Archives for September 2014

Things To Do With Your Acer Iconia Tab 8

In our first post on the Acer Iconia Tab 8, we discussed the more technical side of the device. This time we want to focus on the more lifestyle and day-to-day aspects of owning one of these tablets.


Whether it’s a high-schooler or that daughter or son at university, the Iconia Tab 8 is a good buy for three specific reasons: cost, size and speed.

If you’re a budget conscious parent or you happen to have a ‘typical’ teenager, [Read more…]

SS15 Backstage Beauty at Libertine

The beauty look for Libertine tied together the youthful playfulness of the collection, with inspiration described by the beauty team as London party girls from the “dirty sixties” meets “90’s raver.”

With morning-after-the-party hair and makeup looks and a statement nail look, the beauty concept created behind the scenes at Libertine perfectly mirrored the fun rebellion of the collection. [Read more…]

Initial Thoughts on the Acer Iconia Tab 8

Earlier this summer, I was asked to join the an Intel Tablet Crew advocacy program to try out the new Acer Iconia Tab 8.

One of the things I enjoyed the most about it was the ability to Skype with my parents from anywhere. I didn’t need to use my iPhone (and kill the battery) or lug my laptop around.

As long as I had wi-fi I was able stay in touch with my family at the other end of the country and nothing is more amazing than that.

So let’s talk some specifics and get a little techy here. [Read more…]

SS15: Marissa Webb’s Incredible Braided Pompadour

Created for Marissa Webb’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection, inspired by a variety of edgy and “downtown” separates, Jeanie Syfu for TRESemmé’s Braided Pompadour might be the most incredible hair for all of SS15.

Webb’s SS15 collection was dubbed as the collection for the creative woman on the go.

It pairs defined silhouettes with playful hemlines to bring an urban aesthetic to life.

Therefore, Syfu created two distinctive hairstyles to encompass a gritty vibe with a feminine twist to complete the look: The Braided Pompadour and the Five Strand Braid.

Here’s a “how to” so you can steal the look and look fabulous too! 🙂 [Read more…]

Nolcha Fashion Week SS15

The Nolcha Fashion Lounge presented an innovative show concept, with brief runway collections by a well-chosen group of six creative, emerging designers.

Presented in a very urban, contemporary space in the Chelsea gallery district and contextualized by an ambiance of concrete floors, exposed brick and low lighting, the show had a feeling of raw creative expression and fresh ideas unfiltered by the polish of the more established MBFW Lincoln Center experience. [Read more…]

Maria ke Fisherman SS15

Maria ke Fisherman showed a cool, youthful collection characterized by interesting materials and crisp monotone.

Inspired by the idea of a brave young woman in a dangerous urban environment, the collection showed strength and no-nonsense modernity while still retaining a feminine edge.

[Read more…]

Czar by Cesar Galindo SS15

Czar by Cesar Galindo’s SS15 presentation was all about texture, and rich with edgy glamour. The silhouettes were architecturally feminine and highlighted luxurious detail: metallic, crackling taffeta, expertly ribbed knits, and a rainbow of mosaic tiles. [Read more…]

Isabella Rose Taylor SS15

Isabella Rose Taylor’s debut collection, sponsored by Dell, was one of the great successes of this season’s fashion week.

At only 13 years old, Isabella Rose Taylor has created a youthful and current fashion collection that has been picked up by Nordstrom and supported by Dell’s Women Entrepreneur Network. [Read more…]

SS15: Backstage Beauty at Charlotte Ronson

Charlotte Ronson’s Spring 2015 collection was inspired by the confident modern woman, caught in a moment of watercolored daydream.

Backstage, it was clear that the beauty looks reflected this vision, and the artists responsible for bringing the look to life were eager to share their interpretation of a real woman adrift in a moment of unreality. [Read more…]

SS15: Step Into A Daydream With Charlotte Ronson

Charlotte Ronson’s Spring 2015 collection was inspired by the idea of a confident modern woman caught in a moment of daydream, and it was a pleasure to see this lovely concept translated so clearly to the collection. [Read more…]