Heavy on Fashion at the ME Char Handbags Blogger's Brunch

Hey everyone! I was glad to receive a invite to the ME Char Handbags Blogger's Brunch in New York City. I was so excited that I left my digital camera at home. Thank goodness for my camera phone. You know I love to go to city especially when fashion and style are involved! So here is an exclusive look at Me Char Blogger Brunch, a look at the Me Char Showroom, and a exclusive preview of the Me Char handbag collection. 

The Bags

The Spring/Summer 2012 collection - The Iconic Collection


Charmaine inspiration for her Spring/Summer 2012 collection was the late and Stylish Edie Sedgwick. Edie was the muse of Andy Warhol and fashion icon of the 60's.  Edie lived a glamorous and tragic life. The mixture of boldness and vulnerability can be seen throughout the collection. 
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The Edie Envelope Clutch is on my must have list. The tab zipper and fold flap makes this bag so unique and fun. 

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I love the Char Char clutch from the Iconic collection. So bold yet classic. This is one of my favorite clutches from the collection. 

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 Usually I am into big handbags but this Lola Clutch is to die for. It is adorable.  


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This is the Char Char Clutch in Cuoio and Black. Check out the Chinese tassel. Me Char clutches are surprisingly roomy inside. You can fit all my essential in without a issue, now that is great designing!

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The Fall 2011 and the Holiday 2011 collections

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Here is a mixture of Me Char handbags from the Fall 2011 and Holiday 2011 collection. 

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The Food! 

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Champagne + Orange = a tasty mimosa 

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I am not a sushi girl but roast beef wrap any day and I am a happy girl. It was so good, Yum Yum!

The Designer

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Here is the designer of Me Char Handbags, Charmaine Ho modeling one of her Mini Berly Bag in Leopard and Black! I so want this this bag. I am obsessed with big bags. 



My Look! 
It was a bit rainy that day so I had to sport my pink, Yes Pink, trench coat with my polka Tote dot umbrella! This was my look underneath:

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Lately I been closet shopping. I am trying to save to cash while add some style to my look.  I had my wedge boots, my dark denim jeans, my forever 21+ tank and my grey open cardigan. 

Surprised Goodie Bag!  

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I have a secret, I am addicted to handbags. From satchels to hobos, I have it! Some of my handbags are designer (thank goodness for off price retailers!) and others are just fabulous to have. So I am happy to add this new Me Char handbags to my collection.

I would like to give a special thanks to The Staff of Me Char, Designer and Creative Director of Me Char Handbags -Charmaine Ho , Press Account Director of edite.us - Laura van der Hulst,  and The New Jersey Beauty and Fashion Bloggers Group on Meetup.com! 


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Heavy on Fashion at Shecky's Girl Nights out in NYC - Fall 2011

Hey guys! As you all know, I had a chance to cover Shecky's Girls Night Out in New York City.  I am a fan of Shecky's  event but this time around I found some great fashion, a celebrity sighting, and of course some great cocktails. Here is Heavy on Fashion at Shecky's in NYC!  

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Vh1's Tough Love Miami @ Shecky's

Host and matchmaker Steve Ward along with fellow match maker and founder of Master Matchmaker Joann Ward (also Steve's Mom!) was at Shecky's giving out some great dating advice to all the ladies in New York! 


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Don't you just love this dress. Fabulous! 

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Here is a look at the crowd for Steve and Joann. Many ladies had some awesome question about relationships and dating. I have to say that Steve and Joann gave some grand advice. 

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Sidenote: I am really loving Joann's style! 

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When Steve took off his jacket, I knew he was  about to get down to business! He did and gave out some much needed Tough Love! Check out their site at http://www.mastermatchmakers.com/

The Crowd at Shecky's Girls Night Out
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There was tons of great vendors at Girl's Night from fashion to some serious accessories. I love supporting indie businesses! One of my fav accessories at the event was Brooklyn Charm. They gave away a fabulous necklace. I will have pictures of the necklace soon but in the meantime check them out at http://www.brooklyncharmshop.com/

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Shoes! 



My fashion Pick

All the fashion booths were great but I was so elated to see a plus size vendor at Shecky's! Here is my fashion Pick at Shecky's Girls Night out!

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PopUp Plus is a pop up store for plus size women. Pop Up Plus have tons of designers fashions for a reasonable price.  As a plus size fashionista, it was great to see something in my size. 
For more information on Pop Up Plus go to http://popupplusonline.com/

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I love this skirt, too Cute! 

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A great pair of slacks can go a long way. I loved the detail on the pockets. Very stylish!

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I love this caged shoulder top. Very Chic! 

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I loved this red dress! A red dress, I think, is essential for any closet. 


Beverages

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Cointreau was giving away complimentary cocktails to everyone. I got the Skinny Basil Lemonade. I really liked it. Many of the ladies at the event were fans of the Cointreau Cranberry.  Check out Cointreau at http://www.cointreau.us/

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I did n't know that Dita Von Teese was the spokeswoman for Cointreau Liquor..Wow!

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Qream

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Surprisingly I was a fan of the Qream Liquor Strawberry. Usually I do not like strawberry flavored beverages but this was pretty good. QREAM was a collaboration with Diageo and Grammy Award-winning musician, Pharrell Williams. Check them out at http://www.qreamwithaq.com/

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Bud Light

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Bud Light was at the event again this year presenting their 55 calorie beer and all the flavors that would appeal to all at Shecky's. 

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Beauty and Hair

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I heard great things about Miss Jessie's hair products. I first saw them at WBLS Circle of Sister's event. I am was surprised and pleased to see them at Shecky's!  Miss Jessie's has a array of products for every hair type. They also gave away a great goodie bag full of Miss Jessie's samples! Check out Miss Jessie's at http://www.missjessies.com/

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I almost fainted when I saw Maybeline giving makeover to all the women of Shecky's! How beautastic is that?!  You can not go wrong with free makeover done by Maybeline.  The waiting list was long, which is understandable since it is free! Check out Maybeline at http://www.maybelline.com/

Side note:  I know "beautastic" is not a word but hey roll with me on this

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My look 

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It was raining so my look was very casual. A vintage tee, some jewelry, my brown Ugg Australia boots, and my favorite jeans. There is nothing with being casual once in a while just wear some lipstick and you are good to go! 

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The Swag Bag 


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Here is a look at the infamous Shecky's Swag Bag. Tons of samples! I had a great time at Shecky's once again...It is a great place to hang out with the girls and have a great time. For more information on Shecky's go to http://www.sheckys.com/ 




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