[Henri Bendel Window Display, February 2012]
Fashion Week might sound like the most glamorous, fantastic event on earth, and although it has it’s moments of pure wonder and rapture, it also has its place for a lot of work, exhaustion, and visual overload. Here’s some of what I experienced this past New York Fashion Week, Fall 2012 season.
At Robert Verdi‘s lounge, I got to check out the latest from Pop Phones (great new colors!), Snapfish, T3, Sinful Colors Nail Polish, Reach Toothbrushes (they’ve got some cool design handles) and more! Always one of my favorite places for a little r&r during the crazy week.
This custom made, Nicole Miller vest was EVERYTHING! The most amazing piece I’ve ever worn, I think I can say, hands down! I had to share a pic of the back of it, so you could see the incredible detailing.
I attended Bloggers Night Out this season, so that I could meet and mingle, but more importantly, spend some time with my girls from Sorrelli who had a display set up at the event. Of course I couldn’t resist trying on these amazing bracelets from the Aquatic collection, in the Sorrelli Avant Garde Collection.Aren’t they just stunning?
NARS hosted an incredibly well-done, intimate store party to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Bleecker Street store following an intimate dinner at L’Artusi around the corner. On a sad note, RIP to Marcel Nars, Francois Nars’ adorable pup, who was a “face” of the brand and passed away this week. Seriously, I have time for absolutely NOTHING extra during fashion week, so when this little care package from ONECARE showed up with a lint roller to get rid of FashionPulse Kitty’s hair in a jiffy (and it was scented too!) and Downy Wrinkle Release, it pretty much saved the day.
Thanks to the Tresemme team and Jamal for the awesome kinky waves and styling session above the crowd at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. It was nice to not have to worry about my hair for two days (yeah, I made this style LAST!), and now I love the 24 Hour Body Mousse!
Even though it always seems to be at the point when I am on the verge of exhaustion, somehow being backstage at Betsey Johnson (pictured above), seeing (and eating) the pounds of candy strewn about, the balloons, the music, the energy- I become instantly revised and revitalized!
Sometimes covering backstage, I don’t get to actually come around and see the show; it’s fun to peek at the clothes, or take a snapshot of some of the large boards in the back; it definitely gives a nice, cohesive feel to the entire collection!