The art of correspondence is not dead, people. Letter writing is alive and well at MinnieandEmma.com, where it’s all about old-school manners. The site was created by a group of NYC designers focused on smart design and pushing the envelope (pun intended). Peruse for great stationery, invites, announcements as well as artsy phone cases and products for the home, like festive trays, personalized plates and snazzy pen holders.
Smile dimming over the years? Red wine got you down? If you want to look like recent star brides Jessica Biel, Vanessa Minnillo and Courtney Mazza, get thee to Dr. Patty’s Dental Boutique in Fort Lauderdale, which recently launched Bridal Teeth Whitening and Botox Parties. “Wedding Smile Makeover” packages are available for groups of four or more and include a champagne-fueled bleaching party. www.drpattydental.com.
Guillermo del Toro (“Don’t be Afraid of the Dark”) is at again. Trying to freak us out for no other reason than he can. On Friday, the Mexican director brings us “Mama,” a tale of two girls who disappeared the day their parents were killed. After being found years later in an abandoned cabin, their rescuers discover a creepily maternal force kept them alive. Enter the Mama Chillergraphs Sweepstakes on Twitter (#Chillergraphs) for a chance to win one of three grand prizes of $1,000 until Jan. 24.
Don’t throw out your stray pennies! Even though you may need iron in your diet, the buzzword on beauty fanatics’ lips is copper, helping those seeking the Fountain of Youth maintain elastic skin. In Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Cream you’ve got a healthy dose of the super metal along with apricot kernel oil and calcium. This unisex product is available at all Kiehl’s stores and online.