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Kenneth Jay Lane. Fashion fanatic! Do you love being different? So do I! Check these out… one of my personal favorites at Babalu Miami, Kenneth Jay Lane offers all types of necklaces, chains, rings, and earrings. I love these designs because they can transform your outfit from just-nice to amazing! Be proud of looking fabulous everywhere you go! Stop by and take a look and fall in love with our Kenneth Jay Lane jewelry collection. Especially the crystals with gold trim and the floral enamel pieces. Now that’s fashion!

Comme des Garcons Play. Become part of our “Comme des Garçons Lovers Team”. For adults and children, boys or girls. everyone is welcome. Shirts, shoes and fragrances too, this enduring cult brand has it all. But, one of my all time favorites would be the “Jack Purcell” Converse sneakers. They’re the perfect match with a red, white, or black polos for that uber-cool look.

Flower of Immortality By Killian. Receiving “Flower of Immortality” was one of the best days for me here at Babalu Miami. Fresh, sweet and floral. All in a bouquet! Who doesn’t love peaches? Vanilla? White musk? Mmm! I can’t stay away from this delightfully sweet smell. With Summer just a few weeks away, you will love to walk around with this jaw dropping fragrance on your body. This is the type of fragrance that will make everyone turn back and ask, “What perfume are you wearing?” Yup! We have it here, now, for whenever you’re ready to experience astonishing aromas.

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From the top clockwise: Peach flowers, Jack Purcel Converse sneakers for Comme des Garcons Play, Enamel bracelet and rings by Kenneth Jay Lane, Flower of Immortality by Kilian.

Who’s your Valentine?

MOST of us are looking forward to a sexy Valentine with our beloved one, maybe dinner for two at a favorite restaurant or a cozy little soiree at home with burning candles, Barry White playing in the background with free-flowing bubbly. But what about the rest of us? Secret lovers, the periannially-single or those nursing a broken heart? Let’s all celebrate Babalu style!
Comme des Garcons T-shirt, Fornasetti Profumi Candles, St Dupont Minijet Lighter

Comme des Garcons T-shirt, Fornasetti Profumi Candles, St Dupont Minijet Lighter

DINNER ALONE is not enough if you really want to impress and show you truly care. Bare your heart with the iconic Play by Comme des Garcons T-shirt that says it all, tickle the senses with slowly dripped scented Fornasetti candles or set his/her ass on fire with a red lacquered Minijet by St. Dupont.

The Infidels by Agonist, Liaisons Dangereuses by Kilian

The Infidels by Agonist, Liaisons Dangereuses by Kilian

CELEBRATING IN SIN?  The Infidels by Agonist is ideal for those who can’t help themselves, a deep sensual fragrance inspired by the exact moment when a rose bud is about to bloom. With an unruly citrus head and the heart of a rose it lays in a warm, spicy amber bed that is simply irresistible!

For the daring ones Liaisons Dangereuses by Kilian offers a richer, more complex experience. Liaisons Dangereuses starts with an intoxicating heady charm, reaches climax in a spicy floral heart and finally languishes in a bouquet of sensous musky notes.

Both unisex and equally sinful!

Olio di Lusso by Rodin, C.O. Bigelow Lemon Body Scrub, matching Favorito Bath Soap & Candle

Olio di Lusso by Rodin, C.O. Bigelow Lemon Body Scrub, matching Favorito Bath Soap & Candle

ON YOUR OWN for Valentine’s Day? Who gives? Celebrate!  Run a bath, light a candle and indulge with matching Favorito soap all by Claus Porto, take the extra time to gently scrub the the day away with C.O. Bigelow Lemon Body Scrub then finish off with the most-luxurios-of-them-all Olio di Lusso body oil by Rodin. I doesn’t get better than that! And remember the words of Oscar Wilde: “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance”.
Assholes: A theory by Aaron James, F**k You ring by King Baby

Assholes: A theory by Aaron James, F**k You ring by King Baby

HAVEN’T FORGOTTEN the one who got away? You can always send a subtle reminder that you’re still there for them… An enlightening read like “Assholes, a Theory” by Aaron James might help clarify a few things or, if you are feeling grand, consider a silver engraved  F**k You ring by King Baby Studio that leaves no room for doubts.
WHOMEVER your Valentine, WHATEVER the reason, GIVE generously. AND… be sure to avoid a restraining order in the process.

What’s Black, Green & Red All Over?

Did you know that Comme des Garcons‘ new trio of fragrances for the PLAY collection — Red, Green, Black — was created by the grandson of Albert Camus?

Yes, Antoine Maisondieu is a direct descendant of the philosopher who wrote The Stranger and fathered the School of Absurdism. What great lineage for a parfumier! Though Antoine originally wanted to be a photographer/filmmaker, he soon changed his mind upon meeting Jacques Chabert (the creator of Cristalle by Chanel). To date, his reputation precedes him — Brit by Burberry, Gucci II, Rush for Men by Gucci and Paul Smith Extreme for Women, Armani Code for Men (with Antoine Lie), not to mention Etat Libre d’Orange’s Jasmin et Cigarette. Talk about keeping things in the family. His wife, Shyamala, is a great nose in her own right.


Tolu balsam with a cherry facet, added safraleine for shine – and a leather effect that keeps the sweetness in check — a drop of red mandarin for sweet juiciness, as well as osmanthus and myrrh for fruity effect. The heart burns like a cinnamon candy, freshened with geranium.


Tinges of mint Nanah, the very fragrant mint from Morocco and shades of the Mastic tree and cedar. Notes of lime, juniper berry, basil, jasmine, mastic, ambrette, vetiver, and cedar. Mastic (also known as lentisque) intensifies the greenness while also adding a soft balsamic note. Vetiver takes the scent from the leaves to the roots.


What’s black? Pepper, lapsang souchong tea, birch tar… even tree moss brings a lacquered black vibe to a scent. Black Play leans toward the fougère, but with an intriguing, salty twist and a metallic, rosy undercurrent. A very light powdery effect conjured by tree moss and violet that turns these dusky accords into the deep matte velvet of a black swallowtail wing. A bit on the masculine side, but, women have been known to dabble.

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