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Friday, January 24, 2014

2014 Weddings, Shoots, Bookings, Oh My!

Hi there Doll Faces! 

I hope you all have had a fabulous January thus far. 

My month has been rather exciting. I've already booked myself a few test shoots and auditions, all while continuing to book freelance jobs, interview for others and continuously network with like minded artistic professionals. My calendar is quickly beginning to fill with bookings for 2014. 


I recently joined Model Mayhem. I've heard great things about the site so a few days ago I decided to join, explore and network. So far, it seems like most of the postings and opportunities are for portfolio building, which is never a bad thing. I'll see how it goes.


I was also just invited to showcase at RAW Artists in Philadelphia sometime in mid February. I'm working to get some idea's together. I envision some type of funky fashion show, but that's just a rough draft of an idea. I'll think on it a bit longer. I would ideally like to showcase later in the year, preferably on a weekend night. I believe the night I was offered is a Wednesday. 


What else, what else? Oh! ... I found a precious kitten last weekend. And although I'm not a cat person, it was late and really cold so I brought it home. After a bunch of phone calls and even some posts on craigslist, I was able to find it a nice home. Thank goodness, It would have died with all this snow! *Yuck, snow* 

I suppose that's all I have to write about, a bunch of random things. It's late and I can't sleep so naturally I turn to social media to keep me occupied. 

I hope everyone has a really fun weekend! :) 

I promise to post something more exciting, more fabulous next time. 



Thursday, January 9, 2014

Miley Cyrus for Marc Jacobs!

Have you guys checked out the new Marc Jacobs campaign? Miley is rocking it hard as the new face for his Spring/ Summer 2014 line... love it!! Miley posted some of the photos on her Instagram yesterday. 

While reading a few articles today, I noticed it's not exactly getting positive attention. But I guess that's all based on who's writing the article. I love it. I think she looks fierce. 


Green Liner

How fabulous is this look?! Her lashes are pumped up, brows are perfect, lip color works so well with her complexion and the green on the lower lash line really makes her eyes pop. While scrolling on Instagram, I saw this and had to screenshot it. 

What do you guys think? Would you rock this look? 


Lime Crime!

Only because it's been on my mind for a while now... I'm dying to try Lime Crime's velvetines. I swear, this lip color is always sold out. I even signed up for the wait list on their website however, I never received an email. 

I did see not that long ago that Urban Outfitters had the velvetines on their site but they were back ordered. I've casually been checking in store when I walk by. No luck. 

Womp womp. 


Wednesday, January 8, 2014

South Africa Pictures!

Here's a few pictures from our trip to South Africa. Enjoy! 


This was cute little pomeranian we saw at the top of Table Mountain.

These are both views of Cape Town from Table Mountain.

We went great white shark diving in Gansbaai.

These 3 pictures are all from Hout Bay in Cape Town. We actually fed the seals! 

This guy meant business. Lion Park in Johannesburg. 

Baby cub interactions at Lion Park. We went into the cage and pet them! I believe they were 3 and 4 months old.

This was our tour guide Patrick at our private reserve that we stayed at while in Kruger. 

Camps Bay. Thats Table Mountain in the background, which we just finished climbing. We had lunch in Camps Bay. It reminded me of ocean drive in Miami.

We climbed to the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope, where the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meet. Wild baboons! 

My Favorite! Penguins at Boulder Beach.

The rest of these are from Kruger National Park. Best trip ever!! 

Happy New Year! 2014!

Hi there Doll Faces! 

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fabulous time celebrating and ringing in another exciting year! 

This year, friends and I traveled up North to Canada to ski at Mont Tremblant. We later ventured to Montreal where we celebrated New Year's Eve. 

I have never visited either places so I was really excited to take a long weekend and explore a new area. 

The drive from Philadelphia to Mont Tremblant takes about 8.5 hours. It actually took us slightly longer, around 10.5, both there and coming home due to unexpected road conditions and traffic. We spent about an entire day driving there. We arrived at Mont Tremblant at about midnight our first night. 

We stayed at Le Kandahar in the pedestrian village. The hotel was very quaint and we had minimum trouble checking in.

Our pre-purchased lift tickets were supposed to be available for pick up at the front desk. Unfortunately, they were not. After going from one ticket office to another, we ended up at guest services. An associate was unable to find our reservation, mentioning that it had been cancelled. 

The lifts open at Mont Tremblant at 8am and close at 3:30pm. We were finally able to reach a temporary resolution around 12pm our first day, leaving us with only a half day of trail time. Our lift tickets were compensated for that day. Seeing as how we had purchased our tickets in advance, we were pretty upset. Guest services asked us to return when we were finished to resolve the issue. We returned the following day to guest services. Our lift tickets were cancelled by mistake, which we were unaware of and were unable to figure out why, seeing as how they were already paid in full a month in advance. Guest services refunded us for our first day of lift tickets and we were finally able to hit the slopes, after a few phone calls and a couple hours of waiting around, instead of skiing. 

The mountain itself is beautiful. Aside from all of the trouble with the tickets, I very much enjoyed myself.

We joked while we were there saying Mont Tremblant is like the Disney World of mountains; everything was very expensive. 

We visited both bars, lounges and night clubs while there all of which were really fun. 

My only negative review other than the trouble we had with our lift tickets, would be how incredibly rude everyone was! I was completely surprised. 

After 3 nights on the mountain, we drove to Montreal. 

Montreal was so much fun! The city is about the size of Philadelphia and absolutely beautiful. It was beyond cold while we there which was the only downfall. I would love to visit again when it's slightly warmer. 

New Years eve we went to Muzique. The city was packed that night and we ended up waiting in line for about 45 minutes, even with pre-purchased tickets. We eventually ended up purchasing bottle service and skipping the rest of the line. We literally walked in as the entire club counted down "3-2-1". 

Once we were all inside, we had a blast. The first room that you walk into was all EDM and house music and the DJ was awesome. I did see that there was another room near the bathrooms, which was even bigger, playing hip hop. I also heard there was a roof top terrace which I did not check out since it was -5 degrees. We met 3 people from Montreal while waiting in line who joined us at our table. They were tons of fun. 

New Years day we made the long drive back home. Although it took a while driving, it was totally worth it. We all had a fantastic weekend and even made some new friends. 

I would definitely recommend visiting Montreal. I would also suggest Mont Tremblant for the experience however, I don't know that I need to go back. 

Next year, I think we'll just host some people at our house :) 

Stay Fabulous!