Dianne and Natalie: Spotlight on Bridging the Gap

Dianne Vavra, Spotlight Beauty: “I was heading PR at Dior for nearly 20 years. When I began there, supermodels were the ambassadors for beauty brands. I worked closely with girls like Paulina Porzikova and Dayle Haddon. Then makeup artists became ambassadors, followed by celebrities and now “influencers.” There was no such thing as digital press. … Continue Reading

Foreign, Fresh, & Fierce: Bridging the Gap

Isn’t the best part of life, the people we meet along the way? With today’s launch of Bridging the Gap, my heart is filled with gratitude for the 200 Influencers who have stepped up to take part in an unprecedented campaign for social change. As women from multiple and disparate demographics, we have much to … Continue Reading

Madeline Stuart: A Journey with Mom

Madeline Stuart is a young woman who embodies the essence of  The Bridging the Gap Campaign. A young woman, born with Down Syndrome, continues to captivate the world through her story, her kindness and her inner and outer beauty. When Madeline’s Mom, Rosanne, and I spoke about the campaign, I wanted to find a powerful … Continue Reading

Love & Support by Design: Capturing Grace

I’ll be the first to admit: I like Unicorns and Rainbows. But Life does not always work that way. It often throws things at us that challenge our faith, our courage, and leave us asking “Why?” We can be left with feelings of fear, despair, and anger. It is through Love and Community that we … Continue Reading

Madison Reed: Love is Their Answer

Embracing her reputation in the industry as a “Badass,” Amy Errett, CEO of Madison Reed leads from a space of inspired empowerment. So when I received an invite to a get-together event in San Francisco, I hopped in my Jeep and hit the road! Arriving at the new Madison Reed corporate headquarters gives you an … Continue Reading

It Takes Two to Tango with Paris!

What’s a blogger to do when one of her Insta-Besties hits the shores of LA from across the pond in Germany? Well, if you’re CatherineGraceO, you drop everything to meet up, as you know there’s an adventure on the way! Belinda Paris, @mademoiselle_paris on Instagram, is a beloved Influencer with a die-hard following. She’s a … Continue Reading

San Francisco Through the “Ages”

Connection is the key to a happy life. And, when that connection happens to involve a spunky 6 year-old named Brooklyn, you know it’s going to be a happy one. It was time to head north to San Francisco and truly “Bridge the Gap” with multiple generations of women.  My friends in the North Bay … Continue Reading

A Magical Fashion Show: Rosie G Style!

Think back to when you were a teenager. What were your days like? Did you have a plan for your life? There’s a very special young woman I would love to introduce you to today. Her name is Grace Rose Bauer and Rosie G Style is both her alter ego and her fabulous brand. What … Continue Reading

Bridging The Gap – Capturing Grace

I am thrilled to share my fall campaign with you: Bridging the Gap. We have done an amazing job in our culture by letting go of many of the labels that separate and divide us. The one label that has been reluctant to shift is related to aging and demographics. Times have changed dramatically and … Continue Reading

Who What Wear Is On Target!

Who What Wear and their ongoing capsule collections hit the racks at Target’s across the country early last year. It’s a sensation that hasn’t slowed down with one monthly collection outdoing the next. The best part, with a price point of $50 and under, Target now has that designer like look without the designer price … Continue Reading