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Macy’s New French-inspired Line Launch Event August 24!

Kenwood Macy’s has a new French-inspired lined that’ll make you go “oh la la!!!” Plus, they’re hosting a tres chic kick-off event for it on August 24 from 1-4 p.m. The line features a curated collection with classic pieces! It’s called Maison Jules and has dresses, knit tops and pants…. and everything looks like they just walked out of a Parisian cafe.

The event will take place during Shop for a Cause, where any customer that purchases a savings pass for $5 will save 25% on regular, sale and clearance merchandise. You’ll even have the opportunity to register to win a French-inspired Martone bicycle with no purchase necessary!

Donations will benefit the March of Dimes as well as other local charities, so this is one great event to check out!

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More Lady in Red Attire Inspirations!

Me and my sister-in-law Missy Scalia hosting the first Lady in Red event in 2009 (yes, I had bangs! eek!)
Me and my sister-in-law Missy Scalia hosting the first Lady in Red event in 2009 (yes, I had bangs! eek!)

Cincy Chic is celebrating American Heart Health Awareness month in style at our fifth annual “Lady in Red” event on February 9, held at Macy’s Fountain Place from 6-9 p.m. The event requires a red cocktail dress to be worn at their fashionable fundraiser for the American Heart Association. What a great cause to bring that red dress out and let it shine!

Any style cocktail dress is acceptable from a fun flare, sexy sequin, chic sheer, lacy love, mix and match to cute and cozy and much more, as long as it’s ravishing red! Glam it up with that red nail polish, red lipstick, jewelry, and a fun red oversized tote or clutch. Don’t forget about those fashionable feet, any heel looks great from a short and cute kitten heel, a thin and high stiletto, chunky pumps or a great looking wedge. Don’t have red heels? Don’t worry, let that red dress stand out and add some nude or black heels.  You’ll be red hot on that red carpet!

All proceeds from the fundraising activities benefit the American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” campaign.

Click here to RSVP to Lady in Red!

For more attire inspiration visit our Pinterest Board, and watch Fox19 this Thursday at 8:45am for a sneak peek of the fashion show!

Thanks to my intern Wendy Rodriguez for helping me put this blog post together!

Lady in Red Silent Auction Rundown and Grand Prize Giveaway!

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The big week is finally here! Our fifth annual Lady in Red fundraiser for the American Heart Association at Macy’s Fountain Place is this Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6-9pm, and we have a BIG crowd planned! So, hopefully that means BIG funds raised for the AHA! We have several fun fundraising activities like a wine ring toss (where you toss a ring, and if it lands on a bottle of wine, you get to take it home!), selling beautiful red pashminas, and of course a fab silent auction items (listed below). Plus, we have a grand prize for the attendees who visit all our sponsor booths and fundraising areas. That grand prize is: A “Date Night” package, which includes dinner at LaPoste and a gift certificate for a jewelry makeover at Paolo Jewelers ($500 value!). Hope to see you there! Click here to RSVP!

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS:

  • Frischs gift basket
  • Plastic Surgery Group skincare package, Botox gift certificate
  • Fabulous Furs 60 x 60 Tan Chinchilla Faux Fur Throw
  • Face It Spa, skincare package
  • paolo A MODERN JEWELER @250 gift certificate
  • Nest Gifts $100 gift certificate
  • Degroot Handbag designer handbag
  • Jeff Ruby’s Restaurant $100 gift certificate
  • Gameworks gift certificate
  • paint by the glass gift basket and gift certificate
  • Rise Clothing gift basket
  • Woodhouse Day Spa $200 gift certificate
  • Sweet Petit Desserts gift certificate
  • Venus Fitness For Her, LLC Gift Certificate for 4 weeks of Team Personal Training or 2 weeks of Semi Private Personal Training
  • Artfully Disheveled Valentinus tie (dark red and silver heart patterned) tie
  • Delicate Raymond Panama Side Cross Bracelet
  • Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Tracker (a health tracker, so perfect for the event!) and LG Bluetooth headset, donated by Verizon Wireless
  • Gift basket of various Cincinnati boutique gift certificates (The Wardrobe, Cha Cha’s, Missy & Jack, etc)
  • Appearance Plus gift certificate
  • VIP table at Mt. Adams Pavilion for 4 people, free cover and a free call bottle of liquor
  • 2 tickets to the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
  • $200 Coach Handbag donated by Macy’s
  • $500 gift certificate to WowWindowboxes

If you would like to donate something to the silent auction, please contact me at ascalia@cincychic.com

 

Macy’s National Wear Red Sale

Macy’s has been a founding sponsor of the Go Red For Women campaign since its inception, raising more than $40 million dollars over the past decade of support. In honor of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day (Feb.1), customers wearing anything red – from an entire ensemble, to lipstick, to the signature Red Dress pin, will receive a 20% or 10% discount on a wide assortment of merchandise at Macy’s stores nationwide; as part of the Wear Red Sale happening Wednesday, January 30 through Sunday, February 3. However, even without wearing red, customers can support Go Red For Women by purchasing the official Go Red For Women red dress pin for $2 at any Macy’s store and receive the same discounts. All pin sales directly benefit the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.

