Satin Doll Café

Satin Doll Café

About Satin Doll Cafe

Satin Doll Cafe is the place to come to hear about all the events that Satin Doll had or participated in. To hear about the latest styles and fashion craves. A place to let off a little steam about the daily grind of the fashion industry.

Holiday Gift Guide: For Him

Trends & gossipPosted by Gaetana Tuesday, December 06 2016 11:10AM
The holidays are upon us and it's time to knock some names off your gift list. Shopping for your love ones can be very stressful but we're here to take that stress away.

We all know shopping for the men in our lives is very difficult.We never know what to get them so we end up getting them socks.Which they smile and say thank you but they really want to give them back to you. Here's our top picks from Satin Doll & Co. Give them something they can wear and show off with pride.

1 Luck of the Irish Leather Charm bracelet | 2 Leader of the Pack Agate and Jade Stretch bracelet | 3 Rare Bred Wood Batik Bone and Wood Jasper Beaded Stretch bracelet | 4 Pitch Black Glass and Agate Stretch bracelet | 5 All Natural Wood and Suede necklace

Available on our website and Etsy shop in our men's section.

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November Must Haves

Getting PersonalPosted by Gaetana Thursday, December 01 2016 03:00PM
I still can't believe November is done and December is here. November was a busy month for me being my birthday month and all. Add tons of work and you sum up my November. As the weather got cooler my favorites for this month switched up from the previous month.

This month was all about staying warm. Even though I'm a November baby I prefer the heat any day. The one thing I love about fall is layering up and wearing boots, coats and all the accessories that come with the temps getting colder. So it's only right this month must haves feature some of those items.

If you're a fan of MAC cosmetics or even Star Trek then you already know about this product. I was put on to this by my sister when we went to a MAC event sometime in August and I was her model. From that moment I knew when the Star Trek collection came out I was getting this. It's the Trip The Light Fantastic Power in Strange New Worlds. It can be used as a highlight or blush.
I can't remember exactly when it came out but I've been using it everyday or every time I put on makeup. I use it as a blush. It give my cheeks a warm flush with a hint of highlight. So it's basically a two in one.
If you ask anyone about me and hats they'll quickly tell you that I don't like wearing one. That's where the invention of my turban headbands came about. I'm so glad that I got the inclination to make them some years ago. Now that my hair is natural I definitely can't wear wool hats. Either I'll have to line them with silk fabric or run the risk of damaging my hair. With the temps warm some days and then cold others. I will bust out one of my turban headbands in a heartbeat. My Black Out Turban Headband has been getting some wear this November then many others. Like they say, black goes with anything.

I love me a good flat boot in a warm cognac tone. This babies always come out when it gets a bit cooler since I got them back in 2014 for my birthday. They are the Madden Girl Women's Elsie Motorcycle Boot in Cognac. Besides being fashionable they're comfortable too. I got mine off of Amazon unfortunately they're no longer carried on Amazon. Boo

I wanted to add my wool coat that I changed into a the beginning of the month but it seems that it has sold out once again on H&M. But that's another well loved and must have for November. Oh and my Aldo handbag not available on their website.

As November goes it was slim picking when it came to must haves but not every month will have a laundry list of items. I can't wait to see what December has in store. Hopefully no snow or freezing temps. What's on your November must haves? I would love to know.



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Time to Celebrate: Birthday Sale & Giveaway

Sales & DealsPosted by Gaetana Friday, November 18 2016 06:32AM
Today is my 33rd birthday and what better way to celebrate then with my favorite dolls. YOU! 2 sales for 3 days. Tons of free gifts and giveaways too. Be sure to follow us on all our social media outlets. You'll never know when a giveaway will pop up.

But first our sale in our Etsy shop.

And our second sale on our website.
We're still learning the ins and outs of new site so in the meantime we'll be offering a bundle sale instead of a traditional percentage sale. Featuring some of personal favorites from our current collections at marked down prices. A great way to snag multiple items at one time.

Enter for your chance to win our Rose Sunrise Czech Fire Polish Chandelier earrings, Wild About You Cheetah Turban Headband and our Purple Jasper Silver Tone Chain necklace. (Retail Value: $37.00)

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How to Enter

No purchase is necessary to win. You simply have to go to Satin Doll & Co. Etsy Shop and/ or Website take a look around. Leave a comment and your comment is your entry. Only one comment per person, duplicate entries will be deleted.

