Summer Travelers get Suddenly Social as Island Hotel becomes Major HauteSpot on the California Riviera

Let’s admit it Newport Beach has become a prime summer destination for travelers with an attraction that comes from its Crystal Coast persuasion and pristine beaches, not to mention all the recreational leisure within a travelers reach like  boating, surfing, world class shopping and championship golf. So when the Island Hotel Newport Beach recently completed a comprehensive, […]

HAVE FASHION, WILL TRAVEL | U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS welcomes Fashionista Now Boarding® to #Fantasy Island St. Thomas and St. John, Caribbean

The U.S. Virgin Islands gave Hauteoc Travelers a warm island welcome as the televised Orange County show Fashionista Now Boarding® hosts #Jennifer Bell CEO of SugarsGone and #Nancy Kerr founder of EcoEats landed in St. Thomas Caribbean July 23rd via Delta Airlines right  on-time for the opening cocktail reception at the Yacht Haven in St. […]

BEHIND THE SEAMS | Chadia Almeddin visits with Master Stylist Claire Piao then visits with St. Thomas Ambassador Glenda Lugay on #FantasyIsland

Fashionista Now Boarding goes Behind the Seams with Claire Piao, MasterStylist and finalist of the Seven Deadly Sins So Cal MasterStylist Competition featured last year at OCFashionWeek.com then visits with Glenda Lugay, ambassador at the Caribbean, St. Thomas for a preview of coming attractions at the Fantasy Island Mastermind Hair Battle Competition and with fashion […]

THE WORLD IN STYLE | Discover the World You’ve Been Missing at the St. Regis New York

The Heartbeat of Fashion is a Pulse Away . . . Designer Inspired Luxury Compels at the St. Regis New York Fashion is the World We Love particularly when we’re in NYC where the heartbeat of fashion evolves during New York Fashion Week and what better way than to live among designers whose inspirations compel […]

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BEHIND THE SEAMS | Chadia Almeddin visits with Master Stylist Claire Piao then visits with St. Thomas Ambassador Glenda Lugay on #FantasyIsland

August 4, 2015 VISION QUEST No Comments
BEHIND THE SEAMS | Chadia Almeddin visits with Master Stylist Claire Piao then visits with St. Thomas Ambassador Glenda Lugay on #FantasyIsland

Fashionista Now Boarding goes Behind the Seams with Claire Piao, MasterStylist and finalist of the Seven Deadly Sins So Cal MasterStylist Competition featured last year at OCFashionWeek.com then visits with Glenda Lugay, ambassador at the Caribbean, St. Thomas for a preview of coming attractions at the Fantasy Island Mastermind Hair Battle Competition and with fashion designer of SM Collections.  … Continue Reading

HAVE FASHION, WILL TRAVEL | U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS welcomes Fashionista Now Boarding® to #Fantasy Island St. Thomas and St. John, Caribbean

August 2, 2015 VACATION ESCAPES No Comments
HAVE FASHION, WILL TRAVEL | U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS welcomes Fashionista Now Boarding®  to #Fantasy Island St. Thomas and St. John, Caribbean
SugarsGone founder Jennifer Bell gets some 'Island Time' at Coki Beach before escorted private tour on St. Thomas.

SugarsGone founder Jennifer Bell gets some ‘Island Time’ at Coki Beach.

The U.S. Virgin Islands gave Hauteoc Travelers a warm island welcome as the televised Orange County show Fashionista Now Boarding® hosts #Jennifer Bell CEO of SugarsGone and #Nancy Kerr founder of EcoEats landed in St. Thomas Caribbean July 23rd via Delta Airlines right  on-time for the opening cocktail reception at the Yacht Haven in St. Thomas to celebrate it’s 6th annual Fantasy Island Fashionista Fashion Show produced by IQ Global Events a preview of the televised show is featured here on Hauteoc.com.

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BEHIND THE SEAMS | The Next Big Season America’s Next Top Models rounds up a new series with an all-new cast inspiring OC Fashion Week Model Auditions

August 1, 2015 WORLD IN STYLE No Comments
BEHIND THE SEAMS | The Next Big Season America’s Next Top Models rounds up a new series with an all-new cast inspiring OC Fashion Week Model Auditions

The OC Fashion Council was invited to attend the ultimate premiere party in Hollywood last week – alongside Fashionista Now Boarding Chadia Almeddin with three Fashion Designers who debuted last season at OC Fashion Week for the celebration of America’s Next Top Models Cycle 22 all new cast #OPPOxANTM @ANTMTeam @CW_ANTM.  OC Fashion Week’s Designers had a chance to connect with the new models featured on the new show series of episodes that release August 5th at 8pm on the CW. An exciting evening introduced by Tyra Banks made waves  with all new announcements for the future super model contenders and OCFW was there for the latest great news to hit the scenes.

