On Monday, I kicked off the week by acknowledging Business Women’s Week on Instagram. Although I had plans to do a 7-part blog series on business women I admire, I got realistic about the time I had available and narrowed the choices down to my one and only virtual mentor: Ms. Oprah Winfrey. Happy Business Women’s Week! This occasion, celebrated since 1928 by the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, is an opportunity to recognize and highlight the progress women have made as business owners and entrepreneurs. When I was thinking
Boutique PR and branding agency, Gabriel PR has signed a partnership agreement with Le Germain Hotel (Toronto, Mercer) to execute a campaign for digital fashion and lifestyle publication: FBI STYLE magazine. “Le Germain made history today as one of our first magazine partners,” says Sandra Gabriel, FBI STYLE editor and founder of Gabriel PR. “We’re looking very forward to working with Le Germain and their wonderful staff to create an impacting digital campaign.” Gabriel PR recently announced the launch of FBI STYLE, coming in January 2018 with their preview issue.
For the sophisticated woman seeking high-quality, contemporary fashion with exclusive and daring designs, your search ends here. Wallo is a new and colourful brand that launched last year at Ogilvy’s Cabinet Éphémère. Resolutely charming and intriguing, the faces and eyes depicted in the STAND UP Wallo collection mesmerize and radiate a sweet feeling of joyfulness and confidence. Headed by visual artist and designer, Marie-Andrée Wallot, Wallo is a design and manufacturing company with their clothing line predominantly made of chiffon silk and stretch silk that is 90% charmeuse silk and
Before Spring time officially hit, I had the opportunity to try my very first oyster. That’s right, I started this year as an oyster virgin and thanks to an open house event at Sofa To Go, I broke that virginity and slurped my way into becoming an oysterly active foodventurer and captured the whole thing on video. What was your first oyster experience like?
Any place or space with art deco, Gatsby or empire inspired design speaks to my taste and style so when I came across the Manhattan Private Jet, my jaw was on the ground and I immediately added a new item to my bucket list which includes buying the jet or getting to travel, at least one time in this classic and elegant private jet. The Manhattan features deep mahogany wood panels, brass and gold trim and rich jewel hues. Beautiful artwork in the entry includes a distinctive metallic mural, reminiscent
We barely had a minute to let our Gloss Bomb set before Rihanna introduced the Fenty Beauty Holiday Collection. In case you missed it, Rihanna launched her Fenty Beauty makeup line just in time for New York Fashion Week on September 8, 2017 at midnight. LAUNCHED! @fentybeauty by @badgalrir is officially here featuring makeup for every shade ? Available at @sephora and @harveynichols. A post shared by Make Your Life Your Message (@iamsandragabriel) on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:39am PDT Here’s a preview of the Fenty Beauty Holiday Collection
FBI STYLE Magazine, a digital publication created for the style-wise woman will be launching with a preview issue in January 2018, with the full issue hitting the internet in March 2018. “This is not your typical fashion magazine,” says editor, Sandra Gabriel,” our focus will be on style that looks good but doesn’t necessarily keep up with trends, seasons, price points or sizes,” Gabriel adds. The essence of FBI STYLE will be the network of bloggers, influencers, brand ambassadors and contributors that it’s built on. Gabriel says their role will
Video Credit: W Magazine Conceived by Homer Hans Bryant, the artistic director and founder of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, hiplet (pronounced “hip-lay”) showcases dancers en pointe as they contort, strut and dip around the floor, interplaying hip-hop movements with classical styles. There’s an old African proverb that goes: plan with a purpose, prepare with prayer, proceed with positivity and pursue with persistence! That is what Hiplet is all about. ~Homer Hans Bryant Camryn Taylor, Lourdes Taylor, Nia Parker and Nia Lyons are classically trained ballerinas and the most senior
What happens when one’s passion for city grids, atlases and street maps are let loose? Modern Map Art: An art shop that takes your favorite cities, mountains, and places and turns them into beautiful works of art. Map artist, Jennifer Beck says she was inspired after returning from her honeymoon on a trip around the world. Modern Map Art is her way of taking what she had learned about the culture and colours and turning that into something special. Each grid is created using OpenStreetMaps to create the map grid,
Most people know me as the founder of Gabriel PR, but some probably don’t know that I am the Managing Editor for one of our clients: Bride & Groom Magazine. Last week was my one year anniversary as the Managing Editor and I learned so much, but I have rounded up my top 5 lessons that might also offer some guidance to anyone else in the world of print media: Know Your Reader: This is a lesson I learned while doing my PR diploma actually, but applying this lesson as