Trending: Mustaches and Macarons

If I learned anything from watching Jay-Z on OWN last night, it's this: "Excellence is being able to perform at a higher level for a long period of time." Trends rarely reach excellence. They have a tendency to arrive hot and then fizzle... but certain trends, good trends, have the potential to become part of our culture. I give you: the mustache.

Trend #1: the mustache.

These little guys are everywhere, your bikes, your towels, your shoes... and I guess your face. But...

... has this trend jumped the shark, like the Fonz on Happy Days, or The Simpsons when Bart joins a boy band, or Sex and the City when Carrie dates the city (what was that season)? OR has this trend just evolved into something even more awesome than where it started?

I'd say grab yourself a fingerstache, put on your Movember TOMS, and enjoy a mustache cookie, cuz I think this trend is here to stay.

 

Trend #2: the macaron.

Though a relatively new trend, these little French pastries are a big hit. Could macarons have the lasting power to join mustaches in the ranks of trending stardom?

My bestie Janna, L.A. foodie and all around extraordinary lady, says macarons are BIG in L.A. That probably means they're moseying on over the Rockies to Denver. Just like fro-gurt and cupcakes did recently. I've been spotting these little devils all over the internet world... so eyes akimbo for a macaron shop, Denver.

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