Your name and your email address. (don't be Anonymous!) Entries without an email address will be deleted.

-The name of your favorite item in the shop(s) or the URL to it.

Additional Entries.
-What is your favorite thing about November?
-Follow us on Twitter at: and send us a Tweet.

-Become a fan of our Facebook Fanpage at: and leave a message on our wall.

-Follow us on Pinterest at SatinDollCo
-Follow us on Instagram at: SatinDollCo
-Follow us on Google+

This giveaway ends on Sunday, November 20th at 9pm. Open U.S. only.

Note: The winner will be chosen randomly via. Random. org.

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New Service: Gift Wrapping

Website NewsPosted by Gaetana Friday, November 11 2016 06:22AM
The holiday season just got a whole lot easier.

If you're like so many of us and dread the holiday season because of how many gifts you have to wrap. We got you covered. Simply add gift wrapping to your holiday order and we'll do the rest. No more dreading buying those holiday gifts online. You won't even have to purchase wrapping paper this year.

Your purchase will be packaged on our signature jewelry card and place in a white pillow box gift box with crinkle paper.Simply select your decorative tape and your special note. Easy peasy.
It can't get no easier then that.

Available now on our website and our Etsy shop in the coming weeks.




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New Look

Website NewsPosted by Gaetana Tuesday, November 01 2016 02:03PM
Our website has a new look and has gotten a makeover. Something fresh. Plus, now our site is mobile friendly for your phone and tablets. Now let's take a detail look at what's new on the site.

We no longer have our signature print on the entire page of the site. It can only be found at the top and bottom of the site while the middle is plain white. Which makes it more fresh and clean. The banner (per the arrow)which features all the different sections are at the top now instead of on the left hand side as before.

Our main photo is bigger and more visible due to the white background.
Below our main photo you'll find our welcome message. Below that you'll find our new products, November's free gift and our holiday shipping deadlines.
At the very bottom of each page you'll find our newsletter signup and our social media buttons. Be sure to subscribe for our latest updates, sales and deals.

Our About Us sections tell you about Satin Doll & Co. and how we got our start.
Our Custom Order section tell you how to go about ordering a custom order from us. Just below that showcases some of our personal favorite custom orders we worked on in the past.
Our Customer Care section is our customer service section. You can find how to contact us here. Also any question you can think of can be found here in our FAQ section.
Our Press section features our press kits, any press we have received in print, film and online.
Our Stockists section is our wholesale inquiries section. If you're interested in carrying Satin Doll & Co. in your store of boutique. Feel free to go here to contact us.
Our Shop section is completely new and fresh since the background is white. It makes the items stand out more.
Last but not least we now have a drop down menu for all our collections and sections for our products. Everything is just one click away.

This concludes our inside look at our new look. Do you like? Feel free to let us know down below but in the meantime go check it out. Psst, and I hear there are a ton of new items and more are on the way too.

Go check it out. http://www.satindoll.biz



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Revamping my Jewelry Storage

Getting PersonalPosted by Gaetana Saturday, October 29 2016 12:58PM
Like any woman we love our accessories. My vices are jewelry, scarves and handbags but recently the organization of my jewelry has been lacking badly. Let's get a lil' personal and go into my jewelry storage and how I'm going to reorganize it.
The pieces our currently wearing are on my dresser top but all my other jewelry has been stored in those bags you get a bag. One is organized with sets of pieces in zip-lock bags. While all the pieces I was wearing during spring and summer were just thrown in a bag.
This is a hot tangled mess and I know better.So this just makes it even worse.I feel so bad for some of the piece because I know ear wires are off while others are tangled.Bad me.

Thank you to my Aunt Verna to the rescue. The mail lady knocks on my door and it's a package from my aunt. I first call my father to see if my uncle sent him something. Nope. So I proceed to open it and look what's in side.
A jewelry organizer. Just what I needed. It features two trays with moveable pieces.
And the second tray just sits on top of the first one.
Plenty of space I hope. Now to organize that tangled mess and get rid of old crummy pieces.
One down, one to go. I tried to organize by style .
All done. Some how I managed to get everything in. Now I should be able to find what I'm looking for.

