Thursday, May 29, 2014

Photo Diary: Oslo, Norway

M & Richard Highsmith of Birksun (blogged about here)

As we approach the half-way point for year 2014, it is time to start taking a look at the amazing travels of the year. With a New Year's Resolution to reach "12 New Cities in 12 Months," the first trip of the year, which took place in January, was to Oslo, Norway.


Tuesday, May 27, 2014

BooHoo and Bare Necessities x Black Tie

In a fantastical black tie wedding held at the beautiful Waldorf Astoria here in NYC, BooHoo provided an extra ordinary dress, while Bare Necessities provided some great, comfortable under garments to complete the look.

Big Thanks to Megan Thomas over at Harrison Shirftman PR for providing the BooHoo dress.
To shop for BooHoo, click here.
To purchase the Ruby Knot Front Slit Maxi directly, click here.
Big Thanks to Erin McLaughlin of Bare Necessities for providing the under garments.
To shop at Bare Necessities, click here.
To purchase the Nancy Ganz Firm Control Thigh Slimmer with Belly Band Waistband and Lace Hem directly, click here.


Sunday, May 25, 2014

Smile Brilliant & Summer Giveaway

Smile Brilliantly with Smile Brilliant. With at-home teeth whitening products, Smile Brilliant is a national dental lab that specializes in providing it's clients with professional strength teeth whitening.  With a no-questions asked 100% results satisfaction warranty, they guarantee stains to be lifted and whiter teeth or your money back. 

Just in time to shine for summer, we have teamed up with the Smile Brilliant brand to offer one lucky follower a chance to win an entire Smile Brilliant Whitening Kit. See contest rules and regulations below.

To Enter the Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit Giveaway:
1. Follow us and leave a comment here on Blogger, stating how much you'd love this hot ring. 
2. Add Belles&Rebelles (here) and Smile Brilliant (here) on Twitter and tweet at us saying "Please, @BELLESnREBELLES, help me Smile Brilliant with @SBWhitening!
 3. "Like" Belles&Rebelles (here) and Smile Brilliant (here), on Facebook and leave a comment under this post about how much you need this amazing teeth whitening kit.
4. Follow @BELLESnREBELLES (here) and @SMILEBRILLIANT (here) on Instagram.
5. Subscribe to Smile Brilliant Promotions (here).
6. #1 Smile Brilliant on Google Plus (here).
7.. Or, lastly, just click the "like" button for this post once you've joined us at our Facebook Fan Page 

If you choose to do all of the above, you will be entered in the raffle seven times (each action will guarantee you one raffle entry). The contest will run for this week only, starting today and ending on Saturday May 31. 
(Contest deadline is midnight USA EST Time on Saturday, May 31. The winner will be announced and notified on Sunday, June 1.)
This giveaway is open to followers in the USA, UK, AU & CA only.

To learn more, see more, and to shop for Smile Brilliant products, click here.
To check out the Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening video, click here.
Big Thanks to Mike Bluestone over at Smile Brilliant for making this feature and giveaway possible!


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Kanupriya Summer 2014 Giveaway

The incredible self-taught designer, Kanupriya Khurana, launched her Summer 2014 collection of her namesake brand, Kanupriya. Having evolved immensely since our first look at the brand(here), we found that the latest collection is filled to the brim with timeless pieces that range from contemporary styles to classic designs. The line boasts a deep, deep array of jewelry fit for any fashion forward woman.

As the Leafy Bangle pictured above is just beyond the most perfect piece of jewelry for the summer, we have teamed up with designer Kanupriya Khurana herself to offer one lucky follower the chance to win their very own Kanupriya Leafy Bangle in Pink! Scroll down for contest rules and regulations.

To Enter the Kanupriya Leafy Bangle Giveaway:
1. Follow us and leave a comment here on Blogger, stating how much you'd love to rock some Kanupriya jewels this summer. 
2. Add Belles&Rebelles (here) and Kanupriya (here) on Twitter and tweet at us saying "Please @BELLESnREBELLES I want to @shopkanupria accessories!
 3. "Like" Belles&Rebelles (here) and Kanupria Jewelry (here), on Facebook and leave a comment under this post about why you should win this beautiful piece.
4. Add both @BELLESnREBELLES and @SHOPKANUPRIYA on Instagram.
5. Or, lastly, just click the "like" button for this post once you've joined us at our Facebook Fan Page 

If you choose to do all of the above, you will be entered in the raffle five times (each action will guarantee you one raffle entry). The contest will run for one week only, starting today and ending on Saturday, May 24. 
(Contest deadline is midnight USA EST Time on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The winner will be announced and notified on Sunday, May 25, 2014.)
Get your comments, tweets, Instgram love,  and Facebook "thumb-ups" in ASAP for the chance to win a beautiful bangle in time for Summer 2014
This giveaway is open to followers with shipping addresses in the USA only.

To learn more, see more, and to shop for Kanupriya Jewelry, click here.
To see more Belles&Rebelles coverage of Kanupriya Jewelry, click here.
Big thanks to designer Kanupriya Khurana herself for making this feature and giveaway possible!


