MAGIC. A very appropriate name for the superbly sexy merchandised marketplace recently held in Las Vegas. As a first time attendee, mesmerizing is also an adjective I would use to describe MAGIC 2016, a well-orchestrated tradeshow whose goal is to bring together great brands and retailers twice a year. Here in Las Vegas, it required miles of space in both the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and the Las Vegas Convention Center to showcase so many categories of men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel, as well as accessories, footwear and fashion-related seminars.During my visit, I chose to narrow my focus on the world of denim only, lest I never emerge to see daylight for the entire three-day affair. Even with that single-minded approach, I encountered a sea of blue jean vendors — more than my little legs could take me to.I visited some of the well-known brands that grace the pages of Zappos.com. Names such as Levi’s, Calvin Klein, Dockers, 7 For All Mankind, Paige, Tommy Bahama, Kenneth Cole, Buffalo and Joe’s Jeans have kept our customers both comfortable and trendy for years. I visited European brands, high-end brands, brands with funny names. One conclusion I came to regarding this oh-so-popular item of clothing: Blue jeans are actually their own kind of magic.Think about it. How can one article of clothing be worn so many times without washing and still maintain its freshness? Furthermore, how can it...Read More
I typically go to bed super early, sometimes as early as 7:30pm. So, I have no idea what goes on in the household during the evening hours. Nothing incenses me more than to go to bed with something in the fridge that I put there expecting to eat or drink it in the morning and when morning comes… Well, this morning, I woke up mouth all watering for MY watermelon, the watermelon I enjoy as MY super-early morning routine. So, I skipped to the fridge all happy and $h!t and then… Noooooooooooooooooo! Now, my creative brain is all messed...Read More
It’s almost football season! Yay! Came across this blog and thought I’d repurpose it. I wrote it earlier this year leading up to the Super Bowl, but the recipes shared in this blog are great for any food gathering. Now that tailgating season is fast approaching, why not make the recipes here? Add a little healthiness, but tastiness, to the party! Although SuperBowl Sunday is not technically a holiday — and I cannot understand why it’s not — it is one of America’s most popular crowd-gathering days of the year. If you’ve been to any of these shindigs, you’d have to...Read More
There’s a movie recently released called Wonder Woman. It’s about a young woman raised in paradise but trained to be an amazingly unconquerable warrior. Finally, the time comes for her to fight in a war of all wars. It was there her true power and destiny was revealed to the world but probably most importantly to herself. Do we have to wait until we go into battle over the trials in this world before we really discover and appreciate our true inner strength and power? How can we best be super and powerful just because we woke up in...Read More
Can your health really affect your eye color? Most health experts you ask may say no. I’m living proof that my eye color has changed pretty significantly since becoming a rawtarian. So much so, that about 90% of the people I meet for the first time, or encounter for even just a few seconds, say, “Wow! Your eyes are beautiful!” No matter how many times I hear those comments, they still catch me off guard. I’m always flattered, sometimes embarrassed. My eye color is called hazel, a reflective pigmentation...Read More
Meet The Blogger
Terri Eileen Liggins is a writer, editor and blogger for a billion dollar online retailer, Zappos, Inc. She is also Founder and Publisher at The Literary Front Publishing Company and Founder at The Law & Raw Institute for Balanced Healthy Living.