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    Virtuoso: Terry Tateossian

    unnamedIn a technology-driven world, brand awareness is imperative for success. That’s why Terry Tateossian, founding partner of the New Jersey-based tech and marketing company Socialfix Media, spends much of her time skyrocketing clients to new levels using her expertise and dedicated business services.

    Terry and her team make it their goal to exceed clients’ expectations, but they also are dedicated to donating pro bono services to charities that may need help getting the most out of media platforms.

    In the past year, Socialfix received numerous accolades including Forty Under 40 from NJ Biz, Future 50 Companies from Smart CEO and 50 Most Admired Companies of 2016.

    “We try to help charities which impact children, senior citizens or people who may not have enough advocacy or support in general,” says Tateossian, who holds many charitable foundations close to her heart. Socialfix has supported numerous philanthropic organizations across the country with over $500,000 in pro bono services. These include the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Parent-Child Home Program, Women’s Prison Association, Toys for Tots and the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation.

    Terry and her team aid these charities by raising awareness though video production, event promotions and customized digital marketing strategies. Helping each charity create buzz in their respective areas not only benefits the charity, but the surrounding communities as well, as Socialfix aims to raise social awareness and funds for each highlighted organization.

    “Our contribution is so small compared to the daily work nonprofit foundations do for the communities on a daily basis,” says Tateossian. “The real heroes of our world today are the people dedicating themselves to improving others’ lives.”

    logoDonating tailored tech and marketing services is humbling and gives Tateossian and the entire team a sense of purpose and meaning. She urges her team members to provide recommendations of any charities that may need their marketing help.

    “I cannot say enough about volunteering as an organization and what that does for your corporate culture,” she says.

    Charities that wish to work with or receive services from Socialfix Media should reach out to Terry directly at terry@socialfix.com or (908) 574-0898. 

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    Edition 02, Shiso by goop

    goop Edition 02, Shiso Fragrance - Flat LayPut your best scent forward this spring with goop‘s newest fragrance launch: Edition 02, Shiso. The all-new fragrance, which evokes a sense of “cool air, pale sun and life unfurling on the forest floor,” perfectly captures the essence of springtime.

    Fashioned with some of nature’s finest ingredients, Edition 02, Shiso contains traces of shiso leaf, oakmoss and palo santo, all which give off beneficial additives that aid in your overall wellbeing. With the three combined, the ingredients will help generate bioelectrical energy, rejuvenate skin, control emotional releases, clears negative energy and reduce stresses.

    A bottled fragrance is not the only way the new Edition 02, Shiso scent will be released, either. The lifestyle brand will also launch a scented candle that gives off the same energies and scents as its perfume equivalent. The 10.2 oz candle, which comes in a sleek, black casing, has a burn time of up to 65 hours, meaning lovers of Edition 02, Shiso can enjoy it at all times.

    open-uri20170410-26445-hg3481The public can catch a glimpse of the all-new fragrance this Saturday, April 29, at goop‘s pop-up shop in New York City. The shop will allow guests to test Edition 02, Shiso, a rare occurrence since the fragrance is typically only available to users through goop‘s website.

    Besides testing the fragrance, guests who visit the pop-up shop will also be able to receive a psychic reading. According to Gwenyth Paltrow, Edition 02, Shiso helps awaken clairvoyance. She says, “It has a great, spicy green quality to it. In combination with the other plant essences it smells amazing, but also channels other powers, like joy, healing and clairvoyance.”

    If you’re a lover of goop products, then this pop-up shop is a must-attend. The shop will be open from 11 AM until 8 PM, and will be located at 252 Mott Street (between Prince + Houston). 

    The fragrance retails for $165, while it’s candle counterpart retails for $72. For more information or to purchase Edition 02, Shiso, please visit goop.com.

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    Worth the Gold: Farsali

    p417139-av-01-LheroThis dry-oil beauty product is manufactured to meet a variety of skincare needs. It absorbs quickly and can be used daily as a moisturizer or seamlessly added to your morning makeup routine. This gold-infused oil is the perfect staple to add to your skincare practices because you ultimately decide how you want to use it.

