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An Inside Peak the Hard Candy Factory (Plus What’s NEW for Fall)

I had quite a treat a few weeks ago when Hard Candy invited me out to NuWorld Beauty in New Jersey to see where all the magic happens. And by magic I mean where all the formulations come together and the actual makeup is made and packaged. It was … [Read More...]

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Win the Beauty.com x Tess Giberson Bag filled with Beauty Products!

Whenever Beauty.com does a collaboration with a designer, I'm all over it! And this season they are partnering with Tess Giberson! I was just in St. Louis with with Tess where the fashion designer was being and honored and showing her latest … [Read More...]

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Wen Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner & Collection {Review}

Okay kids, i've been trying WEN's Sweet Almond Mint collection for the past few weeks and here's my thoughts. If you have you thick, frizzy or dry hair, this is a great collection for you! If you have thin hair it could go either way. I'm the rare mix of both, I have thin hair but a whole lot of it and the collection really helped me control it. … [Read More...]

Naturalizer Lara Shoe

Naturalizer has a LARA shoe!!! (See what else they have)

It's true! So while in St. Louis, the lovely people at Alive Magazine took us to the Naturalizer shoe store in the Galleria mall, where we met with the brand representatives and learned about the three lines carried in the store, BZEES, NAYA and of course Naturalizer. And we got to pick a pair! Go figure the ones I end up with are named LARA ($99, … [Read More...]

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Choupette’s Diary: A Chic Guide to Halloween

The popular twitter handle @Choupettes Diairy comes to life every week on Pretty Connected with ongoing commentary from the point of view of Karl Lagerfeld's fiercely, fashionable, high-maintenance cat, Choupette.   Trick or treat smell my paws (but don't make any fashion faux pas)! Since men and women alike idolize moi, honor my beauty by … [Read More...]

Hair Food

Join me at the Hair Food Truck this Saturday for Your FREE Full-Size Product

Well my loves, there's a new hair line on the block and it's void of Silicone, Parabens and Mineral Oil! Welcome HAIR FOOD an exclusive line of shampoos, conditioners, masks and treatments exclusive to Target. Taking try before you buy to a whole new level, they are giving away FULL-SIZED Hair Food product away this Saturday, October 25th from … [Read More...]

St. Louis Zoo

Places to See in St. Louis: Our Guide to Awesome Destinations

During my visit to St. Louis last week for St. Louis Fashion Week, Alive Magazine and Explore St. Louis set up a tour where we boarded the Fun Tyme Limo Tour Bus -- which was beyond spacious for our 10+ person ride. … [Read More...]

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Front Row at St. Louis Fashion Week

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been in St. Louis for the past week. I flew in for their Fashion Week and to host the after-party and am so beyond inspired and excited by everything coming out of that city. Alive Magazine planned my entire trip and the fashion show itself and they should be so proud of what they created. The sense of … [Read More...]

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Shows you how to get your Halloween make-up on (and they will do it for you!)

If you’re looking to stand out this Halloween or having trouble figuring out what to be, there’s no better stop then at MAKE UP FOR EVER . They are the ultimate when it comes to artistry and are offering custom looks to complement any costume, or you can pick from one of 10 incredible fantasy looks (tutorials below for some of them! If you want to … [Read More...]

Wen Sweet Almond and Mint Conditioner Review

{GIVEAWAY ALERT} #WeekofWEN Hair Challenge + Your Chance to Win the WEN by Chaz Dean Sweet Almond Mint Hair Collection

If there's two thing I look for in hair products, it's that they do not contain sodium laurel sulfate and second that they are a part of a regimen. While I will make exceptions to the latter, brands often design products to go together in a collection (much like skincare) and by mixing and matching different brands you can lose out on some of … [Read More...]

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RIP Oscar de la Renta

It was just announced that iconic fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta passed away today at age 82. I briefly met the designer at Bloomingdale's at his fragrance launch for Something Blue in April 2013. Rest in peace Oscar de la Rena. I'm grateful for the moments we shared. … [Read More...]

