NYFW 13: Bettie on the Bowery!

IMG_9400[Recording artist Mayra Veronica walking the runway in a new Bettie Page dress]

Hey loves! I know I have been MIA and totally delayed on a few posts but I have been battling a bad case of food poisoning for a few days and it has really set me back on things. I know many of you were worried but I am feeling much better now. Thank you so much for the well wishes<3

As most of you already know, Bettie Page Clothing just opened up a store here in NY on 303 Bowery. I was/am thrilled that they are now a part of my city and am so happy I got to be a part of their NYFW event. Finally, I bring to you, The Bettie on the Bowery Fashion show and perfume launch. And no, that snow storm didn’t stop us from putting on a good show! I was a little nervous that the storm would really put a damper on the event but was so delighted that the outcome was GREAT! The event was awesome, the models were adorable, the champagne was flowing,   Chelsea Nenni was singing, and burly queen Tina Tassles was teasing!

I got to see it all as the blogger and model of the event. Me and the girls had so much fun getting our hair done by the talented hair stylists and MUA of Patricia field. It is nice to have people doll you up for a change and take a break from doing it yourself, especially when the stylists are so much fun! After that we had a quick rehearsal and just before you know it, it was SHOW TIME. Universal recording artist, Mayra Veronica, is the new spokesmodel for Bettie Page so she started and finished the show like a true veteran. We even walked the runway to one of her hit songs. The fashion show featured Bettie Page Clothing’s new collection that had crowds of girls taking their picks on the things they plan to purchase as soon as these pieces hit stores. We also got to sport some fabulous shoes courtesy of Ellie Shoes! There were two fashion shows that day and I was so happy that it went smoothly because many of us had beginners jitters. However, the models did such a great job and we all had such a great time! This wasn’t my first BPC runway show but I remember how nervous I was the first time I walked when I visited Mexico for the Bettie Page cruise. I have loved the owners of the brand ever since and am so excited I got to do it all over again here in NYC!

The icing on the cake was that so many of my readers (you all) showed up to the event and I am so happy I got to meet so many of you. It is really so amazing but no surprise to know that so many of you are so sweet, and that you all came, showed your support, and had a good ol time! I cannot wait till the next BPC event and hope to meet the rest of you!

Check out the photos of the event inside!

IMG_2010 At Patricia Fields to get our hair and makeup didddd.IMG_2011Model Young Sun Moon getting her makeup done.IMG_2021My gorgeous friend Darling Cait glamming herself up<3
IMG_7155 Gorg!IMG_7116 Model Francis getting a 60s pinup look.IMG_7147 Finger waves!IMG_2039 Francis’s amazing 60’s beehive!IMG_5448 I wanted to sport this purple wig so bad!IMG_5461My girl Ingrid looking like a sassy Bettie with her gorgeous curls.
IMG_5464 I just wanted big hair, so I got big hair 🙂IMG_2044Ran into my favorite animated fashionista Miss Barbie Beach ❤IMG_5435 The Bettie Page Store on Bowery looked amazing pre-showtime. They were ready for a party!!! Just look at those Patricia Field wigs on the mannequins and the amazing BPC dresses they were styled in!IMG_5434 This dress is very Jessica Rabbit, meowwwww.IMG_5433 IMG_2048 The BPC perfume smells DELISH and trust me, I am not a perfume person and I am REALLY in love with the sweet scent. The bottle is so pretty as well. I have worn it every day since I got my hands on it!IMG_2066 Champagne time!IMG_5494 Hungry time!IMG_5479Thee Bettie Page’s belongings like her shoes, gag, hosiery, hair brush and more were showcased at the Bettie on the Bowery Event!IMG_5478 IMG_5477 IMG_5476IMG_2308I am so delighted I got to have fun with some familiar and brand new faces like this lovely lady Story Sarah and this beauty below!IMG_2331 IMG_2326This cutie patootie is Vanessa Cruz and she was one of the models! She is such a life-size doll!IMG_2333 Vanessa and her friend<3IMG_2065Vianca, Angie, me, and Bianca! Love you girls! ❤IMG_2292It was a full house! IMG_2294 IMG_2074The crowd anticipating the show!

