@Nolchashows Recap!


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Welcome friends.  Today’s post is fashion, fashion, beauty, and clothing services.  But first, let’s pause and admire this glass of bourbon shall we?

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I was invited to attend this little shindig – and by that I mean a five course friggin’ bourbon dinner – tomorrow night.  They will have Angel’s Envy, among other fine things.  A few tickets still remain, so RSVP via Facebook here OR call Mezzo Grille and grab your seat: 860 638 4786

OK, back to fashion.  More specifically, Nolcha – an independent designer showcase which take place during New York Fashion Week which I attend every year and simply adore.  I even had my eyelashes done for the occasion by A Touch of Color Make Up:

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How pretty and feminine are these extensions?  And they are also very VERY easy to maintain, even for a klutz like me.  My make up routine is now down to practically no time in the morning thanks to these beauties.  You can email and book an appointment at: makeupbyss@gmail.com and mention this blog post to get 20% off your first appointment!

This year happened to coincide with Valentine’s Day and I got to attend with Scott as photographer:

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Veuve Rose and stickers.  Literally the best thing I’ve ever seen

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Scott soaking it all in.

So, this sounds lovely right?  SUPER lovely.  Except, of course, it snowed, a lot, and I was so sick that I was not fit to be in public like a human being and certainly not at a fashion show.  So I braved the mornings shows before retiring to misery – and although it was certainly lovely to see Minan Wong, Cute Like Mad, Planet Zero Motorsports, Fine Art of Fashion, and Vitruvius, I was very, very upset to miss the rest of the day’s line up

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Pictured: me being upset.  And also dying of flu.  But also loving my Elyse Ryan tassel and pearl necklace and cropped sweater, oh yes

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Me ignoring the advice of both Scott and Snapchat, the overall weather, and my weakened condition and wearing my fiercest, highest heels

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A peek backstage – how cool is this sweater?




A couple of Scott’s photos of the Nolcha Runway

The beautiful thing about Fashion Week is that, of course, it happens twice a year.  So I’m very much looking forward to Fall Fashion Week in August.  Ahh, yes.

To end up the clothing report: I want to highlight my new laundry delivery service: Lave Cleaners

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I love clothes, and I hate laundry.  Which is a bit of dilemma.  I’m also very, very busy as a momma and a small business owner.  So, the option to have someone pick up and deliver my laundry, in a cute little bag?  For a flat price?  Yes.  Please.  Bags are: small $20, medium $40, large $60 with all the laundry you can fit inside picked up, cleaned, folded, and delivered back to you…

…one of the best things that’s ever happened to me to be honest.


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