    Some suggested uses include: applying to lips before lipstick to lock in moisture and help hold the hue that best matches, mixing with foundation for ultimate hydration, as well as adding to dried out products to rejuvenate and make them feel and work as if they were brand new.

    Farsali created this elegant 24K gold product with gold flakes that absorb directly into skin to leave you feeling glowing with a radiant tone. The Rose Gold Elixir contains vitamins and antioxidants to ensure proper nourishment and care. This product also contains rosehip oil, which will brighten and improve the texture of skin. This product also contains linoleic acids to work on reducing the appearance of fine lines and discoloration.

    The Rose Gold Elixir’s main purpose is to end dry patches and flake make-up issues for good while also repairing skin over time. This product will make you look and feel like royalty and your skin deserves to be treated like (and with) gold pulling the natural highlight and adding a little of its own.

    This product will have your skin feeling fresh and moisturized and it doesn’t leave behind an oily finish. Along with locking in your skins natural moisture the Farsali Rose Gold Elixir can be used all year round and will also help calm down redness and blemishes.

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    The Finer Things In Life

    When it comes to fashion accessorizing, nothing competes with fine jewelry. These exquisite pieces, crafted with delicate cuts, stunning materials and sparkling gems, will remain mainstays of any woman’s collection and add a touch of elegance to any outfit. There’s no such thing as crossing the fine when wearing these remarkable pieces.

     
     

    Screen Shot 2017-04-12 at 10.03.52 AMJUDITH RIPKA PENDANT

    Looking for a vibrant pop of color for your jewelry collection? Check out this Judith Ripka pendant necklace. Although the brilliant canary yellow asscher-cut stone steals the show, the necklace also features beautiful white sapphire additives surrounding the jewel. The yellow pendant will instantly brighten any ensemble, making you daydream of warmer days. Available at Michael Anthony Jewelers, $550 

     
     

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    Choosing the right jewelry for your outfit is the challenge of accessorizing. Made by Yanina & Co., this 18-karat tri-gold hinged bangle bracelet will solve that problem with three beautiful finishes. To add even more dazzle, Yanina & Co. fashioned it with multiple white diamonds in different shapes that keep the eye captivated. This bracelet will add sophistication to any ensemble. Available at Yanina & Co., price available upon request 

     
     

    Screen Shot 2017-04-12 at 10.02.37 AMYELLOW CUSHION CUT DIAMOND 

    Nothing mellow about this yellow diamond ring: the vibrant color is stunning. Custom designed by Aires Jewelers, the cushion cut diamond is certified by the Gemological Institute of America, weighing in at 5.12 carats. To top off its spectacular sparkle, Aires Jewelers set it in a platinum band and haloed the gem and part of the band with diamonds. Available at Aires Jewelers, $89,000 

     
     

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    If you’re searching for the perfect bracelet to pair with day- or nighttime attire, these two from Diamond Dream may be just what you’re looking for. The cuff showcases interlocking chains with diamonds mixed in and a stud front feature, while the other (leather) bracelet features a large rose gold front with a diamond pave fixture on the band. Available at Diamond Dream Jewelers; cuff bracelet, $27,950 and leather bracelet, $7,900 

     
     

    Screen Shot 2017-04-12 at 10.03.22 AMHOOPED DIAMOND EARRINGS 

    This year, add a twist to your standard diamond earrings. Instead of purchasing studs, reach for a hooped diamond pair instead. This diamond eternity hoop set from D’Amore Jewelers features sparkling round cut diamonds around the perimeter of the platinum setting. Make it the crowning accessory of your attire. Whether you’re in the office or dining with clients, it’s sure to be a conversation starter. Available at D’Amore Jewelers, price available upon request 

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    Spend Easter at Crystal Springs

    Crystal Springs Resort invites you and your family to commemorate Easter and embrace a season of sun and clear skies at the Grand Cascades Lodge and Minerals Resort and Spa.

