September 2011 archive

OneStopPlus Group Launches fullbeauty.com

fullbeauty.comOneStopPlus Group just launched a full scale plus size lingerie website fullbeauty.com. It looks like a plus size lingerie superstore, with bra sizes from 36B to 50N. I went on the website and checked it out for myself. It looks great. Where was this years ago when I was struggling to find bras? Prices range fro $9.99 to $129.99. The new website carries bras, panties, hosiery, shapewear, slips, camisoles, robes and sleepwear. So check out fullbeauty.com Photo from fullbeauty.com.

Amazon’s MYHABIT.COM Launches Plus Size Shopping With REAL By MYHABIT.COM

Real By MyHabit.com

Amazon’s MYHABIT.COM just launched a plus size shopping sample sale section to their website. The sales will last 4 days or until the clothes sell out.  The clothes will be sized from a 14-24. This week’s sales include denim from CJ by Cookie Johnson, dresses from Taylor Dress, and wardrobe essentials from Z from Zenobia. The first sale officially ends October 1st, so get in where you fit in. You can login into the MYHABIT.COM site with your regular Amazon information.

Affordable Trench Coats For Transitional Fall Weather

Old Navy Trench Coats

The first two trench coats: Women’s Canvas Trench Coats $39.50 The last two trench coats: Women’s Skirted Trill Trench Coats $54.94

With the crazy hot then cold then rainy then sunny weather we have been having lately, it might be time to invest in a transitional trench coat to help you get through this wacky weather. These trench coats from Old Navy are perfect and affordable who don’t have a Burberry budget.

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Nicki Minaj Acts Like A Donkey By Wearing A Fried Chicken Necklace

Nicki Minaj fried Chicken wing necklaceSo you all know how I can’t stand Nicki Minaj. Well now she went and made me dislike her even more. This fried chicken wing necklace is straight ignorant foolywang fuckery at its finest. I really can’t with her right now. Everything she has been wearing as of late has gotten so ridiculous. I can’t even….I just… I guess? No! No! No and No! Or as the French say, “Non!” There is just no way around this. It sux! :( Picture from Refinery29.

Radiant Jewels From Atelier Minyon

atelier minyon ss12

On Fashions Night Out, before the cops shut down Spring Street, I headed to Atelier Minyon with my good pal Najee Wilson. I introduced him to my friends at the jewelry store. If you follow this blog, you know that I try to visit Atelier Minyon every time I go to New York. The jewelry Alp Sagnak designs is so fantastical, because of the fantasy, Turkish, and rock and roll influences that grace the jewelry. These are a few of the new pieces I saw that night. Some of these pieces are one of a kind. The snake ring in the middle is my favorite because it is so unexpected and you can wear it on two fingers. If you are interested in jewelry from Atelier Minyon, check out the website.

RIP Vesta Williams

R&B soul singer Vesta Williams passed away yesterday. She was so beautiful and full of talent. This is my favorite song of hers.

Mahogany Me Boutique’s Pink Ribbon Cutting Mixer

Don’t Forget Today Is The Last Day To RSVP!

Mahogany Me Boutique's Pink Ribbon Cutting Mixer

Mahogany Me Boutique is hosting a Pink Ribbon Cutting Mixer. Come hang out and network for a worthy cause and find out other ways you can contribute towards the fight against Breast Cancer.

 

RSVP by September 23rd to receive a Gift Bag.
Send RSVP’s to: marketing@selfcreatedpr.com or
803.575.0524
For the month of October 2o% of Mahogany Me’s sales will be contributed to Susan G. Komen: SC Mountains to Midlands

Events Coming To Brittons Of Columbia

This Saturday, Brittons of Columbia is having the Parents Weekend/Gamecock Party from 10am-4pm. Refreshments will be served!

Then check out Brittons once again next weekend, September 30th from 10am-7pm and October 1st from 10am-6pm, for their annual Baubles, Booze, and Brie party with great jewelry for all occasions.

