Haute Living Magazine – Spring Fever

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Maria is featured in the latest edition of Haute Living Magazine in a feature titled ‘Spring Fever – My must-haves for Spring’.

Here is the feature:

With Spring fast approaching, I can’t help but look forward to all of the fanciful indulgences that the warmer weather brings. There’s a whole shift in attitude and a reminder of just good the little things in life can be. For me, some of those favorite indulgences include springy floral dresses, playful accessories, and of course, frozen treats! One of me favorite things to do on a sunny spring day is to head down to Pinkberry and sit outside enjoying a yummy treat. This month, we just announced exviting news that my candy company, Sugarpova, is parntering with Pinkberry to launch three new toppings that will take their yogurt to the next level. So, in honor of all things that put me in a springtime state of mind, here are some of my absolute must-have.

Floral overload! To me, nothing says Spring like lightweight, flirty floral dresses. This is one of my all-time favorite go-to looks. I don’t shy away from patterns – especially florals – beacause they are timeless and versatile. There’s just something really effortless about getting ready for red carpet events in the springtime.

Trying on playful springtime accessories is the perfect way to put winter to bed! These ice cream heels by Karl Lagerfield for Melissa are just the right amount of tongue-in-cheek fun. Not only are they 100 percent plastic, but they’re recyclable and sustainable, too. I admire the way Lagerfield continuously uses his imagination and never stops surprising. These shoes are all business in the front, but are unexpectedly a springy party in the back.

Powerful things come in small sizes. This month at Pinkberry, we are launching three new toppings – Mini-Flirty, Mini-Flirty Sour and Mini-Smitten.My four favorite pairings are:
1. Original + Smitten: Mix the traditional classic Pinkberry flavor with the delicious Mini Smitten for a yummy and playful treat.
2. Pomegranate + Mini Flirty: Delicious pomegranate paired with the Mini Flirty is perfect for a fun date out with the fun and whimsicak flirty lip candy.
3. Mango + Mini Flirty Sour: For the true lover of anything sweet and sour, the tart taste of mango is perfectly accentuated with Flirty Sour. It packs a powerful punch.
4. Original + all of the above: Be wild and daring and mix all three Sugarpova toppings for a mix of fun and excitement!