10.24.2012

J. Mendel Bridal Press Preview

Hi everyone! Last week J. Mendel hosted a Bridal Press Preview for editors and bloggers to view the new bridal collection, whichI must sayis stunning. As their PR intern, I helped welcome the guests as well as dress our model, Liao Shiyu. Other than the occasional jammed zipper, leg cramps (from tippy-toeing to reach her 5'11 frame) and chignon surgery, everything on the PR side went smoothly. My favorite role of the day, however, was being the unofficial photographer for the VP of Digital. When I saw her taking pictures with her phone, I offered to help with my Nikon (which I brought just in case). We collaborated to post the photos real-time on our social media outlets, so that our fans could feel like they were participating too. With that, I shuffled back and forth from being a helper to participant; from backstage" to in the mix." Continue reading for some snapshots I took from the presentation.

10.17.2012

Full Bloom

Hi everyone! This weekend, I wore a playful and colorful print to match the summer-like weather (high seventies!). I haven't worn floral bottoms since my elementary school days of mushroom cuts and mismatched outfits, but with the help of basic styling rules and a more developed fashion sense, I created two looks: 

City Chic

10.09.2012

Spotted

Hey friends! Is anyone as excited as I am about autumn festivities along with the cooler weather? My boyfriend and I took full advantage of the weather last weekend and went apple picking in Milton, NY. It's funny because I usually take less than ten minutes to get dressed, but this time I found myself struggling with the question, what do I wear?" For a girl whose staple items are blazers, dresses and impracticably high heels, it takes more effort to dress down" (as strange as that may sound). Here's my choice for casual, comfortable, yet still me.