Preview the spectacular happenings at our ICONS Gala with The Lifestyle Lounge!

Preview the spectacular happenings at our ICONS Gala with The Lifestyle Lounge!

Altruism Causes Events Exploits Performing Arts Shopping & Acquisitions Talent

By Monica Aparicio,
If you’ve been under a rock about the Women’s Mafia 11th anniversary gala benefitting ReachWithin, here goes… 7480c1_36d95fceb0a0458db76a1c882a803cf3Imagine the elevator doors opening into a beautiful plush lobby where the winding hallway opens to reveal a dimly lit ballroom sitting on the penthouse of a building in the Flat Iron.

You arrive and are greeted with adornment of golden temporary jewels via Tribe Tats and divinely inspired henna designs on your delicate hands via Margie Nugent while sipping on delicious Daily Greens juices or enjoying a perfect cocktail!

unnamed-4Over at the opposite end of the ballroom you see Carmen Rubio setting up for your glamour photo. You get your picture taken by Carmen or photo artist Marcy Andrew Deliz before DJ Sharri starts to play luscious melodies and you strut in your Goddess costume to the dance floor.

Dancing, you look out the window to see the Empire State twinkling while you and your friends turn the heat up with your moves.

You pause to recoup and head on over to The Lifestyle Lounge pop up, where you receive a complimentary miracle stretch with Marina Simovic and sit down to speak to Dieniz Costa about dipping into your sacred sensuality, since you’ve been thinking about fully claiming your Goddess Power!

While you’re there you also have a mini consult with Kelly Lynn Adams about taking the next steps with your career and you hear some awesome astrology tips with Jeanny Tsai.

You feel so uplifted about your future you celebrate by treating yourself to a gorgeous piece of jewelry at Georgianna Kouliano’s table and you participate in the mini Cacao ceremonies with Chrysalis Unfurling before indulging in yummy hors d’ oeuvres.

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All this plus hula hooping with Isamar Gonzales, making art with Inspirality & VitaminR, complimentary energy healing with Nathalie Jaspar, mini consults with Meg Conkling, the curly hair alchemist (because your next haircut will be the bomb), life coaching with Sydney Campos, Goddess portraiture with Lisa Levart, prophetic Tarot with Denise DePass, soul revealing sessions with Kell Morton and by 11pm you go home with a cup that runneth over!

Mmmmmmm get ready, get your tickets

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Join us for The Lifestyle Lounge experience inside of the Women’s Mafia 11th Anniversary Gala celebration and dress up as your favorite Goddess or historical heroine

OCTOBER 6, 2016.   7-11pm

Receive complimentary mini consults with top wellness and healthy living experts, bodyworkers and healers!

Meet the Experts, Healers and Vendors

Sacred Sensuality with Dieniz Costa

Dieniz Costa is a sacred sexuality liberation and empowerment coach, healer and speaker who helps women of color go from burned out, suppressed and dissatisfied to liberated, orgasmic and fulfilled.

 She works with women on healing from past traumas to rebuild their sense of self worth, beauty and power. After working with Dieniz you will enjoy your body and be the full expression of your true self while living from a place of spiritual power.

Career Counseling with Kelly Lynn Adams

Kelly Lynn Adams is a certified business and leadership career coach, motivational speaker and founder The After 5 Club. Kelly Lynn has helped hundreds of women manage their careers and build smart and sustainable businesses (especially those who are in 9 to 5 jobs). Kelly Lynn has also spent over 12 years in corporate finance for some of the top fashion houses and biggest retailers in the world.

Receive career coaching, productivity and time management training, self-care guidance and how to start and monetize a passion project/side business when you speak to Kelly.

Holistic Life Coaching with Sydney Campos

Sydney Campos is a holistic entrepreneur, meaning there is no separation between her passions, her spirituality and her livelihood. As the founder of Make Only Magic, she serves incredible clients as an intuitive life coach, yoga instructor, energy healer and marketing strategy advisor specializing in Fortune 100 brands and early-stage startups.

Sydney will guide you to reconnect with your own internal compass to accelerate healing and break through blocks standing in the way of your deepest desires. Everything Sydney does is based on love and service, and helping you live life beyond your wildest dreams.

