OH MY GAD: Getting Settled & A Big Revelation

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I have been meaning to write a quick update for some time, now, after dropping the bomb that I was moving across the country. Things have been going great! I’ve been working quite a bit, actually. The kids and I get along really well and I absolutely adore the whole family! They have played a huge role in making this transition so much smoother for me.

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OH MY GAD: VICTROLA!

28A few weeks ago I had the awesome opportunity to work with Lauren Cram, St. Louis’s local creator and designer of VICTROLA, on the photoshoot for her latest collection. Although her designs can stand alone, once we got deeper into the shoot and I got to know Lauren I loved the designs even more! Lauren is a fun, energetic and outgoing gal but at the same time she created a comfortable, laid-back, and creative environment for us to work in. If this shoot couldn’t get any more personal, Lauren hosted it at her home!

So, who is she? And what is VICTROLA? Lauren is a nationally recognized fashion designer who lives vicariously through the alter-ego-of-a-clothing line that she’s concocted: VICTROLA. Bold, sassy and daring – Her designs take on the character she wishes she could be. And who doesn’t want to be that woman? With her keen eye for lush fabrics, strong silhouettes and great sense of style, VICTROLA is the perfect combination of pure girlishness with an edge. Which is DEFINITELY right up my alley! Continue reading

2014 St. Louis Fashion Blog Awards

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Something super cool happened… I’VE BEEN NOMINATED FOR 2014 ST. LOUIS FASHION BLOG AWARDS!! I had no idea! Voting ends this Friday on September 19th. The day before my birthday!

I’ve been nominated for:
  • Best Beauty Blog
  • Best Newcomer
  • Best Video Blog/Vlog
I’m totally speechless. This is really awesome. I’ve never been nominated for any kind of award.
For the last year I’ve been working really hard on my YouTube Channel. And I absolutely LOVE vlogging. And I have a ton of cool new videos coming soon (so make sure you’re subscribed)!
So, if you have a free second PLEASE go vote for your favorite blog (AKA me, AKA Gadden Rose).
UPDATE: Thank you so much for the win for People’s choice Best Video Blog/Vlog Award!!!

Oh My Gad! Shirt Kong!

Photography by Domineque Wold
Shirt by Shirt Kong
I’m all about living, shopping and playing local. So, a few months ago I ran across a screen printing company called Shirt Kong. And what a better place to show off my new purchase from them, than down by The Arch with local photographer, and good friend, Domineque Wold?!

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