Be Car Chic's founder and editor, Melanie Batenchuk, spoke with…
Playing model for a night with Project Gravitas and She Buys Cars at the New York Auto Show
We were invited to participate in a women’s blogger event called “Girls Night Out” (#NYIASGNO) hosted by She Buys Cars and Toyota at the Javits Center in New York. To sweeten the deal, our friends at SBC invited founder & editor, Melanie Batenchuk, to wear a dress designed by Project Gravitas during the event. (Also to sweeten the deal even further, Project Gravitas has shared a special PROMO code for our readers to shop with for the next week! Scroll to the end of the post for it.)
Melanie is definitely not a model, but she loves any excuse to get dressed up, so she joined a few other real women in showcasing these beautifully-designed dresses. And it may just be us, but we think that fashion plus cars totally equals being ‘car chic’!
Why ‘Project Gravitas’?
Lisa was told early on in her career that in order to succeed she needed to gain some “gravitas”. Her dress and skirt design concepts are tailored to make women feel confident about themselves. The secret? Built-in shapewear that is not restrictive, but breathable and comfortable. Learn more about her passion project, which is earning accolades from the likes of Oprah and The Today Show at ProjectGravitas.com.
Lisa Sun of Project Gravitas emcees the guest models wearing her designs
Claudia of TrendyLatina.com rocks the Rosalind skirt
Suzanne Chan of Mom Confessionals sports the Indira dress
Group shot with Lisa Sun in our Project Gravitas outfits!
Connect with and follow the #NYIASGNO Project Gravitas crew!
- Project Gravitas | @ProjectGravitas
- Candice Kilpatrick of MomMostTraveled.com | @MomMostTraveled
- Suzanne Chan of MomConfessionals.com | @MomConfessional
- Destiny Paquette of SuburbanWifeCityLife.com | @Suburbanwifedp
- Claudia Krusch of TrendyLatina.com | @CKrusch
- Melanie Batenchuk of Be Car Chic (that’s us!) | @BeCarChic
Bonus photo of Project Gravitas Designer, Henry Lee, and Director of Marketing, Susanna Hamilton, riding away into the proverbial sunset in a Maserati Gran Turismo drop-top. Excellent choice if we do say so ourselves. Stay classy, you two!
Don’t forget! Save $30 on your Project Gravitas purchase through April 16th! Here’s how…
What better way than to spend your rebates on Tax Day than a dress that makes you feel beautiful inside and out? Go on over to the Project Gravitas Shop and pick out something for YOU and save $30 using promo code BECARCHIC in Step 2 at checkout. The code is valid between April 9, 2015 and April 16, 2015, so act fast! Please Note: the code is valid on all orders over $100, excluding gift cards, and cannot be combined with other promotions.
After you’ve made your purchase, then share which item you bought with us by mentioning us on Twitter @BeCarChic and @ProjectGravitas. We want to know what you got!
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