There were an excess of lounges during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2011, but the GBK style lounge was a memorable one, with amazing gifting from, especially when it came to beauty and skincare brands. The GBK lounge took place on September 13th & 14th at the Empire Hotel and was visited by celebrities, stylists, models, buyers, industry VIPs and media guests.
As soon as I arrived, I was greeted by
providing smokers with a great new alternative to traditional cigarettes.
I was excited to see Maureen Jaret there, co-owner of Stuffed Cupcakes in Nutley, NJ - my favorite cupcake cafe. The red velvet stuffed cupcakes are to-die-for!
Here are some highlights from the GBK lounge.
Hard Candy previewed their current beauty must-haves, with some of my favorites including Glow All the Way skin luminizer, Ginormous Lash Mascara - infused with growth serum, Curl Up & Dye curling mascara, Stroke of Gorgeous waterproof felt tip eyeliner, Take Me Out Liner chopstick eyeliner and Plumping Serum fat pout lip gloss.
RevitaLash® showcased RevitaLash® Advanced eyelash conditioner, along with Revitabrow®, Lash Primer, Volumizing Mascaraand Hair by RevitaLash®.
I have used StriVectin® products in the past, so I was excited to see their product line, featuring StriVectin-SD, Eye Concentrate, Replenishing Cleanser, Retexturizing Scrub, Tightening Face Serum and Tightening Neck Cream.
SkinMedica offered complimentary professional peels and treatments. Some of their products include Illuminize Peel, TNS Age Defying Treatment, Complexion RX, Healing Hydration, Eye Rescue.
Arbonne featured three distinct limited-edition fragrances - The Dreamer, The Dazzler and The Dynamo, as well as their Swiss skincare line featuring fresh cell technology.
O&M hair care
Fashion Delivers' mission is to mobilize the fashion community through donations of new products from the men's, women's and home industries, donating relief and dignity to survivors of natural disasters and others in need.
LISTERINE® introduced WHITENING® VIBRANT WHITE Pre-Brush Rinse, to prevent stains, fight plaque build-up for brighter teeth and control tartar and WHITENING® Plus Restoring Fluoride Post-Brush Rinse, providing noticeable whitening, enamel restoration and added protection against tooth decay.
Funky shoes from Luichiny
- Kim Weling