Thursday, May 15, 2014

Men's Styling x Nick Marshall

Clothing: Schuyler 4 Showroom: Alberto Pants/ Codice Knits / Haupt Knits 
Leather Jacket: Artist's own

Artist: Nick Marshall
Styling: Heidi Gardner
Megan Averbuch
Photography: Natalie Brasington
Grooming: Marc Mena

In a joint effort with stylist and jewelry designer, Heidi Gardner, we styled actor Nick Marshall in an exclusive photo shoot. 

Big Thanks to Hyela and ALL at the Schuyler 4 Showroom for providing wardrobe!
Big Thanks to Dolce & Gabbana for providing the suit!


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Draft Classic 2014

Last week's Draft Classic Event was a huge success.  A solid team, which included d4sm and the extremely generous Schuyler 4 Showroom (whom gifted each player an incredible wardrobe filled with the amazing Italian brands: Haupt, Codice, and Alberto), we welcomed past, present, and NFL draft players to an incredible and opulent private residence in NYC to celebrate both fashion and football.

Learn more about the event in the official press release below:

Media Contact: Eddie Rhodman, Jr.
Destined for Success Management
Classic Gifting Suite SCORED Merging Fashion and Lifestyle During Draft Week #DraftClassic
Schuyler 4 Ltd @KateSchuyler4 Introduces European Men’s Fashion @AlbertoPants, #Codice, #Haupt, @Carl_Gross_de to the Media and Sports World in
Grand Style!
New York, NY (May 7, 2014) – Schuyler 4 Ltd exclusive US distributor of Alberto pants, Codice knitwear, Haupt shirts, Carl Gross sport jackets, and VICE Magazine’s Sport’s Division, had a successful showing at their private gifting luxury experience in Chelsea with an exclusive crowd of appearances from popular athletes, media representatives, fashion aficionados and business executives.
Upon entrance, Athletes and the VIP attendees were introduced to the lavish spread of appetizers catered by Gardein Protein and Ainsworth. Specialty cocktails were curated courtesy of Kamasutra Vodka, Chateau D’ Esclans Rose Wine, Pierre Antoine Bollett, and Cusquena Beer in addition to a private tasting of LOUIS XIII.
To continue the engaging experience, party goers indulged in goodies provided by One-Life E-Cigars, ArtMaticNYC, Buzz Bar, Michael Duru Clothiers, Repechage Luxurious Collections. ArtMaticNYC provided a visual effect live artist on site who graced the atmosphere with incomparable savant artistic abilities via a live demonstration. Additionally, ArtMaticNYC provided original art pieces by artists Eric Jones, Daren Chamber, Sam Keller, and Bryan Austin. To add to the evening’s artisan mix, Buzz Bar crafted adult only intoxicatingly delicious alcohol infused Ice Cream for all to enjoy.
Media sponsor VICE conducted fun pre-draft interviews in the media lounge for their new VICE Sports channel allowing viewers to know the players in attendance beyond the gridiron through the young and entertaining style that VICE is known for.
Special attendees were Angela Simmons, recording artist and actress Teyana Taylor, Atlanta Hawks Dahntay Jones, 2014 draftees Texas A&M Mike Evans, Missouri Kony Ealy, Virginia Morgan Moses, Louisville Calvin Pryor, NY Giant players Geoff SchwartzJD WaltonJustin PughEric Harman, Rashad JenningsWalter ThurmondCharles JamesJulian TalleyMarcus Harris, St. Louis Rams Rodney McLeod, Baltimore Ravens Chris Canty, NY Jets Douzable LegerQuinton Coples, SF 49ers  Blake CostanzoPlaxico Burress, Former NY Giant and Tennessee Titan Keith Bullock and Former NFL player and Sports Broadcaster Roman Oben
Draft Classic would like to extend a heartfelt appreciation to VICE Magazine, Belles & Rebelles, Jen Abrams Style, Repechage, One Life E-Cigars, Gardein Protein, Ainsworth, ArtMaticNYC, BuzzBar Ice Cream, Michael Duru Clothiers, Kamasutra Vodka, Chateau D’ Esclans Rose Wine, Cusquena Beer, Born Fly, Jord Watches, Arthur George Socks by Rob Kardashian, Hugo Boss fragrances, Menaji, AQUAhydrate, Frava, Arbonne, Beau Brummel, Enfusia, Cold Label. Stay Hooked, HellaLife, Kobric Coffee, Crown and Caliber, Vernon Turner book “The Next Level”, Klitch, Heidi Gardner Designs, J. Alexander Ties, Rent The Runway, Magellan Jets, Vita Coco, Magnum, Reagan Charleston Jewelry, Booho and MocSocs for their support.
Good luck on the upcoming season to all the players and draftees.  Hyela Makoujy from Schuyler 4 Ltd is available for interviews regarding their men’s wear sportswear collections.
Join the conversation about @KateSchuyler4 on Twitter and Instagram @schuyler4_showroom using hashtag #DraftClassic
ABOUT SCHUYLER 4 @KateSchuyler4:
Schuyler 4 Ltd. was proudly established in 1977. The company is an exclusive USA distributor of fine European men's sportswear collections; Alberto Pants, Haupt shirts, Codice knits and Carl Gross sport jackets. The brands are sold in the finest men's specialty stores nationwide. Its target customer is a successful man with fashion sensibility, who appreciates modern looks with classic influences, and demands fine quality and supreme fit. The company is headquartered at 32 East 57th Street, in the heart of New York City's luxury fashion district. 
It is here where the main showroom is located, as well as its administrative offices and customer service.
Schuyler 4 has a satellite showroom in Los Angeles, and through an affiliate, a showroom in Dallas and in Toronto for Canadian distribution of certain products.