Also, there are three red dresses you can purchase that give 20% of the purchase to Go Red For Women. They’re pictured below and here’s their availability in local stores:

  • The Ellen Tracy dress is available at Kenwood 
  • The Kensie dress is available at Kenwood at Tri-County 
  • The Marilyn Monroe dress is not available at any Cincinnati area stores, but is available here on Macys.com.

This works out perfectly because Macy’s is our location for Cincy Chic’s 2013 “Lady in Red” event which benefits Go Red For Women! Red cocktail attire is preferred, so check out Macy’s to start supporting Go Red For Women early with the Wear Red Sale, and then click here to RSVP for our “Lady in Red” on Feb. 9!

Ellen Tracy Red Dress 2013 $119.50
Kensie Red Dress 2013 $99.00
Marilyn Monroe dress $59.50

Lady in Red Attire Inspirations

Are you are on Pinterest? Cincy Chic is now, too! And our first pins are all attire inspirations for our upcoming Lady in Red event! Click here to it out! Also, we just published our press release for the event – check it out below to get all the deets! Hope to see you there! Click here to RSVP!

Cincy Chic Celebrates Heart Health Awareness Month with “Lady in Red” Event

Online women’s publication holds fashionable fundraiser for heart health awareness

Cincy Chic is painting the town red in the name of heart health on February 9! The online women’s publication is teaming up with the American Heart Association for its fifth annual “Lady in Red” event, which promises record-breaking attendance.

This fashionable fundraiser, which will attract 700-1000 attendees, will be held at Macy’s Fountain Place from 6-9 p.m. on February 9. Guests will celebrate heart health in red cocktail attire, while enjoying red cocktails, light bites, and several fun-filled fundraising activities. There will also be a “Go-Red”-inspired fashion show by Macy’s and Mi Salon Spa.

“As the Go Red For Women campaign enters its 10th year, the movement has made huge strides in the health of women across the country,” says Lori Fovel of the Go Red For Women campaign. “In fact, statistics show that women who joined the Go Red movement, made at least one positive change in their health–whether it be losing weight, increasing their exercise, or quitting smoking. Locally, Greater Cincinnati is showing the same positive results, thanks to great supporters like Cincy Chic. Through annual events like Lady in Red, we are able to reach a large demographic of women to raise awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of women.”

“Heart disease is the number one killer of American women—but it doesn’t have to be,” says Amy Scalia, publisher of Cincy Chic. “As a women’s publication, we’re leveraging our community of 22,000 local ladies to learn about heart health awareness at a fun and fashionable affair.”

Tickets for this event are $10 per person, and includes two drink tickets, complimentary swag bag, and a 20% discount at Macy’s. All proceeds from the fundraising activities and silent auction will benefit the American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” campaign.  Learn more, RSVP and donate at cincychic.com/events.

Sponsors include: PNC Bank, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Cors & Bassett Attorneys at Law LLC, Nova Health, Mi Salon Spa, Unique U Medical Weight Loss, Cupcake Crazy, Mona Lisa Permanent Makeup, and more!

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About Cincy Chic: Cincy Chic is the only online lifestyle publication for women in Greater Cincinnati. Cincy Chic offers forums, blogs, webcasts, podcasts, social networking features, ladies nights, lunch ‘n’ learns, cooking series and weekly editorial covering five key topics: health, beauty, fashion, social and career. The publication launched in January 2007 and now boasts more than 22,000 subscribers. Cincy Chic operates in partnership with Locals on Living, an affiliate of the Cincinnati.com network. For more information about Cincy Chic, visit www.CincyChic.com.

Lady in Red on Feb. 9

One of my favorite events of the year is coming up on Feb. 9! It’s our fourth-annual Lady in Red event, where we have attendees get all dolled up in little red dresses, sip on little red cocktails, and enjoy fun fundraising activities — all for a great cause: The American Heart Association. This year, it’s even more exciting because we’re partnering with Macy’s who has been a huge supporter of The American Heart Association for years. So, it’s a great partnership! All the details are below! Click here to RSVP and click here to see pics from last year’s event!