Beach Body with Michelle Hache and Christina Colon

Michelle works independently as a virtual fitness coach with Team Beach Body and is currently a student at The Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She teaches others to implement a healthy lifestyle in body mind and spirit. Michelle can provide you with the necessary tools to achieve a higher level of clean and healthy eating and lifestyle.

Talk to Michelle and her partner Christina about Shakeology whole food meal replacement containing a daily dose of dense nutrition of Phytonutrients that help support health and vitality, build lean muscle and curb cravings. Exotic superfoods and vitamins will help you fight free radical damage and support a healthy immune system, also aiding you in weight loss.

Curly Hair Alchemy with Meg Conklin

Meg Conkling is a seasoned Curly Hair specialist, best known as the Curly Hair Alchemist. Her skills and expertise are as adaptable as her strengths and versatility. She is articulate and has always approached her clients and the art of curls with enthusiasm and an open heart.

With Meg  “It’s not just a haircut, it’s an experience.” Meg helps you clarify the woman you are and the woman you are ready to embody, with an intuitive consult prior to your haircut. Explore a heightened and holistic one on one training. Walk away learning how to manage and embrace your natural texture.

Kabbalistic Astrology with Jeanny Tsai

Jeanny Tsai has worked with Kabbalah Astrology for over 10 years. She is known for her depth, clarity, and accuracy when giving a reading. She is well versed in giving general readings as well as well as giving deep insights into specific areas of one’s soul blueprint such as relationships, career, health, and soul path.

Jeanny can help you map out ideal dates for starting a business, getting married, and other life important events. She advises on when to take action and what remedies to use to reach one’s highest destiny. Her approach is heart centered with her clients goals and soul evolution in mind. Jeanny is also an intuitive healer who has apprenticed with masters in multiple lineages from around the world.

Rodan Field Skincare Kate Dawson

Kate proudly represents Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. These uniquely effective skincare products are designed by two of the most respected dermatologists in the country with a legacy of delivering on what they promise. Kate believes that using Rodan + Fields is as close as you can get to visiting a dermatologist … without an appointment.

Rodan and Fields can truly transform your skin.

Goddess Erotica Portraiture with Lisa Levart

Lisa Levart is the author of Goddess on Earth: Portraits of the Divine Feminine, winner of the GOLD Nautilus Book Award. Goddess on Earth, an ongoing project for more than a decade draws deeply on ancient mythology to reveal the vibrant interior lives of the women she photographs and their personal experience with the divine feminine.

The Goddess:Erotica portraits will allow you to enjoy your divine sexuality through the eyes of a loving artist. Treat yourself to a one-of a kind, encaustic art work that most deeply reflects your most powerful erotic self.

Reiki Healing with Nathalie Jaspar

During a session with Dive Into Reiki/Nathalie you will experience warm, deep relaxation, gain a sense of clarity and a feeling of joy. It’ll enable you to access your own true inner energy so you can bring positive change into your life at all levels—physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.

Dive Into Reiki offers sessions and classes based on traditional Japanese teachings.

Network Spinal Care with Dr. Kell Morton

For over ten years Dr. Kell has been transforming lives by helping people let go of the stress and pain that we all accumulate through the bumps in the road of life. He helps youlet go of who you’re not, so you can raise your standards and breakthrough limiting beliefs, allowing you to embrace more and more of who you truly are, and ultimately rock life at a higher level with more passion, joy, creativity, and love

OrthoBionomy with Ellen Williams

Ellen Williams is a Licensed Massage Therapist whose work is geared to alleviating discomfort and pain in your body without causing more pain. Because work with your body’s nervous system to help your body recognize what’s going on, your body is able to self-correct, thus allowing the results of each session to last longer. You’ll feel more comfortable in your body, so you‘ll sleep better and wake up more alert and focused

Miracle Stretch with Marina Simovic

Marina is a certified Stretch Therapist and Usui Reiki Practitioner. She uses a unique stretch technique with specialized tables to stabilize, isolate and carefully stretch various parts of your body. Feel relaxed and refreshed with this gentle healing experience which helps to get you more in tune with your physical and emotional well being.

