All posts tagged: DESIGN

Project Subway SS 2014 Runway Show at Nolcha Fashion Week New York

I was really excited to attend the Project Subway runway competition which took place during New York Fashion Week as part of Nolcha Fashion Week which is a platform to showcase up and coming designers. The host of the event was none other than Jared, himself. He was super nervous to be hosting a fashion event, which he clearly knows nothing about lol, but it was still cool to have him there since he is the face of Subway. I became even more excited when I was seated directly across from one of my childhood idols, Mel B. (Scary Spice)! She was a part of the judging panel for the competition in which designers had to create pieces solely made out of materials found in a Subway restaurant. The four designers who competed for a years worth of Subway sandwiches and the winning title were Danilo Gabrielli (winner), Jennifer Henry, Mariana Valentina and Ainslee Bowers. The popular and most easily thought of material to use had to be napkins although I really appreciated the creativity an …

EFFEN Vodka Art of Design Event

On Wednesday I had the pleasure of attending the EFFEN® Vodka Art of Design event at the Empire Rooftop in NYC with my girl Kimberlee! The AOD event featured top local mixologists who competed to design the best EFFEN® Vodka martini and guests got to walk around and sample the tasty concoctions. We also got to vote for our favorites by placing marbles in an empty vodka bottle at the table of each team. My favorite was the the drink made by the blue team (photo below) with cherry flavored EFFEN® Vodka. It tasted like candy!  The EFFEN® brand is inspired by the elements of design so they featured different designers at the event like Orly Shani from the TV show fashion star! They also had local NYC jewelry designer Brianna Fano showcasing some of her new jewelry pieces made with real leather.  I loved the collar necklaces. They were so dope! I rocked my new satin tribal print pants by Guess and a comfy white tee paired with Zara flats. Kimberlee went for a hipster/punk look with a …