Monday, September 6, 2010

Ginger & Liz + Carol's Daughter: Fall Colour Collection Preview

 I had the honor of attending the Ginger & Liz Fall Colour Collection preview last Thursday hosted by the Carol's Daughter BackRoom Hand & Foot Spa in Harlem...

Carol's Daughter Flagship - Harlem, NY
 Ginger & Liz are founders of an amazing line of nail colors that are fun, sassy and rich in color. I featured them in my Top 10 Spring Essentials list in April.

 Fashion and beauty industry insiders enjoyed cocktails sponsored by Ciroc and free Ginger & Liz manicures at the spa. Not to mention amazing company...

Ginger & Liz Nail Bar

 All of their new colors were on display with mini nail bars stationed around the store for guests to try on different colors.

I had a hard time choosing which color I wanted! In the end, I went with the deep green color on the right, appropriately named "Blowing Money Fast" (shoutout to Rick Ross).

Left: Annika of TheFrisky.com, Right: Misha of TheFabChick.com
"Blowing Money Fast" seemed to be the guest favorite of the evening, as I spotted these two lovelies with that same color.

I did my BMF mani with a twist, adding a goldish color to my ring finger. Had to switch it up!

Crystal Streets, celebrity stylist
I spotted Crystal Streets, celebrity stylist of the B.Lynn Group. She'll be making her on-screen debut in this season's new Oxygen reality show "House of Glam". I met her briefly at Honey Mag's photoshoot with The Dream, which she did an awesome job styling.

With Janelle Grimmond - Market Editor, Essence
It's nice seeing old friends and making new ones. Ran into my love Janelle Grimmond aka JMadison. This girl's such an inspiration - market editor at Essence and newfound female emcee.

With Maya A. Lake - Designer, Boxing Kitten
 I ran into another lovely lady I admire. This is Maya, creator of clothing line Boxing Kitten. I've been posting about her pieces for a while now. Solange Knowles is one of their avid fans.

From left: Liz Pickett of Ginger & Liz, Me, Ginger Johnson of Ginger & Liz, Lisa Logan - celebrity manicurist
Towards the end of the event I finally snapped a pic with Ginger & Liz, the lovely ladies behind the brand. On the right is famed celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan, who has minxed nails for big names like Beyonce.
- Photos by Tia Hendricks

Stay tuned for more event coverage as NYFW kicks into full swing this week.
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