Don't be like me and just throw it in a bag. Wrong way. You'll lose more pieces in the long run. I don't know the brand of the organizer but my aunt purchased it on HSN. So just put jewelry organizer or storage in the search engine and you should be able to find it. I think I might have to buy one myself for future storage. Because if you can't tell I LOVE my earrings. A girl can't have too many of them.

How are you currently storing you're jewelry? I'll love to know.

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Workspace

Getting PersonalPosted by Gaetana Wednesday, October 26 2016 12:52PM
Get a behind the scenes look at our lil' work space.
It's a small space because we all know New York city apartments are not big so you have to utilize any space you may have. The desk is from IKEA along with the draws and glass top.

We basically customized our desk which came out way cheaper then buying one pre-constructed. The glass top is what makes it unique. We choose the famous Youtube ALEK draws for the perfect amount of storage.

Our computer, keyboard and mouse is HP. It recently crashed but thank god it's back from the computer graveyard.

My planners have a permanent spot on my desk since they keep me organized and on task. The file stand houses paperwork that I use on a daily basis.

Our desk is more functional then pretty but we added a decorative plate with candles from IKEA. The buddha I got from the swapshop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida some years back. Our pen holder is from IKEA along with the fake plant. Had to add some greenery in the mix.

If anything and we have to construct jewelry or package orders our keyboard and planners are moved out the way for more space.

So if you ever wondered what our workspace looked like. You've been given a inside look. It's all about functionality. Hopefully in the near future we'll have a whole dedicated area for Satin Doll & Co. but for now this will do.

What does your workspace look like. We''ll love to see.

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October Must Haves

Getting PersonalPosted by Gaetana Sunday, October 23 2016 12:13PM
October is coming to a close slowly but surely. October is one of those months where it's actually what the weather is supposed to be. Fall. Cooler temps and time to put on a layer or two.Now that the weather is cooler our holy grail of favorites have changed just like the season. Here's our October Must Haves.

Sweaters and especially chunky sweater are a must during fall. Being a fall baby I have a love and hate relationship with fall. I LOVE summer because I love the heat but I love fall because it's still a bit warm during the day and a little bit cooler in the evenings to wear those chunky sweaters with a cute jacket, boots and scarf. This sweater (shown above) I got last year about this time from Charlotte Russe. It's hard to find a good sweater and when I do I buy them in more then one color. I really wish I bought more then two colors.

When the weather gets cooler everyone loves to reach for something warm to drink. I normally drink 1 hot cup of tea in the morning year around but when the temps drop I drink up to three. Most times it's tea.Sometimes if I'm in the mood I might drink a cup of coffee. So you got to have a go to mug. This one I got from the dollar store. It's tall so that means more tea. smiley

Between boots and scarfs are my fall all time favs. You can't go wrong with a good scarf. You can wear them a million and one different ways and now that I'm natural they go double duty as a hair wrap. This one is my all time favorite because of the neutral color and cool animal print. This puppy goes with anything and everything. You can find these at your local vendors, Target, Walmart and etc.
Now that I'm natural and this is my second winter I know my hair needs moisture in the cooler temps. This baby right here is my go to moisturizer. Design Essentials Coconut & Monoi with Sunflower & Shea Deep Moisture Milk Souffle. It not only helps keep my hair moisturized but smells good too. I use this after doing the LOC method and before I put my styler in my hair. This jar is 12oz and should last you a long time and a little goes a long way.
Curls. Blueberry Bliss Twist-N-Shout Cream . I used this baby a total of 4 times so far on wet and dry hair and I see what all the hype is about this brand and line. It's hands down tha bomb. I recently did my hair using this as a styler with eco styling gel for a twist out and a little bit goes a long way. No buildup or flaking and works well with the eco styling gel. My twist out last for 4 days. I could of went for 5 or 6 days but I pineappled my hair on day 5. I then used it to twist my hair on dry hair and the same. No buildup and my twist are well moisturized and bouncy. I know when I take the twists out that my twist out will be everything. I'm definitely going to try the rest of the products in this line.

I could of added so many more items to my must haves for October but I decided to keep it short and sweet. What's your must haves for October? I would love to know.



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