Juicy Couture fashion week Debut

By Amber Monaé

Do it for the 99’s and 2000s! Popular brand Juicy Couture is making a comeback. Yesterday, it was announced that it will be making its runway debut during New York Fashion Week’s Fall 2018 season next month. The presentation will include both Juicy Couture Black Label as well as some pieces designed especially for the runway.

Jill Jill Stuart Exclusive Launch Party with Macy’s


By Akela Moore

The American brand Jill Stuart has been around for 30 years and has made a huge impact on the dress industry and we were invited to an exclusive preview of the collection created for Macy’s. Along with Kelly Bensimon and Anna Sophia Robb, women can now purchase Jill Jill Stuart at a lower price point and receive incredible pieces to ear to weddings, dates, galas and so on from Macy’s. Jill Jill Stuart joins leading designers such as T by Tahari and Marc by Marc Jacobs to provide more affordable clothing and accessories at the mid-tier level. The Good Behavior rooftop located at the MADE hotel was the perfect backdrop to toast with the hotel de wood cocktail!  (more…)

Grammy Week Kicks Off with a Quad BET Pop Up Salon

By Akela Moore

The Quad is one of BET’s newest drama series that made its second season premiere last week.  As the beginning of Grammy Week in NYC for the first time in 15 years The Narrative, held a Quad Pop Up Salon at the Eva Scrivo Salon in New York. Guests included Emil Wilbekin, Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily and Will Packer, Executive Producer of The Quad.  All enjoyed augmented reality hair dryers, cocktails and manicures. I was a little excited to get my nails done by Nail Artist and owner of the Nail Suite in Harlem, Lisa Logan. (She does Beyonce`’s nails and recently Rapsody’s!!) (more…)

Ultraviolet Album Release Party for Justine Skye

By Akela Moore

Brooklyn born Justine Skye signed to Roc Nation at just 21 years old is a growing force to be reckoned with. I will say I was excited to attend this album release party because I hadn’t had the pleasure to see this young woman perform or indulge in her previous songs but I have to say I was truly impressed not only with her but her FANS. They knew every word and were so supportive it was touching. As you walked through the Lightbox event space in Times Square with a Purple Unicorn Dusse cocktail in your hands, the walls displayed comic book Justine Skye dealing with relationships and you ultimately learned that his album is her level up moment where ultraviolet is her grown woman place of peace and time to show the world she is not just the young girl with the purple hair but a diva in the making.

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Healthy Hooch Cocktails w/Rocco Dispirito

By Amber Monaé

Tuesday night, we checked out the partnership between famed chef Rocco Dispirtio and Hooch (hospitality service app) at the Moxy hotel’s rooftop bar, Magic Hour. For those that love a good cocktail Rocco shared some healthier versions of classic favorites like an old fashioned and a Moscow mule. We can now get all the same great taste without the loaded calories and sugars that are found in most alcoholic beverages. (more…)