Angela Kogan Celebrates 10 Years of PERFECTION

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The Push Is On

Angela Kogan, has built a world renown Medical Spa & Plastic Surgery Center for the past 10 years!

People seek out her services down in Florida, and Las Vegas, also possesses the truly successful PERFECTION Med Spa, catering to patients in search of enhancing their beauty through facials, uplifting body parts, and whitening their teeth, celebrated the Med Spa’s 10th anniversary on Friday night with all its staff who’ve contributed to making this celebrity Sunny Isles, Florida destination that is a must for you to come in and look good.

Angela’s clientele includes a list of notable public figures such as FloRida, 50 Cent, Cardi B, and a few others that remain confidential.

Angela’s roots started in Israel. Her first stop here in the U.S. was Tampa, Florida back in 2005, where Angela learned an entirely new culture that was American life, but was determined to live a better life, Angela immediately attended the Beauty & Health Institute after graduating high school 2 years later, becoming an Electrologist, Laser Technician, and Face Expert, as well as learning all medical spa and plastic surgery business areas while aggressively promoting herself and her business.

Angela opened her first business back in 2009 right in Tampa where she started, but was on a quest for more as Angela made a trip to Miami where Angela, who was a single mother and in need of expanding her business to new heights, decided to make the move down to Miami in 2012, where PERFECTION Med Spa met its highest success ever, experiencing all the services that business mogul has to offer.

Angela also confesses that the road to greatness was not always soft and smooth, Angela was heavily promoting her business by doing all kinds of guerrilla marketing, including passing out flyers, where Angela handed a flyer to a woman driving a BMW, and the woman threw the flyer back at her, Angela was not deterred, Angela kept pushing, and declared that one day, she was going to own a BMW, just like that woman who was unkind to her in that moment.

And at the 10th anniversary party for PERFECTION Med Spa last night, Entrepreneur, Carissa Rossi, hearing that story about Angela and the BMW was very touching, and it just goes to show you, and anybody else reading this piece, or learning about Angela’s story that you need to be nice to people, because you never know what those people you treat good or bad will become one day.

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The story continues to be written for Angela, as Angela plans on expanding into one or two major cities where details will come soon.

Want to experience Angela’s PERFECTION Med Spa first hand? Check out PERFECTION Med Spa in Sunny Isles, FL, Miami, FL, and Las Vegas, NV.

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Fashinnovation X Spring Studios 2nd Dinner of the Dinner Series Discussing Sustainability in Fashion With Industry Leaders

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Well Beyond Fast

Fashinnovation, the global platform that promotes connection via Technology/Innovations & Sustainability for the Fashion & Lifestyle Industries, presents a “Dinner Series” with partner Spring Studios in NYC. As stated at the kick-off, the dinner will be for 25 selected guests, from the fashion, technology, business and design worlds, discussing specific relevant topics for the industries and promoting positive change for all the sectors. 

Programmed to happen every other month, the 2nd dinner – following the kickoff around the Metaverse – will take place on May 12th from 5:30 PM to 8 PM at Spring Studios, where the main topic will be sustainability for the fashion industry and contributions from the industry for environmental preservation.

A few of the guests will include Norma Kamali (Founder & Creative director), Brana Dane (Model & Founder), Hayley Segar (Founder & Influencer), Sinead Bovell ( Model, Tech Leader & Founder at WAYE), Keith Lissner (EVP at Vera Wang), Gabby Hirata (CEO, DVF), Rana Sidahmed (Senior Director, Avery Dennison), Marci Zaroff (Founder), Abrima Erwiah (Co-Founder at Studio 189 alongside actress Rosario Dawson), Lewis Perkins (President of AII), Kerry Bannigan (Founder & CEO at Conscious Fashion Campaign), Giuseppe Stigliano (Global CEO at Spring Studios) and others.

Once again, Fashinnovation’s Founder, Marcelo Guimarães, and Co-Founder, Jordana Guimarães will join the evening and conduct the discussion. The main goal of the Dinner Series is to promote a close contact between today’s leaders from diverse creative industries, in order to trade strategies, knowledge and unique experiences that will clear the path for the future of fashion.

