Hello, all my divas and gurus! My name is Malan. I am divorced suburban Jersey Girl. Heavy on Fashion is a lifestyle blog that I started over seven years ago. The main reason why I started this blog was to highlight new designers and products. The mission of Heavy on Fashion has changed. I am talking about damn near everything from my favorite foods, music, and all that my life has to offer!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to finally showcase the Heavy on fashion XXOO Shopping/Gift Guide: Holiday Edition 2015!What is a better day to present my favs for Christmas than Christmas! This year I picked 9 of my favorite items for the holiday season. All of these items are great for last minute or a belated christmas gift. These are also great for all my people with birthdays near or after Christmas too! Shout out to my sister
So without further ado, Here is Heavy on fashion XXOO Shopping/Gift Guide: Holiday Edition 2015!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you an exclusive interview with fashion designer Olga Pastyrnak. Olga Pastyrnak is a great fashion line that premiere in late 2014 in New York City. The Olga Pastyrnak collection is all about the modern women with a wardrobe that reflects both her strength and her beauty. So without any further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion Talks to Olga Pastyrnak!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! As you all know, I love books. I am a huge book worms so when I received The Bloody Shoe Affair by Joy York to review on Heavy on Fashion, I was excited. As a young kid in the 90's, I loved Nancy Drew novels and any mystery books for that matter. So when I first cracked open, The Bloody Show Affair was suspecting a Nancy Drew type of novel. I am happy to say, I received so much more much more.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to interview another great company, Lily and Eve! Lily and Eve was started by three sisters Maria, Mia and Tanya. Lily and Eve is an ode to their grandmothers, Lily and Eve and their upbring in the Southern Philippines. I love the vibrant colors and fabulous mission behind the brand, which is to bring women together and bring them back to their roots of diverse origins. I also love that they are fellow Jersey Shore girls. So without Further Ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion talks to Lily and Eve
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy that I am finally bring you Heavy on Fashion XXOO Shopping/Gift Guide : Travel 2015 edition. Ok, this was supposed to be my fall shopping guide but fall has come and went so I decided to morph this to a travel guide. Strangely enough this is what this Fall is all about; traveling. In this gift guide, I wanted to concentrates on travel must haves for the season. With Christmas and New years just around the corner, all these items are great for all your holiday travel plans.
So lets finally get down to it!
Without further ado, here is Heavy on Fashion XXOO Shopping/Gift Guide : Travel 2015 edition
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to have the chance to interview the fabulous ladies behind The Creators of Préparatoire Clothing. Bernadette Jeudy, Darnie Tranquille, and Roxanne Walton started a fabulous fashion line geared towards boys with a great sense of style. From fabulous tailored jackets to expressive color tones pants, Préparatoire is a great way for your mini fashion gurus to look his best on any occasion.So without further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion talks to The Creators of Préparatoire Clothing!
Hello all my divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you my latest interview with the creators of Erimish Bracelet Bar, Misha Wilson and Ericka Hamilton. The Erimish bracelets are affordable stackable bracelets. The founders, Misha Wilson and Ericka Hamilton, found inspiration for the fabulous collection from everyday life. With over 1000 styles currently available, each stack of Erimish bracelets is a unique reflection of anyone's style and flair! So without further ado here is Heavy on Fashion Talks to The Creators of Erimish Bracelet Bar!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you fabulous lip colors from the lovelies at Gerard Cosmetics. As you all know, I am a huge fan of Gerard Cosmetics and was super excited to try and review four great colors from cosmetics collection. I will be doing a live review of Gerard Cosmetics Lipsticks and lip glosses on Tomorrow evening on my periscope page at https://www.periscope.tv/malanb along with how I wear these fabulous colors all year round.
So without further ado, Here is
Heavy on Fashion reviews:
Gerard Cosmetics lipsticks and lip glosses
Hello all my Fashion Divas and Gurus! I just got this fabulous video from the lovelies at Mode Studios! This video is 100 Years of Halloween Costumes in 3 Minute!
I love Halloween and I think this video gives tons of great Halloween costumes ideas that you can create from home.
This is just in time for Halloween!
Have yourself a Happy and fashionable Halloween!
Until Next Time
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you all my latest review.
Today, I had the chance to review these Beautiful Sand Dollar Hoop Earrings from AG By Ana Gutierrez. I love to review great items from innovative designers.
Ana Gutierrez is a Costa Rican designer that loves using shapes from nature with a contemporary look and style. The beauty of nature can be seen in each collection of AG By Ana Gutierrez. These Beautiful Sand Dollar earrings are from Ana's Oceanic collection.
