I also had a chance to visit their super luxe spa. 

The Spa is 15,000 square feet and includes signature services, jacuzzi, sauna and lap pool.  When arriving at The Spa, I was greeted with this gorgeous lobby and relaxing aromatherapy.  

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While I waited for my service, I was served a delicious peach tea and given warm soothing towels to relax.

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The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta Spa features a regional themed signature service called the Peaches and Cream Journey.  This treatment included a foot soak with an apricot kernel scrub and foot massage.  

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My lovely therapist then exfoliated my entire body with the softening apricot kernel scrub and then I received the most luxurious deep tissue massage ever.  She used a warm cream and peach oil that was so amazing it melted all my tension away.  To top of this amazing service, the therapist gave me a a blissful red clay scalp massage.  This service lasts approximately 2 hours and by the time I was done, I was floating on cloud 1 million. This signature service is $260 and so worth it!  Loved it!  All other spa service start at $130 and up.

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My lovely therapist, Melanie.  Be sure to ask for her when you visit The Spa!

I also had dinner at The Mandarin Oriental’s The Café & Bar which is currently serving a special Chinese menu in honor of the Chinese New Year, The Year of the Fire Monkey.  

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I had the seafood fried rice and it was so yummy! My guest had the signature Mandarin Oriental Atlanta angus burger and it looked and tasted divine. 

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I loved The Café & Bar because the decor is plush and it is very quiet and relaxing.  A perfect place to grab a bite to eat or a drink and simply enjoy. 

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Another unique and cool feature of The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and The Spa is the hotel’s house car.  The house car is a Tesla Motors 70 sedan an it is super luxe!  

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The car features premium leather, innovative technology and a quiet smooth drive.  If you want to venture outside of the hotel for shopping at the premier Lenox Square Mall or Phipps Plaza, the concierge will book the car for you and a driver will take you to your destination and pick you up with first class service.  I requested the car to get dessert and the driver made me feel like a VIP. Swoon!

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The other features of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and The Spa includes a luxurious English garden.  This English garden is one of a kind in the city and is perfect for outdoor gatherings like weddings, receptions or a simple romantic walk with your sweetie.  Gorgeous!  

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The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta & The Spa has deluxe rooms starting at $345 a night and currently has some awesome promotions for the month of February.  One offer I love is book a 2 night stay and get a 3rd night stay complimentary. So Fab!

I highly, highly recommend The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta & The Spa has one of the best, if not the best hotel to stay while in Atlanta.  The one thing I think The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta does extremely well is customer service.  

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While there, I was treated like a true VIP.  The butlers and staff remembered my name.  If I needed ANYTHING, they were super accommodating and made sure I got everything I needed quickly. I wanted for nothing.  The staff is extremely knowledgeable and so nice.  I would choose The Mandarin Oriental again for a luxe stay cation, spa service or just to hang out and have a drink at the beautiful The Café & Bar. 

To make a reservation or reserve a spa service, be sure to click the link here.

Toodles!

Disclaimer:  Hotel accommodations and spa service were provided complimentary by The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta & The Spa.  However all opinions are my own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luxetips Style! Sole of Daya Shoe Collection By Zendaya! Affordable Luxe!

Luxetips Style! Sole of Daya Shoe Collection By Zendaya! Affordable Luxe!

Hello Divas!

Know your worth!

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Disney sensation, Zendaya, is all grown up and she has an affordable yet luxurious shoe collection that has the most gorgeous shoes ever!

Sole of Daya (Zendaya’s knick name) is a shoe collaboration between Zendaya and her longtime stylist Law Roach.

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These shoes are sexy and stylish ranging in various styles and colors. 

The shoes will be available for Spring 2016 and I can’t wait!

Prices will range from $175-$225.

Toodles!

Luxetips Beauty! Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick: Luxurious Lippie

Luxetips Beauty! Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick: Luxurious Lippie

Hello Divas!

Love is Forever!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it is time to get your Valentine’s Day look together for the big day.

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Avon has just introduced their new matte lipsticks and they are simply luxurious.  Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick comes in 12 colors ranging from neutrals to bright beautiful colors.  

The formula is packed with intense color and provides a 100% matte look with lasting comfort.  Avon Perfectly Matte Lipstick offers sophisticated long-lasting color with weightless comfort.

These gorgeous lipstick retails for only $9! Love the price!

You can purchase Avon’s True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick online here.

Toodles!

 

Luxetips Beauty! Chrome Girl Nail Lacquer: All vegan, 8-free formula

Luxetips Beauty! Chrome Girl Nail Lacquer: All vegan, 8-free formula

Hello Divas!

Prayer works!

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Divas I have discovered a new all vegan, 8-free formula nail lacquer that is safe for kids and adults. Love it!

Introducing Chrome Girl nail lacquer.  

This fabulous nail lacquer was started by two L.A. based moms.  Chrome nail lacquer is one of the first of its kind produced without Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalates, Camphor, Xylene, Acetone, and Silicone.  This polish is perfectly safe for little Divas who love polish like their Mommies. 

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In addition, the lacquer is known as the “one coat wonder” polish due to the high pigmentation that dries fast and is long wearing! 

Now this is my type of polish safe for luxe babies, safe for the environment and fast drying.  Perfection.

Chrome Girl nail lacquer retails for $12 a bottle and you can purchase it on HSN or on their website at www.chromegirl.com.

Toodles!

