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An Ode to…Jeannie Mai!

“My Odes to…” are dedicated to people, places, brands, or just anything that inspires me! My inaugural “ode” goes to Jeannie Mai, the awesome host on The Style Network’s How Do I Look?, fabulous stylist, and TV personality. However, years ago, I saw her beautiful face as a spokesperson for Never Accept Ordinary (NAO), a…

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Fabulous Fridays: PR Maven Simone Smalls

Simone Smalls, veteran entertainment publicist, took a few minutes to share her tips on making it in the industry, especially in establishing her own company. Over the course of her career, she’s played a vital role in elevating Usher to the superstardom level, as well as working with an array of celebrities, including Michelle Williams…

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Fabulous Fridays: BET’s Marcy Polanco

I had the pleasure of interviewing Marcy Polanco, BET’s Director of Corporate Communications, at The Diva Lounge’s “A Toast to PR Players” event last week. This BET veteran advises all aspiring PR students to take a writing class! “It’ll help you write press releases, talking points, & speeches.” As a busy executive, she stays gorgeous…

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FAB Network Presents “The Insider” on Beauty Industry

I love Jessica Styles! Over the course of 1 1/2, she’s built her “empire,” aka The FAB Network–which stands for Fashion, Arts and Beauty–and has hosted numerous networking events and educational sessions for professionals and college students that want a break in those respective industries. A former cosmetic/entertainment executive, she branched out on her own…

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Fabulous Fridays: A Tribute to Ms. Crystal Wright!

“Fabulous Fridays” is inspired to be a column where I can pay tribute to inspirational women, entrepreneurs, and anybody that I LOVE! The inaugural post has to go to the fabulous, legendary, and most humble Crystal Wright, former booking agent and best known in the beauty world for writing The Hair, Makeup and Fashion Styling…

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FASHIONS NIGHT OUT is here! Tonight, actually!

Although we’re 10 days into the new month, I’d like to give a warm welcome to September! Gotta start packing away the summer dresses (or actually start layering them) and say hello to trench coats, autumn weather, and best of all, FASHION WEEK! I’m so excited for my hard-working makeup artist friends that are making…

Backstage at Geren Ford Spring ’09

This past Wednesday 9/3/08, I had the pleasure of working on the makeup team for Geren Ford. She’s an awesome LA-based designer, who recently collaborated with Urban Outfitters. But most of her stuff can be found at Nordstrom, Barney’s and Henri Bendel. A bunch of thanks goes out to the BEST makeup artist Stephanie Flor…

Events in the City – Hermes Sale & GGT

For those of you with discriminating taste, but not the discriminating budget…the Hermès sale is coming up next week! Merchandise from the following departments will be at the sale: Men’s & Women’s Ready-to-Wear, Shoes, Home, Scarves, Ties and select Canvas Bags. The sale will be held at: Metropolitan Pavilion 123 West 18th street (between 6th…

GotG Makeover Takeover!

Finally it’s here! We shot this promotional video back in July with the help of our friends at Churchflix. We pretty much ambushed two New Yorkers and gave them a skin analysis and makeover. After hours of editing, we have a finished product that will give you more insights on our company and will entice…