Urban Skin Rx launches at Target

By Amber Monaé

Last night, Once Upon A Red Carpet attended the launch of Urban Skin Rx in Target stores. Now, prior to the launch all I knew about this brand is that most of our favorite celebrities swore by the line that was created with us melanin rich girls in mind. Created almost 12yrs ago by founder Rachel Roff the line is finally accessible at your local Target.  (more…)

Spring 2018 Bridal Shopping Experiences

 

By Akela Moore

Happy New Year! A new season is upon us and women are planning their weddings as the Spring will bloom in a few months. We are introducing the BHLDN Spring 2018 collection where you will find everything you need for your upcoming celebration. They have wedding gowns, little white dresses for your bridal shower and even to change into at the reception. It is pronounced beholden and it is the one stop shop for all  things bridal. (more…)

BlackOut at the Golden Globes

By Amber Monaé

The start of awards season has begun and per usual it started with the 75TH annual Golden Globes. The theme of the night was unity as all actors, actresses and activists were asked to wear black to show their solidarity for the recent chaos that has erupted the industry. What could have been a somber night was actually a night of rejoice as we saw so many come together.  (more…)

Just a Pop Up with Young & Able for the Holidays

By Akela Moore

So about three years ago I discovered Young & Able, a curated online store and seasonal pop-up shop representing emerging brands in fashion jewelry, ceramics, home, beauty and art objects. I knew the brand when it was just starting out so it was great to learn of his temporary space at the Refinery Hotel. This 4th Annual holiday event was celebrating women-owned businesses and connecting artists. In partnership with Pop Up Nation, you can stop in at the pop at Refinery Hotel located 63 W. 38th St will be open until December 31st.  (more…)

Haven Rooftop’s Ski Chalet Private Preview Party

By Akela Moore

Haven Rooftop at Hotel Sanctuary hosted a Ski Chalet Preview Party and  we were able to enjoy seasonal cocktails, fondue and s’mores while getting the first look at the new heated Ski Chalet. While  enjoying music by DJ OLIVIER from Saint Tropez, party go-ers took shots on a make shift ski and saw the first snow fall in New York. My favorite festive cocktail of the night was the Rice Pudding Martini while Amber sipped hot toddys all night. Haven Rooftop officially opened the Ski Chalet to the public giving guests a warm and welcoming refuge from the hustle and bustle of the New York City streets. (more…)