    Chef Anthony Bucco & Chef Martyna Krowicka

    Chef Martyna Krowicka and Executive Chef Anthony Bucco

    Executive Chef Anthony Bucco  and Chef Martyna Krowicka will kick off Sunday morning at Restaurant Latour with a delicious and unique twist on traditional breakfast favorites. The menu features scrambled eggs with oyster, caviar and chili butter along with another distinctive classic, chicken and waffles replacing chicken with quail cooked to perfection accompanied by smoked maple syrup.

    Attendees have the option of purchasing two or three courses. Each meal comes with freshly baked bread and an assortment of butter and fruit preserves. The resort will also offer four other brunch options at different locations. The popular Easter buffet in the Diamond Ballroom features a build-your-own-pasta station and a special menu for children and kids under three years old are free!

    After enjoying a delicious afternoon meal, brunch attendees and hotel guests are encouraged to visit with the Easter bunny and participate in none other than the resorts annual Easter egg hunt.

    You’ll also have a chance to win an entire basket of chocolates and an overnight stay if you can find the golden egg hidden among the rest. Each hunt has one, but who will the lucky winners be?

    specials_diamondeasterWinding down after an eventful weekend full of food and fun doesn’t have to end after searching high and low for a golden egg. Both hotels will have old fashioned marshmallow roasting with another fun play on Easter. Guests can roast the popular spring dessert, Peeps to bring the festivities to a close.

    Reservations for all events can be made through the Resort’s main phone 855-977-6473.

     

     

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    20th Anniversary of the Pink Tie Party

    The evening’s honorees: Deborah Q. Belfatto, Lisa Herschli and Kathy Hubert-McKenna.

    On Friday, April 7, 2017, HudsonMOD helped Susan G. Komen North Jersey celebrate a milestone: the 20th Anniversary of its iconic Pink Tie Party. The event, which was held at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, NJ, garnered hundreds of guests, who gathered to celebrate the momentous occasion for this remarkable organization.

    This year, Susan G. Komen North Jersey honored three of the most courageous women, who have dedicated their time to helping the affiliate organization soar to new levels: Lisa Herschli of Denver, Kathy Hubert-McKenna of Berkeley Heights and Deborah Q. Belfatto of Summit, who all founded the North Jersey division of Susan G. Komen together.

    “It is truly inspiring to reflect on the vision our founders had, and the promise made to do whatever they could to help end this terrible disease,” says Kelly Nagle Witkowski, executive director of Komen North Jersey. “Thanks to the passion and perseverance of Deb, Lisa and Kathy, we have seen tremendous accomplishments over the last 20 years. We have invested more than $23 million to fund groundbreaking research and support local community grants to organizations right here in New Jersey. We have educated thousands of women and men about breast health and breast cancer. We have saved lives. And we will keep on working until we fulfill our promise. As we honor our founders, RWJBarnabas and Wakefern/ShopRite for their enormous impact on the success of our past, we look forward to the future and to celebrating, with them, a world without breast cancer.”

    unspecified-5Guests who attended the extraordinary event experienced an evening of pure excitement. From cocktails to a delectable dinner, guests were able to mingle throughout the night and thoroughly enjoy the festivities. With a live performance from the Infernos, America’s no. 1 show band, guests danced and sang along to hit records. Guests were also encouraged to participate in Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s silent and live auctions, which featured items such as signed Eric Decker and Jason Pierre-Paul jerseys, Yankees tickets, artwork, gift cards from top New Jersey restaurants, wine packages, Prada and Chanel gift baskets, just to name a few.

    RWJBarnabas Health served as the medical honoree and Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite served as the corporate honoree for the evening. To put the final touches on the event space, Susan G. Komen North Jersey enlisted the help from longtime supporter Jerry Rose of Maplewood, also known as “The Design Maverick,” to help transform the Westmount’s ballroom. He has been setting the ambiance at the Pink Tie Party since Susan G. Komen North Jersey celebrated its very first event.

    unspecified-4“We are deeply grateful for the wonderful support that we’ve received over the years from medical centers, corporations, individuals and our dedicated volunteers, and the beautiful, warm relationships that have developed,” says Deborah Belfatto. “It’s all about the relationships—we depend on these relationships to do the work that we do, to provide breast health care and access to the many women and men in New Jersey who, without our help, might never receive it.”

