Dance Sing Live ….


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Dance As If No One Were Watching

Sing As If No One Were Listening

And Live Every Day As If It

Were Your Last

As you begin another day….




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Donnella Tilery Woman of Distinction

Donnella Tilery "Woman of Distinction"

Donnella Tilery is the founder of  New Jersey Fashion Week  and the owner of the online shopping portal  DCShowroom — New York, a website that promotes and sells accessories from emerging designers.    contd…

About Founder Donnella Tilery:

Donnella’s resume includes features and interviews with: Style Network , NJ Life Health & Beauty Magazine, Park Place Magazine, Modern Salon, NJ Monthly, 201 Magazine, Bergen County Magazine, Urban Style Network, Today MSN,, AOL, Entrepreneur Expose, Real Beauty Real World, WWD, NY1, NJ News 12, WPHL 17, NJ Newsroom, Handbags to and CBS Detroit.

  • Rising Star in Retail – Nominee with Fashion Group International
  • Fashion Group International – NYC Chair of Membership
  • Featured in “The List” NJ’s Exclusive Magazine Park Place




W Hotel in Hoboken to host New Jersey Fashion Week 2011

Hoboken will be home to the Second annual New Jersey Fashion Week,officials announced in a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. Fashion Week, which will benefit the North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, will run from Oct. 9 through Oct. 13 and will be held at  W Hoboken,    222 River St  Hoboken, N.J. 07030    

A general one-day admission ticket for NJFW is $100.


A portion of the ticket sales will be given to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

For Tickets and More Information, Visit:

 2011 Sponsors & Supporters Include: 

Jersey Gardens, LA Sunset Tan – New Jersey , Dove Chocolates, Eric Alt Salons , Affordable Closets Plus, Bliss, Paradise DJs, Elegant Eyes, Neiman Marcus, Studio 25, Inc., Shine by Colle Products, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Runway Passport, Fashion Edits, NJ Entrepreneur, We Connect Fashion (formally Infomat), Accessories Magazine, NJ, Frame Me, Celebrity, W Hotels-the Store, Kim Baker, Association of Image Consultants, Fashion Group International, Vitamin water™ zero, Pink Suede and additional brands, designers, consumers, and other supporters will attend this special conference.

Dove Chocolate A Sponsor of NJFW

For more information on New Jersey Fashion Week, visit:

Eric Alt Presents Show at New Jersey Fashion Week 2011

Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM (ET)

Carnivale By eric alt has Moved

Update  from  Eric Alt-Salon:  New location for Carnivale this Sunday!!

  Johnny Weir is scheduled to walk in this runway show–don’t miss it!

Get tickets here:

A sexy, high octane, carnivale-themed runway show  with performances that will tickle your senses.  The show will be full of celebrities and some of the world’s top fashion designers.  With hair direction by celebrity hairstylist Eric Alt and fashion styling by the newly launched  ALT. Fashion by celebrity stylist Kristen Lohman.  Join us for an evening of fashion, music & fantasy and let us know how Eric Alt transforms a regular Sunday night into a magical evening full of surprises!

More  Links:

 DC Showroom produces New Jersey Fashion Week.

Follow DC Showroom and see what they are up to next!


Twitter:  @njfashionstyle!/njfashionstyle


 Donnella Tilery – New Jersey Fashion Week March Mixer

  New Jersey Fashion Week.

 New Jersey Fashion Week Video 1

Author of Distinction Caroline Leavitt Author of “Pictures of You”

Pictures of You By Caroline Leavitt

Caroline Leavitt  is an  “Author of Distinction” and a  Recipient of Katie Shea Design’s  “Roses of Distinction”

Caroline and I met on Twitter some time ago and have become not only tweeps but friends in real life.

Caroline Leavitt and Kathleen DeCosmo at Pictures of You Book Signing

Months ago we finally caught up with each other over a cup of coffee and endless conversation.  We laughed, cried and laughed some more.