Aromatherapy with Avila Aromatics

Experience the benefits of holistic essential oil and infused plant blends to support your mind, body and spirit. Created by Karin Lieberman, clinical esthetician and aromatherapist, whose passion for plants and nature led her to create these beautiful wellness centered products using essential oils.

Goddess Jewelry with Georgianna

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Product Review: Beespa Hand & Foot Cream is the Ultimate Sandal Savior

Beauty Health Shopping & Acquisitions

By Sylvie-Rose Cherwin

Today I was lucky enough to sample and review the very healing, soothing, and all natural Beespa Ultra Healing Hand & Foot Cream. As we all know, summer is the perfect time for sandals which means you can’t avoid people seeing your feet. Beespa products can help repair your dry and cracked skin from the cold weather and leave your feet feeling fabulous and ready to flaunt in your trendy summer footwear.

When I first looked at it, the first thing that caught my eye was the packaging; it comes in a small glass jar with a clean, simple, and appealing label. The natural ingredients such as beeswax and essential oils give off a delicate scent that leave your skin feeling soft and protected rather than oily and greasy in this hot, sweaty, and sticky weather. It is wonderfully remedial on your feet after a long hot summer day of walking around the busy and bustling streets of Manhattan in sandals.

$29.99 at www.beespa.com

The Seed 2015: 4th Annual Plant Based Lifestyle Festival

Beauty Events Exploits Food Health Shopping & Acquisitions

Dearest Mafiosos and Mafiosas,

We are beyond thrilled to share with you about The Seed Experience 2015 – we love promoting healthy, delicious foods that are great for you and the planet and so we are pleased to announce that we have secured 50% off for Women’s Mafia members and friends with code Proseed50.

The Premiere Plant-Based Lifestyle Festival In New York Returns With Award Winning Chefs, Renowned Authors, Famous Filmmakers and Vegan Lifestyle Pioneers

June 20th and 21st 10am to 6pm
Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. Brooklyn, NY 11222

The Seed Experience 2015 is a two-day festival that focuses on living a healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly lifestyle. This June the 2015 festival includes over 100 best-in-class exhibitors, including local merchants featuring, sampling, and selling plant-based foods and environmentally friendly products and services. With the number of Vegans in the U.S. more than doubling since 2009, and over 100 million people in the U.S. consciously choosing to eat more plant-based foods, even though they are not vegan or vegetarian, excitement over this year’s The Seed Experience is at an all time high.

The Seed Experience 2015 will present world-renowned speakers including Joe Cross of the “Fat Sick and Nearly Dead” documentaries, doctors and nutritionists such as Dr. Robert Ostfeld, Founder and Director of Montefiore Einstein Cardiac Wellness Program, inspirational champion athletes such as Vegan Ultraman Rich Roll, and animal rights champions such as Kathy Stevens of Catskill Animal Sanctuary and Jenny Brown of the Woodstock Animal Sanctuary. They will be holding workshops to introduce audiences to a plant-based and vegan lifestyle and answer questions.

Attendees can look forward to exploring, sampling, and shopping the vast market of delicious plant-based foods, viewing award winning films, and witnessing cooking demonstrations. Highlights include:

  • Exclusive pre-premiere screening with “The China Study” author Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s documentary “PlantPure Nation” followed by a live video conference with his son Nelson Campbell, the Executive Producer, Director and Co-Writer of the film.
  • Ten cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs such as Daphne Cheng, Maria Marlowe, Fran Costigain, and Jay Astafa.
  • Opportunity to experience the cooking of Adam Sobel, owner of The Cinnamon Snail Food Truck, the country’s first organic vegan food truck, a celebrated, award winning all-vegan food truck. Four time Vendy Awards winner. Voted by Yelp! 2014 #1 place to eat in NYC, and #4 in the entire USA.

