Fall Fashion From Concord Mills

by Tamara on September 26, 2014

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Cropped jacket (Banana Republic Factory Store) | Blouse (Banana Republic Factory Store) | Pencil skirt (Banana Republic Factory Store) Guess booties (Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse) | Necklace (c/o Versona Accessories) | Clutch (c/o Versonal Accessories) Earrings (c/o RocksBox) | Cole Haan Sunglasses (c/o Marshalls)   As you know, I had the pleasure of working with Concord Mills recently on a Fall Fashion segment on Charlotte Today on WCNC.  Concord Mills gave me a $250 Simon American Express card with the mission of putting together a fall look for the career woman.  Being a career woman who loves fall fashion, I was super excited about this opportunity.  I mean, fall is made for fashion.  Think blazers and Read More ...

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Saturday I had the opportunity to attend the Shape Magazine Diva Dash at Riverbend Farm in Midland, NC.  Thanks to Crest and Crest Pro-Health I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Dr. Travis Stork from the TV Show The Doctors.  Dr. Stork has partnered with Crest to discuss how oral care is an important part of your overall health.  So, I sat down with Dr. Stork to ask him a few questions about oral care and the new Crest Pro-Health Tartar Protection.   As a person with diabetes, can you tell me the importance of good oral care for people with the disease?   Although we're still learning how Read More ...

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Saints Tee (c/o Phillip Bloch) | Chip & Pepper Jeans (c/o Belk) | Leather Jacket (c/o Marshalls) Boots (Nine West/DSW) | Gold Necklace (Target) | Gold Earrings (Target) Photo by Lindsay Wynne Photography   A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Celebrity Stylist and NFL Creative Fashion Director Phillip Bloch.  After the interview, his team sent me a Saints tee that I couldn't wait to style.     He started the conversation by telling me that we have a few things in common:  he likes the Saints, he likes Charlotte, and he likes the name of my blog (at this point, he instantly became my friend in my head).  I started out Read More ...

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Belk Customers and Carolina Panthers fans were waiting for the doors of the store to open Saturday morning hoping to get the chance to meet their superstar quarterback, Cam Newton.  I had the opportunity to spend Saturday afternoon with Cam as he showcased his clothing line, MADE Cam Newton at Belk Southpark in Charlotte.  We spent a few minutes chatting before he headed downstairs to greet his fans.   Tamara:  What’s your favorite piece in the line?   Cam: [My] favorite piece would have to be the suit combinations.  You know, I think this line was built off of mix and match mentality so if you were to have a Read More ...

Blitz And Glam Featured on

2012,November 28
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A couple of weeks ago, New York Fitness Examiner Nadia Murdock asked if she could interview me.  When I heard the word "fitness" my immediate response was, "I'm definitely not a fitness expert."  She then explained that she wanted to talk to me about my blog, how it came about, and my lifelong love of sports.  I am most certainly an expert on me and my blog, so I said of course.  Nadia asked me the following questions: When and why did you create Blitz And Glam? Have you always been a lover of football? Football requires a lot of endurance.  Will I catch you on the field anytime soon? If you Read More ...

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The 400M Diva: My One-On-One Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings

2012,May 2
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Olympic Gold Medalist.  4-time World Champion.  Wilhelmina Model.  Daughter.  Sister.  Girlfriend.  I recently had the opportunity to speak with USA Track & Field star Natasha Hastings about her journey to the 2012 London Olympics, posing for ESPN The Magazines's The Body Issue, and dating Arizona Cardinals cornerback William Gay.    Tamara:  Let's start off by talking about something BIG that's happening this summer, the 2012 London Olympics.  You are already an Olympic Gold Medalist, having won the 4x400M relay in Beijing.  What would it mean to you to represent the US in the London Olympics?   Natasha:  It would certainly mean a lot more for a couple of reasons.  Obviously Read More ...

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Meet Kelly Campbell of the Baltimore Charm

2011,August 31
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After learning the basics about the Lingerie Football League, I started wondering, "who are the women playing in this league?"  So, I decided to chat with Kelly Campbell, #3 for the Baltimore Charm, to get an insider's take on the LFL.  Kelly is not only a corner/defensive back for the Charm, but she is also the team's Marketing Manager.   Tamara:  Have you always been a football fan?  Are you a fan of the NFL?  If so, who’s your team?   Kelly:  Yes, I was bred to be a lover of all sports, especially football. Born and raised a Dallas Cowboy fan. My first cheerleading outfit was Cowboys.   Tamara:  Did you play sports growing up?   Kelly:  Yes Read More ...

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Lights, Camera, Action: Life After The NFL

2011,March 21
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With all that's going on surrounding the NFL Lockout and antitrust lawsuit filed by the NFL players, this was the perfect time to talk with one former player who started planning early for his life after the NFL.  Meet film and music video director and producer Matthew Cherry.   Life in the NFL I entered the league in 2004 as an undrafted free agent.  I was basically on some journeyman stuff.  I was with the Jags my first year.  I was with the Bengals and then I was released by them.  Then I went to Canada for a couple of months [and played] for the Ottawa Renegades.  I didn’t like it Read More ...

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Blitz And Glam In the Spotlight

2011,March 2
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You may have noticed that on Women Only Wednesdays, I usually post my interviews with, well, women, but the last couple of months the tables have turned, and on several occasions, I have been the interviewee.  Thanks to all of these ladies for having me as guests on their Internet Radio Shows and for featuring me and Blitz And Glam on their blogs (I've provided links to each)!     Digital Sisterhood Radio –   Hosted by: Ananda Leeke Title: Women in Social Media Who Discuss Fashion, Beauty, Hair, and Lifestyles Time: 12/13/2010 09:00 PM EST     Manchester PR Blog     Midday Mattieologie with Mattie James Tap Into Untapped Markets Read More ...

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My One-On-One Interview with New Orleans Saints SS Roman Harper

2011,February 21
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When the idea of interviewing Roman Harper was presented to me, the fan in me came out immediately.  Roman Harper?  From MY New Orleans Saints? Of course!  When Roman called me for the interview he admitted to just waking up at about 1 p.m. on a Friday afternoon.  After expressing my envy and chatting briefly about our hometowns (we're both from Alabama), we discussed the collective bargaining agreement and potential lockout, his performance in the first round of the playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks, Cam Newton, and yes, even fashion and style.      Tamara:  Did you make it to Dallas for the Super Bowl?   Roman:  Yeah I did.   Tamara:  Read More ...

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