Opening Ceremony’s La Videoteca

SOOOOO Najee Wilson from Tresfraisnajee, and I did a ton of stuff on Fashions Night Out. I totally posted pics of our trek across Manhattan on Tumblr., so you can check those out there and on Najee’s blog. Anyway, one of our last FNO stops was at the Opening Ceremony store at The Ace Hotel. OC had a street carnival where I won a cute plaid bowtie and Najee and I starred in a little video. That’s right! That is us in the video towards the beginning and the end, and it was a complete blast. The confetti I threw got stuck on my face and in Najee’s hair. This may be TMI, but after I took my bra off that night, I totally made it rain confetti in my hotel room. I think that qualifies as a good ass night!

La Videoteca from Opening Ceremony on Vimeo.

FNO Videobooth 2012

Directors: Bruce Thierry Cheung and Andinh Ha
Producer: Rory Satran
Art Direction: Su Barber
Additional Editing: Tati Barrantes
Secret Weapon: Emily Cohn
Special Thanks: Kathy Minh Bach, Bettina Chin, Diane Lin, Naomi Otsu, Terrill Simecki, Jacky Tang, Pedro Gomez Millan, Ebenezer Bond, Humberto Leon, Carol Lim.

Song: Uproot Andy – “Abrazame”

Shoe of the Week- Old Navy Desert Boots

Shoe of the Weekold navy desert boots

1. Old Navy Women’s Faux Suede Desert Boot 2. Old Navy Women’s Sueded Oxford Ankle Boot 3. Old Navy Sueded Desert Wedges

If you know me, then you know I am a fan of the desert boot. Well… Old Navy created three different styles of the desert boot and mixed it with several different colors at a very affordable price. Each version costs  $36.94, but the wedge is on sale online for $34.00 this week. If I were you, I would scoop up all three as soon as possible. Images from Old Navy.

 

Fall Office Chic

Pair this outfit with a white tee or a white button down and you will be set. This is the kind of outfit where you can switch the pants out for dress, keep the shoes and jacket, and again you will be set. I love outfits where you can find multiple uses for it. Plus the jacket gives you a classic Chanel type look that you can wear again and again. Photos from the various links below.

Fall Office Chic1.Petite Knitted Cream Contrast Stitched Open Jacket Topshop 2. Slim Crop Pants Gap 3. Alexander Wang Fabiana High Heel Sandals Shopbop 4. Women’s Charmeuse Tie Waist Dress Old Navy

Check Out These NYC Fashion Events This Week!

woman standing in a long lineWho said Fashion Week was over? Join Rafaella and Harper’s Bazaar for a shopping event at Lord & Taylor! Enjoy music, refreshments and great giveaways while shopping new Rafaela styles! Harper’s Bazaar Executive Events Director, Jane Rotherham Loddo, and Rafaella’s EVP of Womenswear, Rosemary Mancino are hosting the event and will be on site speaking about trends and the Rafaella collection. There will also be a great gift with purchase, a Harper’s Bazaar “Your Guide to Personal Style” coffee table book and a Rafaella tote bag.

Date: Wednesday, September 21st

Time: 6-8pm

Location: Lord & Taylor New York 5th Avenue

If that isn’t your style, then come check out Betsey Johnson at Macy’s.
On Wednesday, September 21st, 2011, Betsey Johnson will be onsite at Macy’s Herald Square at 5:00 PM as she launches her namesake brand’s timepiece collection. Guests are invited to come meet Betsey and receive a pre-personalized photo. Those who make a qualifying watch purchase will be given “Front of Line VIP” status to receive a special gift from Betsey Johnson herself.

Photo from Allposters.com

The Blonds SS12 Fashion Show

During my last few days in New York City, I went to Center 548 in Chelsea for The Blonds SS12 fashion show. The room was full of drag queens, Muscle Marys, and celebrities like Bam Margera, Amanda Lepore, Patricia Field, Johnny Weir, and much, much more. The Blonds are known for fun, so the super hot crowd was ready to party.
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