Throwback - Style Fashion Week Malan Brenton F/W2017 Collection

Hello, all my Divas and Gurus! I know it has been a while since I wrote on here. I am working on a permanent schedule for this blog. In the meantime, I will be sharing some exclusive Throwback photos of my time at events, fashion week, and more. This week is a look at Malan Breton F/W2017 Style Fashion Week show. I loved the styling and overall aesthetic of the collection.

Heavy on Fashion Event Throwback Slideshow - The Seed NYC- Summer 2015 Photo slideshow




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!  

Heavy on fashion Events - First Look at Blogger Bash in NYC




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

Heavy on Fashion Events - Isabelle Armstrong Spring 2016 (Guest Post by Ariane Gilgeous)

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)






Who doesn’t love a gorgeous wedding? With May now only days away, wedding 

season is fast approaching and brides from all over are preparing for what will 

hopefully the most beautiful day of their lives. Now, we all know that the key to 

crafting a wedding that exceeds picturesque perfection is selecting a spectacular 

wedding dress. That dream could be fulfilled in a dazzling Isabelle Armstrong 

couture dress. 




With a high-fashion mix of classic and modern silhouettes, luxe fabrics materials, 

and breathtaking details, Isabelle Armstrong’s Spring 2016 Collection is stunning, a 

quality the bridal fashion world has come to expect from the New York-based design 

house. 



Ranging in silhouettes from A-line to mermaid-cut and utilizing beautiful materials 

like silk, crystal, and sparkly galaxy tulle, the dresses seen at Saturday’s 

presentation, held at Penthouse45 in Midtown, would be a beautiful answer to any 

soon-to-be-blushing bride’s prayers.







I would like to thank the lovelies at Isabelle Armstrong for the invitation. I would also like to thank Ariane Gilegous for covering this lovely event. If you would like to see more of Ariane Gilgeous be sure to check out her social media accounts and blogs below. 

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AriAshley

INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/ariashley2289

PINTEREST: https://www.pinterest.com/ariashley22/

LINKEDIN: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ariane-gilgeous/20/198/ba4

DREAM BIG, TRIXIE B. BLOG: https://dreambigtrixieb.wordpress.com/


SAIL ON, SILVER GIRL BLOG: https://sailonslvrgrl.wordpress.com/

Until next time 
Live, Style, Write 
Malanb

Heavy on Fashion Events - Haus of Chic and Emblem Showroom

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!


Created with flickr slideshow.

Heavy on Fashion Events - New York Fashion Week part 2

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!





Luis Machicao

Here is an exclusive after the runway look at the Luis Machicao Fall 2015 collection. I love the elegance that Luis poured into this line. Check all the photos and video below. I was so pleased and impressed with this collection.  Check out more from Luis Machicao at http://luismachicao.com/


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Dahsar by Rashad Calhoun

Next was Dahsar by Rashad Calhoun, a collection full of attitude, style, and edge.
Check out the entire Fall 2015 collection from Heavy on Fashion at https://www.flickr.com/photos/97547690@N02/sets/72157650476190127/



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Konjo by Baquash Wilson

Here is a look at Konjo by Baquash Wilson which was clearly influenced by North African traditional dress.

Check out the entire Konjo By Baquash Wilson from Heavy on Fashion at https://www.flickr.com/photos/97547690@N02/sets/72157650476220949/

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Heavy on Fashion Events - New York Fashion Week Part 1

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.






On first day of fashion I was able to Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter , Jeremy Ellis on the beat machine, and Ray Angry on the keys performing  at Moscot benefit concert and launch party for The GRUNYA for Tariq Trotter. The event was full of fashion, music and of charity.

All proceeds of The GRUNYA for Tariq Trotter benefit The Moscot Mobileyes foundation and the GrassROOTS Community Foundation.

To donate and more information to these causes go to
www.moscotmobileyes.com and www.grass-rootsfoundation.org .

The performance was fantastic and the causes are great. Check out my slide show

Make sure you buy a pair of THE GRUNYA today for some style and to help out a great cause #charity



Here is some live video of my experience at the Moscot benefit concert and launch party. Only in New York City can you get a live music experiencfe during New York Fashion Week. 





I would like to thank Moscot and Black Thought for the invitation. This event was fantastic.
Until Next time
Live,Style,Write
Malanb

Heavy on fashion Events : Charmin Kicks Off OPRAH’S The Life You Want Weekend


Hello all my fashion divas and gurus!  Today, this post is about my tome at the Charmin Kicks Off OPRAH’S The Life You Want Weekend Media Brunch . I was so honored to be invited nd listen to some of the most influential business women on how to balance professional success with personal achievements.  TV host, lifestyle expert and author Egypt Sherrod moderated a panel that included Silvia High, CEO of Aiming High, Karen Meleta, ShopRite Vice President, Consumer and Corporate Communications and Jodi Allen, Vice President of North America Marketing and Brand Operations at P&G.

OPrah OPRAH’S The Life You Want Weekend Exclusive Breakfast Power Meet up & Celebrity Panel
One of the biggest lesson that I walked away with is finding time for myself. Many women including myself, feel that we have to do it all but forget that finding a calm space for ourselves is a priority. Karen Meleta, Silvia High, and Jodi Allen proven the point that finding time for you, you can be fulfilled. Some women garden, others may find a calm space in their on the way to work. This lesson made me realize that focusing on my own peace and stillness is not a bad this. Being selfish is not a bad thing.

Other lesson that I learn was that success is great but not everything. All the ladies on the panel did not brag about the professional success but talks about what really brought them joy and happiness. When one is happy in there personal life, your career will reflect that happiness. 