    Susan G. Komen North Jersey will continue its fight to end breast cancer this May at its 10th Annual Race for the Cure, which will be held at its newest venue, Liberty State Park, on May 21.

    To learn more about Susan G. Komen North Jersey or how you can participate in the upcoming Race for the Cure event, please visit: KomenNorthJersey.org

     

     

    Evening’s Honorees Image by Melinda DiMauro Photography; Event photos by Aditya Sahu

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    Beauty by Burberry

    Screen Shot 2017-04-12 at 9.40.03 AMThe British fashion house Burberry has expanded its brand with the launch of a new makeup line, which debuted this spring. The Runway Edit Spring 2017 collection was inspired by a previous fashion collection that launched earlier this year. Burberry with the help of Christopher Bailey, who helped create the collection, now offers an array of products.

    The makeup collection offers contour solutions for lips, eyes and face. The lip color contour pens ($31) are formulated with a 6-hour formula, perfect for daytime or nighttime wear. The pens create a soft shadow around the lip line, which creates the illusion of a fuller lip. The eye collection offers eye contour pens ($29.50) that will help any person achieve an impeccable look. With these pens, you can create a smoky or sculpted eye. The pens are available in three shades including: navy, almond and natural.

    Screen Shot 2017-04-12 at 9.42.44 AMOther products in the 2017 collection include lip velvets, liquid lip velvets and glosses. The velvet lipstick and liquid lip velvet dry matte so you don’t have to worry about smudging your lips throughout the day. The long-wearing formula comes in various shades including a new plum-colored shade, while the gloss comes in a tulip pink color.

    Burberry also launched three, limited-edition nail polish shades in its 2017 makeup collection. Inspired by the fashions and different styles from the clothing collection, the colors come packaged all together and retail for $69. The all-new colors are available in sky blue, indigo and mist grey.

    Burberry’s The Runway Edit Spring 2017 makeup products are available for purchase on the Burberry website.

     

     

    Images via US.Burberry.com

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    Bulgari Serpenti Collection

    Screen Shot 2017-04-11 at 5.41.58 PMThis unique new design recently released by Bulgari channels the sleek and smooth nature of a classic watch, but pairs it with a playful design that will definitely make a statement.

    This new collection of wrap-around style watches can be as flashy or as subtle as the wearer chooses. The Serpenti collection features time pieces with solid colors, mixes of copper, gold and silver, and watches with colorful or colorless jewels if you’re looking to make a bold statement.

    Launched at Baselworld 2017, the new Serpenti collection boasts all leather straps that are meant to wrap around your wrist multiple times, just like a snake would coil around. Wearers of the new Serpenti timepieces are able to interchange the straps of the watches, adding more even more versatility to the accessory.

    Besides the all-new Serpenti collection, Bulgari’s previous Serpenti collections offer other designs. The Serpenti Tubogas watches are a play on the classic watch with an added twist. This category in the Serpenti collection provides versatile designs for those who want to be professional but still have a little personality show through. The Serpenti Spiga allows a little more room to stand out with the sleek combination of blacks and whites combined with subtle touches such as gemstones aligning the rim or the snake-like scale pattern that surround the wrist band.

    The all-new Serpenti leather wrap collection will be available at Bulgari retailers. For more information about the all-new Serpenti collection, please visit Bulgari.com/en-us/baselworld-2017.

     

    To view more of the collection, please see images below.

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    MOD Selects

    Screen Shot 2017-03-31 at 10.12.29 AMA ROYAL BREW 

    Drinking coffee like a royal is now possible with Royal Paris’ 24-karat gold coffee maker. Handcrafted by French artist Jean-Luc Rieutort, the Royal Coffee Maker doubles as a coffee maker and a work of art. Fashioned with a syphon brewer, a tool used in the mid-19th century to brew coffee for socialites, only eight Royal Coffee Makers are produced each month. The bespoke machine uses a Baccarat carafe and comes in 24-karat gold, copper or silver. Buyers can customize the base as well with semiprecious black obsidian, azurite or malachite with engravings. The brewing process is exquisite and perfectly timed, resulting in the perfect cup of coffee every time. Available at RoyalCoffeeMaker.com, retails between $10,000-$18,000 