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Lady in Red
A fashionable fundraiser for the American Heart Association

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 6-9pm

Where: Macy’s Fountain Square. 505 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dress: Cocktail chic. Red attire preferred!

Tickets: $10/pp pre-registration, $15/pp walk-in. Includes swag bag, two drink tickets, complimentary light bites from Crave, and viewing of runway fashion show presented by Macy’s and Mi Salon Spa. $20 VIP ticket includes all of the above plus a seat along the runway and extra drink ticket.

Plus, enjoy music, a 20% shopping discount at Macy’s*, fun fundraising activities, and a spectacular silent auction – 100% of the proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” campaign!

Sponsors Include: PNC BankCors & Bassett Attorneys at Law LLCNova HealthSt. Elizabeth HealthcareMi Salon SpaUnique U Medical Weight LossCupcake CrazyMona Lisa Permanent Makeup +more!

Brought to you by: Cincy Chic, the only online publication for women in Greater Cincinnati.

*excluding cosmetics and fragrances

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Posh Professional Mixer Dec. 11!

I’m putting together a great event to start your new year on the right foot. (Yes, that’s right, the new year is almost here!)

So, make a resolution for better work-life balance in 2013. Join Cincy Chic for a fun event full of mingling and making new connections, complimentary swag bag, refreshments from Crave, a professional apparel fashion show by Macy’s at 6:30pm, and advice from Wellness Coach Debbie Pendl, who will offer tips and tricks to take you from burnout to balance in the new year.

The best part? The event is FREE! More info is below – click here to RSVP!

Posh Professional Mixer

 

 

Macy’s Unveiling New Brands for Millennials

Pretty excited about this news, considering I’m part of this demographic….

Macy’s will be unveiling a new line specifically for the millennials (aka Generation Y). There will be 13 new brands and the expansion of 11 brands that will be just for shoppers from 13-30 years old!

And with this awesome new expansion will be a Marilyn Monroe brand (love her!)! Keds will also be making an apparel debut (yes! I used to be obsessed with Keds!) and Macy’s has a partnership with MADE Fashion Week for other in-store trend shops.

Over this fall season and the spring 2013 season Macy’s will introduce 13 of these new and expanded brands. All new lines will be in stores by the end of 2013.

New brand launches are: Marylin Monroe- Apparel and Shoes, MADE Fashion Week, Keds, Blossom & Clover, Truth or Dare, G-Star Raw, Ambiguous, Ezekiel Clothing, COMUNE, DTA, Fatal Clothing, Plan B and Argyleculture.

The brand expansions are: RACHEL Rachel Roy, else, kensie- Apparel and Shoes, DV by Dolce Vita, Material Girl, American Rag- Accessories, Inglot Cosmetics, Smashbox Cosmetics, Kipling, Steve Madden Handbags and Stussy

 

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

Cincinnati Fashion Week Kicks Off Today!

Cincinnati Fashion Week kicks off TONIGHT with the Fall Fabulous event at Macy’s Kenwood! Enjoy shopping, pics on the CFW red carpet and meet local style bloggers in the blogger’s lounge. Yours truly will be in the lounge and also emceeing the fab fashion presentation featuring style challenges for the top trends in fall 2012! Oh, and the icing on this clothes horse cake…   25% off select merchandise in the womenswear and women’s Impulse departments. Also, Macy’s is giving away a free bottle of Macy’s Star PoweRed nail polish with any purchase. So excited! Don’t miss it!

 

Cincinnati Fashion Week 2012

The third annual Cincinnati Fashion Week is just around the corner, so mark your calendars! This year’s event will kickoff on Friday Oct. 5 with “Fall into Fabulous,” an in-store gala at the Macy’s Kenwood Towne Center where I will be hosting a fall fashion presentation!

This opening celebration will be followed by a week of fun and intimate events such as Labyrinth at the Cincinnati Art Museum, an exclusive look though the museum’s archives of haute couture guided by author and curator Cynthia Amnéus.

The shows start on Oct. 11 with RetroFittings by Saint Vincent Du Paul, featuring pieces put together by over 50 fashion design students from the University of Cincinnati. Oct 12, an In The Closet preshow—including a progressive runway presentation showcasing vintage haute couture from the Evolution studio—will lead into the 2012 Catwalk Centre fashion show. Festivities will conclude Oct. 13 with the Catwalk Centre, where models will be walking collections from established local designers as well as emerging talents.

Click here for the official schedule and ticket options.

Thanks to my intern Eric Cepela for his help putting this blog post together!