I’m sure you’ve heard L’oreal Paris’ iconic slogan, “Because You’re Worth It,” before. Influenced by this statement, the brand has lived up to those words and produced the Women of Worth Awards 6 years strong. Each year 10 inspirational women are honored for making a difference in their communities, touching the lives of many, and other relevent social causes.
Know a phenomenal woman who fits the bill? Nominations started today and will last until May 31st. Simply, take a few minutes and visit womenofworth.com to vote for someone who truly deserves to be honored for their courageous efforts. Each honoree will receive $10,000. The National Honoree will receive $25,000 via public online voting. All awards will be presented at an awards ceremony hosted by L’Oreal Paris and Hearst Magazines in NYC.
“Having personally met past Women of Worth honorees, I can say with full confidence that these ‘women of worth’ have dedicated their lives to helping others realize their worth every day.”
~Julianna Margulies, L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth Spokesperson/Actress
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Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending Vogue’s Third Annual Fashion’s Night Out in New York City. Just in case you haven’t heard already, Fashion’s Night Out is a huge fashion extravaganza in the city when most stores throw events, complimentary services are provided, and designers come out to meet and greet. FNO usually takes place at the peak of New York Fashion Week, and in my opinion, it’s like a huge Halloween celebration for adults to have fun and celebrate all things fashion related.
I started my night off downtown in Soho (which was a madhouse). I had the chance to visit the Nicole Miller store, and get lost in the madness of fans standing outside of the Kardashian’s Dash New York Store. Later in the night, I headed eastside where things were a little calmer. The Mulberry store had free face painting for the night, and it was like a huge party in the Henri Bendel store!
All around the city, there were A list appearances from celebs like Nikki Minaj, Drake, Justin Beiber, Angela Simmons, and Rachel Zoe. There were also a few stores that did it really big for the night, and attracted the masses. Some of the biggest celebrations were at Sephora, John Frieda’s Salon, Dolce & Gabanna, Dash, Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Chanel, and Teen Vogue’s block party featuring complimentary Essie mani’s. There was even a Marc by Marc Jacobs Accessories truck!
If you didn’t get a chance to visit this year, make sure to make plans for next year. Check out some of the images captured in the link posted below. 2 Snaps for Fashion’s Night Out!!!
Fashion’s Night Out Photos
Owned by the dynamic duo, Ashford and Simpson, NYC’s Sugar Bar is the place to be for live music, a cool ambiance, and note-worthy soul food. I had the pleasure of visiting this past Saturday, and was taken by surprise. Accompanied by lovely ladies to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday (Sierra F. Dot!) we were all able to wine, dine, and steal the show (that was by accident though). The decorum has an urban serene feeling to it, and all the right funky vibes. The food was out of the this world, and the amazing performances literally had me at hello!
I definitely think I’ll be back for some more Sugar!
2 Snaps for NYC’s Sugar Bar at 254 W 72nd
Photo Credit: jgunnmusic.com
I love Mickey D’s! Yep, no shame in my game. Chain fast-food restaurants usually get a bad rap, but my experience today was absolutely astonishing. The taste of the food at McDonald’s generally remains consistent. However, the decorum (especially in NYC) may vary. My experience today reminded me of a European-Style diner or restaurant. This particular McDonald’s was spotless, the food was hot, ready and fresh in less than 2 minutes, and an employee even offered to take my tray to the trash can. “Where they do that at?”
The wow factor about the entire experience had a lot to do with the interior design. There were beautiful bold colors and chic lounge style seating. Overall, there was a very modern plush feel about the atmosphere. Check a few snaps I shot of the venue below.
*Store Front Photo was taken by Jeff H.
This McDonald’s is at 541 6th Avenue, NYC.
2 Snaps and little twisty twist!
During primary years, we are always finding new ways of marketing ourselves. With that being said, you have to constantly update your personal brand. Just like there are new runway collections from season to season, one has to constantly keep up with the latest and expand any potential markets.
2 Snaps for everyone who is always prepared to show their next collection.
Jacob Javitz Center Trade Show-August 3rd