October 15 – 16: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

dior tuxedo blue nail polish

Dior's Tuxedo, Dior.com, $22

When in doubt — and, boy, have I been in doubt — don’t think deep. Think nail color. In case you haven’t noticed, trends for fall point to blues like the one above, as well as varying hues of gray and green. All colors that would make Magnolia say: Uh, why are your nails that color? (Those shades will never trump red, pink, or purple in her world view.)

What else?

Cute handmade Halloween costumes you don’t have to make yourself.

The newly-renovated Hester Street Playground and Chinatown fun.

Kids’ Fall Fest in Madison Square Park, with Eataly nearby.

Keep the thoughts light. Keep pie close at hand. Keep sneaking in extra hugs and cuddles with your kids.

Happy weekend!

 

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4 Responses to “October 15 – 16: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas”


  1. 1 Lainie October 14, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    I’ve heard that nail color referred to as “70’s denim” and I likey.

  2. 2 Melisa October 14, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    Me, too! And Chanel has several new colors inspired by denim: http://fashionista.com/2011/08/chanel-releases-new-nail-polish-inspired-by-denim/
    Fun! I went blue this afternoon and, I have to say, I’m enjoying it….

  3. 3 Amy W October 21, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Next mani I’m in! But I have to do the gel manicure equivalent blue color.

  4. 4 Melisa October 26, 2011 at 11:41 am

    Amy, I’ve wondered about the gel manis — what are they like and why do you prefer them? And… did you go blue?! I just re-did mine a very dark blue — almost navy — and I’m enjoying….


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