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When Karen Met Sharon

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

Just want to pause for a minute to tell you about Sharon Hirsch. She is Purple Lab's Communications Director and she kicks ass!

Christian Siriano Uses Huge Lips Skinny Hips

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

As I continue the story of Purple Lab and the making of a brand, here is a vlog to give you some insider intel on a range of things.

Plastic Fantastic - and a Date With Those Bloggers!

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

Purple Lab presents a video on plastics.

Purple Lab -- A Do it Yourself Brand

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

I threw the question on Twitter -- what samples do you keep and what do you trash when you get them? Everyone said they wanted little mini glosses.

A Moment of Success (Finally!)

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

In the last piece, we had just received 30,000 damaged components -- and I was suddenly suffering from severe acid reflex, brought on by stress. But this is the story of a bit of our bright light!

Fashion's Night Out... The Recap!

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

Fashion's Night Out was a huge, massive, amazing success -- I couldn't have asked for a better experience.

Fashion's Night Out!

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

On September 10th, Anna Wintour, fashion's high priestess, and Mayor Bloomberg are sponsoring an all night event to bring retail and the spirit of shopping back.

When Good Manufacturers Go Bad!

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

I was starting my own business, and It was all starting to fall into place. Then we got the news: All 30,000 of our product components arrived DAMAGED!

PR Playbook

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

When all was said and done, it was a $15 press kit. Yikes. Need I say again that there were 1,000? Remember that savings I was dipping into? It was near gone.

Spaced Out

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

When I got the email from Space.NK, it took me two days to open it because I was afraid of rejection. But I got in! It was the best feeling ever, like getting into your reach school!

Make a Long Store-y Short

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

While Scoop is not a beauty destination, it is coveted for, among other things, its denim selection. It's the kind of place known for spotting all things new, fun, and fresh.

Going Green... Money, that is...

Karen Robinovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Robinovitz

We are living in a world where consumers have become the media -- they're just as important as the well-coiffed ones in the corner offices as the glimmering publishing houses.