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This Magic Moment – Catch My Lash (Darling)

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What happens when you get 10 powerful entrepreneurs on a panel in front of an inquisitive audience?

Solutions are found, that’s what happens.

I believe no matter what the problem, there is a solution.

I’m one for Networking.  I was invited to “Catch My Lash” Beauty Event in Brooklyn on Saturday by my fellow Editor-in-Chief magazine owner, Ese of Enspire Magazine.  The event was held at Brooklyn Exposure, 1401 Bedford Avenue, produced by Blanch.  As most of you know, I don’t know Brooklyn and did not know if I would know anyone else there, but I went anyway, Googling my way along.

Upon arrival, I’m surprised by how many people I know and the professional set up.  There were vendors and food, my kind of place.  The surprise came when the panel started…

Each panelist introduced themselves, Supermodel Angela- of QVC, Boss Lady Wendy Isaac – Style the Wave, Ese of Enspire Magazine, Chefs, Make Up Manufacturers, Fashion Designers and more.

There were questions and answers, and then an audience member asked the critical question “Why Should Someone Patronize Your Businesses?” I had the perfect answer.

Why should someone purchase or read Fashion Avenue News Magazine or read our FAN Daily Fashion Blog.

Fashion Avenue News Magazine was created because years ago a model went to an Agency Open House and they told her she would NEVER MAKE IT IN THE MODELING BUSINESS.  The model came to my office in TEARS.  I was angry.  I don’t feel that anyone should ever tell someone they cannot make it.  My anger created Fashion Avenue News Magazine, a foundation for independent fashion industry talent, to have a platform and a place.  We welcome everyone, as long as they are FABULOUS.  Age, Height, Weight, Size, never determine if you can appear on our pages.  We are here for you; we are your fashion family.

More conversation ensured and we came to the conclusion that we need to work harder to support each other businesses.  It starts with you.  Think of where you spend your money.  If you are a small business, really think, because you can help other businesses stay in business by purchasing from them.

Change starts with YOU.  If you want something different, you have to do something different.

It was wonderful sitting on the panel with these ladies as they were extremely inspirational.  When you have a business and you’re under pressure or stress, it’s good to know there are other businesses owners that feel the same way, you are not in this by yourself, don’t feel alone.  We are all working to keep our businesses afloat.

One thing I explained on the panel, I am You, I have no special SuperPower, I’m working hard on my business just like the next magazine, fashion designer or makeup artists.  We chose this profession and no one said it would be easy, but nothing brings you happiness like having your own.

We can make it, if we do it together.

“Catch My Lash” is an annual business, beauty event featuring business and fashion.  Stop by Brooklyn Exposure 1401 Bedford Avenue and purchase some food or have a drink.  These businesses are in your community.  They can’t stay if we don’t support them.

Here are some of the businesses that were there:

LMB Haute Couture, Queen Diva, Celebrity Wendy Isaac, Enspire Magazine, Catch My Lash, Fashion Avenue News, TheFashionImpire.com, Crystal Carmen of Pink Stiletto, Johntines Boutique, Nikki Latty Beauty, Top Line Divas presents BeYOUtiful Curves Fashion Show Oct. 2 in Philly, for more info 484-816-6853, Ms. Full figured USA Pageant Auditions MsFullFiguredUSA@gmail.com

Bianca M Williams -Director  of B Pretty inc,  B Pretty Lashes , B Pretty Glam Factory our physical location and Co-Host of Pretty, Styled and Beautiful
-Angela Perymon- QVC Model, Mua , tld
-Wendy Isaac- international entrepreneur
-Tia Jackson- Johntinesboutique owner
-Chef Danielle Moore- known Chef and apron designer
– Crystal Carmen Pink Stilletos Cosmetics- Cosmetic Line
-Natassia Constantine- fashion designer for LMB Haute

Guest
– performance Sonja Freeman- Queen Diva – Singer
-Michelle Lawson- hosts of TV Treasures, model, actress, real Estate agent
-Wanda hall- Mua
-Eddie Jones ( Bobby) – TNOS , entrepreneur,  fashion show director, artist
-Jeannie James Co-Host @prettystyledandbeautiful & MUA  , jewelry expert
– Brooklyn Exposure- Venue
– Karen – international Mua

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All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, Yacht Fashion Show, Sunday August 21, 2016

