Who, what and where!
Nothing But Nets — The fashion team trekked to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY this week to scout out the space for a possible fashion shoot. We were even lucky enough to hang out on the Nets practice court and shoot a few hoops. — Fashion Editor, Ericka Goodman
The Erno Laszlo Institute Unveiling Party — Since 1927, legendary skincare brand Erno Laszlo has been keeping Hollywood’s elite looking beautiful. I had the chance to get a sneak peak of the company’s new members-only space in the Soho area of NYC during a swanky grand opening party. Guests nibbled on Beef Wellington bites and sipped on Moët champagne while previewing the products that made Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy gorgeous. — Associate Beauty & Grooming Editor, Janell M. Hickman
EBONY’s Fashion Closet — Our closet runneth over this week as we wrangled the wears for three different fashion and accessory shoots, which happened in the span of seven days! Here’s a little sneak-peak of our menswear findings. — EG
Target+Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection Celebration — Editors were welcomed to pre-shop the Target+Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection last week. The retail powerhouse worked with 24 luxury designers to create a 50-piece collection that will be sold in stores as well as online. So go out and get your Derek Lam, Thome Browne and Tracy Reese fix on the cheap at target.com. — EG
Sally Hansen 2013 Launch Event — Drugstore favorite Sally Hansen previewed their 2013 launches from their best-selling nail polishes to hair removal kits to chubby sticks. What am I most excited about? Their super-easy to use Salon Effects French Mani Strips in fun prints and cool color twists! — JH
Calvin Klein Spring/Summer 2013 Preview — The presentation offered an assortment of effortless, modern essentials across all Calvin brands. With graphic black and white as the foundation, the sportswear featured optical stripes, prints and color blocking. It was Calvin Klein’s signature minimalism at its best. — EG
Maybelline New York Spring 2013 Launch Event — Although I’ve been living in NYC for over four years, I’ve rarely made the time to take in the sights of the city. So it was perfect that Maybelline hosted their Spring 2013 Launch Event at on the 80th floor observatory at the one and only Empire State Building. Editors got to stroll down “Mascara Way” to learn about the various new products that will be hitting shelves as early as this month! — JH