Check out my time at Oprah's O-Town Expereince and Charmin breakfast Power Meet-up! 

I would like to thank the loveies at CHARMIN for iniviting me to OPRAH’S The Life You Want Weekend Exclusive Breakfast Power Meet up & Celebrity Panel! I had a great time listening to some great speaker, engaging with new people, and learning more about  some great brand and myself. 


Until Next Time
Live, Style, Writer
Malanb



Heavy on Fashion Events - Day 3&4 of New York Fashion Week #VZWNYFW**

Hello, all my fashion divas and gurus! We are finally at my final days at New York Fashion week!  I had the chance to check out some great independent designers, view some great accessories, and party like a rock star! So without further ado here is Heavy on Fashion Events - Day 3&4 of New York Fashion Week #VZWNYFW


Day #3

Day 3 of my New York Fashion Week time started with 4 runway shows! Yes, You read correctly 4 runway shows. The first show I attended was The Christian Collection.  This collection was filled with bold prints and vibrant colors. Check out the S/S 15 collection here!



The Next Collection was the Warda Haute Couture S/S 2015 Collection. This collection was full of an elegant gown with wonder detailed lacework. There were some great wedding and mother of the bride dressed in this collection. You can check all that Warda Haute Couture Collection has to offer at http://www.wardahautecouture.com




Finally, one of my favorite indie designers Adolfo Sanchez has showcased his Spring/Summer 2015 collection.  Full of great couture piece, Adolfo is a designer to keep your eye on. I love the gold embroidered skirt, super cute! Check all that Adolfo has to offer at http://www.adolfosanchezdesigns.com/


I was introduced to Tumbler and Tipsy by Fashion designer and professional figure Skater Michael Kuluva. Tumbler and Tipsy Spring/Summer 2015 collection were super duper fun! With some Baked by Melissa Cupcakes in hand thanks to the gurus at Tumbler and Tipsy. The show was full of vibrant color and funky style. I also loved the Amanda Lepore was the finale of the show! She is so much fun and a great reminder of what fashion is about, being creative and having fun! Check out the latest from Tumbler and Tipsy collection at http://tumblerandtipsy.net/








Day #4

On Day 4, I began my fashion filled the day with a Nolcha Fashion Week Media Lounge party filled with some great innovative brands including Ploosh Hippo Purse, EVA SHAW DESIGNS, and much more! The Nolcha Fashion Week Media Lounge party was at the Empire Hotel! 



Alex and Ani's Founder, Creative Director, and CEO, Carolyn Rafaelian, hosted a meet and greet at Bloomingdales on 59th street.  Alex and Ani launched a new Charity By Design Little Brown Bear Charm Bangle created exclusively for Bloomingdale’s in support of the Child Mind Institute, an organization committed to transforming mental health care for children everywhere. Alex and Ani will donate 20% of the purchase price from this charm to the Child Mind Institute, with a minimum donation of $25,000 between September 2014 and December 2015. I am always for fashion with a cause! To support the Alex and Ani Little Brown Bear cause go here!




Finally, as my time at New York Fashion comes to an end, I partied like a rock star! I attended the Ok! Magazine New York Fashion Week party at the VIP Room in New York City. The party was full of celebs including the Hilton Sisters ( Paris and Nicky!), Reality tv stars Aviva Drescher, and a ton more. Like serious so many I forgot! There was also tons of brands in attendance including  Morgan Taylor providing uber cute manicures, Minx Moscato was in hand, and DJ Yo-C was killing the turntables! The party was so good, I didn't want it to end but we all know the saying. 
All good things come to an end including fashion week. 




I had a ball this season of New York Fashion Week. I would like to thank Verizon for being my tech sponsor for this fashion week adventure! I would also to thank all for the fab invites.

For more info on how you can be a part of 
Heavy on FashionSponsor program 
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Until Next Time
Live, Style, Write
Malanb

Heavy on Fashion Event Rundown : Accessories Council #FathersDay Gift Guide Event

Here is a quick look at some of my favorites items at The Accessories Council #FathersDay Gift Guide Event at the Famous Gibson Guitar studios in NyC!


Here are some of my favorite from the Accessories Council 

J.Fold Stone Folding Carrier wallet   is genuine leather and, can hold just about anything and is not bulky! The price for this fab wallet is $59.50. A great look for dad!  Check out J.Fold Wallets at http://www.jfold.com/

Auburn jewelry cufflinks can be customized and fantasic. You can get any type of designs on these cufflinks. At the Accessories Council, I fell for the Batman cufflinks. This is a great personalized gift for any husband or dad. The Price for Auburm cufflinks are $125. Check out Auburn jewelry cufflinks and more at http://auburn-jewelry.com/

Vasi Moda makes some of the best scarves in the business so I was delighted when I found out, at the Accessories council, that Vasi makes pocket square. A great accessory for Dad. The Vasi "B" Square retails for $105 and will add some serious pop to Dad's wardrobe. Check out Vasi "B" Square at http://www.vasimoda.com/vasi-silk-squares-b-square/

Not every single dad in the world has a keen shoe game. This is why I loved Dr Scholl's Men's Shoe collection. I love Dr Scholl's Jasons. They are light weight, stylish and all in all comfy for Dad. Dr. Scholl's retail for $119.99! Check The Jasons at http://www.drschollsshoes.com/


David & Young has done it again with this stylish Fedora Hat for Dad. You can have your pick of various styles and textures. I also love that D&Y fedoras are very affordable start at $35! Check out more of David and Young at http://www.shopdavidandyoung.com/

Enjoy all the fab photos of the event on Heavy on Fashion Facebook page!