Noël New York Salon & Boutique Launch Party


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


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


On Monday night I attended Dinner With Glam, an annual dinner hosted by 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


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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rewardStyle NYFW Rooftop Party


I really wanted a taste of the full New York Fashion Week experience this season including Lincoln Center and all of the shows. Every season I put it off until the next but once again my schedule did not allow it. The start of Fashion Week fell on the first day of school and as a Mommy I had to prioritize. Hopefully next time but meanwhile I have been trying to attend as many Fashion Week events as I can. This weekend I had the pleasure to attend the rewardStyle NYFW Rooftop Party at the Empire Hotel
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