About this new dinner series, Fashinnovation’s Co-Founder, Jordana Guimarães states: ​​”it’s a privilege having the chance to meet personally with so many important decision-makers from the fashion and innovation sectors, to discuss such an important and time sensitive topic as sustainability. The Dinner Series – in partnership with Spring Studios – is generating opportunities to debate relevant issues for our present – and future – with the leaders and change makers, that we can then share it with everyone so that we’re all a part of the change”.

Previous Fashinnovation’s Spring Salon, produced on March 24th, gathered Frédéric Fekkai, Echo Mah (Creative Director at Tiffany), Juana Burga (Model, Actress and Activist) and Helen Aboah (CEO, Urban Zen by Donna Karan), amongst other leaders in the industry.

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Kristin Cavallari to rewatch ‘Laguna Beach’ via ‘Back To The Beach’ podcast with Stephen Colletti

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Always Come Clean

Way earlier in the week on Monday, Kristin Cavallari announced that she and old “Laguna Beach” flame, Stephen Colletti, were reuniting once again for a brand-new podcast this July, where it’ll be a rewatching event of “Laguna Beach”, serving up fresh reaction from the 2 nearly 18 years later since “Laguna Beach” debuted on MTV back on September 28, 2004.

In what plans to be an unplanned series of events filled with reactions of yesteryear for both Kristin and Stephen, “Back To The Beach” will rewatch season 1 and season 2 of “Laguna Beach”, and so far, they’re knee deep in recording episodes, season 1 of “Back To The Beach” will air this July.

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FASHINNOVATION’s Co-Founder Jordana Guimarães To Be Awarded Women of Inspiration 2022

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Uplifting Fashion

Co-founder at FASHINNOVATION, entrepreneur and author, Jordana Guimarães, will receive the Women of Inspiration Award, a special distinction granted to leader women who inspire others with their work and persona by the Delivering Good Organization.

The 15th Annual Women of Inspiration Luncheon award ceremony will be held at The Pierre Hotel (NYC) on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. The Luncheon is attended by nearly 400 members of the apparel, financial, media, real estate, retail and licensing industries. The award is a yearly initiative granted by Delivering Good, a non-profit institution in New York whose current slogan is “Helping Kids and Families”.

The key phrase of this year’s Women of Inspiration Luncheon is “Celebrating Commitment, Collaboration & Community”. The 15th Luncheon will have as host @Tijana Ibrahimovic, founder and developer of the POP Style TV channel and multi-media, who has also been a panel moderator in three editions of FASHINNOVATION’s Worldwide Talks.

About receiving the award, Jordana manifested: “I wanted to share it with all of you, since you have been such a supporter and huge inspiration of my work and mission with Fashinnovation. Being awarded as the woman of the year in inspiration this year leaves me beyond humbled, but it wouldn’t have been possible without the support and most of all inspiration you’ve provided to me. Thank you!”

ABOUT DELIVERING GOOD

Founded 35 years ago, Delivering Good is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that unites retailers, manufacturers, foundations and individuals to support people affected by poverty and tragedy. It unites retailers, manufacturers, foundations and individuals to provide people impacted by poverty and tragedy with new merchandise, effectively distributed through a network of agency partners to offer hope, dignity and self-esteem to at-risk children, families and individuals. 

The institution declares itself as the charity of choice for new product donations made by hundreds of companies in the fashion, home and children’s industries. Donating new merchandise provides these companies with a simple and effective way to help people in need. 98% of Delivering Good’s revenue is dedicated to its charitable program of distributing apparel, accessories, shoes, home furnishings, toys, books and other useful items.

Since 1985, over $2 billion of donated products have been distributed through our network of community partners, serving individuals and families affected by poverty and disaster worldwide.

Know more about the 15th Annual Women of Inspiration Luncheon here.

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Palace Theater rises 30 feet as TSX Broadway revolutionizes stage icon

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Raising Broadway

Wednesday was a historic day in Times Square as Broadway’s Palace Theater finally completed its 30 foot rise above ground, this carefully strategic game of Jenga for almost 2 years is what will be TSX Broadway, where its purpose is to transform 2 New York City icons simultaneously, Times Square to views never seen before with its revolutionary retail and hotel, and Broadway where it’s primary sole purpose is opening up the Palace Theater into a semi-indoor/ outdoor performance venue for all of Times Square to see, plus full court LED signage that compliments Times Square‘s history that promise to act as doors for performers entering the outer stage to the world.