WENDY ISSAC EVENT

Wendy Issac producer of the All White Affair on Sunday August 21, 2016 received the PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD from Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

This is a wonderful event to attend to network, make new contacts in the Fashion Industry and have a just have fun with the friendliest people in the fashion industry.  Dinner, Dancing, Fashion Show and upscale fun.  We are looking forward to seeing you, come with a friend or attend alone, you will have a great time.  Buy your tickets on Eventbrite by clicking the link below

It’s an “All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, August 21 along Nautical Empress boarding at 7pm leaving from South Street Seaport.. Fashion Show, Dinner, Party .  Get your tickets http://leCoiffeurstylethewater.eventbrite.com/
Couples $100 Single $55

Event Description:  Event is Dinner, Fashion Show and Party.  This is an adult event 21 and over

 

All White Affair " Le Coiffeur Style the Water, Yacht Fashion Show, Sunday August 21, 2016

WENDY ISSAC EVENT

Wendy Issac producer of the All White Affair on Sunday August 21, 2016 received the PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD from Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

This is a wonderful event to attend to network, make new contacts in the Fashion Industry and have a just have fun with the friendliest people in the fashion industry.  Dinner, Dancing, Fashion Show and upscale fun.  We are looking forward to seeing you, come with a friend or attend alone, you will have a great time.  Buy your tickets on Eventbrite by clicking the link below

It’s an “All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, August 21 along Nautical Empress boarding at 7pm leaving from South Street Seaport.. Fashion Show, Dinner, Party .  Get your tickets http://leCoiffeurstylethewater.eventbrite.com/
Couples $100 Single $55

Event Description:  Event is Dinner, Fashion Show and Party.  This is an adult event 21 and over

 

UNIQUE BLEND MODELS FASHION WEEK August 5 – 6

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UNIQUE BLEND MODELS FASHION WEEK – EVENTS 2016

ARE YOU READY?

Join us on August 5, 2016 to August 6, 2016 as we present 2016 Unique Blend Models Fashion Week.

This page will include all the tickets for the the three days events including the opportunity to purchase the vendor’s package. Please email Andrene Williams at ubmfashionweek@gmail.com for information on sponsorship packages.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Ladydoves Self Enrichment Non-profit Youth Organization.

EVENTS:

FRIDAY, AUGUST  5, 2016
SUITS-N-SWAG (all male fashion show)
PLACE:  Holiday Inn at 440 West 57th street
TIME:    6pm-10pm (doors open at 6pm)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2016
BIRDS OF PARADISE (all female show)
PLACE: Holiday Inn 440 West  57th street New York, NY
212-581-8100
TIME:    6PM-11PM (doors open at 6pm)

VENDOR PACKAGE: The vendor package for Gold, Silver and Bronze include ad in our program. 5 minutes talk time and position near the entrance.

PLEASE NOTE THE AUGUST 6, 2016, BIRDS OF PARDISE, HAS VIP TABLE AVAILABLE FOR $300 AND SEATS 8 PEOPLE. THIS IS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASES.

Last year’s event was great. This year we promise to make it even better. We look forward to having you joining us for an event with a  worthy cause.

WHEN:  Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM –
Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00 PM

WHERE:  New York – New York, NY – View Map

 

Bronx Fashion Week Young Fashionistas August 19, 2016

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Bronx Fashion Week returns to the new Mall at Bay Plaza with ‘’Young Fashionistas’’ Hosted by no other than Bronx’s Own Caridad De La Luz aka ‘’LaBruja’’ in a fun filled children’s fashion designer showcase with the most talented children who will ‘’Roc the Runway’’ wearing the hippest apparel from the latest designs side by side Top Retail Stores such as Macy’s, H&M, Gap & Monsoon and So Much More!

Featuring designer wear by Chubiiline’s Egypt Ufele, A child prodigy who has changed the game when she overcame Bullying through creativity, intelligence and grace at the age of 10. While a lesser person would have caved, she used personality and imagination to design a line of clothing for kids who looked like her. She also established a non-profit called Bully Chasers. Her gentle demeanor belies her firm resolve as she crushes the fashion world with iconic fashion and sassy looks for children, plus-size women, men and boys.

As well as Young Gods Clothing Brand, a brand created in 2014 by Fashion Designer Eunika Simmons and her two children Nigel and Carlos Simmons. They created a brand to represent the younger generation of high end fashion conscious youths who inspire to make a positive difference in the world!

