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Welcome Andrew to StyleSeat

StyleSeat welcomes a new member, Andrew Dempsey, to the team! Andrew joins us all the way from Scarborough, North Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. He attended school at The University of Sheffield and majored in Electronics. Andrew has over 15 years of technical data product leadership experience in Business Intelligence and Analytics, across multiple business functions and markets. Some of his most valued skills include data product management, data strategy, and data flow and processing; he seems to really likes data! In fact, his highschool nickname growing up was ‘Data’, as in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’.

In his free time, Andrew enjoys learning something new each and every day. He is an avid crossfit member, partakes in various forms of photography, and sets aside time to read daily. We’re very excited to have Andrew come on board as the Director of Data Analytics and we’re eager to implement his expertise to continue to improve and grow our product!!

Check out his bio and more photos here: https://www.styleseat.com/andrewdempsey

Welcome Seth to the StyleSeat Team!

We’re very excited to welcome a new member to our StyleSeat team: Seth Warrick. Seth is from Fort Calhoun, Nebraska- a small town of 900 just 20 miles outside of Omaha. He studied Communication Design at Parsons in NYC and has previously worked as a web designer and brand manager at various successful companies. Seth is joining us as Senior Designer and we’re so happy to have him onboard. He will be applying his amazing aesthetic and ninja design skills to the StyleSeat experience across web and mobile.

In addition to his love for product design (especially at the intersection of human interaction and brand), he has spent substantial time working as a photographer and has periodically dabbled in film. The only thing that rivals his fascination with and around the design world is his love of music, where you can find him producing and deejaying alongside friends. Seth also loves traveling and does so whenever possible, wherever possible. So again, please join us in welcoming him to StyleSeat!

Check out his bio and photos here: www.styleseat.com/sethwarrick

Congratulations to the winner of our December Contest!

Photo Credit: Amber Elizabeth on StyleSeat

Congratulations to Katie Smith, the winner of our December client contest: "New Year’s Eve Beauty Box Giveway."

As the grand prize winner, Katie will receive a $100 Nordstrom gift card, as well as a Sephora beauty box (valued at $200), full of beauty products to complete her glamorous New Year’s Eve look.

Stay tuned for more StyleSeat giveaways in the coming months. Wishing everyone a warm holiday season and happy new year!


xo, StyleSeat

Holiday Party Hairstyles & Accessories

Gear up for the holiday season with these party-perfect ideas!

Braids

Braids are so in, no matter the occasion. Try a crown braid over the top of your head that connects down to a low bun for a creative and sophisticated look. Plus, it’s the perfect style to last all day so you can transform from day to night.

Photo Credit: Pinterest

High Bun

You can easily dress a high bun up or down. This style is simple, yet so classy for a holiday party. Change it up for your many holiday parties by adding a sparkly hairpin.

Photo Credit: Sandra Moreno

Waves

Waves will add volume to any hair type and they look great with an LBD. Spice up your party attire with gorgeous, flowy waves or add loose curls to a high, sleek ponytail.

Photo Credit: Julie Thomas

Hair Color

A deep red color is absolutely stunning for this time of year. Use a dark red temporary color (or even clip-in strands) on a few pieces of the underside of your hair. Then try pinning some of your hair back for a subtle, yet fabulous look.

Photo Credit: Beauty High


For a complete look that is as festive as the season, check out these accessory ideas!

Dazzling Dresses

Sparkle and shine this holiday season with an outfit that dazzles. Stand out from the crowd in holiday party dresses with beading, glitter, and metallic accents.

Photo Credit: Tre’ Baines

Hair Accessories

Glam up any style with some bling. Adding accessories to your hair will dress up any style. Try a glittery headband, a jeweled hair clip, or a festive hair tie.

Photo Credit: Pinterest

Jewelry

Diamonds are a girls best friend! Statement necklaces or dangling earrings can add a lot to your holiday outfit. With an up-do, try a sparkling chandelier earring. Dress up a more simple neckline or outfit with a large, statement necklace. Try experimenting with different jewelry to make every party outfit unique.

Photo Credit: Complex Artistry

Winter Furs

During these cold winter nights, fur fits the bill. Try grabbing something faux-fur lined, like a scarf, gloves, or shawl. Look festive (and cozy) by draping a fur coat over your dress while traveling to and from your holiday parties.

Photo Credit: Alexandra Jackson


Happy Holidays from all of us here at StyleSeat!

Holiday Beauty Makeup & Nails

Get ready for the holiday season with these fabulous makeup trends!

Smokey Eye

A smokey eye is the perfect look for winter. You can go light or be bold- either look is simply gorgeous for this time of year.

Photo Credit: Sakary

Red Lips

Red lips work for any special occasion- especially during the holidays. Adding some color to your lips will truly make your whole look pop.

Photo Credit: Cherry Petenbrink

Glitter

Is there such thing as too much glitter? Not when it comes to the holidays. Add some glitter to your smokey eye and you’ll be sure to stun a crowd.

Photo Credit: Chaya


As a last touch to your holiday look, check out these festive nail art designs!

Present Bows

We think these present bow nails are too cute for words. They’ll definitely grab the attention of those around you.

Photo Credit: Kim

Christmas Ombre

Ombre holiday nails add just the right amount of color. And, even better, they are so easy to apply.

Photo Credit: Glitter and Nails

Winter-Themed Designs

If you’re good at nail art, this design will be as easy as 1, 2, 3. It’s a gorgeous look if you want to go all out for the holiday.

Photo Credit: Current Fixation


Happy Holidays to all from the StyleSeat team!