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Six 90s Fashion & Accessories You Actually Want to Wear

Hey mamas,

Last week, a pr firm sent me a fun package full of nostalgic candy from the 90’s, and Pretty Woman stick-on nails. It brought be back to the late 90’s when my mom let me purchase a pair of Sally Hansen stick-on nails in a light, French manicure print. I was fifteen and feeling fabulous.

Now, I’m thirty three and feeling even more fabulous. One reason could be the ridiculously wild, art-deco inspired stick-on nails I’m wearing! I wonder whatg the kids will think? I wonder what my husband will think?

I’m always looking for beauty short cuts, and it doesn’t get any easier than stick-on nails. Pretty Woman NYC has created really great options, and, as I type away, the sticky tape (I opted not to use the glue) is holding firm.

Each kit comes with 24 artificial nails, so you can find which size works for you. I have very tiny fingers and was still able to find the right fit, without having to file away sides.

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Looking to channel your inner Brenda or Kelly?

If you don’t know my reference, I’ll assume this is your first round of 90’s fashion and beauty. Welcome, you’v been Saves by the Bell. Life is about to get gnarly and totally awesome.

If you do dig my meaning, here are some 90’s fashion and accessories you won’t mind wearing again.

Totally Acceptable 90s Fashion & Accessories

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90s Fashion Short Shorts

Who wears short shorts? Well, mom can wear short shorts, if the kids aren’t round or the kids are just too young to realize mom is hot enough to wear short shorts. Check out H&M for tons of affordable options under $20! #SexyMama

90s Fashion Denim on Denim

I can’t say I ever loved this look, although photos I recently uncovered prove otherwise – see below. When wearing several denim clothing items, I like to go with different shades. Or, I’m all about a denim bottom and denim cap. This acid wash denim cap is from Bebe -another 90’s relic I used to love. #WhereTheCoolKidsShop

90s Accessories Chokers

Blame it on Bella and Gigi Hadid, thaqt chokers are back. I don’t love the ultra thin, velvet styles from the 90s. I do enjoy a multi-strand option like the one you can create with StyleSting. For luxury buffs, Chanel recently got in a slew of divine choker options. If you’re in NYC, go to Bergdorf Goodman and ask for Ilona. #AllChokedUp

90s Tech Polaroid Camera

Your go-to accessory for upcoming picnic season is going to be a Polaroid. If you kept your old one, great. If not, you can buy one at Target. #TheOriginalInstagram

90s Beauty Press-on Nails

Save time, just press and go with Pretty Woman Designer Nail Kit available in 90’s beloved all-black nails and the nude French mani. #NailedIt

90s Fashion Crop Tops

This is an acquired taste – kind of like some your friends’ spouses . I also think, much like short shorts, this is something I wouldn’t rock at the annual family BBQ. I would do it on a vaca with the hubs. The photographed crochet top was purchased in Cuba, by me, nearly 15 years ago. But you can find similar styles at BooHoo or Forever 21. #BecauseIHitTheGym 

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PS My jeans and dad‘s hair! #Totally90s

Last Minute Mothers Day Gift Ideas Pamela Pekerman

5 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Buy or DIY

Hey Mamas,

Our big day is almost here, which means our own mama’s big day is also almost here.

If you’re still thinking about what to gift the most important women (hello sis, mom, grandma, auntie) in your lives, here are five ideas that you can still buy/make in time for Sunday.

Five Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Glam Her Up

Glamsquad – Mama doesn’t always have time to get to the salon, so gift her a salon that comes to her door. I’ve been a loyal fan of Glamsquad ever since they launched, back in 2014, in NYC. Since then, they have expanded to Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C.

Let mom sit back and relax as the Glamsquad team (FYI trained so well, I’ve never been disappointed by a stylist!!) does her hair, makeup and/or nails. Get her a gift card today and a promo code will arrive via email, which she can use on the Glamsquad app or phone.  Check out the site for Mother’s Day promos including 20% off 5 Blowouts, good though the end of August (getting mom through her busy summer social calendar in VIP style).

Tea Time in Style

Villeroy & Boch New Wave Caffeon at Gilt.com –  Obsessed with tea? Obsessed with beautiful mugs? Obsessed with all that and a great deal? Pick up this gorgeous collection, currently on sale at Gilt.com for $69 (normally $159). This set is part of my Pam’s Picks What Mom’s Really Want curation for Gilt.com.

Buy it today via expedited shipping and you’ll get the products in time to gift mom some elegant Meaning Me Moments.

If you live in NYC, check out Pam’s Picks on GiltCity.com, where you can gift mom a unique experience like a semi-private tour of Guggenheim Museum.

