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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Awards lunch was held on Tuesday at Cipriani (the home of delicious Bellinis). I won the Rising Star Award for fine jewelry in 2012. This year, I nominated jewelry-designing sisters Yolanda and Amaia Torrubia of Torrubia & Torrubia for the same category, so I went to the lunch to show support. […]

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

I was honored to be a part of Fashion Group International’s first Rising Star Dialogues panel: “Roadmap to Owning Your Own Business.” The panel, which took place yesterday, was moderated by public-relations powerhouse James LaForce. The other participants were designer Tia Cibani, formerly of Ports 1961, now head of her own line; Wes Gordon, one […]

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Friday, June 14, 2013

Last month, I wore my sunglasses at night — on a rainy night, no less — while my designing friend Stacy Lomman and I got drunk and taped an interview with Jorge Alvarado of Tampa Bay’s The Jorge Show. Look out, Oprah, here comes Jorge! Jorge wanted his viewers to hear the truth about the […]

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Fashion Group International held its annual Rising Star Awards luncheon yesterday at Cipriani. Last year, I won the Rising Star Award for fine jewelry, and designer/blogger/stylist Stacy Lomman was a finalist in the women’s apparel category. (To give you an idea of how prestigious the apparel category is: A past Rising Star winner in the apparel […]

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

I’m still showing off results from my continuing wardrobe therapy with designer/blogger Stacy Lomman. Outfits #8 and #9 both incorporate black skirts. The skirt for #8 came from a lightweight black Dolce & Gabbana suit; I previously wore it in a Stacy-styled outfit on election night. Fashion experts have been saying, “Split up your suits […]

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Gorgeous blogger/designer/Fashion Group International Rising Star Award finalist Stacy Lomman just stumbled across this video of me accepting my Rising Star Award for jewelry in January. It was strange for me to watch it because I’ve had a lifelong fear of any type of public speaking that I’ve only begun to get over in the […]

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Last week, gorgeous Mitria, who works at Fashion Group International, sent me one more photo from the January 26 Rising Star Awards. Here I am with jewelry designer and previous Rising Star winner Monica Rich Kosann, who presented me with my award. Monica was so sweet. After the lunch, she found me to give me […]

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Monday, January 30, 2012

I know lot of people aren’t online on the weekends. So, now that you’re all back at work and looking to be unproductive, I figured I’d do a recap of my weekend posts. If you followed my tweets about my lookbook shoot last Wednesday, you can’t miss the first of photographer Shane LaVancher’s stunning pictures […]

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Saturday, January 28, 2012

As promised, here are a few more photos from the Fashion Group International Rising Star Awards. My guests for the awards lunch, which was at the midtown Cipriani, were my husband, MrB; my father, GeorgeB; and my gorgeous client Christine. Christine is the client who ordered a special tiger ring and, not long after receiving […]

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