An Evening Honoring Karl Lagerfeld

Date: November 6. Venue: Alice Tully Hall – Starr Theater  Actress Jessica Chastain hosts an unforgettable night of getting-to-know Karl Lagerfeld. Karl Lagerfeld is Modern. “Never think you’ve seen it all.” He declares objectively. A self-taught artist, he jests of emerging from the womb with a pencil, rather than sunglasses. With an insatiable appetite for creation, […]

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Marie Claire Magazine: Shoes First Event

Date: October 3. Venue: SAKS Fifth Avenue (New York) Calling all romantics, rebels, party girls and girly girls! According to Marie Claire magazine, ”every fashionable look starts with a fashionable shoe.” Jesenia’s Goodie Bag gets a 1-on-1 with Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi and season 12 Project Runway contestant and Fashion Designer, Helen Castillo, for […]

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Mademoiselle C

Date: September 14. Venue: Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas After ten glorious years running Vogue Paris, style icon Carine Roitfeld spread her wings and flew to New York to launch her own magazine. This documentary begins at Altuzzara Fall 2012 Fashion Show, a show I wardrobe-assisted and subsequently met the charming Miss Roitfeld (guest of honor and […]

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Chanel: 2013/14 Cruise Collection

For Chanel Resort 2014, Karl Lagerfeld explains how the Cruise Collection transcended far beyond traveling and now an integral part of a Spring/Summer wardrobe. Color palates remained limited and true to Chanel form in timeless white, off-white, ivory and beige with darker hues in navy blue and black. The No. 5 fragrance bottle became a […]

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Spring/Summer 2013: MEN’S Edition

A special thanks to all the fashion-curious and fashion-conscious men who have supported my blog overtime, I hereby declare a special menswear installment just for you. (Note to Ladies: If you are reading this post, you can steal his look too. Women’s Menswear is white-hot now. So go on, raid a gentleman’s closet.)  Alexander McQueen: White […]

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JGB’s Goodies of the Day: Fashion and Beauty

Much time has passed since my last countdown list of products worthy of a blog post, but fans deserve the very best, so here we go! FRAGRANCE Chanel (Fragrance): Responsible for concocting the most sought-after, luxuriously timeless aromas is the Chanel Perfumery. Chanel (Les Exclusifs: Gardenia eau de toilette): The undeniably lush fragrance of Gardenia is […]

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Baptiste Giabiconi for Bang Bang Tattoos

Date: January 15. Venue: Bang Bang Tattoos What I am about to tell you is oh-so epic! Jesenia’s Goodie Bag Blog followers already know I’m an avid fan of the House of Chanel. Those who know me personally also know I have an imaginary family relation with Karl Lagerfeld, because in my mind he is […]

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Runway Style: Jackets, Leather Pants and Boots

Fall season is still very much in effect, it’s in the air (even if the fashion scene continues moving forward). CHANEL (Trompe L’ceil Tweed Double Jacket): Classical tweed jacket. Looks amazing with dark accents. CUSTO BARCELONA (Red/Gray Jacket): The wild card of jackets! For a night out, try a flowy blouse, leather pants and pointy […]

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Resort, take me away… (Resort 2011)

Flipflops? Checked. Sunscreen? Checked. Sunny destination? Checked. Luggage? Packed. It looks like we’re ready for Resort 2011! While some of us do last-minute Christmas shopping, others are booking a vacation to unwind from all the holiday spirit. Like your travel, airport attire should be stress-free. Bottega Veneta keeps things classic and very relaxed. DKNY adds […]

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Fashion Spot: Remembering Pre-Fall 2010 (Part 2)

The importance of outerwear is parallel to what you wear underneath. Here we have designers with niche for the cold and a radar for good style. GIAMBATTISTA VILLA: This collection is very current, show-casing the latest in fashion. First slide displays a stunning taupe dress. (Chanel created an equally flattering nail lacquer; “Particuliere.”) A Mongolian […]

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Remembering Pre-Fall 2010’s Most Valuable Designers

Nothing says winter like a new fur coat. The weather is steadily dropping. Most of us have already unpacked our winter essentials and/or are out buying an entirely new set. In this new blog installment, we will look back at Pre-Fall Collections from our most beloved designers and incorporate these looks into the ones we’ve […]

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Eleven Top Designers For Fall 2010

Summer is officially over September 22nd and yet Fall Fashion is already upon us. On September 10th, FNO came into full effect (also known as Fashion’s Night Out). Many people were out-n-about frequenting boutiques and department stores for some much needed swipe-swipe-swipe of their credit cards. And this is where I come in; out of […]

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