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I #ShareAMeal because I care about ending hunger in the US…

Last week I shared Unilever Project Sunlight latest initiative, which focuses around ending child hunger in the US. As part of the post I shared their latest short documentary, titled Going to Bed Hungry: The Changing Face of Child Hunger. (Watch it, it's only 4 minutes long and really important to see what's happening in our own country -- Click … [Read More...]

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A Holiday Peak from the Jonathan Adler Showroom

To use the term 'eye candy' when visiting the Jonathan Adler showroom/corporate office doesn't even begin to describe the aesthetic haven you experience. Rich tones, bold patters and incredibly accents. I was there a few months ago for their fall/holiday preview and just received their latest catalog which showcased many of the interiors I saw in … [Read More...]

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Backstage at Hedwig on Broadway with POPSUGAR and Knock Out Cosmetics

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is one of the hottest tickets on Broadway right now. The Tony Award winning show, opened with Neil Patrick Harris as Hedwig, then Andrew Rannells, and now, Michael C. Hall, is taking over the role for the next 3 months. And with those elaborate wigs, and fabulous glitter red lips and blue eyeshadow, it's a dream for all us … [Read More...]

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PC Presents at the Beauty 2.0 Awards. And the winner is…

The second annual consumer choice awards: #beauty20 took place in New York on September 30 at 404NYC in New York. The celebration took place during the innoCos Digital summit. And I was honored to be apart of the ceremony and asked to present the "Best Instagram" award. … [Read More...]

Jet Set Candy Trunk Show at Bloomingdale's

Jet Set Candy Launches Travel-Inspired Jewelry at Bloomingdale’s

How cute is this jewelry! If you're a big traveler or just take a lot of pride in your city/country then get Jet Set Candy jewelry on your radar. The line of luxurious travel-inspired mementos are designed to help you “collect your adventures” from around the world and includes over 100 whimsical original charms, representing 6 continents and 33 … [Read More...]

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16 Million Children are Struggling With Hunger in the US – What are we going to do about it?

I've written about Unilever Project Sunlight before, it's a wonderful initiative focused on encouraging people to create a brighter future for children – by taking small steps to live sustainably, use less and share even more. This fallthey are focusing on child hunger today are premiering an original documentary, titled Going to Bed Hungry: The … [Read More...]

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PC Hostes Save the Garment Center with The Cast of Orange is the New Black

One of my favorite nights from fashion week was when Caravan Stylist Studio asked me to host an event for Save the Garment Center with members of the cast of Orange is the New Black and Boardwalk Empire, plus some designers that are MADE IN NY! … [Read More...]

Alexa Chung Tommy Hilfigure guest editor

Alexa Chung Partners with Tommy Hilfiger

Like the headline reads, Tommy Hilfiger is partnering with one of our favorite it girls, with English model, blogger, dj, and author Alexa Chung this Fall!  Stepping into the role of guest editor, Chung will select must-have pieces from the Tommy Hilfiger Fall 2014 collection available at select stores in Europe and online at tommy.com/alexachung. … [Read More...]

Rockport Total Motion shoes

Rockport Total Motion Collection Wants to Take You to Miami

Rockport's on a mission -- one that I had to try to believe! Having recently launched their #PoweredbyHeels campaign they are out to prove that you don't have to sacrifice style for comfort -- especially when it comes to our heels! It's no secret women feel more confident and empowered in a pair of pumps (not to mention how much skinnier they make … [Read More...]

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What’s Coming to Henri Bendel’s

You all know nothing thrills me like a Henri Bendel's preview! Well I got a sneak peek at some of the fall/holiday styles a few months ago and the good news is the wait is over! Some of these styles are already here and the rest are tickling in over the next few month for the holidays. Take a look... … [Read More...]

Fox & Jane UWS

{Salon Review} NYC’s Fox & jane Upper West Side

Renowned Lower East Side, boutique salon Fox & Jane opens it's doors in Manhattan's Upper West Side. This is the company's fourth salon in NYC (their fifth resides in San Diego, CA). With my strands in dire need of rescuing -- I love my ombre but it's been killing my ends -- I took a stroll uptown to meet with Lorean Cairnes, Fox & Jane's … [Read More...]