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Kiss Off: Fall’s new red lip shades

Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Supreme Shine in RD185, $30,at Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St.; 312-587-1700, barneys.com   Photograph: Courtesy of vendor   MAC Dazzleglass Crème in Love Alert, $18, at MAC   Photograph: Courtesy of vendor   Lipstick Queen Chinatown Glossy Pencil in Thriller, $20, at Barneys New York   Photograph: Courtesy of … Read more

PAWS Chicago’s Eighth Annual Fur Ball

November 13, 2009 – More than 600 attendees gathered at The Drake Hotel for an evening of elegance and compassion, raising more than $730,000 for Chicago’s homeless animals. The event catered to both people and pets with a dinner buffet and dancing. Sponsors included A. Marek Fine Jewelry, Bentley, and The Drake Hotel. Co-chairs were Diana and David Makowski along with Lori and Ted Souder. Corporate chairs were Amy and Julian Mack. Popular US99 DJ, Lisa Dent, auctioned off a signed Taylor Swift guitar which raised $10,000. The Eighth Annual Fur Ball was PAWS Chicago’s most successful event to date!

Pierre Deux Celebrates the Holiday Season

November 17, 2009 – French Country home décor store Pierre Deux opened up the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons with the event “Haute Holiday Tabletops.” Guests perused the store’s Winnetka location and listened as three Chicagoland designers discussed ways to jazz up a dining room table for the holidays. The festive gathering featured a fall tablescape design by Sue Carleson, a decorative Thanksgiving buffet by Joan Frost, and a holiday-inspired tabletop by Holly Wilson. Chicago Home + Garden editor, Jan Parr, also spoke on do-it-yourself Thanksgiving designs that are inexpensive, yet chic.