Archives for September 14, 2009

Forever Johnny: RIP Patrick Swayze

So I, like every other little girl who was a dancer, know about “Time of my Life” from Dirty Dancing. Heck, we grew up on it. The 1980s was the era that reushered in and helped to blossom contemporary dancing today as we know it.

And today, we lost someone who will forever be embedded in our feet, hearts and memories: Mr. Patrick Swayze. [Read more…]

MTV VMAs 2009: PR Stunts, Videos, Blood, Kermit and Kanye

In a nutshell, how sad is it when the only normal person gracing the VMA stage looks to be Madonna, followed closely by Russell Brand? Not that the VMAs have ever been normal, but Kanye’s an @$$, Gaga is mental, Katy Perry is overrated, Beyoncé was pure class & Taylor…poor Taylor.

Seriously. Seriously? Seriously! [Read more…]

{iStyle} NYFW SS10 – Day 2

Woooo! Finally got this post up. Something funky kept happening with our server, so I couldn’t get posts up this weekend. Lots of shows on day 2.  Thankfully, days 3 & 4 have  less hectic schedules.

Alabama Chanin – What you have to love about Alabama Chanin is that the brand is so damned wholesome. Every garment is produced by a team of seamstresses in Alabama. The cotton used for the garments is organic and sourced from Texas. For this collection, my favorites had to be the coats. Many of the other pieces felt a bit too mature [Read more…]

{Rules of PR no. 22} Every person is a new door to a different world

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
“Pooh!” he whispered.
“Yes, Piglet?”
“Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw.
“I just wanted to be sure of you.”

– A.A. Milne

Moi in Central Park w/ my 800 page, 3 lb. Alexander Hamilton biography book I bought off of a street vendor 🙂

This week’s Rules of PR is going to be completely different than anything else I’ve done before and that’s because it’s personal…in a good way.

Last week, I was in New York City visiting my familia { Hi Billy, Crystal, Matt & Christina 🙂 } and I had the opportunity to meet up with @KathyCash, @SSmirnov, @Aerocles, @TheBeautyFile and @CiaoChessa. Not to mention the fact that @BitsOfBeauty, who I’ve known for years and went to UF with, was in town too!

So why on the world am I telling you this?

Besides, for the fact that it’s super cool that Twitter helped me build relationships — I’m telling you this because my experience is a product that is rooted in the core fundamentals [Read more…]

Music Monday – I never meant to start a war…

She’s an American Idol winner and unlike the rest of them, for me personally, I love each one of the songs she’s released so far…. [Read more…]