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Black is my happy place. Im a New Yorker – through and through. I started wearing lots of black in my tweens when I began to flex my fashion muscles due to a few little things called allowance, birthday money, and babysitting cash. Until then, my mother refused to buy me any all black items of clothing because, in her words, ‘black is not for children.’
Fast forward to my adult life, and like most women, black is the new black. On the majority days of my week, I am in black head to toe. Gray is my accent color. (Sorry Mom – hope I’m not out of the will for this…)
Here are a few of my favorite black beauty products.
Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Toilette ($135) Seductive and memorab
If there is one thing fragrance fanatics know, that’s to be seasonally appropriate when picking a perfume. As much as you may love the notes of summer, melon and strawberry have no place during the cold winter months. Think about the restaurant industry; chefs try their best to use seasonal produce to reflect the mood of the moment and so must we.
Winter is a time when you can easily switch to dramatic and impactful fragrances that you couldn’t have worn during the summer months because they are overwhelming in the heat and humidity. The winter air, which is drier, crisper and cooler, calls for headier scents. Notes that really have an impact during the winter season include; amber,