And presentations by:

  • Dr. Robert Ostfeld, Founder & Director of Montefiore Einstein Cardiac Wellness Program
  • Rich Roll, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned full-time wellness & plant-based nutrition advocate and motivational speaker. Top finisher at the Ultraman World Championships and best-selling author.
  • Tim VanOrden, “U.S. Master Runner of the Year”, coach and presenter in the fields of motivation, nutrition and athletic performances.
  • Captain Paul Watson, Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Co-founding Director of Greenpeace Foundation
  • Simone Reyes, Animal Rights Activist, Reality Star, Right Hand to mogul Russell Simmons

The Expo will be held the weekend of June 20 and 21st, 2015 from the hours of 10am – 6pm at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Brooklyn, New York. The expected amount of attendees is 5,000+. Ticket prices are $30 per day and $50 for the weekend pass. Included is an exclusive offer for a 30 day free membership to Food Matters TV (www.FMTV.com) value $7.95. FMTV provides hundreds of documentaries, expert interviews, and recipe videos. Attendees can also receive $25 off a first UBER ride, or $20 off a first uberPOOL ride.

The Seed, founded in 2012, creates lifestyle events that empowers and introduces attendees to a plant-based, cruelty-free and eco-friendly living. Taking a positive and modern approach, The Seed works directly with many small local businesses and large multi-nationals, and influencer and trendsetters introducing them and their products and services to individuals who want to live an active, conscious and healthy lifestyle. The Seed is also a firm believer in giving back, therefore, a portion of the profits are donated to various charities. This year The Seed is projected that over 28,000 attendees at its events. Follow The Seed on Twitter @TheSeedExp and Instagram and visit the main website www.theseed.nyc to read about all their events.

Marcy Speaking at PITCH: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About PR But Were Too Afraid To Ask

Events Shopping & Acquisitions Technology
Hi Darlings! I’m speaking on a panel about PR.

You’re Invited

Tuesday, June 16 at 9:30 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for our next Pitch! Women’s Networking event. We are hosting a breakfast meeting starting promptly at 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at 175 Varick Street on the 3rd Floor in Conference Room C. Please note this is a new room.

This Month’s Topic: Public Relations Questions and Answers
Ask everything you ever wanted to know about PR with Marcy Clark from Marcy Clark PR. Moderated by Rebecca Shine of NY Shine, Marcy will share insights on tackling public relations in today’s ever-changing media landscape.

We request a $15 reservation fee to help cover expenses and to ensure proper space accommodations. Due to limited seating, please reserve your space now at http://www.rocketandwalker.com/pitch-meeting/.

To enter the building, please use the side WeWork entrance on Charlton between Varick and Hudson. Once inside, go up the steps to see the receptionist. We will be in Conference Room 3C. If you have trouble, please call Lisa Josephsen at 917.414.5480.

Please bring business cards to share with 15 people.

Cool New App for Actors, Models & Musicians: Check out the SURT Mobile Audition App

Fashion Shopping & Acquisitions Technology

Amongst the nearly 93 billion, free, mobile applications available worldwide, SURT, is a one-of-a-kind app that connects performing artists across a plethora of industries directly to opportunities within the entertainment industry. And it let’s these artists connect with decision makers with private, virtual auditions.

Currently, the SURT app offers a dynamic forum for performance artists in the categories of vocalists, rap artists, instrumentalists, singer/songwriters, dancers, actors, comedians and models, SURT provides a unique approach for talent and talent management professionals to connect and audition “virtually”.

Have you ever have the experience of trying to hold a business meeting or audition over Skype or Google Hangout and the call keeps dropping or one party’s connection is very fuzzy? SURT assures me that they have a US patent pending streaming technology that produces videos with the same quality across a variety of standard mobile operating systems, which makes any video audition uploaded to SURT accessible to all smartphone users!

Aspiring artists who upload auditions to the SURT mobile, audition application can also create and manage a free profile within their video uploads for review by both the public and entertainment management entities; have their talent profiles and uploads link to personal social media pages and participate in a professional, sharing space where they are able to receive feedback and tips on their performances from their peers, the public and seasoned audition hosts.

SURT has recently been a featured application on the homepage of Google Play and is also available for download on iTunes. Interested host entities can sign up to create an audition at https://www.surt.co/ and are eligible for a free 30 day trial until the end of 2015.

Shopping Just Got Fun Again – Meet The WantList, like Tinder for Shopping, but waaay better than Tinder!

