She gently drew the brush out of the little tube and painted precise lines onto her upper lids; thin at the corners, and just a little bit thicker in the center. Nothing too dramatic, her style was very subtle; just enough to enhance the slightly exotic shape of her eyes. She dressed quickly, pulling on silk lingerie, sheer stockings, and a linen dress. She slipped her feet into slingback pumps with heels just a millimeter too high to be conservative. She ran a brush though her softly shining hair, and added a small slick of lip gloss to complete her toilette.
"Danvers, Justinian and Smythe, how may I help you?" she murmured, sotto voce, each time the telephone rang.
© 2007 Cynthia Newcomer Daniel
Sterling silver, lampwork by Lisa of Touch of Glass Designs, cubic zirconia, vintage glass beads, swarovski crystals. Hand fabricated.