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ThelipkitHere in New York, the long winter weather often leaves our lips chapped, flaky and peeling. If your lips need first aid beyond the basic balm, you’ll love the LipKit, a portable package of five products that will save your kisser in no time.

Created by a cosmetic dentist, the kit includes Lip Renew exfoliator to smooth,  Lip Dew to moisturize, Lip Fill to prevent feathering and condition, Lip Plump for sensual lips and finally Lip Keep to apply over lipstick for all-day wear. All five steps come packed in a tiny mesh bag.

$59.95 at

1575_croppedDid you know that 8 out of 10 women are wearing the wrong size bra?

One of our "style chefs" (and we won’t say who) learned this fact the hard way during a recent bra fitting with the Chantelle experts at Saks. After years of wearing a 36C, our editor (who again, will remain anonymous) was dismayed to learn she’s actually a 34D. Of course, armed with this new information, the bra fitter swiftly selected the perfect bra which, amazingly, did not ride up in the back or slip off the shoulders.

If you haven’t been properly fit for a bra recently, click here for tips on how to determine your size at home. Or, you can always visit Liliana in the Chantelle department at Saks in NYC - and tell her an anonymous StyleBakery editor sent you.

Chantelle Lingerie is a proud supporter of Dress for Success, which provides interview suits, confidence boosts and career development services to economically challenged women making the transition into the workforce. Purchase one of four top-selling Chantelle bras through May 31, 2005 and they will donate $2 to the program.

B00061ian216_aa260_sclzzzzzzz_If you’ve been hesitant to try a metallic shoe, here’s your chance. These fabulous gold leather pumps cost less than $17 at Target. You’ll love wearing them with jeans, skirts and even your favorite little black dress - and wonder how you ever lived without them!

$16.99 at

13863_lgCombining two of this season’s hottest trends, artists Ryan Wither and Paul Lewin create these fabulous cuff bracelets out of exotic Italian wood and zebrawood from Africa. The perfect complement to many of this season’s ethnic-inspired and bohemian looks.

$60 at

300Since we, like most women, have a love/hate relationship with our favorite shoes, we’ve been big fans of Foot Petals for years.  Their Strappy Strips, Tip Toes and Heavenly Heels have been virtual lifesavers for our feet.

Now, the brand new Killer Kushionz are the first ever full insole insert that can be worn with open toe shoes and sandals. We’ll finally be able to wear those killer shoes again that have been gathering dust in the back of our closets!

200_1$12.95 at  Buy two Foot Petals products and receive a free Swarovski-crystal Toe Ring ($10.95 value). Offer expires April 18, 2005.


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