Rose All Day

Wildfox Mama Needs Rosé Long Sleeve PulloverYou know what I always say, “You can’t have a bad day, if you end with Rosé.” Now mama can proclaim her love for Rosé in a comfy, yet stylish shirt.

Spoiler alter for my sister: you’re getting one. Best part: I have a matching one, already! Side bar: my sister hates when we match. I love it! #SistersRule

Choose Next Business Day (if shopping today) or Saturday Delivery, at checkout.

Picture Day

When was the last time you printed out a photo? Head on over to CVS, or your desired pharmacy, and print out some pictures of you, mom and the kids. It’s a simple gesture, that’s beyond retro, these days.

Bonus points if you actually put the photo into a cute picture frame you’ve scored at HomeGoods or any store that’s near your home.

PS That’s me and my mom (@AskMalvina), last week, on a pre-Mother’s Day trip to Miami.

DIY Scrub

No time to hit the stores and no extra cash for expedited online shipping? Make mom a nice sugar scrub. Yup, even if you’re in your 30s, your mama will still appreciate that extra personal effort. I know I would like that from my kids, at any age.

Wellness Mama, my new guilty pleasure, has some simple Sugar Scrub recipes, that take no time to make. You’ll final all the ingredient are already in your kitchen cabinet.

Simple go to the dollar store and find a cute jar, natural ribbon and maybe a chalkboard or other pretty label. DIY and done.

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Nude Beauty and Style: FRIDAY 5 FINDS

Hey Mamas,

I’m typing en route to Miami, for a mommy and me (with my mommy) pre-Mother’s Day trip – I’m also taping my Mother’s Day Gift Guide on NBC6 6 in The Mix. That’s a lot of mama love!

Do you have anything special planned for your mama?

While you take some time to think about how to pamper your special mama, here are some rosy, nude beauty ways to pamper and accessorize yourself! My Friday Five Finds, are coming to you on Sunday because, well, that’s how my #MomLife played out this week.

With these blushing rosy finds, I’m sending you lots of love and positive energy.

FRIDAY 5 FINDS – Soft Rose & Nude Beauty Accents

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StyleStrings – Mamas, if you’re looking for that one accessory that you can turn to over, and over, and over again, this is for you. Cleverly designed with equidistant snaps, this multifunctional, PVC-leather string can be born as a bracelet, necklace, lariat, choker (hello 90s, again), hat accent, boot accessory, anklet, belt and more. Who things there daughters will want a matching string?!! #StyleYourWay

ZOYA Nails in Cathy – I love Cathy. She’s refined, simple and the best pinky nude nail color I’ve ever worn. She goes on smooth, and last longer than most regular nail colors. Oh, and she’s free from the top 10 most toxic ingredients found in many other nail polishes. Cathy, my cleaner green heart loves you. #CleanerGreener

bkr water bottle – The spikes are badass with a Nintendo (remember xx?) twist. The tutu hue is ballerina goodness. The whole look rocks my on-the-go, hydration world. There’s a reason why these bottles have a cult-like following. #WaterBottleCruch  

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Lip Shine in Soft Blush– Just in time for summer’s skin dehydration mode, I’m stocking up on this hydrating lip gloss, in ultra sheer with a slight pink hue. The formula also fills in fine lines, for a smoother, sexier pout. #DontCrackMyLips

Rose Quartz – Whether you wear it in your jewelry or have a piece of this pretty stone by your nightstand (like me!) you can benefit from Rose Quart’s self-love energy. It’s a reminder to always love and nurture yourself, something many of us mamas sometimes forget. Pick up a stone at a local healing/wellness shop or online. #RosyOutlook

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Gilt x Sam Edelman Shoes Spring 2017 Shoe Launch

Hey Mamas,

Who’s ready for comfy-style shoes, and giving those toes their day in the sun?

For Spring/Summer 2017, Gilt teamed up with Sam Edelman to develop a line of exclusive footwear styles that is launching tomorrow, Thursday, April 6.

Get ready to click and buy from this fun and festive assortment of flats, block heels, low espadrilles and coordinating bags.

I previewed the Gilt x Sam Edelman exclusive collection, this morning (whilst enjoying a mani – #LoveMyJob ) and can’t wait to wear the bright pops of pink, red and denim blue. If you’re in for embroidery, pom-poms and a dash of St. Tropez flair, this collection is for you.

Best of all, the styles, which range in price from $70-$120, are super comfortable. From walks in the park with the kids, to a full day of work in the city, followed by night cap with the hubby, I think you’ll find lots of great options for your busy, stylish life.