Luxetips Style! Top Designer Handle Bags Via Luisaviaroma

Luxetips Style! Top Designer Handle Bags Via Luisaviaroma

Hello Divas!

Be sure to get out this weekend and enjoy the Sun!

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I was perusing Luisaviaroma’s website and saw they were featuring the top designer handle bags and I starting salivating. LOL!

I love handle bags and I have a gorgeous brown leather Ralph Lauren bag that is a stunner.  It is such a conversation piece.

I need another handle bag and these are a few I am eyeing. So luxe!

 

MCM, $1295.  I have had a MCM crush since 1985. 

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Fendi, $2000

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Les Petits Joueurs, $1011

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Dolce & Gabbana, $2495

Toodles!

Luxetips Automobiles! New 2016 Lexus GX460 SUV: Luxe & Tech Savvy

Luxetips Automobiles! New 2016 Lexus GX460 SUV: Luxe & Tech Savvy

Hello Divas!

Make today a fabulous one!

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Last week I had the pleasure of test driving the all new 2016 Lexus GX460 SUV.  

This vehicle is super luxurious, spacious, and tech savvy.  It is the perfect vehicle for a luxe family of 5 or more. Loved it!

Performance

The Lexus GX460 SUV is a large vehicle but it drives like a dream.  I never felt like I was driving a large SUV.  The car glides across the roads and the suspension is so good, it rolls over bumps and potholes with ease.   The Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System is designed to change with the terrain. This system allows each wheel to move more independently, so the wheel on uneven ground can react while the other wheels are relatively unaffected.  Atlanta surface roads can be treacherous on a vehicle and while driving the GX460, I barely noticed them.

The vehicle boast 301 horsepower; 4.6 L V-8 engine; 4 wheel drive and a whopping 6,5000 towing capacity.  So for luxe families that love the great outdoors, you can haul all of your outdoor toys with ease.

Exterior

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The new Lexus GX460 is a gorgeous vehicle and gets lots of attention.  The grille has a new design and is simply gorgeous.  The vehicle also comes with a rear spoiler and running boards.  I absolutely adore running boards.  It makes it easy for kids and women to hop into a large SUV with ease.

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The vehicle also has roof rails for transporting bikes and extra luggage. Awesome!

Interior

The interior of the Lexus GX460 is what dreams of made of.  When you get into the vehicle, you just want to melt into the premium leather seats.  

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Of course the vehicle has superb wood grain throughout.  More importantly, the vehicle is super spacious.  A family of 5-7 can easily fit into the 7 passenger vehicle and have enough personal and leg space.  

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What I absolutely adored about the Lexus GX460, is that it can go from a 5-7 passenger vehicle with a simple push of one button.  The power fold-flat, 50/50-split third-row seats, fold up to accommodate 7 passengers or fold down to accommodate 5 passengers and provide more cargo space in 30 seconds.  No more manual labor folding and unfolding seats! Loved it!

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Another added plus is every row or passenger has the ability to adjust their climate control.  This is especially important when you have a large family and everyone has a different idea of how warm or cool they want to be while traveling.  This feature cuts arguments about climate down to a minimum. Yeah!

Technology

The Lexus GX460 comes with a host of tech amenities that make driving enjoyable and safe for drivers and passengers.  

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The luxe kids enjoyed the Mark Levinson® Premium Surround Sound Audio System.  The sound is simply incredible!  The 17-speaker, 330-watt Mark Levinson® Premium Surround Sound Audio System features GreenEdge™ speaker technology that allows twice the output of conventional speakers. By significantly widening the dispersion of sound, a larger “sweet spot” is created, enveloping every passenger with three-dimensional sound that rivals the finest home-audio systems.

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The vehicle is of course equipped with Bluetooth audio technology.   My iPhone easily connected to the Bluetooth and I was able to access my phone and my music library with no issues.  

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The vehicle also has a Navigation System with Voice Activation.  I was able to simply state an address or ask for the nearest gas station and the information loaded immediately.  The voice activation then gave me clear step by step instructions on how to reach my destination.

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Another cool tech feature of the vehicle was the Lexus Enform App Suite.  This feature offers access to your favorite mobile applications through your vehicle’s center-console display. After downloading the app on your compatible smartphone, you can search local listings, stream music, listen to live radio nationwide, place restaurant reservations and buy movie tickets—all from the driver’s seat using voice activation. Sweet! 

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This vehicle was such a joy to test!  It was really hard for me and the luxe kids to give it back. When I am ready to upgrade my SUV, it will be my number one choice! 

In addition, the price point is excellent!  Considering all the luxe features and amenities of the vehicle, the starting price for the Lexus GX 460 is only $55,225.  

Toodles!

Luxetips Beauty! LA COLLECTION PRIVÉE CHRISTIAN DIOR CANDLES

Luxetips Beauty! LA COLLECTION PRIVÉE CHRISTIAN DIOR CANDLES

Hello Divas!

Love is real.

I am such a candle fiend.  I love them so much!

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I have tried all types of candles: bargain yet quality candles at Target and luxurious candles from designer brands. I love them all!

So I was super excited when I discovered Christian Dior debuted a new collection of luxurious candles.

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La Collection Privée Christian Dior is a collection of authentic, elegant fragrances for men and women, created using only carefully selected, exceptional raw materials. Of course these candles are handcrafted and use the absolute best in scents and notes to create the Dior luxury lifestyle experience.  So luxe!

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These candles retail for $65.00 and can be purchased at any Dior retailer or online here.

Toodles!

 

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