So without further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion Reviews: Beautiful Sand Dollar Hoop Earrings from AG By Ana Gutierrez!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus. I am so happy to bring you a look at my time at Bloomies, Breakfast & Bloggers a few weeks ago at Bloomingdales in Short Hills in New Jersey. I had a ball with the exclusive fitness chat with author and Lifestyle Enthusiast, Nadia Murdock and a private fashion presentation from Bloomingdales. Check out my view of Heavy on Fashion Event Photo Rundowns - Bloomie's Bloggers Breakfast Event in Short Hills, NJ. Until Next Time,
Live, Style, Write
Hello al my fashion divas and gurus! I knew it has been a while since I posted a Style Flash. Well I am bring it back. I finally have enough time to put all some great new content for all of you!
Stay tuned! Until Next time Live,Style,WriteMalanb
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus. Today, I have a special treat for you. Recently I had the chance to attend the Volkswagen Passat reveal party on September 21st in Brooklyn, NY. I had a chance to check the 2016 Volkswagen Passat, east some great food, and enjoy a live performance from Lenny Kravitz.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to finally bring you another Heavy on Fashion reads post. As you all know I am a lover of books Seriously, I have to buy and read at least 3 books book and comic books a month. Books can take you to places that you never thought you would go.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus. I am super excited that I had the chance to check out some of the hottest beauty brands from the fab ladies of The woods& co. I even had a mini makeover by Miracle Skin Cosmetics for New York Fashion week. As you know Miracle Skin Cosmetic has been featured on Heavy on Fashion several times and one of my favorite cosmetic/beauty lines.
Anywho, Check out some great indie and fabulous beauty items I was introduced to for New York Fashion Week.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! Finally here is a look at all the fabulous events I was able to attend at #NYFW Soetember 10-17 2015. This is a look at Panasonic Beauty Bar on Thursday, September 10th. I had to chance to get my digits painted by TheGlamApp next to fabulous fashion divas and gurus like Kelly Osbourne and Laverne Cox.
Check out all the fabulous items beauty items products at Panasonic Beauty Bar !
More coverage coming of my #NYFW Adventure coming today!
Hello all my Fashion divas! I am so happy to bring you a exclusive interview with Diane Carleton, creative director and designer of FIGI Jeans. FIGI Jeans inspired by contemporary artists including, John Rossi. I loved the use of unconventional patterns and colors to make this jean collection not only unique but also stylish. So without further Ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion Talks to Diane Carleton of FIGI Jeans
Tell me a little about yourself. Where are you from? What's your
educational background? Diane Carleton:I grew up in a small town near Saratoga Springs,
NY, which is on the Vermont border. I graduated from the Fashion Institute of
Technology in Manhattan with a degree in Fashion Design and a B.S. in Apparel
Production Management. How did FIGI come to be? Diane Carleton:It was an idea born out of wanting to help
a particular artist, John Rossi, continue to create art by finding another
revenue source. John’s artwork which frequently incorporated parts of clothing,
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! While I am running around NYC for #NYFW, I am so happy to be back to bring you a fabulous look at my time at Uptown Magazine & Lexus Uncorked event. My husband and I had the chance to enjoy some great food, check out some great cars (shout out to Lexus! ), and indulge in various wines from Diageo. So Lets get into Heavy on fashion goes to Uptown Magazine & Lexus Uncorked Event
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus ! I am so excited to bring you a sneak peak of with me on my New York Fashion Week Adventure. I have tons of great fashions, beauty, and all around great time in NYC! More coming soon!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to give a sneak peek of one of my latest makeup review from Gerard Cosmetics. Thanks ot the fabulous divas and gurus of Gerard Cosmetics, I had the chance to check out and fall in cosmetic lust with Gerard Cosmetics Lather lips collection in Luxurious Jewel Tones.
I will have the entire review and photos of all the fabulous colors on later. In the meantine check out this exclusive sneak peek.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! It is me, Malanb bring you something new and fresh. Today, I had the chance to talk to a fabulous designers Aurelia Garza. The Aurelia Garza collection is made with the finest untreated Italian leather and all of the hardware is carefully dipped in 10k gold. Yes, Gold! All materials are imported and manufactured in New York City, which is fantastic. The collection oozes class! You guys already know that I love to interview the hottest new designers in the industry. It is my pleasure to introduce you to Aurelia Garza! So without further ado, here is Heavy on fashion talks to Aurelia Garza
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so excited to bring you Events Photo Rundown Preview of my time at the fabulous UPTOWN Magazine & Lexus "Uncork" a Luxury Food & Wine Experience in Manhattan. The evening included the culinary talents of Chef Joe "JJ" Johnson
and Chef Don Bowie. Thanks to Uptown Magazine, Lexus, and Diageo.
