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So New York is in the throws of New York Fashion Week – Autumn/Winter’12.  There are models, designers, makeup artists, bloggers, photographers running all over the city!

So last Thursday, Mattie from Mattielogie hosted a mixer for fashion bloggers of colour.   I loved the idea of meeting other bloggers of colour especially in an industry like fashion.  Since fashion and beauty go hand in hand, I found myself at Pranna.   Pranna is a SouthEast Asian restaurant that is beautiful and huge!  I definitely need to return for full dinner.


I decided to make my lips the focus in keeping with the current treads of bold lip colours.  I paired a grey sweater dress with a bright , purple/magenta lip, Smashbox’s Be Legendary Lipstick in Vivid Violet.

LOTD - featuring Smashbox Be Legendary lipstick in Vivid Violet

I adore this colour.  I’ll do a review on this one soon.  I kept the makeup simple, a soft smokey look, which I actually work to work that day and then added more liner and the lipstick.  From day to night just like that….I wore a twisted bun.

LOTD - Soft, smokey eye

The twisted bun

So shout out to all the wonderful people that I met, Sherry of Sherry Blossom, Mattie of Mattieologie, Natasha of One Woman Style and everyone else!!!

Some of the attendees!

If anyone has more pictures of the event, or took pictures with me, link me!


An island girl living in the Big Apple. She hails from the twin island Republic of Trinidad & Tobago but currently reside in the beauty/fashion capital of the world, New York City (Harlem to be exact!). She is passionate - well, obsessed - about beauty and in addition to blogging, she is also a corporate beauty professional and a budding web designer/developer. She loves combining her in-depth, practical knowledge with her chemist/scientific training to make your cosmetic choices fun and easy. She likes to take the guesswork out of beauty, separate the hype from what really works, to help you bring out the most beautiful you! She loves colour, and makeup, and she has been natural for years! She also loves great food, culture, sports and laid back vibes! Check out some more about me here and if you like this post, sign up to my newsletter to get updates on what I am craving right now.