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Rihanna Frenzy! RiRi MAC Collection Line and Styled to Rock Series on Bravo!

23 Oct

A MAC frenzy, completely sold out in NYC!  I tried my best to get my daughter the limited edition RiRi Woo lipstick from the RiRi Hearts MAC Fall Collection!  I tried, I really tried.

Even in the airport where MAC is being  sold in the duty-free area….NO LUCK! They had SOLD OUT stickers on the display!

Then I tried calling in some favors, only to get a great laugh! “Psst, yeah right!”.  Three weeks and still no luck, nada, nothing!  Will it come back in stock, who knows?  All I can say is the marketing frenzy is crazy and I know Rihanna’s camp is very, very happy!

Miss Robin Rihanna Fenty has collaborated with brands like Covergirl, Gucci and Vita Coco coconut water just to name a few. For only being seven years into the music industry, she has an empire.  Lately the racy controversial video, the MAC makeup line, Twitter fights on whose relevant (she’s global for those who may forget) and her new reality series on Bravo, Styled to Rock beginning this Friday!

What is the series all about?  Styled to Rock will feature RihannaPharell and many other celebrity guests which give aspiring designers a chance to style an outfit for one or more musical acts each week. The contestants are fighting for a $100,000 dollar cash prize, a fashion feature in Glamour magazine and the once-in-a-lifetime chance to become the next member of Rihanna’s style team!! 🙂

The concept is the same as other reality shows where the opportunity to have an unknown talent show their work.  It’s important and I always say you won’t know, unless you try!

I know a lot of you are into fashion, makeup and hair.  Who isn’t, I am too!  I also am into set design, props, lights and cameras!  So I will be looking at EVERYTHING to get ideas, marvel at the work in front and behind the scenes. More importantly to see who we may think of as just ordinary people, really do marvel.

I digressed!  Back to the MAC line!  I’m still looking for a MAC restock !  RiRi Woo! Helpppppp!  I heard through the grapevine that a Holiday collection is on its way! I just need one lipstick under my Umbrella, brella, brella! LOL ! 🙂

Here is an unusual beautiful result of the photo shot I took of a MAC billboard advertising the RiRi cosmetic line!

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Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design Letia 😉

MAC Fall Collection photo by MAC Cosmetics. Photos by Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design® 

Architectural Digest Celebrates AD <3 New York Design Center!

27 Jun

This year at the New York Design Center was quite special! Architectural Digest and their Editor in Chief Margaret Russell gave a warm, warm welcome to all interested in design!

To celebrate at the NYDC with what they believe are great finds! I will follow the beautiful Ms. Russell anywhere, for her signature is so clear!

Margaret Russell, Editor in Chief of Architectural Digest Magazine

Margaret Russell, Editor in Chief of Architectural Digest Magazine

Since being with Architectural Digest; I definitely see a difference in the style and content of the magazine! You can just tell, more celebrities are opened to featuring their homes and the creativity is shown on its pages, with ideas that regular people are truly interested in!

So when arriving at the New York Design Center on Lexington Ave last Thursday, there was such a buzz in the air; I could n’t wait to explore the four floors of showroom bliss!

The showrooms were full of people, all scoring a spot near a bar to receive the signature drink of the night and talk about all the one of a kind of pieces; unique textiles, tapestries and how home furnishings keep on envolving. Beautiful pieces! I placed a few pics below of my favorites!

Even Twitter was involved, where the guests were asked to tweet their favorite #ADLOVESNYDC pick and tweet it right there! Although I made the mistake and tweeted (is that a word) a slipper chair I’d fell in love with, not one of AD’s picks!

It didn’t even matter, because the excitement of the feedback was amazing! Some people were tweeting for the first time in their life, which was actually quite funny…”Is it on my phone? Oh, I have to download the app!” The showroom staffers sure did not reckon on that they would be giving Twitter tutorials on how to be a certified tweeter!!!!!!!

The showrooms featured:

Baker Knapp & Tubbs

ARTERIORS Home

Henredon

Julian Chichester

Desiron by Frank Carfaro

Woodwrights Wide Plank Flooring

Dennis Miller Associates

PROFILES

The night was quite enjoyable and I’d got the feedback that others also had a good time too! All rejuvenated with great ideas and finds!

The New York Design Center’s is a 16-story, 500000 square foot building with design items for the trade. Showroom search, floor plans, admission policy, news and events, staff, designer and more! Located at 200 Lexington Avenue, Suite 428 New York, NY 10016 Ph: 212.679.9500 Fax: 212.447.1669 @nydc @archdigest

Letia

Mary Alice Stephenson’s Glam4Good and How to Land A Job in Fashion!!!!

2 Jun

Spreading the news!

Mary Alice Stephenson! This beautiful lady is a  great Mom to her handsome son, Willem!  Consults for fashion designers, a stylist and beauty expert in her own right!

Can be seen on many TV shows giving her so important fashion advice, clearly proven from her over 250K Facebook following alone! So there!

But Mary Alice Stephenson’s GREATEST passion is turning the Glam4Good movement into a non-profit foundation and a brand. When you hear her talk about it; you can see the love in her face! Glam4Good changes lives!

Whether it’s taking woman affected by Hurricane Sandy for a few hours and pampering them with love! High school teenagers with full and over the top glam moments to fulfill their prom dreams! Even a woman who has beaten the battle of drug addiction and putting her in a beautiful Prabal Gurung gown to simply say, look at me today! These gestures are so huge, life changing and spiritual for most. Glam4Good takes the time to transform through fashion; with the help from volunteers, stylists and makeup artists..all giving their time to make magic! I get so memorized by the work being done; it’s AMAZING!

Mary Alice Stephenson, Glam4Good, Melanie Fiona, High School ladies in their beautiful Prom gowns.

Recently Mary Alice Stephenson, GLAM4GOOD; <I think of her as a fairy godmother, just spreading happiness> shared a great ELLE article – providing tips from nine top fashion experts on what it actually means when given the that golden opportunity to become part of the Fashion World! You will be surprised who they are! Hint? Mary Alice Stephenson is one of them!

Mary Alice Stephenson

Here’s a sneak video peek of what she does! So go ahead and read the ELLE article; “You’re Hired! How to Land a Job in Fashion. Then take a moment to see all the wonderful things that Glam4Good does.

Follow Mary Alice on Twitter (@MaryAliceStyle) and Instagram(@MARYALICESTEPHENSON). Follow Glam4Good on Twitter and Instagram (@Glam4Good).

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So we’re starting the month off right, talking about fashion and giving back! I’m going to look in my closet and see what I can do – there’s got to be a couple of dresses I can give to someone for an job interview! The gesture will be wonderful and so rewarding for me and the receiver! 🙂

Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design Letia 🙂

Photo taken from Mary Alice Stephenson, Glam4Good Facebook page. Article from ELLE › FASHION › FASHION SPOTLIGHT

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