Hello All my fashion divas and gurus! This summer has been full of lessons, events, and best of all some fabulous books. Today, I have a killer book for you. Do you enjoy gossip, luxury, and even more gossip. Well, Lea Black's Red Carpets & White Lies is the book for you!
This book is for all my fashion divas and gurus!
So without further ado here is Heavy on Fashion reads - Red Carpets & White Lies by Lea Black!!!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am very excited to bring you all a Heavy on Fashion Event Throwback Slideshow of The Seed NYC -Summer 2015 Photo slideshow. I had a chance to attend a great event earlier this summer called The Seed. The Seed is an event all about plant-based, cruelty-free and eco-friendly living!
Check out all the fabulousness at The Seed NYC!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to be invited to check out the Alex soldier showroom again! Alex Soldier is know for his artistic take on jewelry and his unique view on being an artist. I would also like to thank the Alex Soldier family for the opportunity to check out the collection for a 2nd time.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! As you know, I am all for fabulous beauty products. Well today I am happy that I had the chance to chat with the creator of 10th studio, Courtney Haley. Courtney started a truly innovative company that showcases great beauty products from all over the world to the United States! As you all know, I love checking out what is new, fab, and full of quality. 10th studio is bring all those things to your doorstep. So wihtout further ado, here is Heavy on fashion talks to Courtney Haley of 10th studio !
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you a look at my time at the Instyle Magazine #SummerSocial event yesterday in NYC! I will have more from Instyle Magazine, including the fab gift bag from the #SummerSocial Event later this week. Be sure to check out the official instagram page of Heavy on Fashion at http://instagram.com/heavyonfashion for more photos and video! Until Next Time Live,Style,WriteMalanb
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! Finally Heavy on fashion XXOO Shopping/Gift Guides: Summer 2015 edition. Yes, I know it has been a long time coming all my lovely divas and gurus, but I promise you this is a list that you have to get into! So let me get into what you need to get before your summer days will come to an end.
Robert Matthews Rose Gold Eternity Necklace
I love a great piece of jewelry especially a light piece to wear for the hot summer months. The lovelies at Robert Matthews introduced me to their fabulous jewelry line. Now, I am familiar with the Robert Matthews brand after falling in lust with Robert Matthew's Peyton Satchel Tote Bag.
This rose gold plated necklace has 2 delicate CZ stones and the word "LOVE" engraved on the lower portion of the circle. It is light and great to wear as a everyday piece. In the summer, simple and light pieces are a must so I definitely recommend for the season. This Robert Matthew Rose Gold Eternity Necklace retails f…
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you an exclusive interview with entrepreneur, international model, and founder of luxury brand Sheena Sujan. I am always looking for new brands to find in fashion and beauty. It was a real treat when I has the chance to meet a creator making her way into both industries! So with out further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion Talks to Sheena Sujan.
Hello all my fashion divas and Gurus! While I am preparing to give you and entire rundown of my fabulous time at Blogger Bash on July 16th and 17th, here is a exclusive slideshow of all the fabulousness. Oh and be sure sure to check out the official Heavy on Fashion instagram page at http://instagram.com/heavyonfashion and on the official Heavy on Fashion Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HeavyonFashion
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you a new style flash. Today the lovelies at Mode Studios a brand new look at men's style. 100 Years of Men's Fashion takes viewers on a trek through which outfits men found trendy starting in 1915 through the present day using authentic clothing from each period. As you can see, some looks have aged better than others!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you all a great jewelry designer from Florida, Alexis Dawn Geller. Alexis Dawn Geller is the founder/lead designer for ROXHOUSE, a creative and unique jewelry line which uses precious stones with symbolic meaning. So without further ado, Here is Heavy on fashion talks to Alexis Dawn Geller of Roxhouse !
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am super excited to share with you my experience at #BlogU15. As promised, I am giving you all not only an inside look at the latest and greatest in fashion and beauty but also more of my life.
Well, today I am giving you a look at my time at Blog U!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you another great style flash. I am so happy to bring you all an exclusive look at the face for Candie's! The fabulous ladies of the hit pop girl group, Fifth Harmony, is bring some serious style and girl power to your nearest Kohl's!