     
     

    Peony Blush Room FragranceCOMING UP PEONIES 

    It’s never too early to think of spring flowers. Allow Field + Fleur’s newest fragrance, Peony Blush, help you transition into the new season early. With powerful notes of peony, this feminine fragrance transports you into a meadow of fresh flowers. The perfect blend of rose, jasmine, sandalwood and pink peppercorn, this mist is light and airy, and boasts a quintessential springtime freshness. Available at HillHouseNaturals.com, $20 

     
     

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    Two notable Italian brands, Emilio Pucci—the popular fashion house—and illy—the trusted coffee and espresso maker— have partnered to create the limited-edition collectible Cities of the World set. Part of illy’s respected Art Collection, the collaboration is inspired by Pucci’s Cities of the World scarf line and features hand-drawn images of six major cities on each cup. Cities include Florence (the headquarters location for Emilio Pucci), Rome, Milan, New York City, London and Paris. The collection ranges from espresso-, cappuccino- and mug-sized cups, and each is numbered and signed. Escape to your favorite destination every morning while sipping your coffee. Excellente! Available at select illy and Emilio Pucci locations, prices may vary 

     
     

    Lalique PerfumeLIMITED EDITION LALIQUE 

    Who says a perfume is simply for wearing? In Lalique’s case, the French brand’s 2017 limited-edition Bacchantes perfume bottle is also a highly collectible piece of art. This year’s bottle showcases the brand’s signature Bacchantes pattern in a stunning crystal—numbered and signed as befits its limited-edition status. The fragrance is as stunning as the exterior, with fruity notes of blackberry, green black currant leaf and pear. Available at NeimanMarcus.com, $1,800 

     
     

    Elevate Terrarium Skull Edition 2LET’S TALK TERRARIUMS 

    The New York-based design firm Okeanos Aquascaping is shaking up the architectural realm by transforming ordinary rooms into one-of-a-kind spaces with custom-made aquariums, ponds and water features. The company, founded by Martin Schapira and Nathan Kamelhar, is showcasing its newest innovation, Elevate, which displays succulents in a lab-grade glass vessel that sits above the surface (hence the name). Whether you enjoy just plants or an additional hand-painted skull (limited-edition skulls crafted by Alec Monopoly, King Saladeen and Martinius Maximus the Third are also available), this terrarium display is sure to turn heads. Available at Isolat-e.com, starts at $325 

     
     

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    Give yourself the royal treatment with this remarkable 24 karat gold facial at Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa in Montclair, NJ. Including gold elixirs, caviar ampoules and a gold leaf application, this facial will leave your skin bright. It’s magical components helps regenerate skin cells, boost blood flow, combat wrinkles and restore elasticity, making this facial worth its weight in gold. Available at Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa in Montclair, NJ 

     
     

    Screen Shot 2017-03-31 at 9.57.39 AMFIND YOUR HAPPY PLACE 

    Happiest Tee, the new luxe clothing company, allows you to celebrate your “happy place” wherever you go. Made from garments by State & Manor, Happiest Tee is 100 percent made in the U.S., eco-conscious and perfect for everyday wear. Choose your city, shirt style and color, and you’re ready to go. Happy places include Australia, Brooklyn, Hawaii, Italy, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Malibu, Mexico, Miami, Nashville, New York City and Paris. Whether it’s your favorite travel destination or home away from home, forget about wearing your heart on your sleeve; wear it smack dab in the middle of your shirt instead. Available at HappiestTee.com, prices may vary 

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    HudsonMOD’s Friday Favorites

    Another week has come to an end. As we celebrate the last Friday of March, HudsonMOD has taken time to recap some of the most luxurious happenings. See a list of what’s been our “favorite” below!

     

    FAVORITE COLLABORATION: The new Rolls-Royce series inspired by British music legends.

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    FAVORITE GADGET: Shiseido Robot

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    FAVORITE LIMITED EDITION: Miss Dior Le Parfum d’Exception Edition

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    FAVORITE MOVIE COMEBACK: Lion King Live Action – Directed by Jon Favreau

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