All posts tagged: lace and combat boots

Blogger & the Brand; A How-To Guide for Success

In a world where lighting is everything and #bossbabe has become a slogan for successful women, there is clearly an overwhelming magnet for perfection like never before. Although I would like to strive for perfection, rainy nights, New York Fashion Week and the MTA train system don’t exactly mix well together. Stepping off the platform in the West Village and into the sleek ambiance of SUSHISAMBA, an upscale restaurant that serves a blend of Japanese and Brazilian cuisine, was every blogger’s dream networking event. Marcus Campbell, the founder of Ombre Digital, a fashion marketing agency, greeted me to the company’s first Blogger and the Brand showcase. The event’s line-up consisted of some major networking opportunities for influencers to get face time with brands which in a nutshell equals possible profit for both parties. Dishing out advice and a helpful roadmap towards success were panelists Christina Ferrari, Christine Bibbo Herr of NYC Pretty, and Kim Westwood of Shopping Links. Campbell took some time to guide us through his company’s first blogger event and what to expect …

Statement Necklaces: From “Blah” to Bombshell

Hello darlings! I’m Melanie from Lace and Combat Boots, a life and style blog all about celebrating the little things in life. My blog focuses on personal style, my adventures in New York and beautiful moments. That being said, one of my favorite accessories is a great statement necklace. I’m typically on the go with work, volunteering and blogging, so the less time I spend staring into the infinite abyss that is my closet, the better. A good statement necklace can really work wonders, especially when you’re a busy bee. They add just the right amount of dazzle to an outfit and can instantly take them from Anne Hathaway’s character at the beginning of “The Devil Wears Prada” to the new Andy with blunt bangs, a killer outfit and a plane ticket to Paris with Miranda Presley. Ok, they may not have that much of an effect, but they’re pretty close! At least as close as you can get with a single accessory. An eye-catching necklace instantly pulls together an outfit effortlessly. More importantly, they’re …