Last by not least we feature Styles by Pauletta, taking it upon herself to expand her craft to include her gift as a designer and seamstress.  Sewing came natural to her, however, with the expertise of her Mother, Betty Brady, mentor Kalvin and several formal sewing classes she was able to hone her craft as a designer, pattern maker and seamstress.  Pauletta’s designs are primarily, but not limited to Urban Chic; catering to adults as well as children; weddings, proms, special occasions and every day wear.

Opening Performance by the Bronx Dance Theatre, offering professional dance classes in Classical Ballet (Russian technique), Broadway Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Modern (Horton and Graham techniques), West African Dance, Hip-Hop, Flamenco and more.  With a strong emphasis on classical dance, BDT offers quality professional training. Many of their students have gone on to appear in Major Motion Pictures, tour with Major Artists, perform on Broadway and in National and International Dance Companies.

Following Performance by Bharati Dance Academy.  Bharati Kemraj founded The BHARATI Dance Academy at the Vishnu Mandir Hindu Temple in 1996 where she is the Dance Teacher and Choreographer. Each Bollywood dance performance combines the rich music and culture of India and the Caribbean. Ms. Kemraj has built a respectable reputation for unique, energizing, and eye-catching performances throughout the community including international performances and appearances.

Portion of proceeds are going to ‘’The Gift to Empower School Drive’’ where school supplies will be distributed to Bronx children in need at the Bronx Museum of the Arts August 29th on Boogie on the Boulevard.

Sponsored by Travel Productions Media & Public Relations Firm

Bronx Fashion Week, LLC encourages sponsors to be a part of this major event as they reach out to businesses and organizations within The Bronx, across the region and internationally.

Tickets are now on sale at Eventbrite by typing Bronx Fashion Week

GLOSSYBOX DARLING…..

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Are you one of the millions of beauty enthusiasts looking for your next fix? You’ve met your match! Founded in 2011 in Berlin, Germany, GLOSSYBOX has made its mark on the beauty industry by bringing hair, skin and cosmetic products to subscribers’ doorsteps around the globe in a pink, bow-tied box.

Having collaborated with over 1,100 brands thus far, GLOSSYBOX surprises and delights with its more than 1,500,000 luxury and niche brand products, including the likes of Nuxe and Too Faced, that find their way into the iconic boxes each month for a cost of $21.

But it doesn’t stop there! In addition to an impressive assortment of products carefully chosen through your very own online beauty profile, you’ll receive a host of beauty know-how which includes e-newsletters, straightforward tips-and-tricks, a comprehensive product card elaborating on the contents of the box, and access to insider expertise through our social media channels.

This July, GLOSSYBOX’s beauty experts have pulled all strings to get you the most sought after summer beauty essentials, including the EYEKO FAT STICK in Satin, the FANGO essenziali’s Treatment Sheet Mask, GLOV’s Quick Treat, Tree Hut Bare’s Moisturizing Shave Oil, the SinfulColors Top Coat and the Leighton Denny Expert Nails’ Miracle Mist!

So, what are you waiting for? Subscribe today and explore, learn, and maybe even discover your next new favorite product!

GLOSSY BOX

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LEHIGH VALLEY FASHION WEEK AUGUST 12-14, 2016

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week (“Fashion Week”) is held twice a year to highlight all the Fashion Seasons (Fall/Winter) (Spring/Summer), and occurs on April and August of each year.

Season 2 was a Spring Blitz sponsored by Holiday Inn Center Allentown. The Spring/Summer designs presented by designers and boutiques were colorful and full of live.  The annual Red Shoe Charity Luncheon and Fashion Show was a success and several of the designers decided to join Fashion Week’s premiere nights.

After two Seasons, Fashion Week has reached their 1st Anniversary.  On August 12th to August 14th, Season 3 of Fashion Week will be showcasing Fall/Winter designs.  It will be an intimate setting with 100 VIP seating each night, where guests will be referred to as the “Top 100 VIPs”.  Fashion Week will be held at multiple locations within the Valley.

