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Tidal Cool Spring/Summer 2016: A Fusion of Fashion, Funk, and Freedom

A few weekends ago, the Gem team took their talents to Cleveland, OH with Allyn modeling and myself (Alexandra Barone) photographing for the release of the Tidal Cool SS16 collection. Fashion might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Rock n’ Roll capital of the World, but on this night there were plenty of vibrant fabrics, daring hairstyles and exotic beauty. The fashion show, benefitting the Cornucopia Inc/Nature’s Bin job training program for adults with disabilities, took place at Lake Affects Studio which was a cool, artistic and rustic place with a full bar, jewelry and makeup stands all hosted by Cleveland Bazaar. The designer, Andrea Howell, created the Tidal Cool Spring/Summer 2016 Collection Cuba Libre: A Fusion of Fashion, Funk, and Freedom, and that is exactly what it was. Taking a peek behind the scenes one could immediately get a feel for who the artist was and her

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Tre Sorelle: An Italian Inspired Boutique for the Everyday Fashionista

At the heart of historical downtown Little Italy in Cleveland, one can find a true shopping gem – Tre Sorelle Boutique. From providing a personal styling experience to producing exquisite fashion shows within the community, Tre Sorelle is dedicated to inspiring confidence and creative expression in females. The boutique’s one-of-a-kind women’s clothing, accessories and home décor pieces are not only inspired by Italian runway collections, but by designers from all over the world. With items ranging from high fashion statement pieces to stylish basics, this charming garden themed shop has a wide variety of options even the most devoted fashionista will adore. Owned by Italian bombshell and fashion guru, Christina Cavotta, Tre Sorelle was inspired by the two generations of fashionable Italian women who raised her. In August of 2011, Christina transformed the old storefront into a fashion forward clothing boutique and named it “Tre Sorelle”, which means “Three sisters” in Italian. I recently caught up with Christina to

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RECAP: Tidal Cool Spa Day

Manis, massages, shopping, and photo shoots – doesn’t that should so fabulous and relaxing?  Well, it was! If you missed Tidal Cool Spa Day on 11/22, shame on you. But, don’t worry. I’m recapping all the details, so it won’t feel like you missed a thing!  Despite some morning travel setbacks, the Pretty Living girls finally made it to the Hildebrandt Artist Collective in Cleveland, OH for Spa day on Friday! The event was hosted by local Cleveland Fashion Designer, Andrea Howell of Tidal Cool Creations, produced by Pretty Living PR, and benefitted the Philippinne Red Cross to aid in offering relief to Typhoon Haiyan survivors.  Check out the main features of the event: