September 2010 archive

Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Mansfield

“A 41-inch bust and a lot of perseverance will get you more than a cup of coffee – a lot more.” -Jayne Mansfield “Most girls don’t know what to do with what they’ve got.” -Jayne Mansfield “I like being a pin-up girl. There’s nothing wrong with it.” -Jayne Mansfield “Carrying a baby is the most …

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Jean-Paul Gaultier for Roche Bobois

The man famous for his “boudoir” designs being worn outside of the boudoir (including Madonna’s iconic 1990’s cone bra look), has now designed a line that is truly meant for the boudoir (and perhaps the rest of your home as well). Jean-Paul Gaultier has designed a home decor line for Roche Bobois. You will notice …

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Amazing Grace…How Sweet the Smell…

One scent that I am addicted to is Amazing Grace by Philosophy. To be very honest, this is probably not a fragrance that I would have normally selected, but on a trip through the gauntlet (aka the cosmetics department at Nordstrom), I was approached by a sales person ready to provide me with a squirt …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Harlow

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The Danger of a Single Story

Much of the content that you see on My Little Boudoir is delightful on the eyes and may be inspirational aesthetically, but it is not always truly thought provoking (nor is it always intended to be). However, no woman who sits primping in her boudoir all day and fussing about her appearance is truly beautiful …

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Sunday’s Best: Frou Frou Fashionista

Since My Little Boudoir began in January 2010, women from 117 countries have visited. Clearly, many are unable to understand what I write about, but instead keep coming back to enjoy the many images on display. The photos that I am going to to share with you in today’s post need little explanation because they …

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New York…New York

As I stated on the post Couture Cotton, I am preparing for a trip to New York. One of my favorite cities in the world. I am actually traveling for business (for my real job), but I will be staying over the weekend to visit some places that are on my “list of places to …

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Tiffany & Co. Handbags!

The beginning of this month marked a very special occasion. Tiffany & Co. launched their line of handbags! It is called “The Tiffany Leather Collection” and they range in price from $595… …to $17,800… …with many in between… These fine handbags, totes and clutches can be purchased online at Tiffany.com or in select Tiffany & …

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Couture Cotton

Many of us dream of experiencing the luxury of Chanel couture, however the fact is, it is economically unattainable for most. So, for many women lounging in their boudoirs gazing starry eyed at their September issue of Vogue magazine, this dream will never come to fruition. However, there are may ways that the average woman …

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Mademoiselle Monday: Mlle Kwan

“I don’t have that [need] to prove myself. I have a passion to do good roles but luckily I don’t have to do it for economic reasons. I’m not a big spender and I don’t need a lot of frills.” -Nancy Kwan “It’s not that I don’t like reading about myself. But I get unhappy …

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