Exploits Fashion Featured Shopping & Acquisitions Technology

Have you ever felt like all the “hard work” you put in browsing through endless garment options on your phone was wasted when you went home and had to search all over again on your laptop? (#FirstWorldProblems)

The WantList, just launched by trendy UK-based fashion discovery engine Styloko, is the first App to combine Dating-App inspired game play, true Visual Search technology, and an especially helpful “Luxe or Less” function. It works seamlessly across all iOS devices – even the Apple Watch! – and laptops & desktops, so that shopping can be as time-saving, money-saving and FUN as possible. (See exclusive video!)

With intuitive matchmaking technology that will make all your dating apps jealous, The WantList actually learns what colors, cuts, sizes, patterns and brands you like through it’s game-changing visual search capabilities. When you “swipe right” on a coveted garment the App can show you a plethora of “Luxe or Less” options, while learning even more about what fashion choices truly turn you on. The App also lets you know when a “WantList” item goes on sale!

Another really exciting aspect of The WantList App is that is allows you to ‘pick up where you left off’ on your shopping journey across all your iOS devices – meaning that if you start swiping right on your iPhone in the morning at a coffee shop, and continue on your Apple Watch at lunch, you can come back to your discoveries later that night on your laptop. We all know how hard it can be to find the perfect dress for an event, or the exact pair of jeans in your perfect wash and fit, and this helps to make sure you don’t lose your mobile style finds.

With a few quick swipes left or right the app begins to analyze your tastes and preferences and immediately personalizes your experience. The WantList features a “See Visually Similar” option with super cutting-edge visual search technology to help customers find similar designs. With one tap on the ingenious Luxe or Less feature, the app shows both higher and lower priced alternatives. As one person’s luxe is another person’s less, the automated process puts the user in control.

The app is free and will be available from 4th June 2015 worldwide for the iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch. Android will follow Summer 2015.

Coveting Now: Meet Harper Hallam

Design Exploits Fashion Shopping & Acquisitions Street Style

My dear friend Olga introduced me to a really fun collection of statement fashion jewelry called Harper Hallam. With great texture and surface interest, and pieces that can suit every occasion, the line has gotten very popular, very quickly.

Rebecca Harper Hallam is the exclusive jewelry line designer and creative visionary behind HARPER HALLAM Designs. The Texas-based designer is influenced by her native Mexico and her brood consisting of husband, daughter and teenage twins. As an entrepreneur, mother and artist with 12 years of design experience, Rebecca collaborates with expert artisans on two continents to craft limited-edition jewelry collections for women just like her.

Currently, the jewelry is sold at Elaine Turner Boutiques throughout Texas, Tennessee and New York City or online at harperhallam.com.

Valentine’s Day Redux: Be the One That You Want

Dating Design Events Fashion Featured Sex and Relationships Shopping & Acquisitions

Sometimes your significant other doesn’t get Valentine’s Day quite right. Or you are single. In those times, it is important to be nice to yourself, cherish yourself, and sometimes to shop for yourself… a lot!

Here are some of our favorite picks for this year, to treat yourself today or any time of year!

Design Your Own 3D Printed Fine Jewelry with American Pearl

If you didn’t get the jewelry that your heart desires, design it yourself! Do you love gold? Are you partial to Tahitian Pearls or Black Diamonds? Start with American Pearl’s gorgeous designs and customize for you or your beloved (men’s jewelry and cuff links available too!) with choices including gold, silver or platinum; diamonds, emeralds, rubies and precious birth stones; and pearls from all over the world. Complimentary custom engravings are available for most designs. www.americanpearl.com and www.americandiamondshop.com

18K Yellow Gold Black Diamond and Aubergine Tahitian Pearl Flow Ring $1867
14k White Gold and Black Green Tahitian Pearl Flow Ring $1800

 

American Pearl’s Fully Customizable Key To Her Heart Pendant
Valentine’s Day price:$775.00, originally $2,713.


