Top 5 Media Coverage Countdown for 2015

This is my top 5 list of media coverage for The Love List/Me in 2015. I’m so grateful for everyone that collaborated with me on some level. Can’t wait to see what’s next. Happy 2016!

5) Arise 360 Interview in NY – My first on camera interview. I think I was alright 🙂


4) cameo thanks to Packed Party

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3) TechStyle event with SkinnyGal Sparklers Twitter Chat

2) BellaNYC Magazine glossy feature TIED with two The Style Line contributions (one about Vancouver and the other about Paris).

1) L’Oreal Canada for LOULOU. It was my first time colouring my hair! Eek. It turned out great and I was even featured on their YouTube Channel.



Exchange Deluxe Interview



A recurring spotlight featuring glitterati making charitable strides in the fashion space—focused around the question: “What is your favorite piece in your closet?”

ELENA MURZELLO, author of “The Love List,” design engineer and actress.

During last week’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, New York, Elena’s book had a dedicated lounge at TechStyle, where she hosted a Twitter Q&A with friends from Skinny Girl Sparklers. She also had the privilege of taking over TheStyleLine’s Instagram account.   Elena’s book made glamour Magazine’s Valentine’s Gift Guide.

Elena is a multifaceted multi-tasker, certainly a “go-getter.” She is a design engineer with an MBA; a writer, actress, and nurse.
Succeeding at demanding careers requires a fine balancing act that constantly
keeps her on her toes, so it follows logically that the
favorite thing in her closet are these magical pink Valentino heels. “I feel like they give me special super powers when I wear them
(and 4 inches of height!).”   She bought these stunners in
2013—the year she finished graduate school with her MBA, and
her book, The Love List: A guide to Getting Who You Want  was

Elena’s first
nursing job was on the Burns, Plastics and Trauma unit, so she understands the
importance of philanthropy and helping others.  She supports a variety of
health care initiatives, but can’t pick just one, “they are all important!”

In The Love List,
Elena shares her real-life experiences as well as information gathered from
more than a hundred single, divorced, and married men and women about the
qualities they look for in a life partner. Abstracting details from her
interviews she created a process that anyone can use to create their own
lists. Along with introspective questions to ponder, Elena includes sample
lists of characteristics, the top three traits both men and women seek in a
partner, an exploration of different types of relationships, and ways to
diversify a portfolio of suitors.

The Love List provides practical tips and personal stories to
encourage single people to look deep within, take risks, and learn to rely on
their own unique lists while searching for the perfect mate.

Elena is energetic,
reflective, and constantly on the move. She seeks the rich and
nourishing flavours of lifestyles found around the globe. Whether it’s riding a
tuk-tuk or a subway, bartering in the local market for fresh fruit or exploring
the boutiques along the Champs-Elysees, each city has something unique, a jewel
that sets them apart. She wants to be in the everyday, everywhere.

Witnessing people in
their natural environment gave her the realization that across
the universe, we are the same. Nurturing this empathetic bond with people from
around the world has strengthened her aptitude to shape honest, distinct,
and real characters in both acting and writing. These experiences have also
awakened her visions and designs in event planning, drawing from vibrant colours,
soothing aromas, zesty cuisines, exquisite sounds, and distinguished

For more information on
The Love List and Elena Murzello, visit

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Purchase The Love List
Amazon, Barnes& Noble, Chapters/Indigo, Google Books



5 Minutes 5 Questions: Anthony Garcia

My awesome makeup for my shoot was done by Anthony at Pucker. He was amazing! So amazing in fact – he attended the MET Ball tonight!

Here is 5 minutes/5 questions with the talented artist, Anthony Garcia:




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1) How long have you lived in New York? 

– I have lived in New York for two years from Pasadena, CA

2) What is your favourite makeup product and why? 

– My favorite makeup product to use on clients has to be a illuminating highlighter because it creates a beautiful glow and luminous finish which makes your skin appear to be younger.

3) When did you start doing make up?

– I’ve always been an artist and I picked up makeup while doing theater. I was late in signing up for a drama course and the only way to be a part of the production that semester was to take a costume and makeup course. I learned a lot from the class and learned that I was actually good at makeup. It’s always been another way of expressing my love for art and perfection.

4) Tell me about your favourite characteristic of a person’s face and why.

– I would have to say the eyes. I feel like a woman’s eyes can always be dressed up or down with very little effort. I like emphasis on the lashes for daytime and a darker crease for that sultry eye.

5) Name three characteristics (in no particular order) on your Love List? (characteristics or qualities you are looking for in a potential mate or your current mate).

– My wife definitely needs to be confident, loving and humble.