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The Makeup Show NYC: Celebrating 10 Years of Artistry, Education, & Community

The Makeup Show is not only a trade show or a place to shop beauty products (at steep discounts) and take classes, it's also a place to get inspired, share your knowledge and connect with industry professionals. In honor of the 10-year anniversary, … [Read More...]



MIARAY Fiberwig Mascara Launching Soon at ULTA

Confession: Not all mascara is created equal. If you think you've tried one and you've tried them all, then you are mistaken! Formulated with Japan's unprecedented Film Coating Technology, MIARAY Fiberwig's "Paint-On False Lashes" are a liquid false … [Read More...]

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SELF Approved Beauty Award Winners

A beauty routine is like a workout: You want to see results! SELF Magazine tested the newest products to find ones that will meet every woman's goals - from detoxing to hydrating and every product in between. This week the award-winners were announced and looking over the New York skyline at One World Trade Center, industry insiders joined EIC … [Read More...]

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Inside the Loews Hollywood Hotel

After the joyful insanity that was Coachella, James, Patricia Field and I headed to LA for a few days before returning to New York. Usually, I stay in Santa Monica but Pat had some meetings in Hollywood so we landed at the Loews Hollywood. The location could not be more central or smack in the middle of Hollywood -- I'm talking steps from the … [Read More...]


Coachella Diaries: Day 3 with Patricia Field

{Outfit details: Top: Boy Meets Girl Racerback Tank & Ruffle Trim Shorts, Bag: LeSportsac x Rifle Paper Company Marion Floral Print, Glasses: Rivet & Sway, Jewelry: Assortment of Pandora} Day 3 (April 13th) could not have come with a better start. Glasses.com, the official eyewear sponsor of Coachella invited us to their VIP Glasses Half … [Read More...]

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Coachella Diaries: Day 2 with Patricia Field

After a  super packed day 1 of Coachella (check out the full recap HERE), we decided for day 2 (Saturday, April 12th) we'd take the morning off and start the day with Pandora jewelry. Hosted at the Parker Hotel where we were staying, Pandora did a super cool activation during Coachella in which every day they partnered with a different designer and … [Read More...]


L’OCCITANE En Provence New Launches!

Whether you're a die-hard L’OCCITANE fan or lusting to try the brand, spring is the time to get your hands [face and body] on their latest spring arrivals. There's something for everyone (Hint: Mother's Day is coming up!). … [Read More...]


Get a Flawless Finish with Elizabeth Arden

Foundations have got to be one of the toughest products to get right. If the formula is great, the shade is off, if the shade is right it then dries a different color within minutes of application (I could go on with my grievances forever). It's rare to find a product that combines 24-hours of color-true makeup that recognizes the skin’s oil levels … [Read More...]


Trilogy Skincare Launches in the US!

The secret is out! Trilogy, one of New Zealand's top natural skincare brand, has launched in the US. The certified natural skincare company has an international reputation (AKA a cult following) among celebrities, models, and royalty. Originally created for lovers of natural skincare products, the products are effective, ethical, and … [Read More...]

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Coachella Diaries: Day 1 with Patricia Field

It's hard to believe Coachella has come and gone! James and I had so much fun this season and having Patricia Field as our date is every bit as awesome as you would imagine and more! The three of us hit some miles in our Chevy Trax (which was the perfect travel car!) in our 4 days in Palm Springs (plus two in LA!). We kicked off Coachella … [Read More...]

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MAC Cosmetics launches Mia Moretti Collection at Coachella

One of our favorite parties during Coachella for both myself and Patricia Field was the poolside bash hosted by MAC Cosmetics for the launch of their festival inspired collection with DJ superstar, Mia Moretti. Filled with a beautiful range of peach-tones, pinks to reds, the seven piece collection (plus makeup bag and tote!), consists of two … [Read More...]

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Real Simple Hosts Beauty & Balance Event

On Friday, Real Simple magazine hosted their annual Beauty & Balance event at the Andaz hotel in NYC. It was the perfect de-stress day after a long red-eye home from LA (and my gearing up to be on another plane tomorrow). I took my first Pure Barre class -- I know I'm late to the party on this trend -- but I totally get the hype! I engaged … [Read More...]

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The Coachella Shoe Report

{Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by DSW via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of DSW.} What an epic weekend! It's not everyday you get to go to Coachella with a fashion icon who just so happens to be someone you've admired since you were a teenager. As … [Read More...]


Choupette Approved: Beauty Buys

My fur is flawless, my skin is smooth, and my eyes are as blue as the ocean. It's no wonder I made more money on my two modeling campaigns last year than Cara. No harsh feelings dahhhling! Some of us just were blessed with natural beauty. For those of you not as lucky as moi, here are a few beauty buys to add to your daily routine. Don't worry, I … [Read More...]

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What’s in Pat’s Pack? Enter our Coachella Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our grand prize winner @itsamandaliz and second place winners @kristin_leigh and @pattycakes_65. For everyone that’s followed along with Patricia Field and my Coachella adventures this weekend, we thank you! It’s been a whole lot of fun and to celebrate we’ve decided to give away some of our … [Read More...]


The Secret Behind Patricia Field’s Red Hair

From the moment I met Patricia Field (and the decade prior when I would see her at events), her hair is always on point! And now that we're at Coachella together, it seemed like the perfect time to ask what her secret was for achieving that iconic red hair. … [Read More...]

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Coachella Vibes with DSW

Post disclaimer: Compensation was provided by DSW via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of DSW. {Shoes: Steve Madden, Sweater: Sandro, Shorts: Levi's, Sunglasses: Wildfox} Coachella, Coachella, Coachella! After months of planning we're mere days away! This … [Read More...]

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The Coachella House Packing List

There's nothing quite like planning a weekend with your friends and renting a house.  In my case six of us airbnb-ed a pool house in Palm Springs for Coachella. And while alcohol is always the popular choice to bring here are a few other house share items that will score high in your house. … [Read More...]

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Pre-Coachella Prep: How to Get Ready For a Trip

We all know there's the Coachella diet, (it's a thing, google it), however I'm more about a different head to toe prep. And I'm not talking about the fashion -- I'm saving the big outfit reveals for the music festival, especially since I'm hitting the scene with Patricia Field! And since I'm a beauty gal at heart, here's how I prep: … [Read More...]

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Meghan Trainor Shines at fullbeauty.com Launch

As someone who has been in the beauty/fashion industry for 10+ years I'm so beyond impressed at the developments we've made in the plus size industry. It used to be so challenging when friends and family members would ask me where they could shop that was fashionable and now everyone from ASOS to Forever 21 has come out with a line. … [Read More...]


The Cat’s Out of the Bag: My Lucky Magazine Cover

If you follow moi on Instagram (which you obviously do), you've seen my Lucky Magazine special edition issue cover reveal! It was an honor to work with Eva Chen and the rest of the Lucky Magazine ladies and gents. With a dream team of stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists and my maids, I felt like part of the Lucky family. If we're being frank … [Read More...]

Lavazza Coffee Instagram Contest

Calling all coffee lovers!

Okay my fellow coffee lovers, this post is for you! Lavazza coffee and I want to see how you indulge. Share your coffee moment(s) on Instagram for your chance to win daily prizes of 12oz Lavazza Coffee bags and mugs. Plus five grand prize winners will receive this coffee lovers super basket (pictured above) which includes: Two 12 oz bags of … [Read More...]