The Fashion Director for this season is Andrene William from Unique Blend Models (“UBM”).  She reigns from New York City where she is the CEO/Founder of UBM and UBM Fashion Week.  She is an experienced Fashion Coordinator, who is well-known for being the Fashion Coordinator for Fashion On The Hudson, an annual fashion show of over 30 designers in New York produced by Sofia Davis of Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

Barbizon Chique of Philadelphia will be providing models and partnering with Lehigh Valley Fashion Week again for Season 3.  Barbizon is celebrating 77 years in the industry and their models can be seen on TV, in Movies, Magazines, on the Runway, and more.  If you are interested in learning more about Barbizon and finding out how you can get started, go to barbizonchique.com, or visit their booth during intermission or after the show.

This season’s host will be Dr. Kent Ozman.  He is the loving husband of Andrea Brock, President of BWNICE LV, and a well-known chiropractor at StarKent Chiropractic and Kinesiology.  He was featured on “Our Health” where he spoke about chiropractic help and what you should know.   His lovely co-host will be Kari Holmes, Lehigh Valley Fashion Week’s Production Manager.

On August 12th, Friday, the opening night will be themed “Hollywood in The Valley”.  it will be a night of glamour, where guests will be in their evening wear, and the designs will be showcasing evening wear/ready to wear designs. It will be held at Hook in Allentown.

On August 13th, Saturday, Arts vs Fashion will be the theme for the night where avante garde designs grace the runway and creativity of the designers will shine. It will be held at Hook in Allentown.   Be prepared to see designs in an art form.

Friday and Saturday nights’ after party will be held at Halo Nightclub in Allentown.  This is an upscale 2 level rooftop nightclub on the skyline above Hook.

On August 14th, Sunday, the finale night production will be collaborated with Urban Varieties, and it will be a night of “Fashion Forward Citizens”.  F/W 2016 urban collections will be showcased at H2O Lounge in Bethlehem. The Finale celebration will continue at H2O Lounge after the fashion show.

Some of the designers and boutiques who will be featured are Laura Bly, Clothes Mentor, Cat’s Meow, Urban Varieties, Gusa By Victoria, Bel Bete, and Victoria Wright.

Purchase your tickets for all three nights at www.lehighvalleyfashionweek.com.

About Lehigh Valley Fashion Week

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week is a Lehigh Valley organization highlighting the fashion industry in the area.  Our Fashion Weeks consist of fashion shows at malls, boutiques, and other venues around the Lehigh Valley. Fashion Weeks are celebrated around the globe and has been proven to be the number one medium for presenting the work of fashion designers and other fashion-oriented crafts.

It is known these events boost visibility and profit to the surrounding businesses.  There will be multiple fashion and promotional events throughout the Lehigh Valley, where we will collaborate with sponsoring businesses.  If you are interested and would like more information please contact us at contact@lehighvalleyfashionweek.com or 484.994.2572.

The hash tags used for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are #lehighvalleyfashionweek, #LVFWPA,  and #LVFW16.  The hash tags will be used for marketing purposes.

Press Contact

Name:                  Winsome Condra

Mobile:                201.936.9102

Email:                  winsome@lehighvalleyfashionweek.com

 

The Multifunctional Beach Dress for a Stress Free Holiday

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The innovative apparel brand Mumusa has just launched a campaign on Indiegogo to fund the production of the most elegant, beautiful and comfortable 3 in 1 beach dress designed so far.

“I‘d been looking for such beach dress for years – something that is beautiful, comfortable, elegant and light to carry and isn’t just a piece of fabric called a beach wrap. A dress that you can look good in both on the beach and having a cocktail at the bar afterwards,” explains Mirjam Sitin, the founder of Mumusa.

Mumusa has all the features you look for in a perfect holiday dress: it dries quickly, does not wrinkle, stays up perfectly, suits with every body type and takes almost no space in your bag. And you can wear it in three different ways to suit the occasion and the mood.

Each dress is handmade using the finest fair trade and sustainably sourced silk chiffon materials.

Mumusa dress was created to solve the problems that many women face when on holiday: the suitcase filled with so many different outfits is heavy and gets messy fast, having to constantly change clothes when going from the beach to the hotel or a cafeteria/bar, getting the clothes wet when put on bikini.

Giving back:

Each one of Mumusa projects contributes to fulfilling most direct ocean cleanup missions. A piece of profit from each dress sold is being forwarded to the most innovative and straight forward ocean cleanup projects, so each person who is buying Mumusa dress contributes directly to cleaning up our oceans.

Mumusa will be available on Indiegogo.com here beginning 18th of July for 45 days. After a successful campaign the first line of dresses will go into production in September.

