Archive for 2013

My Makeover with Jackie Oh, On the Go!!!

Me Before the Whole Makeover thing
Last week I won a contest that I didn’t even know I applied for! My cousin Elizabeth signed me up for a complete Make-over contest with Jackie Oh on the Go and I won!! So this holiday contest was also co-sponsored with Ulta, so I ventured out to the Ulta in Deerfield where it was taking... Read more »

How to Keep that Pesky Weight Off this Holiday Season...Advice from Fitness Guru Mark Moon Himself!!!

How to Keep that Pesky Weight Off this Holiday Season...Advice from Fitness Guru Mark Moon Himself!!!
It is the holiday season and not only are our wallets effected by it but so are our waist lines! How does one keep the weight off this season or even lose weight (gasp)? Well don’t worry because we here at Estrella Modas had a one-on-one interview with fitness guru Mark Moon and got some advice... Read more »

Just for the Guys;Men's Shopping Event at Ann Taylor!! Yes Ann Taylor!!

Just for the Guys;Men's Shopping Event at Ann Taylor!! Yes Ann Taylor!!
Gentleman everywhere, on Thursday December 19th from 6-8pm, women’s clothing store Ann Taylor will be having an exclusive men’s shopping event for their lady love ones! There will be drinks, special gifts and even a chance to win a trip for two to Vegas (talk about a GREAT holiday gift)!! Also, Ann Taylor stylists will be on... Read more »
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Celebrating 50 Years of Fashion; The Limited 50th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrating 50 Years of Fashion; The Limited 50th Anniversary Celebration
If only we could all age as gracefully; still looking super chic, The Limited celebrated their 50th Anniversary in Chicago on October 24th and Estrella Modas was invited!! The event was held at the fab Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue, thanks to the votes of many devoted Chicago shoppers (they had an open voting on... Read more »

Poetic Justice Jean; Dressing the Ladies with Curves

Poetic Justice Jean; Dressing the Ladies with Curves
If  you’ve ever had issues finding a perfect fitting pair of jeans for your body type, Poetic Justice Jeans WILL become your go-to jeans. Kalia Kirby, founder of Poetic Justice Jeans, can relate!  She has had the same issue, with her 5’10” curvy frame;  it’s what inspired her to make a difference for others in dire jean need!  Kalia wanted... Read more »

Did Someone Say Beauty Bar? HalfStack Magazine and Johnathan Breitung Salon Join Forces for the Holidays!!!

Fun times!! Stephanie Battista (left) jumping with Editor in Chief of Half Stack Jenny Veguilla (photo by Stephanie Battista)
Chicago’s Halfstack Magazine and the Johnathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa hosted a Holiday Beauty Bar Event on Thursday November 14.  This memorable event was held at the fab Jonathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa (and let me see it was definitely a beauty). So not only were you treated to complimentary salon services (which... Read more »
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One Checked off the BucketList "Barbie in Chicago

Barbie hosts and local celebs Jeff Conway and Jillian Conley!
It’s every little girl’s dream to party it up with Barbie (OK, well definitely mine); and guess what? I actually got to do it! The Barbie in Chicago event was any little girls dream! There was glam, drinks and most importantly FASHION!!! Designers such as Borris Powell, Eileen Fischer and Mark Roscoe Designs were present... Read more »

Equitance Giveaway Opportunity!!!!!

Equitance Giveaway Opportunity!!!!!
Hey Estrella Modas* readers, for the first time EVER Equitance (a popular Japanese brand of skin-care products) will be available in the U.S and guess what? They are offering Estrella Modas* readers a chance to WIN a FULL-SIZE Equitance Brightening Serum & Dark Spot Corrector (each valued at $125 each)!!!!! Best part is that 25-50... Read more »

It May be Winter, But Here is OUR WINTER 2013 HOT LIST!!!!

It May be Winter, But Here is OUR WINTER 2013 HOT LIST!!!!
I know we are all freezing and literally getting our lips frozen on our coffee; but here are a few things that are HOT enough to warm you up even in this COLD Chicago weather!!!! HOTTEST FRAGRANCE: Forever Midnight I just tried this new fragrance by Bath & Body Works and I was HOOKED on... Read more »
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It's Officially Late Fall, Time for Some Fall Fashion Events!!!!!!!!!!

It's Officially Late Fall, Time for Some Fall Fashion Events!!!!!!!!!!
I know MANY of you are HUGE fans of this Fall weather (personally I hate it), and are super excited to start flaunting those tights and sweaters!! What I am personally excited about is these upcoming events!! So get those tights, boots and sweater dresses on, it is time to attend your local Chicago fashionista... Read more »