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Kick Off Your Heels ’12 – Estilo Latina Recap #SMLatinas #KOYH12

by Migdalia Rivera

On August 2, 2012, Stiletto Media, the sister company of Latina On a Mission, hosted a Latina Blogger event called “Kick Off Your Heels ’12 – Estilo Latina”. The event, sponsored by Avocados from Mexico, HP for Home, COVERGIRL, Sweet Pickles eBooks and Glitter Tattoo NY, brought together Latina Bloggers from all over the United States.

Held at Pio Pio, a Peruvian Restaurant in New York City, bloggers had an opportunity to learn about the brands, mingle with one another and enjoy Stiletto branded glitter tattoos from Corena, the Mompreneur behind Glitter Tattoo NY.

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Knowing how hard bloggers work, the sponsors wanted to pamper and celebrate attendees.  Avocados from Mexico designed and created chic limited edition earrings for attendees.

Avocados from Mexico Earrings
COVERGIRL pampered our guests with COVERGIRL Outlast All Day Lipcolor. They provided fiery “Red Affair”, sultry “Nutmeg” and demure “Coral Silk”. Why? Because Latinas come in all shapes and sizes and our lipsticks should to!

COVERGIRL Outlast LipColors
Knowing our surroundings foster our creativity, HP for Home, provided bloggers with HP Faux Canvas vouchers, available exclusively at Walmart. It is a wall décor option that is light in weight, easy to hang and makes a home look and feel fabulous! Even better, attendees would be able to order and pick up in-store the same day.

HP for Home Logo
And since many of us have young ones at home, Sweet Pickles the classic, award-winning children’s books, that have been rebranded as new E-Books with vibrant artwork provided attendees with a downloadable book: Very Worried Walrus.  You can get this Latinalicious freebie yourself by going to the Apple iBookstore and downloading a copy.

Sweet Pickles eBook
We feasted on passed hors d’oeuvres: Cevichito Mixto, Lomito Saltado, Causita de Pollo and Empanaditas de Carne and had unlimited sangria and wine, which made for a pretty wild night!

Wepa! #SMLatinas in the House!
 
Kick Off Your Heels 12 - #SMLatinas
 
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Some of the Ladies brought their male counterparts. I have to give them a huge thumbs up for dealing with us that evening!

Stiletto Media's Kick Off Your Heels - Estilo Latina

Stiletto's Branded Glitter Tattoo #SMLatinas

We also had fun gift baskets to giveaway! Spa, hair and nail themed baskets were raffled off to attendees because we know how hard our members work.

And the winner is...
And the shoes… O.M.G. the shoes had me swooning!

Stiletto Media KOYH 12 - Shoes, shoes and more shoes!
In between all that fun, I tried to get everyone into one photo…

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But we couldn’t fit! There were just too many blogueras/Latina Bloggers at the event!

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So we decided to break up into groups, and groups and groups!

KOYH 12 in New York City

Almost Ready! #SMLatinas

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I’m delighted to say that the “Kick Off Your Heels ’12 – Estilo Latina” event provided bloggers with tons of networking, laughter, and fun memories … at least till next time! :)

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Abrazos!

About the Author

Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and 2 Australian Shepherds. When not blogging, or chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media.

{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Mami2jcn August 7, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Looks like a fun night! I love the Covergirl swag!

2 Kim C August 7, 2012 at 7:06 pm

Looks like so much fun!! love the glitter stiletto tattoo and love the pictures!! I’m pretty sure it was so much fun meeting so many Latino/Latina bloggers!

3 Justice Jonesie August 7, 2012 at 7:08 pm

Looks like it was a lot of fun, sorry I missed it! Thanks again for the invite.
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4 Lisa ~ AutismWonderland August 7, 2012 at 7:21 pm

I had a BLAST!! Would love to meet you at Pio Pio for afterwork drinks!
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5 Rachel August 7, 2012 at 7:25 pm

It was wonderful, Migdalia! Thank you for everything and for inviting me. :)
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6 Helen August 7, 2012 at 7:25 pm

Those avocado earrings look cool :)

7 S. Yissele Gallo August 7, 2012 at 10:22 pm

Migdalia I love your post! was a really fun Party! Beautiful Latinas, pics, tattoos, swags, earrings!

Happy Week !
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8 Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly August 8, 2012 at 1:57 am

Thanks so much for the invitation, sorry I missed it! But this BlogHer was alot of work and very little play, hopefully we can catch up in person soon!
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9 Myrah - Coupon Mamacita August 10, 2012 at 2:53 pm

Great party Migdalia! You really know how to have fun….it was an honor to see you again! Can’t wait for next year! Hint, hint, hint!

10 Maria August 11, 2012 at 5:22 pm

I had an amazing time and it was a thrill to be around my SMLatinas! Migdalia, you did an amazing job and really made all of us feel like VIPs! Big hugs!

11 Run DMT August 15, 2012 at 6:11 am

The SMLatinas event ROCKED!!! I had so much fun with mis latinas hermanas! Thank you for hosting such an amazing event! I can’t wait to see the rest of the photos. Man, I can’t believe I forgot to take my glasses off for the photo. bleh.
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12 Patty August 16, 2012 at 7:11 pm

What a fantastic event! Congratulations! Looks like everyone had a blast!

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