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C O NTENTS DECEMBER 2008 PROMO EDI TI ON

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C O NTENTS DECEMBER 2008 PROMO EDI TI ON

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Who,What ,Wear

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Hol i daysGi f t sUnder$200

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Wri t t en By Julian Lark Phot ographed By Phoetic Im agery & Double eXposure

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i l l i an O gden’s presence and grace has m ade an unprecedented m ark i n the hi story of House of Fever. Beauty, el egance and sophi sti cati on are captured from every angl e, as she tends to hol d capti ve every garm ent w i th her sm al l and peti te fram e. Properl y bestow ed the ti tl e, the “New Face” of House of Fever (Septem ber 2007), she i s defi ni te l y a force to be reckoned w i th on the runw ay. You m ay even catch a gl i m pse of her di spl ayi ng her total package at the upcom i ng Spri ng/Sum m er 2009 fashi on show for House of Fever. Ji l l i an i s no stranger to the stage, havi ng been exerci si ng her sense of styl e for the past 8 years. She can be defi ned as young, cl assy, sassy, and ready to w ork.


JANUARY 2009


stylin’ W ho, W hat, W ear Wri t t en By Stephanie Perry W ho: W om en W hat: Hottest Holiday Looks for LESS! W ear: This season

M ichael Kors Thi s dress whi t e on t op . . . . aa

Arden B Price $59


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Zac Posen Thi s dress whi t e on t op . . . .

Victoria’s Secret Price $138.00


D olce & G abbana

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Thi s dress whi t e on t op . . . . aa

Banana Republic D riving Cap Price $49.00

Banana Republic Blazer Price $198.00

Tum i Leather Bag Price $300.00


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Tom m y H ilfiger

Banana Republic Cashm ere Sw eater & Scarf

Price $180 / $49

G AP Peacoat Price $158.00

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G AP Slim Pant Price $49.50


shopping Holiday Gifts under $200 Wri t t en By Stephanie Perry

To keep her l ooki ng good, w hy not provi de her w i th a handy and equal l y good-l ooki ng m i rror? Em bel l i shed purse m i rror $29.95 G et your gi ft today @ w w w .gi fts.redenvel ope.com

Ladi es are you pockets not ready for the M arvado w el l ; he i s goi ng to feel l ucky thi s hol i day! G eneva Pl ati num m en’s fashi ons w atch $26.99 @ O verstock.com


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Popul ar W arhol 4-Panel artw ork i s i nspi red by Pop Art m aster Andy W arhol , and i s sure to add a spl ash of uni que creati vi ty to any room . From $49.95 w w w .m ydavi nci .com

The Beckham s’ i s know n for thei r great styl e but now they are one of the l atest cel ebri ti es to j um p on the bandw agon and capi tal i ze off of a perfum e i n w hi ch i s grow i ng to be very popul ar. W i th a pure sexi ness to thi s fragrance i ti s a great gi ft for you to get that speci al som eone. w w w .fragrancenet.com Hi s $27.19-Her $25.95


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Just the w ay you shoul d thank her for your great gi ft’s Vi ctori a’s Secret sexy l i l thi ngs col l ecti on thi s Ruffl e apron baby dol l $58.00. and for a l i ttl e spi ce don’t forget the Booty Parl or

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i nti m acy l ove ki t fi l l ed w i th naughtybut-ni ce treats. $30.00. vi ctori assecret.com to fi nd the store nearest you.

The Yobo Nes cl one system i s a perfect gi ft i deal for any 80’s baby! Yobo has cl one the cl assi c Ni ntendo system for al l the col l ectors out there now you can put al l those ol d gam es to use. $35.00

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JANUARY 2009 W hi l e she al w ays keeps her heart open to l ove, she can now open her heart and see those she l oves i nsi de. Thi s sterl i ng-si l ver heart l ocket opens l i ke a book to reveal space for four at $79.95 @ w w w .redenvel ope.com

Steven M adden chi c cape j acket go from a casual day to a bel ted eveni ng coat $88.00 @ stevem adden.com

Thi s i s the bel t-dri ven turntabl e that converts and saves your pri zed vi nyl LPs to M P3 form at di rectl y to a 5th G enerati on i Pod or 2nd G enerati on i Pod Nano connected to i ts bui l t-i n dock. $199.99 @ w w w .ham m acher.com

Check out AE m ock neck sw eater 100% cotton a cl assi c go-to styl e for al l day and every ni ght $49.50 com es i n di fferent col ors @ w w w .ae.com


sound HARK...THE SO UND! Wri t t en By Johnathan Reynolds

A Coko Christm as I f you are l ooki ng for m usi c that w i l ll i ft your spi ri ts thi s hol i day season, l ook no further. Check out, “A Coko Chri stm as.” Coko, a ri si ng gospel arti st and form er m em ber of SW V has rel eased her fi rst Chri stm as al bum . Thi s al bum i s defi ni tel y for the w hol e fam i l y. I ti s com pri sed of m any of your tradi ti onal favori te carol s. O ne of the ti m e honored cl assi cs are, “Si l ent Ni ght.” Coko’s perform ance on thi s song i s si m pl y stel l ar. I ti s a perfect bl end of both R&B and G ospel . Thi s al bum al so i ncl udes m any m ore of your favori te popul ar hol i day hi ts such as, “Thi s Chri stm as” and “O Hol y Ni ght.”

It’s Christm as w ith M andisa Ex-Am eri can I dol star M andi sa has recentl y rel eased her second al bum , properl y ti tl ed “I t’s Chri stm as.” The fi rst song, “W hat Chri stm as M eans to M e,” real l y set the tone for w hat the al bum w oul d be. I t w as the sul try sound of her voi ce that w oul d even al l ow her to be com pared to other greats l i ke W hi tney Houston, w hi ch real l y l eft m e i n total am azeaze m ent. W hen M andi sa com es i n contact w i th the mi c, she can be com pared to a cham el eon, bl endi ng i n wi th every sound, w hi l e adj usti ng her voi ce to every chord pl ayed. Thi s i s the ul ti m ate stocki ng stuffer. Let M andi sa si ng her w ay i nto your hom e thi s hol i day season.


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A Philly Soul Christm as M usi q Soul chi l d… Enough sai d! W el ll adi es and gentl em en M usi q i s back w i th hi s fi rst Chri stm as al bum and i ti s si m pl y “spectacul ar.”

I f you are a di e hard M usi q Soul chi l d

fan, you w i l l absol utel y l ove thi s al bum . The

al bum consi sts of the m odern tradi ti onal cl assi cs l i ke, “Ji ngl e Bel l s,” “Deck the Hal l s,” and “O Hol y Ni ght,”. Fused w i th that fl avor that onl y M usi q can create, he defi ni tel y stam ped these treasured cl assi cs and m ade each song a breathtaki ng and uni que experi ence. As you l i sten to each song, you m ay fi nd yoursel f strangel y wi shi ng to be on a dance fl oor w i th a gl ass of eggnog to real l y put you i n good hol i day spi ri ts.

A M iracle Christm as N ight Thi s hol i day season, Penny’s G ang Records

has rel eased, “M i racl e Chri stm as Ni ght,” w hi ch i s defi ni tel y goi ng to be added to m y m usi cal l i brary thi s hol i day season. I ti s sure to rank as one of those Chri stm as al bum s you add to your shuffl e every year. “M i racl e Chri stm as Ni ght” has a groove l i ke no other. Thi s re-

freshi ng bl end of arti sts and m usi c, m akes for a great l i sten, as w el l as a great spi n at the hol i day gatheri ngs. I t features m usi c from upcom i ng arti st Terry Dexter and W anda

Vaughn j ust to nam e a few . Li ke m ost Chri stm as com pi l ati ons, “M i racl e Chri stm as Ni ght” features creati ve and m usi cal rendi ti ons of hol i day favori tes such as, “W hat Chi l d I s Thi s.” I f you’re i n search of som ethi ng profound to occur thi s hol i day season, i t very w el l coul d be a “M i racl e Chri stm as Ni ght.”


Electronics TEC H-N-GADGETS Wri t t en By Tyrique Johnson

Am azon Kindle Price $399.99 W here to get it: Am azon.com W hat Is It? W eighing less than a paperback at 10.3 oz, Am azon’s new e-book reader includes 88,000 titles,w ith all bestsellers listed at $9.99. It can hold 200 titles at one tim e and has a battery life of up to a w eek w ithout a recharge. It also includes exclusive subscriptions to top U.S. and international new spapers and m agazines, 250 blogs, e-m ai a l capability, and W ikipedia access. It’s a one stop shop for all things literary and it’s all delivered w irelessly in under a m inute from the Kindle store. H ottest feature: Not since the printing press has one product had the potential to affect the w ritten w ord so drastically. W ith so m any titles, blogs, new spapers, and the Am azon brand behind it, the Kindle could finally spell the death of the paperback as w e know it.


JANUARY 2009

N ike + Ipod Sport Kit Price $29.99 W here to get it: The Apple Store Nike Stores W hat Is It? Stick the allotted sensor in your Nike+ shoes and during your w orkout you'll be able to track distance, tim e, pace, and calories burned. Plus, real-tim e verbal feedback m akes your nano your personal coach, telling you m ilestones in your w orkout.

H ottest feature: In a country suffering from an obesity epidem ic, there is finally an iPod accessory that has lasting benefits to overall health. The fact that the software can help coordinate your w ork out m akes this the hottest iPod peripheral -- bar none.

ZinkD igital Cam era/Printer Price $199.99 W here to get it: Zink.com W hat Is It? Like a new-age Polaroid, the ZINK’s cam era/printer allow s you to take your digital shot, preview it and then print it on 2” x 3” paper, all in a m atter of seconds. H ottest feature: ZINK stands for “zero ink,” that m eans that there is no toner, ribbon or ink required. Instead, the cam era heats the color-spectrum crystals em bedded w ithin the paper to bring the high-quality im age to the surface.



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