Check out this fabulous video Fifth Harmony showing all that Candie's has to offer!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! Heavy on Fashion Style Flash is back.
Today, I am so so so excited to give you this fashion news about the one and only Karl Lagerfeld.
The lovelies at TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand will be featuring Lagerfeld Confidential on Friday June 26th. Yes, our favorite fashion icon has a new and brave documentary. You will see everything on Mr Lagrefeld's life. This documentary is very indepth look at Karl, his work at Chanel, and Karl's childhood, and much much more.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am super excited because I am going to Blog U. I've been to several conference, mostly focusing on fashion and beauty . I've never attended a 3 day conference that focuses on expanding your blog into a career, writing, and all about blogging in general. This conference, I get to talk to a more diverse group of blogger. I am super excited and to be honest scared.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you another review.
American Pearl is a custom jewelry website that offers the world’s finest quality pearls and uses 3D Printing software that allow customers to create a unique piece of jewelry. The use of the latest 3D technology to print all of their gold and silver elements is genius! This process allows the customer to customize. Everyone is for having a one of a kind piece without paying a one-of-a kind price tag.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you a new review. This time I am going to give my thoughts on the Ronnetta J. Coleman "Anthony" bracelet. I love showcasing new innovative I independently designers and this was a fabulous treat for me. So without further ado, this is Heavy on Fashion Review - The Anthony Bracelet by Ronnetta J. Coleman Jewelry & Accessories
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am bring you another fabulous review. As you all know, I like a big bag. I love a big fashionable pu leather handbag. When I was contacted by the lovelies at Robert Matthew to review their Peyton Satchel Tote Bag, I was excited. I love discovering new independent designers for all my divas and gurus!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you not only a new Heavy on Fashion events but also a new addition to the Heavy on Fashion freelance staff. Ariane Gilgeous is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism. I first met Ariane a few years ago when I was in college. We both worked on a project called Echoes of Brown: Youth Documenting and Performing the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education. We were both performers for the project. We stayed in contact ever since and recently I felt that Ariane would be a great addition to the Heavy on Fashion world. Today I have a great writer, Ashley Gilgeous give all of us a look at the fabulous Spring 2016 bridal collection of Isabelle Armstrong. So without further ado here is Heavy on Fashion Events - Isabelle Armstrong Spring 2016 (Guest Post by Ariane Gilgeous)
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! After long last and conquering some technical difficulties I am finally able to give you my Heavy on fashion XXOO Shopping/Gift Guides - Spring Edition 2015! I am so so so excited to bring you my XXOO for the Spring. I gave you a sneak peek of my pick a while back on the official Heavy on Fashion Instagram page at https://instagram.com/heavyonfashion/ .
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! This Part three of my NYFW adventure. I know it has been a while..so sorry but I promise I have tons of new content coming this week! Coming to Heavy on fashion this week and following weeks to come. I will have beauty hauls, wig reviews, interviews with new innovative designers, beauty hauls, and, book reviews.
But I digress... Let talk about my final day at #NYFW at Couture Fashion Week.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to finally bring you another great interview with another innovator and designer Bernie de Le Cuona. Bernie de Le Cuona founded her own namesake line , De Le Cuona, in 1992 and developed it into the world’s largest own brand linen collection. The De Le Cuona collection is all about great textures and craftsmanship. With a a strong following with the most admired interior designers and a emerging accessories collection, De Le Cuona is essential line for your home and your closet.
So without further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion talks to Bernie de Le Cuona!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you a look at the latest collection from Faviana. Faviana is a family owned buisness that started in New York City. Faviana is all luxury gowns. I love the price point of Faviana dresses. They retail from $200 to $700 and are available domestically and internationally in a wide variety of sizes ranging from 00 – 24W.
You can check out the entire Faviana collection at http://www.faviana.com/
Faviana Glam Event including my makeup by Kendall Bennewitz courtesy of Priv app!
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Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you a event preview of Pikolinos A/W 2015 collection. I will give you all my favs from the collection and information the fabulous #MaasaiProject that Pikolinos is a part of! In the meantime check out some all the great pieces from #Pikolnos!
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Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you a look at my time at Haus of Chic showroom presentation featuring brands like NAM, Ashley Michaelsen, NMD Collection, IN THE BLACK, Elle Zeitoune, Rachel Sin, The Shanti Butterfly, Talina Hermann, and Clarissa Avenue!
I would like to thank Haus of Chic and Emblem collections for letting me view the FW15 season of all these fabulous designs!