The raising of the Palace Theatre 30 feet was a highly complex & coordinated effort & is an important centerpiece of TSX Broadway.

This multi-use redevelopment is a one-of-a-kind signage program.

It represents the commercial heart of Times Square & blends seamlessly with history.

To sum it up in construction terms and business prospects, 34 hydraulics that’s new rock replacing old rock while 75 percent of building was demolished with 25 percent of building left over to complexly maintain, with 14 million pounds of the Palace Theater lifted, and unlocking 100,000 square feet of retail space.

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Ariana DeBose hosting 75th annual Tony Awards

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Roots Start Somewhere

Broadway, it all begins with that one break big or small that soars our talents to levels never seen before, leading us to bigger spaces like movies, television, music, if not all in that order, which can then lead to an Oscar win, that’s where Ariana DeBose stands, an Oscar-winning Best Supporting Actress for her role in “West Side Story”, as Ariana and the Tony Awards have announced today that she’ll be coming home to Broadway, hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards live on June 12.

Ariana was somewhere closer to home this past Monday at the Met Gala in New York City, where Ariana walked the steps of the most extravagant event of the year wearing gold clad cleavage designed gown styled by Zadrian and Sarah, plus rings and earrings by Le Vian Jewelry.

Nominees for this year’s Tony Awards will be announced this Monday, after being pushed back a week due to a concern of COVID19 cases on the rise, and leading Broadway productions cancelling or closing their productions due to the current surge caused by the COVID19 Delta Sub-Variant.

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The Met Gala: Ariana DeBose sparkling gold with Le Vian Jewelry earrings & rings

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East Side Glam

Opposite the “West Side Story” part of New York City tonight, Ariana DeBose, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Anita in “West Side Story”, went East side to the Met Gala, shining in gold with her gold jewelry clad cleavage designed gown, accompanied by rings and earring by Le Vian Jewelry, made possible by the red carpet loaner of Hollywood, Dorazio PR.

Ariana’s Stylist for her Met Gala look tonight is Zadrian and Sarah, who believe fashion is a conduit for empowering and dignifying narratives, Ariana’s story is all about bringing positive awareness to the Afro-Latina woman, striving to make her mark in the world.

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The Met Gala: Paloma Elsesser shines all out with Kallati & Le Vian jewelry

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Flaunt It Real Good!!!!

For the first time in 3 years, the one and only Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York City is finally taking place when it’s truly suppose to roost, on the first Monday in May after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic, and recommencing last September as the nation emerged from lockdown, tonight’s Met Gala stops nothing short of the best prom that you could ever attend with all the stars coming out on this lovely Spring night.

Plus Size Model, Paloma Elsesser, is one true shining star who shows off her bustier floral lace corset pearly white gown with ring by Kallati Jewelry, and bracelet by Le Vian Jewelry, thanks to Hollywood’s world-renown red carpet loaner to the stars, Dorazio PR.

Styling Paloma’s look for her grand appearance at tonight’s Met Gala is world-renown Fashion Stylist, Carlos Nazario, who’s unique vision of styling brings out not only their brand of who they are, but the extremely high qualities of what makes them so special and a gift to the world in the first place.

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Amanda Kloots creates EF Collection jewelry line honoring late Nick Cordero

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Sharing Loss, Finding Metals

Amanda Kloots today unveiled a brand-new jewelry collection that brings those who’ve endured loss of a loved one together, it’s the Amanda Kloots x EF Collection made up of earrings, emeralds, and music notes that truly honor Amanda’s late husband, Nick Cordero, who died from COVID19 after a 95 day battle with the virus on July 5, 2020.

EF stands for Emily Faith Strauss, who’s a talented jewelry designer creating approachable jewelry collections that are beautiful and price-friendly, Amanda and Emily also share loss because Emily lost her first child, Austin David Strauss, to Polycystic Kidney Disease, Emily since has been conscious of raising money so they can raise awareness about PKD.

