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Watch Hip New Jersey on Television This August!

Throughout August, Hip New Jersey can be seen on HomeTowne Television®, a local cable station that reaches over half a million homes in the Garden State! You can watch #HipNJ every Tuesday at 3p.m., every Wednesday at 8p.m. and every Friday at 11a.m.

Additionally, you can catch #HipNJ on NJ on Air anywhere, anytime and on virtually any device, including iOS, Android, kindle, or Roku.

Hosted from Bloomingdale’s Short HillsIn Her Shoes: #MOMBOSS event, this month’s episode features some of the Garden State’s power moms. Guests include:

  • Cheldin Barlatt Rumer
    CEO, i-g creative and Host, This Is It with Cheldin Barlatt Rumer
  • Danielle Forte
    Owner & Creative Director, 828 Clothing
  • Mallika Malhotra
    Brand Photographer & Strategist, MikiFoto + Co
  • Priya Virmani
    Personal Stylist & Founder, Privée by Priya

Segments in the episode include:

  • Marcy Edwards Benner
    of Virginia Wolf NYC and the W. Cary Edwards Foundation
  • Alzheimer’s New Jersey Annual Gala
    from The Grove in Cedar Grove
  • Gretchen Burman
    Founder of Character U
  • Scarlett Morris and Nicole Foster
    Co-Founders of Totally Bites

#HipNJ’s Lisa Marie Latino serves as the episode’s host.

For more information, visit HometowneTV.org. and NJOnAir.com.

#HipNJ Visits Trade by Gina La Morte

#HipNJ’s Maria Falzo visited Trade by Gina La Morte to chat with Gina La Morte herself about the socially-conscious fashion company.

La Morte worked as a celebrity stylist before pursuing her philanthropic passions. “I wanted to take what was in my hands, which is fashion,” La Morte says, “and be able to do something good and give back.”

So, she created a handbag collection to support women and children who have been victims of trafficking and abuse. This collection has now expanded to fashion. “I wanted to create something special and meaningful.”

“I wanted to be able to define what a fashion experience is, person to person,” La Morte says of a customer’s experience at Trade. La Morte shows Falzo two of the handbags, called the “Butterfly” and the “Cocoon.” The “Butterfly” can be worn three ways and features Trade’s signature feather and fringe, made with recycled materials.

Trade uses the finest Italian leathers, all of which are semi-vegetable dyed. They always try to keep their collections as pure to the vision of sourcing local, and doing business with other ethical businesses that will support and employ women who have come out of life threatening circumstances.

You can watch his segment and other NJ Fashionistas all month long on Hometowne TV!

To learn more, click here.