Giveaway: New York Fashion Week Aquafina Twitter Contest!!

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Hello all!  You may not want to think about it…..but February is next month and for beauty and fashion writers like me – that means Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week!  They are also having a MAJOR contest so if you are a designer or want to be one, listen up…. Aquafina has teamed up […]

Fashion Week Event: Cocktails & Couture Fall 2012…

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Hello my babies!!  Every year…twice a year…I host a fashion week party in NYC called Cocktails & Couture and have done so for the past 6 seasons. This year, I had a special guest co-host who was none other than my friend and blogger diva Patrice Grell-Yursik of the website Afrobella.  Now, if you don’t […]

What’s In Your Bag?: Fall Fashion Week Survivial Kit…

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Hey all!  When I go to Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, it is definitely an event.  But having covered shows for 11 seasons now, I pretty much have gotten the hang of what I need and what I don’t on a day to day basis.  First off, understand that you will leave the house in the […]

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: NARS at Helmut Lang S/S 2013…

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NARS created the look for the Helmut Lang runway show last night.  The look was lived in makeup which is a trend I think will translate beautifully for everyday.  They used my most favorite product of all time Pure Radiaant Tinted Moisturizer (I literally use this everyday) to create a really nice fresh look for […]

NYFW: Get The Look – Shiseido at Marc Jacobs A/W 2012…

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More red lips and beautiful skin, this time at Marc Jacobs Fall collection.  Dick Page who is the Artistic Director at Shiseido Cosmetics. The look has been coined as a “Sophisticated 80s” and it was created for the Fall 2012 Marc by Marc Jacobs collection, which was full of iconic 80s references, jewel tones and […]

NYFW: Get The Look at Lela Rose – Hair by Ted Gibson A/W 2012

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It’s always a pleasure to see what Ted Gibson comes up with for Lela Rose, a show that he does every season.  Ted always works so well with Rose and it shows. This look can easily be achieved at home and anything where you can braid or twist your hair easily is a thumbs up […]

NYFW Backstage: Get The Look – Redken at Rag + Bone A/W 2012…

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I am SO into beachy waves!!  It’s one of  my favorite hairstyles ever and it’s all over the runways here in New York. The ook at Rag + Bone was a disheveled rocker version that looked amazing.   Redken’s Creative Consultant Guido kicked off the Fall/Winter 2012 season in New York yesterday with a texturized, […]

NYFW: Get The Look – NARS Fabiola Arias A/W 2012…

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More beautiful skin and this time, the addition of rich…ombre eyes.  NARS is slaying it again during this fashion week this time at the Fabiola Arias show.  “All the pieces are strong but not overbearing,” said designer Fabiola Arias. “I wanted the girls to look like they are really lit from within, in gorgeous dresses […]

NYFW: Get The Look – NARS Creatures of the Wind A/W 2012…

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Skin…beautiful skin.  That’s the trend backstage at Creatures of the Wind, a Chicago based label that debuted in fall of 2008 and has gained steady ground ever since.  Chris Peters, one half of the design duo says, “We were inspired by a book from the 17th century called, The Secret Commonwealth: Of Elves, Fauns and […]

Get The Look: New York Fashion Week – Vivienne Tam from Maybelline New York…

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The best trends that are coming down the runway are ones that you can assimilate into your life with little or no effort.  Case in point, this smokin’, understated look from Maybelline New York’s makeup artist Andy Koh.  This look is super easy to get at home and has more of a natural fresh skin […]

NYFW: Cocktails and Couture Recap!!

Some of you may not know this, but I host an event during New York Fashion week called Cocktails & Couture.  Its a networking event that bring out all the best and brightest bloggers, editors and marketers.  We have the best time, lots of yummy cocktails and beauty products abound.  Here is the official recap […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Chado Ralph Rucci

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The beauty looks for Chado Ralph Rucci F/W 2011 consisted of a sophisticated smoky eye, coupled with a modern french twist. Tom Pecheux for MAC Cosmetics customized the dramatic eye to each model, using matte black eyeshadow, loads of mascara and liner inside the eye. To highlight the eyes, the foundation was kept matte, along […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Alice + Olivia

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The Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2011 collection evokes timeless elegance and unabashed glamour, inspired by a modern day interpretation of the classic 1950s movie Auntie Mame. Stacey Bendet creates a wardrobe for a chic, free-spirited female; an empowered individual who is full of life, ready for a party, eccentric and captivating. Polly […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Vena Cava…

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A nod to the 90’s with Vena Cava was only complete with the help of hair guru, Ted Gibson, for Beauty.com and an innovative use of nail polish- Nonie Crème for butterLONDON. Hair: Channeling Christy Turlington’s 90’s grunge look, Ted Gibson created a laid back cool look to complete Vena Cava’s Fall 2011 Collection. To […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Lela Rose…

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Lead Stylist for the beauty inspiration, Sarah Lucero for Stila Cosmetics and Beauty.com channels Vintage Hollywood glam for the catwalk at Lela Rose. Stila fashioned a bold lip and a soft eye to compliment Lela Rose’s Fall 2011 collection. The contemporary update on old school glam is feminine, sophisticated, and show-stopping both on and off the […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind The Scenes – Althea Harper Fall 2011..

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Chevy Cruzearati: Fashion Unexpected If you haven’t been following, over the last few months, I have been working on an amazing social media project with Chevrolet for the launch of their CHEVY CRUZE! They have chosen ME, The Curvy Fashionista as their Fashion Cruzearati to cover fashion from across the country! My latest adventures took me to […]

NYFW Behind the Scenes: Christian Siriano Fall 2010…

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Before the glitz and glam that parades down the catwalk, designers come to the drawing board with distinguished hair and make-up teams to create the vision we see walk down the runway. For Fall 2011, Christian Siriano’s vision was created with the help of MAC and Aveda. Below we talk to the lead  and key […]

New York Fashion Week: Backstage with M.A.C. Artist Gordon Espinet for Behnaz Sarafpour…

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20-year M.A.C. Artist extraordinaire Gordon Espinet was responsible for bringing to life a Brigitte Bardot-inspired look to the runway for designer Behnaz Sarafpour’s fall season reveals. Espinet described the look as “luminous,” “skin care-y,”  “just left the spa.”  Avoid matte and overdone this fall.  Prep face with primer and concealer, then top with a light […]

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