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Art and Fashion show in Aaron gallery

26 May

by Shaun Sargen

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s D.C. chapter teamed up with the Aaron Gallery, renowned designer Tsyndyma Kroujilov, and exceptional abstract expressionist Abol Bahadori to raise funds to continue the fight against one of the world’s most prolific diseases. The society’s man of the year Gaston Boisson was there to lend his support along with Art Soiree’s Sandro Kereselidze and a host of D.C.’s most charitable citizens. DJ Tom “from Prague” Cvinger kept the crowd jumping and set the sounds for an inspiring evening of superlative art, fabulous designs, and the spirit of giving. The night was topped off by a top flight fashion show by Julia Bella and a host of the city’s most beautiful models.

Tsyndyma designs

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DMV Diva of the runway 2011 has “sashed” the winner

10 May

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

On Mother’s Day, or, more precisely, night, DMV Diva of the runway competition unveiled in “Caribbean Breeze” in Arlington. Twelve aspiring models competed in three looks each. They have been  judged by two gorgeous  beauties – Miss DC 2009 Jen Corey and Owner of Au Naturalle Cosmetics Ashley Prange. Event was co-hosted by CEO of Creative Images LLC Clarissa Tinker and Celebrity Events Producer Aaron Machado. After long deliberating and calculating the tallies the winner was announced – Senya Donkor! First runner up is Brea Bonner. Two more girls got the titles – Melanie Elkins was chosen as “Best high fashion walk” winner and Jessi Brown got the “Crowd favorite” sash.

DMV Diva producer Clarissa Tinker, DMV Diva winner Senya Donkor, Celebrity event producer Aaron Machado

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Cherry Blossom Ball 2011

12 Apr

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

As a culminations of Chery Blossom Festival, annual Grand Ball and sushi reception took place in Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel on April 8, 2011. Honoring the 2011 NCSS Princesses and the official crowning ceremony of the 2011 United States Cherry Blossom Queen Celebrating the 99th Year anniversary of the first planting of Cherry Blossoms trees. Allison Speaker of Shperdstown, West Virginia was chosen as the 2011 United States Cherry Blossom Queen. The crown for the Queen to wear (for about a minute) is a Mikimoto Crown given by the Mikimoto Company to The Washington Board of Trade in 1957 for use at this annual ball.  The crown has 1,585 pearls personally selected by Mr. Mikimoto and they are set in a frame of 14 karat gold and a band of ermine.  Above the base is a coronet of perfectly matched pearls and delicately hand crafted gold blossoms, scrolls and leaves. It was appraised in 2005 for about $300,000.

2010 Cherry Blossom Queen Margo Pfefferle of Wisconsin, Cherry Blossom Princess Varvara Mikhalchuk of Maryland, with Mikimoto Crown

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Reception in Croatian Embassy to honor Miss America

29 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

On March 28, The Embassy of Croatia was “attacked” by the cloud of beauty. The youngest in contest history, 17 y.o. Miss America Teresa Scanlan, was accompanied by 15 top Misses of the competition, to the reception. Organized to celebrate Miss America’s Croatian roots, the “fiesty” event was attended by several hundreds invitees. The Misses were escorted by Marine Barracks Washington 8th & I. The  Croatian Ambassador to America Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic invited all the guests and Misses to visit beautiful Croatia. Teresa Scanlan announced that she is very proud of her Croatian heritage. Although she has not visited her original country for several years now, she will do so next year, as she promised to her Grandparents, still living on Croatian island Ilovik.

Enjoy the pictures.

Beauties in the row

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Project “Beauty” by iCosmeticNetwork

06 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

On Saturday, March 5, you could have an opportunity to witness beauty surgery-free enhancements happen live. Washington DC Dermatology hosted almost a day-long event with numerous beautifying procedures performed on:

Rania Jaziri – Complexion Peel (Skin Media and Laser Genesis)
CEO of Jordin’s Paradise

Jessica Tavares – Complexion Blending
(Microdermabrasion and Laser Genesis)
Owner of Gano Cafe DC

Kendra Hyson – Latisse (Eyelash Growth System)
CEO of Alternative Fitness

Katrina Price – Less Stress (Juvederm)
Media Personality from i

Donna Kaufman – Facial Enhancement (Radiesse)
Cancer Activist – Founder of Kill The Beast

Ellie AGuilar– Erase Those Lines (Juvederm)
CEO of BRAG! Models

Gloria D’Molina (Liquid Face Lift)

Three GRAND PRIZES  – One Year Of Latisse (The Eyelash Growth System), One Year Of BOTOX Cosmetic Treatments, and  One Year Of Radiesse ( Facial Filler) – were given away by Spokesmodel Rachel De Mita.

As an apotheosis of the event, there was a fashion show with Natalia Sanz spring collection. Enjoy the pictures.

Natalia Sanz )second from the left) and models in her designs

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