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HAUTECH | SugarsGone Announces Proud Sponsorship of OC Fashion Week with 2nd Annual Master Stylist Competition “Alice in Wonderland” Theme

HAUTECH | SugarsGone Announces Proud Sponsorship of OC Fashion Week with 2nd Annual Master Stylist Competition “Alice in Wonderland” Theme

Responsible retailer will feature over one million dollars worth of luxury handbags during benefit auction for nonprofit Teen Project 

IRVINE, Calif. – July 7, 2015 – Jennifer Bell, founder and CEO of the fashion technology luxury resale online site SugarsGone, today announced this year’s “Alice in Wonderland” theme for the 2nd Annual Southern California Master Stylist Competition happening Opening Day at OC Fashion Week EurekaOn.com building in Irvine, September 17th 2015. In addition to auction festivities during which guests can bid on a collection of luxury handbags, over one million dollars worth of authenticated, curated and “pre-loved” designer label handbags will be distributed to Master Stylist contestants as inspirational pieces for the “Wonderland” themed bags they create for the contest.  … Continue Reading

ROMANTIC TRAVELERS | Thousands of Passerbys Lock their Memories in Paris on the Bridge Alexandre III by Marguerite Munoz

July 5, 2015 WANDERLUST 3 Comments
ROMANTIC TRAVELERS | Thousands of Passerbys Lock their Memories in Paris on the Bridge Alexandre III by Marguerite Munoz

Ernest Hemingway once noted, “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a movable feast.”   Watching the “movable feast” of images in “Forever locked in Paris,” the viewer experiences an eternal present. – Marguerite Munoz

The Pont Alexandre III in Paris, France, is an arch bridge that literally joins the Grand and Petit Palais with the Hotel Invalides, and metaphorically bridges antiquity and modernity. Although only 6 metres high, one can easily see the bridge’s majestic 17-metre-high granite pillars topped with gilded statues from afar. Despite such visibility, the bridge holds secrets within the brass locks within the brass locks adorning it. Look closely at its bronze lampposts and sculpted cherubs and nymphs, and you will hear the voices of past and present-day lovers who’ve left their mark by making locks their own tokens of love, proving Robert Frost wrong: something gold can stay.… Continue Reading

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BEHINDTHESEAMS: Viktorija meets a jet setting designer Charmaine Joie Couture

June 12, 2015

BEHINDTHESEAMS: Viktorija meets a jet setting designer Charmaine Joie Couture

Fashion Photographer Viktorija Pashuta goes #BehindtheSeams on #FashionistaNowBoarding to meet fashion designer Charmaine Joie Couture whose passions have brought her to design collections for the jet setting luxury market.

THE ART OF TRAVEL & STYLE | Del Mar Horse Races give Fashion a Run

June 4, 2015

THE ART OF TRAVEL & STYLE | Del Mar Horse Races give Fashion a Run

It’s all About the fine details. says Jennifer Bell, CEO SugarsGone.com on the Art of Travel and Style,  the new principal owner of the online luxury store took a moment at Dawson Cole Fine Art to review some of the best travel essentials for summer vacations as well as all the details required for opening […]

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HAVE FASHION, WILL TRAVEL | U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS welcomes Fashionista Now Boarding® to #Fantasy Island St. Thomas and St. John, Caribbean

August 2, 2015

HAVE FASHION, WILL TRAVEL | U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS welcomes Fashionista Now Boarding®  to #Fantasy Island St. Thomas and St. John, Caribbean

The U.S. Virgin Islands gave Hauteoc Travelers a warm island welcome as the televised Orange County show Fashionista Now Boarding® hosts #Jennifer Bell CEO of SugarsGone and #Nancy Kerr founder of EcoEats landed in St. Thomas Caribbean July 23rd via Delta Airlines right  on-time for the opening cocktail reception at the Yacht Haven in St. […]

WORLD IN STYLE

HAUTECH | SugarsGone Announces Proud Sponsorship of OC Fashion Week with 2nd Annual Master Stylist Competition “Alice in Wonderland” Theme

July 9, 2015

HAUTECH | SugarsGone Announces Proud Sponsorship of OC Fashion Week with 2nd Annual Master Stylist Competition “Alice in Wonderland” Theme

Responsible retailer will feature over one million dollars worth of luxury handbags during benefit auction for nonprofit Teen Project  IRVINE, Calif. – July 7, 2015 – Jennifer Bell, founder and CEO of the fashion technology luxury resale online site SugarsGone, today announced this year’s “Alice in Wonderland” theme for the 2nd Annual Southern California Master […]

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Fashionista Now Boarding joins Refinery 29 for a Summer Simon StyleFest with Martina Go

June 20, 2015

Fashionista Now Boarding joins Refinery 29 for a Summer Simon StyleFest with Martina Go

In the spirit of summer festival season, Simon and independent style website Refinery29 partnered to bring Simon’s Style Festival to Brea Mall on Saturday, June 20, from noon to 5 pm. The free event was inspired by millennials and music festival culture – a blend of fashion, style, music, beauty and fun, and an interplay of both local boutiques, Christa Allen VP of […]

FASHIONISTA NOW BOARDING Manna Kadar rocks it in style with World Traveler Braylen Brooks Style Ambassador

June 11, 2015

FASHIONISTA NOW BOARDING Manna Kadar rocks it in style with World Traveler Braylen Brooks Style Ambassador

“He said, She said.” Well, in any case, that’s how it starts, that is all that talk about “Fashion, Beauty and Blogs” and when Manna and Braylen get together Style unlike any other emerges- they Rock the Rules true to fabulous, Mannified and beautiful. Tune in to Channel 63 on HAUTEOC’s #FashionistaNowBoarding® for the friends, […]