Tahitian Pearl Pendant heart Love – choose from 8 different colors of Tahitian Pearls
Originally $875, now $250 for Valentine’s Day

 

TrueFacet is an exciting new online marketplace for Certified Authentic designer jewelry, with a mission of guaranteeing the best price for both buyer and seller by getting fakes out of the marketplace. www.TrueFacet.com

Nearly every woman’s heart races at the sight of a robin’s egg blue box from Tiffany & Co. This Tiffany & Co. Elsa Peretti Bone Bracelet is a timeless, thoughtful gift you can wear all year round. It is only $600 on TrueFacet, originally $995. It comes direct from TrueFacet in fully refurbished “like new” condition in Tiffany’s signature Robin’s Egg Blue box with a Certificate of Authenticity.

18k White and Rose Gold Serpent Necklace by Damiani at TrueFacet

This pendant necklace from Damiani is beautiful and perfect for the lady who loves feminine elegance. The necklace is made of 18K white gold and features a serpent-shaped pendant. The pendant is set with ~2.13ct of pink sapphires and white diamonds. Lastly, the bail is made of 18K rose gold. Included Items: Gift Box. Retail Price: $9,740, $2,727 At TrueFacet

 

AumHome “Soul&Space” aromatherapy sprays

Valentines Day special Bhakti elixir for Men&Women. Perfect offering to the ones you adore. Garners attraction and peace. Each hand crafted, small batch Aum Home spray features aromatherapy designed to uplift, heal and clear negativity. Yogi, Healer and Interior Designer Nidhi Huba of Aum Home creates each limited edition batch with specific healing intentions. Featured Organic Essential Oils are blended with Selenite crystal, Colloidal Silver and Gem Elixirs. Every bottle is energized with Reiki, Sound Healing, Mantras and blessed crystals to keep. To enhance your experience, before spraying tap the bottle on your palm with suggested chant or affirmation.

 

$21 for the Valentines Bhakti elixir. $35 custom spray blended with clients intent with essential oils  & crystal perfect for the request. Limited edition, pre-orders suggested. www.aumhome.com
 
Shop Ken Chen’s new KC SF for beautiful, affordable clothes made in California.
Our dear friend, and Women’s Mafia Fashion Week alum, Ken Chen has been busy this season creating a new diffusion line that features his signature asymmetrical details, gorgeous draping and flattering silhouettes at very affordable prices. A few I love, named after some Women’s Mafia members!
The “Marcy” dress ($45). Named after moi! (OMG, how exciting!)
The Ally Dress ($45) named after singer/songwriter Ally Sereda, the Engie Jacket ($56) named after stylist Engie Hassan
The Constance jogger top ($36) and pants ($39) after fashionista Constance Zheng. www.kc-sf.com
 

Last, but certainly not least, something for the man (or men – we don’t judge!) in your life:

An Accessory or Styling Session with Savile Row Society

Does your guy hate to shop but love that look in your eyes when he is dressed to the nines? Savile Row Society is a men’s personal styling, shopping and custom suiting platform for men that promises to be “the end of shopping as men know it.” The service connects men (or you and your guy) with a live, professional NY stylist right away for quick, efficient, curated wardrobe building without having to look through hundreds of online options. They can even hop on Skype with you! www.savilerowsociety.com

They have stand-out accessories such as these Tateossian Cufflinks ($195) and leather Dopp kits for gifts, Closet Cleanses and Personal Shopping at home ($350), Personal Styling Sessions online or in their NY Showroom (Free) and Custom Shirting starts at $150.

 


 

Visit www.Savil.me and schedule your guy’s stylist appointment today!

Meet Lisa Dolan: The Woman Reinventing The Way Men Shop

Design Fashion Men Shopping & Acquisitions Talent

We had the privilege of sitting down with Lisa Dolan, the founder and President of the new men’s styling and personal shopping concierge service Savile Row Society, which is reinventing the way men shop with a curated, omni-channel platform staffed with professional fashion stylists, to ensure men get the right look and fit, every time.

What Lisa has created is pretty exciting. Savile Row Society works with both the best stylists and the best brands in the world. Their roster of talent includes wardrobe and personal style consultants (such as Women’s Mafia members Engie Hassan and Dawn Del Russo) who have dressed Royalty, celebrities and top executives all over the world, contributed to publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle and Numero, and have been seen on Fox, E! News, NBC, CBS and more.

