September 24, 2017 by Amanda Nguyen
Author: Amanda Nguyen
Amanda Nguyen has been the managing editor of the style blog Feast Fashion Faves for the past 6 years; her blog started as a platform for sharing fashion trends and inspiration, and now serves as a portfolio for creative direction, wardrobe styling, modeling, and any media/digital work for clients. Amanda grew up in South OC, therefore, getting to explore Irvine and the surrounding cities; whether it be perusing through the latest fashions at shops and boutiques; dining at the newest (or oldest) eateries and cafes; being engaged in the arts; or discovering new activities. Aside from writing for Destination Irvine, Amanda has also contributed content to ladylux.com, ehow.com, and the beauty app MakeupPlus. She is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine; receiving her B.A. in Dance and taught dance and fitness classes for Irvine-based company OC Dance Productions for 6 years.
Amanda published Issue 2 of Alpha/Omega Magazine, a digital/print magazine that showcases Southern Californian designers, artists, and purveyors of the industry, this past April with stylist friend Andrew Nguyen.
She was also published in Orange County's LOCALE Magazine's April 2016 Issue as well as voted as apart of CBS Los Angeles' Top OC Fashion Blogs for 3 consecutive years.
When Amanda is not blogging, working on digital media content, or covering events; she serves as a marketing coordinator for software/data company, Melissa and operates her ecommerce shop Whim Things which sells customized, hand embellished sun hats and handcrafted accessories with fellow blogger and friend.
September 15, 2017 by Amanda Nguyen
This year's Pacific Wine & Food Classic successfully closed out a weekend filled with an exciting