HPNOTIQ Hosts The Beauty Social at Frédéric Fekkai Salon

HPNOTIQ hooked up with The Buzz Girls in Los Angeles on Sept. 23rd to host a networking event with 50 of the city’s most influential tastemakers in entertainment, lifestyle, and media for a night filled with complimentary blowouts, makeup applications, and manicures at the venerable Frédéric Fekkai Salon on Melrose Place. Guests sipped on signature HPNOTIQ drinks while getting pampered by some of Hollywood’s hottest stylists.

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Turn Heads With Fall’s Hottest Nail Trends

After a summer of bright hues and head-turning glitz in the mani-pedi department, Fall 2010 nail polish trends are toning it down with a bit more glamour– but don’t worry, there’s sex appeal aplenty! From military inspired chic to eye-catching shimmer, we guarantee these fabulous Fall nail trends are sure to break a few necks.

1. Kool Khaki- Last month, Chanel introduced their newest line of nail polish colors, Les Khakis Des Chanel, and the fashion blogosphere went bananas. Muted yet fun, Khaki has proved to be the hottest trend for fall– mixing military chic with a flirty flair. And although each little bottle costs a whopping $25, it’s the perfect way to wear the luxury brand everyday.

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LAVO New York Opening

One of our favorite Las Vegas girls night out destinations made it’s way over from Vegas to  New York City this month– the heavy hitters of Avenue and Marquee introduce LAVO New York in the midst of the NY Fashion Week frenzy.

Since these nightlife impresarios are used to going big or going home, it came as no surprise when we received our opening night invite on an engraved piece of marble. Talk about your big spenders! Opening night was stacked with celebrity appearances by former N*SYNC star Lance Bass, Nicky Hilton, reality TV stars Olivia Palermo and Tinsley Mortimer, and hip-hop legend Russell Simmons, just to name a few. Continue reading

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New York Fashion Week With Alice + Olivia

Focusing on the fun and flirty energy of the Spring/Summer line, Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet strayed from traditional runway to bring us a Fashion Week presentation reminiscent of a girls’ night out at Cedar Lake Dance Center.

Guests mingled while models displayed looks full of feathers, sequins, upholstery inspired florals, lace and ruffles against a golden mise-en-scène, complete with a wooden saloon staircase. The last thing this show lacked was femininity. Continue reading

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HPNOTIQ Bachelorette: Something Blue For The Bride And Her Crew

So you’ve found the man of your dreams? Well, now its time to celebrate with your girls before you walk down the aisle and we’ve got that little something blue to make you feel like a princess before your big day!

Celebrities like Carrie Underwood, Rachel Bilson, and Ginnifer Goodwin have recently hosted the ultimate bachelorette parties with HPNOTIQ… and you can too!

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Top Five Trends for Fall Fashion

While  the entire fashion world has been obsessing over Spring/Summer 2011  this past week, let’s not forget that Fall is here. That means time for  jackets, sweaters, scarves, and anything else you can wear layer upon  layer.

We got a chance to catch  up with Alice+Olivia stylist, Jennifer Patrick about the Top 5 Trends for  Fall and how to incorporate them into your closet.

(L) AO Front Zip Leather Leggings $698 (R) Guess Wet Leggings $39

Leather: Leather  leggings are all over the place this Fall, and the Alice+Olivia girl is  no exception. And since not all of us can drop hundreds of dollars on  leather, we’ve found some faux options to keep your chilly weather look  super edgy. Cropped leather jackets with asymmetrical lines. Continue reading

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Spotted at New York’s Fashion Night Out

Fashion’s Night Out in NY is a living runway.  Stylish females take over Manhattan in search of the best deals and best parties.  While we were manning position at the Alice+Olivia flagship by Bryant Park, we managed to snag a few ladies to ask them a few questions.   Continue reading

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Miami Ladies Turn Up The Heat At FNO

Last night at Fashions Night Out, we spotted the fiercest ladies who were mixing and mingling at the HPNOTIQ Lounge stations outside Tiffany’s at the Bal Harbour Shoppes.  We asked them a few questions from what they’re wearing to where they’re going.  Here’s what they had to say…

Francia and Colette have got it together with discount store prices and vintage finds– mixing it all together with a pricey sexy shoe that adds the finishing touch to make each outfit look expensive. Talk about fierce!

Name: Francia V (on the left) Colette M (on the right) Age: “We’re both 21”
Occupation: “We are both students at the Art Institutes in Miami for Fashion Design”What Francia is Wearing: “I’m wearing a Zara vest, Zara Button Down and these shorts are from Loehmann’s. Steve Madden shoes and Loehmann’s accessories.” While giggling said “I’m Loehmann’d out”
What Colette is Wearing: This blazer is vintage, the belt…earrings… let’s say everything is vintage, except the shoes, which are Blake Scott.”
What made you choose the Roq Candy over the Bubbles ‘N Blue? “I picked Roq Candy because of the candy I love anything with Candy.  I drink Hpnotiq all the time!” -Francia “I like the candy, and love the color!” -Colette
What do you like to do for a Girls Night Out
? “We go clubbing!  We go to LIV and Play all the time!”

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Miami: Fashion’s Night Out at Bal Harbour

The second annual Fashion’s Night Out made an international splash this year and HPNOTIQ Miami brought it’s own heat at Bal Harbour Shops. The boutique shopping center partnered with over 40 brands, local charities, and cultural organizations to transform the space into a night full of chef’s tastings, live music, bocce ball and more.

With complimentary signature cocktails like our Roq Candy Martini and Bubbles ‘N Blue, as well as a free standing candy bar for the city’s fashionistas to indulge their sweet tooth, HPQ set up shop in front of fellow aqua blue head turner, Tiffany & Co. Guests mingled amongst the likes of socialite Dana Shear, NBA wife and philanthropist Tracy Mourning, Vivienne Kurzweil, and Belkys Nerey.

Check out photos from Miami’s FNO below and let us know if you spent your Fashion’s Night Out with HPNOTIQ and Bal Harbour in the comments!

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Fashion’s Night Out @ Alice + Olivia

This past Friday, Fashion’s Night Out took over every major city around the globe.  In New York City especially, the streets were alive as ladies (and gents) bounced from store to store enjoying awesome sales, cocktails, musical performances, celebrity appearances, and all sorts of fun stuff.  We partnered up with Alice+Olivia to create the ultimate girls night out at their flagship location; complete with specialty HPNOTIQ cocktails, a candy bar and a night of shopping for the newest fall must-haves.

A+O hosted a ‘Top Model’ Competition and one lucky girl won the opportunity to walk in their runway show!  They also had their vintage airstream trailer parked out front and I got a tour. It’s def the cutest little RV I’ve ever seen, I cant believe four girls lived in there and traveled around for over four months. There’s not even a door on the bathroom!

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