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WE <3 Oscar De La Renta's, Live In Love Marketing Campaign!

28 Jun

“Created for women by a man who adores them.”

Oh, Oscar, and we adore you!

Whoever’s behind the marketing department at Oscar De La Renta TOTALLY understands that we need a key message, and we need it quickly!
It takes them less than 26 seconds to tell us EXACTLY why we need this product!

It’s not just the key messaging behind this product that we adore …

take a peek at some of the pics from the campaign over at our Creative Director’s blog, KholiOli.Com!

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Plus, KHOLI’S TELLING YOU exactly

what the de la Renta MARKETING TEAM GOT RIGHT!

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Krys Freeman hosts Oakland on the Rise: Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan’s Re-Election Kickoff

8 Jun

Oakland on the Rise

Saturday, June 9, 2012
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The New Parish – 579 18th Street, Oakland

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Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember

Saturday, June 8th will be a very important day in Oakland. Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember, is asking for your support in her re-election in November 2012.

With Krys Freeman (@bLaKtivist) MCing this special event, it kicks off at 5pm.  Special guests include Assembly member Nancy Skinner, while musical performances include LaToya London (of American Idol) and DJ Ryan. And be sure to eat up with “A Taste of Oakland”, with food generously donated by Ozumo, Home of Chicken and Waffles, Chop Bar, District, Ebbett’s Good To Go, Oasis Food Market, Tina Tamale, Adam’s Mediterranean Grill, Zza’s Trattoria, Our Cuban Kitchen, Homeroom, Ghazal Indian Cuisine, & Miss Pearl’s

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Want to join the host committee? It’s $2000 for Platinum (includes 8 tickets), $500 for Gold (includes 4 tickets), $300 for Silver (includes 2 tickets) and $100 for Bronze (includes 1 ticket). Individual Tickets are $50.  Join host committee or get your tickets online today at www.kaplanforoakland.org/kickoff.

And if you can’t attend, we hope you’ll consider making a gift by donating online at www.kaplanforoakland.org/donate.

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Come out and support this noble cause and have a blast while doing it!

Krys Freeman (@Blaktivist) Talks @BettaStop @ Women Who Code Lightning Talks

19 Dec

Krys Freeman (@bLaKtivist) discussed her experience in building and launching her first app, BettaSTOP as a non-developer. BettaSTOP is powered by Twilio through text messages and gives users the opportunity to give feedback on the buses they take on AC Transit. Krys came up with this idea through her direct experience riding public transit. When she proposed the idea at a Code for Oakland event, a team of about ten people came together to help her develop the first iteration of the app. (source)

#ClientClamor: Viviane Aires (@VSkinMakeup) Talks Launching Be Bonita! TV (@BeBonita)

19 Dec

Women 2.0 (@Women2 Discusses) Women Who Code’s (@WWCODE) First Lightning Talks | Krys Freeman (@bLaKtivist) Highlighted

29 Nov

By Elaine Tsai (Organizer, Hack Nights for Beginners)

Lighting Talks

Women Who Code (WWCode) held our first lightning talks event on Tuesday, October 25. The event was filled with excitement, involvement, and proof that there are plenty of women interested in programming, hacking, and all things related to changing the gender gap in the tech industry.

With an amazing turnout rate of over 70 women, the ladies had plenty of time to meet new friends, reconnect over past programming projects and discuss new ideas. Sasha Laundy, founder of Women Who Code, kicked off the event by announcing that over 400 female coders have joined WWCode since it began in late September. She also announced the first WWCode expansion to the South Bay with an inaugural Hack Night at Hacker Dojo on November 14, an amazing accomplishment.

Lightning Talks is an event where women sign up to give a short five minute talk. The topics presented during this event ranged from live coding with Node.js to salary negotiations. Participation and discussion was lively with great questions from the audience and live tweeting with the #wwcode hashtag.

krys freemanSome of the highlights of the night included Judy Tuan’s demo of Portal 2 with the Kinect, Krys Freeman’s talk about her experience as a non-developer in building and launching her first app, BettaSTOP, and Sarah Allen’s thoughts on being a software engineer. After all the planned lightning talks were given, a handful of women stood up and gave their own talks, which ranged from impromptu pitches on projects they were working on to general announcements in the tech industry.

At the end of the night, everyone left with new friends, perhaps a slightly longer Twitter follower list, and new insights into the tech world. We would like to give a big thank you to our sponsors of the event. Twilio provided the food and drinks, and pariSoma donated the wonderful space.

Nine lightning talks were given during this first event.

CLICK HERE FOR A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ALL TALKS AND FULL ARTICLE.

WITH <3,

THE ARDOR BRAND

Introducing… @BeBonita TV

14 Nov

We have to start this blog by saying THANK YOU to all of lovely women and men who support the Be Bonita movement, created by Ardor Brand client, Viviane Aires. We have blissfully watched our movement grow. So many have contributed to the progress of this movement and now we’ve decided to take the Be Bonita campaign to the next level with Be Bonita TV.

Be Bonita TV is all about YOU! This is our way of giving back to the supporters who have given us amazing feedback, constructive criticism and great suggestions. We realize now that we want you to SEE what this movement is all about. Through Be Bonita TV, we want to connect with our supporters in a new way, using video blogs to encourage and educate women who are eager to learn more about heath, beauty and wellness.

We are eager to hear more of your thoughts and suggestion for future topics that will be covered on Be Bonita TV. So if there is a beauty enthusiast or skincare diva who you would like to see interviewed on Be Bonita TV, TELL US! If there’s a new beauty product or skin treatment that you would like more information on, LET US KNOW!

Feel free to contact us via email: info@ardorbrand.com

And as always, remember that Be Bonita is not just a slogan… it’s a way of life!

with <3,

THE ARDOR BRAND

GoodGirlPR & The Ardor Brand Personally Invite You to Philadelphia’s #HauteBeauty Tweetup

9 Nov

WILL WE SEE YOU?

Wear House Boutique
401 S 16th St., Philadelphia, PA 19146
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
6pm-9pm

8 City #HauteBeauty Tweetup
Created by GoodGirlPR and Hosted by The Ardor Brand

On behalf of our amazing friends and event sponsors/partners at GoodGirlPR, The Ardor Brand would like to personally invite you to Philadelphia’s  #HauteBeauty Tweetup.

This EIGHT city event is designed for beauty editors and bloggers to socialize and network while enjoying complimentary spa services.

Meet us at Wear House Boutique this coming Wednesday (11.9.11) to talk fashion and beauty with Philly’s best and brightest bloggers & editors.

As our personal guest, you will receive a gift bag of goodies from OPI, Pooka Pure and Simple, New Beauty Magazine, Lamik, Completely Bare, Nidasii and many more.

RSVP HERE

In addition, Philly’s beauty and style experts, Viviane Aires, Authentic8ke, Secret Society of Glam, Kiyana Riley, and more will be providing you with complimentary services PLUS beauty and style consultations all evening.

We look forward to seeing you at Wear House Boutique!

with <3,

THE ARDOR BRAND


p.s. Need a sneak peek?! Check out pics from the last 3 City Tweet Up on Good GirlPR’s H.A.U.T.E. Blog!

Read #HAUTEBEAUTY Press Release