"Hello Beautiful!" is how Randy Fenoli
greets all his brides on TLC's hit shows Say Yes to the Dress, Big Bliss, Randy Knows Best
, and Randy to the Rescue
. He is known as the most trusted source in the bridal industry and it is his mission to "Educate, Elevate, and Empower" a bride to choose the most important dress in her life and to realize her own personal beauty.
Randy is the youngest of seven children and taught himself to sew at the early age of nine. His passion for fashion and design led him to the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology where upon graduation, he launched two bridal collections. In 2007, he joined the team at New York’s Kleinfeld Bridal Salon as the Fashion Director and assisted with helping over 15,000 women say yes to their perfect dress. Randy believes that no matter what size, age or shape EVERY woman is beautiful and it is his job to find her the perfect wedding dress to help enhance her natural beauty. Besides being featured on Say Yes to the Dress
, Randy has found time to appear on other shows including The Today Show, Good Morning America, The View, Regis & Kelly, Rachel Ray, Extra
, and The Martha Stewart Show
. He served at the main correspondent for the Royal Wedding during TLC’s live broadcast and was the Associated Press’ fashion commentator on the red carpet for the Academy Awards.
In 2011, Randy became a published author with his first book It’s All About the Dress
, which is a guide designed to educate, elevate, and empower women. He is often featured and quoted in publications such as People, In Touch, Bride and Bloom, Southern Weddings, Brides, Destination Weddings
. Now he’s appearing at the International Women’s Show
on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage at 1pm on Friday, May 1st
. His inspirational message will touch your heart and he’ll share behind the scenes stories and advise on how you too can be beautiful on your special day and more importantly – every day!
A powerful force with a dynamic stage presence, Michael O’Rourke
is known as a visionary with an uncanny sense of predicting the next big movement in the beauty industry. His ability to observe the world at large has resulted in some of the most trend-setting and unique products including his latest hit “Rock Your Hair.” Get inspired and explore the depths of your own creativity as Michael demonstrates and explains his proprietary cutting system “Angles in Motion” and shares with you his insights and advice from over 50 years as a platform artist, salon owner and entrepreneur. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to connect with Michael in an intimate environment.
Master Chef Sandy
is a fourth generation baker who founded International Dessert Group, Inc. and seven gourmet brands including the most notable Charm City Cupcakes, Saturday Cookies, Gonecupcaking, and 101 Sprinkles. Her brands have won several National and International awards, and launched the only cupcake brand that was named the "Official Cupcake" for any National Pro Team. Charm City Cupcakes was named the Official Cupcake for the Baltimore Ravens. The development of the Ravens Line has received National recognition and has lead to an invitation for Master Chef Sandra to bring Gonecupcaking for the Big Game, a large cupcake decorating event. Chef Long was the Former Deputy Secretary of Commerce (MD) and the Chief Financial Officer for the Maryland Lottery. As an entrepreneur, she has owned several businesses including American Business Radio, ABR Media & Film. Her family is a considered a "bunch of foodies" and will launch the Everyday Food Group, Inc. in 2015 to include the House of Gumbo,and Ms. Fay's Famous Chicken Salad.
Sandy will be bringing Gone Cupcaking
to the show. These fun, interactive events will take place at the Stonebridge Kitchen and Bath Cooking Stage at 4:30pm and 6:30pm on Saturday and 11:15am and 1:00pm on Sunday. The Gone Cupcaking Team of Decorators will be available to help you through this fun learning experience. Every participant will receive six cupcakes, a Wilton decorating kit with cupcake tips, bags, butter cream icing and much more. At these workshops, you will learn to use sprinkles, icing and hundreds of toppings as you learn to decorate cupcakes. You will also learn techniques for creating cupcake borders, icing flowers, cupcake filling, writing and piping methods as well as creating gourmet cupcake styles.
Click here for tickets to the Gone Cupcaking Events Saturday and Sunday.
is a certified life and relationship coach and the owner of a boutique matchmaking and coaching firm. Trained at both the Matchmaking Institute and Relationship Coaching Institute, she have learned that the ability to love and be loved is one of the strongest forces of nature. Infusing her no-nonsense, cut to the chase personality, she challenges successful professionals to get back to basics on building a fulfilling life. Her mission is to empower individuals to find and keep love by assessing individual goals and customizing strategies to achieve them. Her goal is to bring out the best in people so they can bring out the best in others. Julie has been a featured relationship expert on CBS, The CW, Elevate Lifestyle Magazine, and MadameNoire online magazine, to name a few. Her monthly events, workshops, eCourses, and seminars offer a multitude of practical techniques to “Bring Love to Life.” Don’t miss Julie’s presentation, “Where Are All The Men?” Best Strategy to Find Your Ideal Mate, on Saturday
at the Fashion and Entertainment Stage.
Advance Tickets Available At:
Beginning March 1st, purchase advance discount tickets at your local Kroger.