Thursday, August 21, 2014

FASHIONABLE INVITE august

WHAT: An artistic park installation to celebrate Marc Jacob’s Marc Jacob’s new fragrance where guests can relax, cool down and daydream

WHEN: Thurs – Mon, August 21-25th from 10am – 7pm

WHERE: Polk Brothers Park by Navy Pier

WHY: Guests can experience the fragrance, relax in the shade, post pics on social using #mjdaisydream and enter for the chance to win weekly prizes by participating in the Daisy Dream Capsule online program via iPads on site.

Eau de toilette sprays available for $52 (1oz), $76 (1.7oz) and $94 (3.4oz) at Sephora and major department and specialty stores beginning August 2014; Luminous Body Lotion ($45) and Uplifting Shower Gel ($40) are also available.

Monday, August 18, 2014

MACY'S GLAMORAMA 2014 BACKSTAGE BEAUTY part one

 MACY'S GLAMORAMA 2014 BACKSTAGE BEAUTY
One of Chicago’s most glamorous and talked about fashion events, Macy’s Glamorama 2014, took place earlier this month. Lancôme, the event’s beauty partner and sponsor, invited me to go backstage to learn more about the looks created by their national makeup artist, Alex Sanchez. The theme this year was FASHION ROCKS® with Sanchez taking inspiration from the iconic rock star Debbie Harry. “The Glamorama stage look is pure Rock Star Couture…decadent, rebellious and reckless,” says Sanchez.

THE LOOK
Macy’s Glamorama Fashion Rocks 2014 beauty look created by Alex Sanchez.


BACKSTAGE
Alex Sanchez backstage working his magic at Macy’s Glamorama Fashion Rocks 2014
Backstage beauty kit  at Macy’s Glamorama Fashion Rocks 2014
Alex Sanchez working his magic.

Sanchez, a very hands-on creative director, worked on all 45 models to insure a cohesive look through out the show. “You can try to explain it to someone else but every women’s eye shape is different and maybe they [make-up artists] might take it somewhere else. Not that it wouldn’t be pretty but it wouldn’t be the same,” explains Sanchez.

LOOK 1
The "eyes glow in a smoldering halo of blue-neon shades paired with a hot-pink lip," explains Sanchez of the first look ‘Runway Rockstar'.
1-3 Color Design Infinite 24H crease-Free luminous eye shadow (601 Unlimited Silver), (602 Forever Noir) and (101 Eternal Gold), $25. 4 & 5 Color Design sensational effects eye shadow smooth hold (All Made Up) and (All that Glitters), $20. 6 Liner Design long wear calligraphy gel eyeliner (601 Black Fishnets), $25. 7-8 Le Lipstique lip coloring stick with brush (champagne) and (fuchsia), $25. 9 Gloss in Love fresh color meets comfort and vinyl shine (323 Pink Carat), $27. 10 Hypnôse Star show-stopping volume mascara (01 Noir Midnight), $28.50. 11-12 Rouge In Love high potency lipcolor, 6 hour wear and featherlight (345B Rose Flaneuse) and (375N Rose Me Rose Me Not), $28.50. NOT SHOWN Blush Subtil delicate oil-free powder blush (Shimmer Sunset Seduction), $30.

LOOK 2
"To translate the rockstar-realness for ‘Street Chic’, the eyes are amplified in smoky tones, lined with a flash of electric blue eyeliner, and paired with a sexy pink-candy pout,” describes Sanchez.
1 Blush Subtil delicate oil-free powder blush (Shimmer Pink Flamme), $30. 2 Le Crayon lip contour (Cherub), $25. 3 Artliner 24 hour liquid liner (Sapphire), $30.50. 4 Lip Lover dewy intense lip color (339 Fuschia Attitude), $23. NOT SHOWN Color Design 5 Pan Eyeshadow Palette (110 Chocolat Amande), $50.


BACKSTAGE BEAUTIES
Backstage beauty, Brittney Sharaun, at Macy’s Glamorama Fashion Rocks 2014
Model, Brittney Sharaun



The real star of the night, Sam Roberson, getting glammed up by Sanchez.
Kids like Roberson going through chemo or other treatment get a home away from home provided to them by Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Raising money for this very important charity is what Glamorama is really all about!

Alex Sanchez and Lancôme makeup team. Photo by CelestialEnterprises.com


Follow Alex Sanchez @primpandpout and Lancôme @LancomeUSA

Glamorama proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.

Later this week my interview with Alex regarding fall trend and his top tips.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

NEW WORK...TCW MAGAZINE

TCW MAGAZINE, internationally inspired
Photographer: Akin Girav
Producer: Joyce Taft at Crew Up Productions
Stylist: Jessica Moazami
Hair & make-up: Chelo
Model: Jessica Wall at Ford Models
Internationally inspired shoot for TCW MAGAZINE with Akin Girav
BEHIND THE SCENES...

Monday, August 11, 2014

NEW WORK...TRIBUNE

My summer’s must-haves to take to the beach
Chicago Tribune's beach bag essentials by Jessica Moazami
and some extras...
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time, by Rachel Bertsche, Ballantine Trade Paperback Original, $15, barnesandnoble.com
2mm Fiber-Lite Neoprene wetsuit, $330, by Cynthia Rowley cynthiarowley.com
Underwater camera dive mask, Model 305 - Hydra Series HD 720p, $119.99, by Liquid Image liquidimageco.com
Toallas beach blanket, $86, by Beach Riot available at shopbop.com

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

NEW WORK...FASHIONISING.COM

Photographer: Jennifer Avello
Stylist: Jessica Moazami
Make-up: Andrea C. Samuels Andrea C. Samuels
Hair: Mimeki
Model: Melissa and Miranda at Factor Women

You can view the full shoot at FASHIONISING.COM

Monday, August 04, 2014

FASHIONABLE INVITE august


MACY’S PASSPORT PRESENT GLAMORAMA  FASHION ROCKS

MACY’S PASSPORT PRESENT GLAMORAMA
FASHION ROCKS
Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities™ of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana

This spectacular hour-long event features a high-energy fashion show and musical production; starring Jason Derulo, singer-songwriter and dancer who’s sold 30 million singles worldwide, with over 1 billion views on YouTube. Plus, the over-the-top after party with dancing, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and more is included when you purchase tickets of $175 or more.

TICKET PRICES:
$1,000 – Includes Premier performance seating & access to the after party VIP Lounge ($870 tax deductible)*
$285 – Includes Premier performance seating & access to the after party at the Harris rooftop. ($195 tax deductible)*
$175 – Includes performance seating & access to the after party at the Harris rooftop. ($85 tax deductible)*
$75 – Includes performance seating only ($35 tax deductible)*

For more information on Glamorama, please visit the following site: http://www.macys.com/glamorama
MACY’S PASSPORT PRESENT GLAMORAMA  FASHION ROCKS

Sunday, July 27, 2014

FASHIONABLE INVITES july

Rock Out During Lollapalooza with Red Door Spa at LollaShop
Red Door Spa Teams Up with LollaShop to Host a Luxury Pop-Up Spa and Salon to Pamper Festival Goers
Block Thirty Seven, 108 State Street (at Randolph Street), Chicago, IL 60602