Here it is 3…2….1…GO!IMG_9302Mayra Veronica struts her stuff from beginning to end in the playful capris like a true star! IMG_2079Francis prances on the runway like a true dancing queen in her Fly Away circle skirtIMG_9312Sunny shines in this 2 pc suit! IMG_2089My girl Priscilla looks amazing in this 2 pc peplum blouse and pencil skirt set! IMG_9316 IMG_9319 I got to sport some AWESOME jean capris and the Zarita gingham top!IMG_2096 IMG_9331Cait looked darling in this stripe top and awesome wrap skirt! IMG_2102She worked that runway in this floral top and high waisted shorts! IMG_9337Vanessa looked sweet as candy in this poodle skirt and pink Wings Blouse! IMG_9341Work that skirt girl! IMG_9345I love this gingham romper! It has pockets and looks so great on the model! IMG_2115Sassy! IMG_211760s class! IMG_9359My girl Ingrid Campos looked delish in this cherries dress! IMG_9364Sunny looked amazing in this sun flower print dress! How fitting! IMG_2128This Cat Eye dress was puuurfect on Priscilla! IMG_2132Leopard and pink never hurt anyone! 😉 ❤ IMG_2145Ch-ch-ch-ch-cherry bomb! IMG_2153I like classic cars and pretty dresses so this dress works for me! IMG_9428This dress was a stunner! IMG_2173 My twirly girls!IMG_2174 IMG_9435Cait looked great in this pretty pink ensemble! IMG_9442Yay for yellow this Spring! IMG_9445Bang bang boomerang!IMG_2191Sea Breeze is one of my favorite Bettie Page dresses! IMG_9472 IMG_9478Designer and founder of Bettie Page Clothing, Tatyana!IMG_2228Mayra and Tatyana wave at the crowd!IMG_2067Some of our awesome guests!! IMG_2258Priskilla! IMG_2279My little vixens Lacuna, Ang, and Bianca!! IMG_2297I am so happy that my bestie Derek Santiago came to show his support! Him and Mayra posed for a shot! IMG_2302The best part of my experience was meeting so many new and sweet people ❤ IMG_2305My gorgeous gal pal Cait and I after the show ❤ IMG_5487Bettie Page Clothing’s talented staff member, Chelsea Nenni, did a phenomenal job singing for us all. This girl belongs on a broadway show of her own! IMG_9494 IMG_5506Francis dancing with the dj! IMG_5500Sunny and friends!IMG_5453My mom and her long-time friend Katherine also came to show their support. I love them so much ❤ Thank you Moz Foto for this great shot!!!IMG_2337Tatyana and I having a blast at the show! IMG_2349Tina Tassles teasing the crowd with her awesome burlesque performance! She works at the NY BPC store too! So much talent in one shop! IMG_2356WERK.IMG_2339And that’s all folks!

Special thanks to Patricia Field for revamping the girls into perfect pinups and to Bettie Page Clothing for showing us all a great time!

Make sure you head on over to the new Bettie Page store on 303 Bowery to check out the new collection yourself or visit www.BettiePageClothing.com to shop now!

Till the next event!


11 Comments on “NYFW 13: Bettie on the Bowery!

  1. It was a great show and I had a great time. Lovely, ladies and beautiful dresses. Great job!

  2. The red carpet shot of you flashing your BP girl shirt is so cute! Can’t wait to get a chance to check out the store in person.

  3. Uggghhh, food poisoning sucks. I had it last month. Glad you’re feeling better. The show looked like a lot of fun. I may have to try and tempt my hubby to use a portion of the tax refund to head up to the San Francisco store and get his wifey a new dress.

  4. Great post! This looked like a lot of fun and I love a lot of the dresses.

  5. Mayra Verónica (born Mayra Verónica Aruca Rodríguez
    August 20, 1977 in Havana, Cuba), is a Cuban-born, American-raised model and singer who acquired her fame
    in the United States. Verónica’s role on Univision’s Don Francisco Presenta brought her to the attention of FHM magazine’s US edition.
    After appearing in FHM she was included in its 2004 calendar and went on
    to do additional magazine work. She made appearances
    on many Spanish language television shows, as well
    as appearing in music videos and television commercials.

    She is noted for being a spokeswoman for USO.

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