Pre-Birthday Brunching @ Cheryl's Global Soul

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My birthday is tomorrow and since it falls on a weekday this year and I’ll be away this weekend I decided to have a little pre-birthday brunch at Cheryl’s Global Soul. Let me tell y’all, the food was GOOD and the service, GREAT.
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Noël New York Salon & Boutique Launch Party

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Noel New York Salon & Boutique closed out New York Fashion Week with the launch of their Flagship Location in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. It was a gold carpet reception with makeovers, music, food and lots of fun. The event was hosted by Celebrity Photographer Derek Blanks
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Cheers to 5 Years

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The Glamorous Gleam is 5 years old! I started this blog on September 1st, 2009 and what a journey it has been. There has been ups and downs, times when I suffered from lack of inspiration and wanted to quit and times that I just didn’t feel like blogging anymore but I stuck it out and I’m still standing. 5 years long, 5 years strong and I don’t plan to bow out anytime soon. Come and see how I’m celebrating the occassion!
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NYFW Dinner With Glam @ Beautique NYC

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On Monday night I attended Dinner With Glam, an annual dinner hosted by Glam.com in celebration of Fashion Week. The event was held at the chic Midtown hotspot Beautique and was attended by the beauty & fashion bloggers of the Glam Fam.
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Essence Street Style Block Party

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Essence Magazine kicked off New York Fashion Week with a huge Street Style Block Party under the Dumbo Archway. I headed out with my son and friends in tow and we had a blast. The event was hosted by Vanessa Simmons and featured a performance from Jasmine Sullivan, guest celebrity appearances, fashion shows, and a showcase of up and coming designers who each created custom art for the Chevy Cruze. There was also massages, makeovers and face painting provided by Sheamoisture along with vendors, food and a whole lot of fun.
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