The newest channel in the VICE family is VICE Sports. Mainstream sports is saturated with event coverage, manufactured story lines, and tired cliches; coverage that is often cosmetic and temporal. VICE Sports is a deep dive into the drama that surrounds sports before and after the great moments on the field, highlighting stories that transcend the arena and the real fans that bring them to life. VICE SPORTS let’s our subjects step out of the mold, providing a platform to tell their stories through a variety of formats, all lead by premium digital video content. This is immersive sports storytelling that connects athletes and fans, and communities and cultures around the world.
VICE is a global youth media company and the industry leader in producing and distributing the best online video content in the world. Launched in 1994, VICE now operates in 35 countries and has expanded into a multimedia network, including the world’s premier source for original online video,VICE.COM; an international network of digital channels; a television & feature film production studio & a magazine. In 2013, VICE launched a news-magazine series on HBO titled  'VICE.' The Emmy nominated series began it’s second season on March 14th, 2014.
VICE’s digital channels include VICE News, a dedicated news channel; Noisey, a music
discovery channel; The Creators Project, dedicated to the arts and creativity; Motherboard, covering cultural happenings in technology; THUMP, focusing on global dance and electronic  music; Fightland, a channel dedicated to the culture of MMA, and i-D, a British fashion publication re-launched at, a video-driven fashion site.
ABOUT MEGAN AVERBUCH @bellesnrebelles:
Megan Averbuch is a NYC-based Fashion Stylist. She allocates her time between styling at world renowned vintage boutique and showroom/archive, New York Vintage ( and working as a freelance stylist. With experience as a Men's stylist, she boasts a clientele of NYCs social men as well as a plethora of professional athletes. Versatile and with a portfolio filled with editorial and editor experience from quite a few publications- including the international Magie Magazine and Teen Vogue- she works most exclusively with the highly regarded art/fashion publication, Futureclaw Magazine. Modeling and brand consulting can also be found on her extensive resume. Her personal site and blog is Belles&Rebelles,
ABOUT JEN ABRAMS STYLE @jenabramsstyle:
Jen Abrams has become one of the industry's foremost authorities on all things stylish. She has created a multi-faceted career from covering Fashion Week for various outlets, styling editorial photo shoots and consulting with emerging brands and more. Jen's vast knowledge of the industry has made her one of the most sought after talents. With an MBA in Marketing, she has worked for legendary designers such as Calvin Klein and has a thorough knowledge of the business side of the fashion and beauty industry. As the Fashion Production Supervisor for the multinational corporation, QVC, she worked with fashion icons ranging from Rachel Zoe to Isaac Mizrahi to the Kardashians. As a magazine Lifestyle Editor and Fashion Stylist, Jen has styled professional athletes, TV personalities, celebrities, business executives and high proļ¬le socialites for both fashion spreads and feature editorials. Jen was also the contributing Fashion Editor for London-based magazine, Fashion Salade and continues to write for various fashion publications. Most recently People Stylewatch named Jen their On Campus Celebrity Stylist where Jen spoke to college students about trends, dressing for success and style on a
ABOUT GARDEIN @gardein @gardeinnyc:
Founded in 2006, Gardein (garden + protein) is an award-winning line of delicious and healthy meat-free foods. Gardein founder Yves Potvin created the first veggie dog in the 1980s and is now dedicated to elevating – and beefing up – the category with a full range of great-tasting, better-for-you meat-free innovations. From its signature Seven Grain Crispy Tenders to the Ultimate Beefless Burger, Gardein offers mouthwatering, center-of-plate foods that deliver real meat taste, texture and nutrition—with no cholesterol and less fat and calories than traditional proteins. Made with soy, grains and natural ingredients, Gardein's foods can easily replace traditional protein in any meal or recipe. 
Gardein is popping up everywhere, available in the produce cooler and freezer aisle at more than 15,000 grocery stores in the U.S. You can also find us on college campuses and in your favorite restaurants across the country. For more information and delicious recipes, visit
In today’s sports and entertainment world, athletes have become a very marketable commodity. Their lives—both on and off the playing field—are incorporated into various media. As professional athletes excel in their careers there is a need for personal attention and expertise in order to develop his or herself as either a brand or a business. Destined for Success Management, LLC is a full-service sports public relations, brand marketing, management and consulting firm that offers personalized attention to each client and provide the necessary expertise and medium for advancement pre and post career.

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