Archive | October, 2012

Womanista Beauty: ASCAP Award Show Glam

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The ASCAP Country Music Awards were held in Nashville on Monday night at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and it was a blast! I was lucky enough to work with two of the best “Glam Squad” pros in the business, Earl Cox of Trumps Salon and Mary Beth Felts. Earl and Mary Beth have been making […]

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Womanista Wish List: Big Event Get-Glam Essentials

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This week is pretty special in Nashville, TN. The music world comes together to celebrate the years best of everything – songs, writers, performers, players, industry execs, and pretty much everything in between for the SESAC, ASCAP, BMI, and finally the CMA Awards (airing on ABC, Thurs. 8/7c). It’s a fun week in our house because […]

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Womanista Food+Drink: Party-Perfect Halloween Cocktails

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It’s almost Halloween! Who’s ready for a cocktail? For those of you hosting Halloween soirees this weekend (ps – fun! Tweet me pics of your costume @WomanistaStyle) it’s important to serve a great cocktail that will get your party started off right. (I mean, how can your bestie confidently wear her “Sexy Cop” costume without […]

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Womanista Beauty: Beating Blemishes

SkinCeuticals Adult Anti-Acne System

Ok, so obviously this isn’t the sexiest topic to discuss. But if you are like me and you are past your teen years and still breaking out (ugh! So annoying) then you are looking for products that WORK. I have literally tried everything under the sun – from over-the-counter to prescription products. Another thing to […]

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Womanista Wish List: This Week I’m Loving

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Let me just start off with this…who else is super excited that fall is in the air?? I am loving cozying up on my porch with a glass of wine and a warm blanket on cool evenings. Plus, I can finally layer my outfits (and let’s be honest, I’ve been rocking fall fashion for a […]

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Womanista Fashion: Fall Boots for all Budgets

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I live in boots during the fall & winter months. Casual boots, chic, “dressed up” boots and even Ugg boots (The horror! I know! But they are so cozy…) The bottom line is, boots couldn’t be more cool right now, so it’s time to pick up a key pair to amp up your cold-weather wardrobe. […]

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Womanista Music: Nashville’s Best Places to See Live Music

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In case you haven’t noticed, Nashville is getting a lot of buzz lately. National media is taking notice, famous chefs are bringing their restaurants to town (one of the best restaurants in the US, Husk, just announced that it will open a Nashville outpost in the spring – eeeeks! yay!) and left and right coast […]

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Womanista Beauty: Red Lips

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I have always been a fan of a perfect red lip. It exudes glamour and chicness and there is something about a woman who wears red lipstick that is just fabulous. That woman is confident & beautiful! I am not, however, masterful when it comes to creating a gorgeous red look on my pout! About […]

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Womanista Travel: Cocktails in Sydney

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Hello my womanistas! I have just returned from the magical country of Australia (and sigh, I’m still feeling the brutal jet lag…but it was well worth it!) My last stop in Oz was in Sydney – which is gorgeous, and beachy, and cosmopolitan at the same time. Kinda like a cool mix of San Francisco […]

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Womanista Fashion: Rent The Runway

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I have the super fun task of attending a few award shows each year with my husband and his band. (Next up? Womanista does the CMA Awards!) It’s always fun to get dressed up, have someone fix your hair and makeup, wear some glam jewels, and drink a glass of champagne with friends. I get […]

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