Check out the campaign and get your own Memusa dress now on presale to be ready for your next holiday.

For more information about the campaign, visit the Mumusa website here.

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FAN FRAGRANCE LAUNCH TODAY 6:00PM

FAB BLK PERUME IN HAND

FABULOUS, THE SEXY, SOPHISTICATED NEW FRAGRANCE BY
FASHION AVENUE NEWS

(SwimWear Fashion Show 7:30pm SHARP)

This is a PERSONAL VIP INVITE from Sofia Davis, Editor-in-Chief of Fashion Avenue News Magazine (The First Lady of Fashion) in conjunction with Todd Wharton, LTC and TV Host, Kelly Phoenix to join us as we launch FABULOUS the Sexy, Sophisticated new fragrance by FASHION AVENUE NEWS MAGAZINE.  This SOFT launch will be held on Wednesday June 22, 6:00pm – Until, at Suite 36, 16 West 36th Street, NYC.  As VIP Invited guest, you will have the opportunity to sample FABULOUS before it goes PUBLIC.  Come out and network with the friendliest people in the Fashion Industry.  Bring friends or come alone, you will have a great time. Swimwear Fashion Show starting at exactly 7:30pm. – ALL FREE

Fashion Avenue News & Model World Magazine will be looking for Editorial & Cover Models for Magazine placement at this event.  There will be lots of Magazine CEOs, Models, Make Up Artists, Photographers, Fashion Bloggers at this event, so come on out and NETWORK.

Sign up for our VIP list, because we know how to treat our VIPs.  Like our FaceBook Page – Fashion Avenue News.

You must be 21+ to attend this event, no exceptions, you will be carded at the door, dress code:  business casual (NO JEANS/SNEAKERS)

LEHIGH VALLEY FASHION WEEK REVIEW

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Photo Credits: Allison V. Brown

Fashion Avenue News, The First Lady of Fashion, Sofia Davis along with Managing Partner, Allison V. Brown had the great opportunity to attend Lehigh Valley Fashion Week.  The event was sponsored in part by the Holiday Inn.  The show was presented in the Grand Ballroom, which held a good number of people.

The show had something for everyone.  There were Straight Size Models, Plus Size Models, Petite Models and Children Models.  Their front row was filled with all types of Press/Media celebrities, The First Lady of Fashion (like the Facebook page) Sofia Davis, Editor-in-Chief of Fashion Avenue & Model World Magazine sat front and center with i-Fashion’s Editor-in-Chief, Lloyd Crawford, along with Donna Michelle Franklin, Editor-in-Chief of DMochelle Fashion Magazine.  Celebrity photographer, Allison V. Brown, known for his amazing covers/editorials such as Germany’s next Top Model, Alek Wek and Vivica Fox (to name a few) had his camera in full swing to capture the sensational images on the runway; there was Bro Michael Cox, capturing beautiful images on and off the runway.

The designers did not disappoint, if you wanted a show, you were in the right place, from sexy bell bottom pants with polka dot flair inserts to striking plus size, hip hugging, body shaping gowns.  There was fabulousity everywhere.  The models did a great job on the runway, short, tall, plus and all, were AMAZING DARLING….

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week highlighted the Future of Fashion, Designer Justin Orlick, Mojo-fashion, Just B U, along with Faces by Fre, Facing the World… Beautifully (Makeup Artistry), and handling your business with BW Nice – Business Women Networking.  Model Camryn Uhlig, was in the spotlight as the Model – Model Citizen, gracing the event magazine cover, she is stunning.  Wearable Art Designs were from Kellosophy – www.kellosophy.etsy.com – she had great pieces, something you may want in your treasure chest.

The beautiful Winsome Condra, Marketing/Press did a superb job.  She navigated the Press, secured seating, and took care of her 11 week old son without skipping a beat.  I have renamed her “SUPERWOMAN”.

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week is an organization highlighting the fashion industry in the area.  Our Fashion Weeks consist of fashion shows at malls, boutiques, and other venues around the Lehigh Valley.  Fashion Weeks  are celebrated around the globe and has been proven to be the number one medium for presenting the work of fashion designers and other fashion-oriented crafts.

For more info on Lehigh Valley Fashion Week:  Email:  winsome@lehighvalleyfashionweek.com

All Fashion Avenue News Photo Credits:  Allison V. Brown