Emily’s heart is in the right place as Emily designs her jewelry for the everyday woman and draws inspiration from the world around Emily, being art, fashion, travel, nature, and friends, with Amanda Kloots being one of those deer friends to design this special collection dedicated to the late, great Nick Cordero, small and delicate jewelry making an impact.

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AAFA Celebrates:
Inspiring Leadership And
Inclusive Partnerships With
The 2022 American Image Awards

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April 27, 2022 (New York, New York)

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) hosted the 45th AAFA American Image Awards last night with a high-energy celebration of the accomplishments of the fashion and retail industry at the iconic Plaza Hotel in New York City. Emceed by Entertainment Journalist & Television Host Segun Oduolowu, the gala honored leaders, influencers, and innovators in the apparel and footwear industries.

The AAFA American Image Awards honorees included Chip Bergh, Levi Strauss & Co. – Person of the Year; Gap Inc. – Company of the Year; Prabal Gurung – Designer of the Year; ThirdLove – Fashion Maverick; and The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Fashion Initiative – Eco-Steward of the Year. For the 6th year, AAFA partnered with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Foundation as its beneficiary with the proceeds funding the future of the industry and the development of invaluable philanthropic programs.

“The 2022 honorees are true visionaries, turning hard-learned lessons into new sources of strength to build a better industry and a better world,” said AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar. “AAFA thrives on the energy that our honorees bring every day, and taps into the passions of all our members, as we create educational and policy solutions for the industry. We are proud of – and eager to multiply – their impactful contributions around the globe.”

“As the CFDA commemorates 60 years of fashion this year, we reflect on the industry’s evolution over the past six decades, recognizing the immense impact American fashion has created across the globe including that of which has been created by tonight’s honorees,” stated CaSandra Diggs, President of the CFDA. “The funds raised this year will support both our educational and social impact initiatives to invest in a more inclusive, just and equitable future for fashion, people and planet.”

The already jubilant mood of the room continued to build as the program unfolded with heartfelt gratitude, humorous anecdotes, and substantive messages shared by Oduolowu and each honoree as they accepted. Andrew Morlet accepted the Eco Steward honor on behalf of The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Fashion Initiative, before Heidi Zak, co-founder of ThirdLove, the 2022 Fashion Maverick gave a very personal acceptance that spoke to the power of consumer engagement, innovative partnerships, and inclusivity. Designer of the Year Prabal Gurung masterfully brought the room to a pre-dinner crescendo with his powerful review of the state of the industry’s progress on inclusion. His comments earned the first of the night’s two standing ovations.

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AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar returned to the stage with his statements about the mission of the AAFA and how the organization plans to serve the industry in the post pandemic era. Founder of the Harlem Fashion Row, Brandice Daniel spoke of the power of inclusivity in her introduction of Gap Inc. CEO Sonia Syngal, who accepted the Company of the Year honor with a look back on the history of her company before pivoting to a clear vision of what the future holds. Jack Haddad, President of Haddad Group, gave an intimate introduction of Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh who left his high-level job in the consumer products sector to turn around the legendary brand that sits at the heart of the American fashion aesthetic. As Bergh accepted his Person of the Year honor, the room was once again on its feet before concluding the program with a late-night cocktail soiree in the iconic Grand Ballroom.

The red carpet buzzed with stars, fashion executives, and designers in celebration of the night’s honorees. Designers and Creative Directors included Cynthia Rowley, Byron Lars, Nick Graham, John Bartlett, Stan Herman, Jeffrey Banks, Kenny Kas, Teddy von Ranson, Edvin Thompson, Bach Mai, and Fe Noel. Notable VIP’s included Steven Kolb (CFDA), Peter Arnold (Fashion Scholarship Fund), Shawn Osborne (Two Ten Footwear Foundation),Tom Murro (Fox Lifestyle), Sydney Park (Miss New York), and Jimmy Gary, Jr.(NFL All-Star and TV Actor).

“On behalf of AAFA’s Board of Directors, congratulations to this year’s honorees for embracing transformation, leading with resilience, and bringing people together for the greater good of all in our industry,” shared Sarah Clarke, AAFA Chair and Chief Supply Chain Officer, PVH Corp.

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