With a luxurious New York showroom steps from Madison Square Park and an intuitive online platform, Savile Row Society is the one-stop shopping destination that caters to every wardrobe need, from men’s custom suiting, to shoes, to accessories. SRS offers more than 80 best-in-class brands including Barbour, Lacoste, Hook & Albert, Paul Evans, Haspel, Edward Armah, Pretentious Pocket, Alan Paine, Margo Petitti, Tateossian, Allen Edmonds and Daniel Wellington. Here we have an exclusive interview with Lisa Dolan:

Women’s Mafia: What is the mission of Savile Row Society? What are the unique draws for your clients and customers?

Savile Row Society’s mission is to make an efficient and enjoyable shopping experience for the professional male. My goal is to make sure every guy has access to quality garments in an easy to use format. It’s that simple. I also have high falutin ideas about making SRS a men’s club, replicating the feeling of a Havana Club.

WM: How did you get your start in the world of high-end fashion and what advice do you have for up-and-coming young entrepreneurs and stylists?

I threw myself into the mens fashion world – I went to the high-end designers’ Market parties. The first warm intros were always done in a non-business setting, which was very helpful to me.

I learned that the high-end mens fashion business is very much of a family – everyone knows each other, and in order to do business, you need to join the family, and I was excited to join. I was originally seen as the weird tech-company but in the end after a few seasons, designers perked up and recognized SRS could be an idea partner to reach our high-end customer.

WM: I understand you support some great causes with Savile Row Society. What causes are important to you?

Career Gear provides professional clothing to under privileged men who are looking for employment. SRS was originally built on the tenets that personal branding and image are so important in today’s fluid marketplace, where no one stays in a profession or location for a lifetime.

Getting the interview/job is where the main discrepancies  lie – once you have the job, anyone can learn and prove themselves. I am confident Career Gear has some role in closing that gap.

WM: When did you realize you could make your passion your career?

I was running on a treadmill and I saw my life on a clearly charted path in front of me.

I wanted to create my own path.

I knew I wasn’t excited – I wasn’t giving myself the opportunity to make an impact in any way. Thru SRS, we can effectively improve the image of professional men, to help them achieve both their personal and professional goals

WM: What is your favorite date night look for a man?

A blazer, jeans, brown shoes, and a shirt of his choosing – button downed to black tee shirt – the shirt shows what kind of man he is.

WM: You do so much between running your business, hosting so many fashion events and your cat type of person he is, or what type of date he wants it to be. I love a guy who wears a pocket square and no tie.

harity work – what energizes you?

Hmm that’s a good question – I don’t really know – I’ve always naturally had a lot of energy. I think it’s that I am extremely curious, love challenges, and love doing something new. If I had to pinpoint one driver, it would be my curiosity – I want to constantly be learning of what’s out there, and how I can be a part of it.

WM: What can the Women’s Mafia make happen for you?

Well for starters, I’d love to have SRS dress your man so you can go on doing what you love to do, and do other, more fun things together than go shopping!

WM: Lastly, please share with us – If you could dress any gentleman, alive or dead who would it be?

Warren Buffet! Mr. Buffet – our atelier is always open to you. :-)

getgeeked NY: Are You In Touch With Your Inner Geek?

Events Exploits Shopping & Acquisitions Technology

Are you in touch with your inner Geek?

Do you love sleek, innovative life-enhancing tech? Women’s Mafia members are invited to circle their calendars for getgeeked NY on Thursday Oct. 16th, a brand new, innovative technology demo event that lets you try out the latest gadgets, apps and services before they are in stores. Guests will enjoy exhibits and demos from major brands like Sharp, Lenovo, Samsung Memory, Sling, TiVo, and Western Digital. We also will showcase the hottest startups like Bayan Audio, Karma, Magisto, Martian Watches, Openfolio and others. Thursday October 16th, with press exclusive hours from 4-7, and open to the public – free – from 7 to 10pm.

Metropolitan West – 639 W 46th Street, New York, NY 10036. RSVP and get more info at www.getgeeked.tv