Bartender Johnny Posh of Fort Lauderdale’s Posh Lounge

Meet bartender John Janho a.k.a. “Johnny Posh,” of Fort Lauderdale’s Posh Lounge.

When and why did you get into mixology?

It was in my field.  It’s a family business; plus I went to school for culinary and hospitality.


Tell me a bit about your bar. What would you tell someone who has never been there before?

It’s exactly what the name leads you to believe; it’s a posh, upscale, sophisticated and modern lounge.


What do you love about working behind the bar?

I love getting to meet new people all the time.


What sets HPNOTIQ apart from the rest of the cocktail world?

The fact that it’s so easy to mix with just about anything.


Tell us about your specialty HPNOTIQ cocktail. What occasion is it perfect for? Continue reading

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Ladies We Love: Rosalynn of Chic Boutique Tour

Meet Rosalynn, creator of Chic Boutique Tour, a charity based tour of local boutiques and salons around Atlanta.

What are some of your favorite looks this season?

The high waist wide-leg pants and the 70′s look is awesome!

What are this seasons must haves?

The right accessories; hat, scarf, etc. Having the right lip color for the fall and winter is also important.

What is the perfect Girls Night Out outfit?

First and foremost, anything that is comfortable! It has to accentuate your best assets. And of course, your most killer pair of shoes!

What are great ways to incorporate aqua and violet into your wardrobe?

With a black cocktail dress, wear a violet eye shadow to match a great violet clutch, and aqua nail polish is big this year as well. Continue reading

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Ladies We Love: Carrie Ann Sanders

Carrie Ann (pictured far right)

Meet Carrie Ann Sanders, founder of Carrie Ann, a women’s apparel and dog accessories boutique in Houston, Texas.

What are some of your favorite looks this season? This season’s must haves?

Motorcycle jackets, animal print and sequins.


What is the perfect Girls Night Out outfit?

Leggings, booties and a cute top with a little fall jacket. Continue reading

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Show Off Your Harmonie Manicure With A Dazzling Cocktail Ring

So you’ve picked out your favorite Harmonie-inspired nail color, sat in the nail salon for a half hour, and tipped your manicurist — now the only issue is, how do you show off that perfectly purple manicure you worked so hard to achieve? Why, with a dazzling cocktail ring, of course!

You have a few more months to wear a cocktail ring before it’s gloves season, so pick one that’s sure to get you noticed. Whether big, bold, sparkly, or angular, there’s a cocktail ring to adorn one or all of your digits. An added bonus: Your cocktail ring will help get the bartender’s attention during your next night of cocktails and gabbing. Continue reading

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Hunter Boot Joins Susan G Komen in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Great style meets great cause with Hunter Boot’s limited-edition Pink Original Tall boots at Nordstrom. The popular boot brand is teaming up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer.

From now thru December, Hunter will donate 20 percent of retail sales of the Pink Original Tall to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Visit to purchase the trendy boots and help make an impact in the fight against breast cancer!


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7 Reasons to Date a Younger Man

Cougars are so hot right now. Beautiful, sexy, successful women all over the country are dating significantly younger men (Hello, Demi and Ashton).

Although there have been recent reports that couple are headed towards a split, we can’t blame Demi from trying. There’s plenty of perks to being with a younger man — even if commitment isn’t one of them.

More Energy. Generally, younger guys have more energy and enthusiasm than their older counterparts. That means they’ll usually be happy to try new restaurants or attend late night events as your plus one, they’ll expend energy doing things to impress you, and they won’t necessarily be as quick to complain as older guys might. Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Skin Looking Flawless All Year Round

Autumn is here, and with that comes our dear friends, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of skincare. It’s true, these two characters don’t make it easy to transition from summer–to–fall skincare and makeup, but trust me when I say that it can be done with ease.

Separating the fluff from the stuff that actually works can be time consuming, economically exhausting and downright intimidating, but that’s where “Pretty in the Windy City” comes in to save the day.  I’m just your average beauty addict willing to hold your hand down the beauty aisles of drug and department stores, in cyber space, and maybe even face-to-face. Excited? I know I am! Let’s begin our journey with a few easy tips to achieve beautifully flawless skin year round. Continue reading

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