Hpnotiq Harmonie Celebrates the Dysfunctional Friends Release with its Stars!

The premiere party for movie release Dysfunctional Friends was made a little sweeter with the Hpnotiq Harmonie dessert bar on February 1, 2012.

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Christina Milian Talks Turning 30 and New Album at Birthday Bash!

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We caught up with the adorable Christina Milian last night at Meatpacking’s Beaumarchais restaurant for the singer’s 30th birthday dinner celebration. Milian was joined by family and celebrity friends including BET’s 106 & Park co-host Rocsi Diaz and singer Maxwell.

Guests toasted to the birthday girl with signature Harmonie cocktails as she blew out the candles to her Harmonie-inspired birthday cake. We were lucky to steal a moment with the woman of the hour to discuss what she learned about love in her twenties, her upcoming album and her need for lashes. Check out the video below.

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Blogger Spotlight: Fashion as Identity’s Wendy Bendoni

Hpnotiq recently caught up with Fashion as Identity creator Wendy Bendoni to talk about her free-spirit style, holiday trends and Tom Ford.

How would you describe your fashion inspiration?

My fashion inspiration is free-spirit. I like to wear whatever I want to wear, but I think my strongest thing is having something unique and something that’s local. I’m very locally driven — whether it’s LA or local NY.


Any favorite shows you like to shop at or stores you want to shout out?

Designer Joe Brown, as far as his jewelry brand, and locally I’m very Lisa Klein driven. She’s a friend of mine and she’s an LA girl that opened up a great store in regards to curation of LA fashion. Continue reading

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“Black Friday” Girls Night Out at Glo Nightclub

After taking part in crazy early bird specials on Black Friday, there’s only one proper way to wind down: by heading out with the girls, of course! Last Friday, hundreds of women in the New York area headed over to Glo Nightclub in Westbury, NY to kick-off the introduction of Hpnotiq Harmonie to the Long Island bar.

Attendees sipped onc specialty Hpnotiq cocktails — Bubbles ‘N Berries, Harmonie Blush, Purple Rain, Harmonie Glo — and even picked up cocktail lessons from the Harmonie girls. No attendee left empty handed; walking away with Hpnotiq goodies including lip gloss, a mirror compact and a nail file.

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Who Werq’d it Best: Beyonce vs Leighton

Both Beyonce and Leighton Meester did justice to this Michael Kors cut-out creation, but did the mommy-t0-be’s glow outshine the reigning queen of Gossip Girl? Vote after the jump.


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This Week in Gossip: Heavy D Dies at 44, Kim K Attempts Marriage Counseling & More

Kim K. flies to Minnesota for last minute attempt to reconcile with soon-to-be ex-husband Kris Humphries. [RadarOnline]

Rapper Heavy D dies at the age of 44. [Rolling Stone]

Vogue dubs Olsen twins as best-dressed sisters. [Gawker]

Eddie Murphy backs out as Oscars host. [Chicago Sun-Times]

Actress Jamie Pessley finalizes divorce. [E! News]

Jay-Z profits off of Occupy Wall Street. [Washington Post]

Demi Moore continues to lose weight amidst Ashton Kutcher cheating scandal. [RadarOnline]

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Behind the Scenes with Designer Nicholas K at Lucky Shops

The scene at Lucky Shops this past weekend was far from tranquil, but amidst the chaos, Hpnotiq found time to chat with Nicholas Kunz, one-half of the label Nicholas K, to chat about her latest line, the items in her closet she can’t live without and the mantra she chooses to live by.

What’s the inspiration behind your latest line?

It evolved when we were searching for an upstate cabin and I was thinking about what I wanted to wear up there. The line reflects upstate in that it is very woodsy, a little more romantic and outdoorsy. Continue reading

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Red Carpet Interviews From Lucky Shops New York Event

Shopping extraordinaires from all over New York City filled Highline Stages this weekend for Lucky magazine’s ultimate shopping extravaganza, Lucky Shops. Ladies who who were fortunate to purchase tickets to the sold out event were able to choose from special deals from a long list of designers, which included Rachel Roy, Foley + Corinna, Tracy Reese, Elizabeth & James, Alex Woo, Commando, Yumi Kim and more. And let’s not forget the celebrities!

Hpnotiq was lucky enough to score some time with a few stars to talk about their fashion favorites and how they choose to “live louder!” Check out what they had to say below.

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Enter to Win Tickets to Lucky Shops Event This Weekend

Lucky Magazine’s annual shopping extravaganza event is taking place this weekend (Nov 4-Nov 6)with up to 70 percent off designer deals.

This year’s vendors include Rachel Roy, Tracey Reese, Foley + Corinna, Alex Woo, Autumn Cashmere, Yumi Kim, Charlotte Ronson, Commando, Milly, Miss Me, Elizabeth & James, Decades, Hunter Dixon, HSN and more. If you haven’t bought tickets yet — which range from $15 to $30 — then you’re in luck!

Hpnotiq is giving away TWO free tickets to one lucky follower on Twitter. All you have to do is make sure you’re following us on Twitter, 21 or older and tweet #livelouder with @luckyshopsny. For more details about the event, vist the Lucky Shops website.

Get to tweeting!

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Bridget Marquardt Celebrates Halloween in Hpnotiq Harmonie Style

Former ‘Girls Next Door’ star Bridget Marquardt, rang in Halloween the only way she knew how — as a sexy zombie Play Boy bunny!

This past weekend, Bridget hosted a Hpnotiq Harmonie Halloween bash at the Paris Hotel & Casino’s Gallery Nightclub, in Sin City. Bridget was accompanied by her beau Nicholas Carpenter, as she enjoyed delicious Hpnotiq Halloween-themed cocktails and Harmonie shots. Looks like Bridget enjoyed herself!

Check out the other fun photos from the night. Continue reading

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