Hello all my fashion divas and Gurus! Here is a look at FutureFossil Fashion Exhibition presented by ArtBeat at Gild Hall in NYC! The FutureFossil exhibition is focused on the creations of fashion designers Hannah Jill Ross and Carrie Mae Rose. More of my time at FutureFossil Fashion Exhibition coming soon in the meantime check out this slideshow!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you part 2 of my New York Fashion Week Adventure. Today I will be finally giving all of you all look at some designers from the Couture Fashion Week Showcase in NYC in February during #NYFW!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you another exclusive interview with a great independent fashion designer. Saba Juneja is the head designer of the fashion collection Cindy + Johnny. Cindy + Johnny started in March 2013 under Saba Juneja direction. Cindy + Johnny is a great comtemporary line filled with classic pieces. Cindy + Johnny is all about fashion and not trends. Without further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion talks to Cindy + Johnny!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! Finally my fashion week adventure has concluded so I can finally bring you all the great events I was able to see. Today I am going to give you an exclusive look at my time at New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 season part 1.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! As New York Fashion has come to a closed and I am still working on all my #NYFW adverture why not give you a great interview with a apparel company with a great cause. Today, I had the pleasure to talk to the Creative Director of Tremper T Apparel, Alicia Gentile. Tremper T Apparel is a great fashion company that helps underprivileged kids. Camp Herrlich, a non-profit children’s camp in Putnam County, that serves underprivileged kids from New York City.Tremper T Apparel.com is a 100% of the profits of each shirt will be donated directly to Camp Herrlich to help scholarship more children.
Here is how TremperTApparel.com came to be, so without further ado here is Heavy on Fashion talks to Tremper T Apparel!
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus. As you all know or at least should know, it is Black History Month. So each week I will to showcase one of my favorite fashion icons. This week I will be featuring one of my favorite fashion designer Ptarick Kelly. Patrick Kelly was known for his bold and colorful style on the 1980's. Patrick Kelly Studied Art at Jackson State University (an HBCU), and later attended Parson School of Design in NYC. Patrick Started his fahsion line in 1985. With the sponsorship from Yves Saint Laurent Chairman Pierre Bergé, Patrick started his own fashion house in Paris called Patrick Kelly Paris in 1988.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring you another exclusive interview of with a great talent in the fashion industry, Najla Burt of Dur Doux. Najla Burt is a graduate of Parsons the New School for Design with a degree in Fashion Design. With a degree from the prestigous Parsons, Najla develop a hot new collection called Dur Doux. Dur Doux is a NY based Womens Ready To Wear brand full of wearable yet avant-garde piece. I love the mixture of hard and soft textures with dymantic use of pattern textiles.
Dur Doux is full of great looks and serious style, so I am so happy to bring you
Heavy on fashion talks to Najla Burt of Dur Doux
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring Heavy on Fashion's first Wig Out Wednesday. As you all may or may not know, I am currently going natural. So in order to protect my hair during this delicate stage I wear wigs. Growing up I have colored and permed my hair which left it damaged. While I get my mane back on take and aim for afro like Angela Davis, I will be give you a look at some of my favorite wigs to wear. I get my wigs from various places including online websites and local hair supply stores.
Here is my very first Heavy on Fashion Wig out Wednesday!
My #shoefie courtesy of #Bromstad4 Naturalizer @naturalizer @BromCo @NaturalizerShoe
A photo posted by Malanb (@heavyonfashion) on Sep 30, 2014 at 9:41am PDT
Omg! This is a serious throwback review/event coverage that got lost in all my craziness. One of my favorite events from Fall 2014 was the Bromstad for Naturalizer Luncheon where I was gifted these fabulous Bromstad Tanya boots. If you know anything about being a Jersey Girl, we are all for animal print especially on a great pair of boots. I found that TANYA by Bromstad for Naturalizer are great for anyone who has a special place in their clothes for animal print. TANYA by Bromstad for Naturalizer are also a great look for any occasion and almost every season.
Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! I am so happy to bring in the new year with a ne jewelry collection ISKIN Contemporary Jewelry. Established in Buenos Aires in 2004, ISKIN was created by Gabriela & Karina Iskin, two sisters with a mutual goal: To create unique jewelry pieces for the modern day woman. Heavy on Fashion reently interviewed on of the creators of ISKIN, Karina Iskin about all the details on ISKIN! So without further ado, Here is Heavy on Fashion talks to Karina Iskin, Founder, ISKIN Contemporary Jewelry!