While we sipped our coffee I realized some of the reasons why Caroline’s writing is so effective.  It is because of how tuned in she is to the details of what she focuses on.  When you spend time with Caroline you have her 100% attention which I find so refreshing in this Iphone/Blackberry world.

While I was reading “Pictures of You” I felt  that Caroline clearly communicated  the feelings and emotions of each character.   Also the reader gets the opportunity to get a glimpse into Asthma and what an impact it has on it’s victims and on the caregivers.

Caroline Leavitt is also the author of a total of nine novels:  Girls In Trouble,  Coming Back To Me, Living Other Lives,  Into Thin Air, Family,  Jealousies,  Lifelines and Meeting Rozzy Halfway.  Various titles were optioned for film, translated into different languages, and condensed in magazines.

Her new novel, “Pictures of You”  went into three printings months before publication and is now in its fourth printing.  A New York Times bestseller, it is also a Costco “Pennie’s Pick,” A San Francisco Chronicle  Editor’s Choice “Lit Pick,” and it is one of the top 20 books published so far in 2011, as named by BookPage.

Read more……

Caroline Leavitt Costco Author of the Month

Dozens of "Pictures of You"

Caroline has sold her next novel,

Everything That Happens Today,

to Algonquin.

Audio rights for Pictures of You have been sold to HighBridge Audio.

Caroline and her famous Red Boots

“Caroline Leavitt plumbs the depths of grief and forgiveness in the lovely Pictures Of You.”
Vanity Fair, Hot Type

“A beautiful book. Leavitt writes with a really light and delicate touch about the relationships between people. She’s an undiscovered jewel.”
Newsweek Magazine, Jodi Picoult Bookbag

“Suspenseful…gripping. Leavitt is superb at revealing the secrecy inside many marriages and the way children grieve; several moving scenes involve Sam, who has come to imagine Isabelle as a crash scene “angel” who will take him to his mother. Most impressive is how Leavitt deals head-on with well-meaning people who come to realize, too late, that even an imperfect life is irreplaceable.”
Jane Ciabattari, O, the Oprah Magazine

“If you look for richly developed characters who move fluidly through a well-paced plot, then Caroline Leavitt’s Pictures of You is an ideal read.”
Pennie Clark Ianniciello, Costco, a Pennie’s Bookclub Pick for January

“Complex, contradictory characters. Leavitt’s literary touch is so light, her hand so translucent on the page, that only when the mystery is finally solved does the reader realize how tault she’s kept the tension all along. Hauntingly compelling.”
San Francisco Chronicle, Editor’s Choice, Lit Pick

This thoughtful novel brings up a problem all of us have to deal with in the course of our lives, unless we’re lucky enough to sneak through existence without encountering misfortune of any kind…. This is a novel that invites us to look at our own imperfections, not the dramatic crimes, but the niggling little sins of omission that so often render our lives tragically undernourished and small.”
Carolyn See, The Washington Post. Reprinted in The Miami Herald

“From the opening chapter, Caroline Leavitt’s compelling new “Pictures of You’’ unfolds as part literary mystery, part domestic drama, and part psychological examination. Her writing is unfussy and direct, with vivid descriptions and passages of striking insight and wrenching, visceral power…Leavitt beautifully paces the book’s intertwining stories, meticulously unfurling bits of the back story, letting us put together the pieces just as the main characters do. But she wisely avoids the neat, pat wrap-up. “Pictures of You’’ is about processing both discovery and loss, discerning when to hold on and when to let go and understanding what in the middle of it all makes life meaningful. Provocative and rivetting.”
Karen Campbell, The Boston Globe

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Pictures of You  By Caroline Leavitt

One of Bookpage’s Top Twenty Books of 2011 so far

A Top, Smart Summer Read in

Minneapolis Star Tribune;
O, the Oprah Magazine,
and Self Magazine

San Francisco Chronicle Lit Pick

Now in fourth printing!

Caroline Leavitt Links:!/Leavittnovelist