Product of the Year, the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, has changed the game of shopping by awarding brand recognition to the products that deserve it. Backed by the votes of 40,000 consumers and the familiar red logo, shoppers can cut through the cluttered store shelves and purchase the best products for their family. We reveal the 2019 Product of the Year Award winners and share tips on how to bring home these 36, top-rated and most innovative products of 2019.
LILLIANA VAZQUEZ is one of the most sought after personalities in the industry. She is an Emmy winning host, influencer, style advisor and producer for the biggest names in entertainment, both on-air and online.
She is a multi- faceted talent thanks to her signature brand of approachability and her unique ability to capture an audience’s attention. On NBC’s TODAY, Lilliana shares her experiences and expertise with millions of viewers each week where she can be seen covering the latest in technology, business, travel, entertainment and lifestyle.
As a correspondent for Access Hollywood, Lilliana sits down with the biggest names in entertainment and she’s the show’s secret weapon on Hollywood’s most important red carpets like The Oscars, The Golden Globes and The Met Gala. Her knowledge and passion for entertainment have landed her interviews with A-list entertainers like Robert Dinero, Charlize Theron, Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez, Garth Brooks and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Lilliana has always been at the forefront of what’s next in the digital space. It started in 2008 when she launched her blog, CheapChicas.com [cheapchicas.com], and followed up the success of the site with a namesake book, “The Cheap Chica’s Guide to Style: Secrets to Shopping Cheap and Looking Chic” [Penguin] in 2013.
In addition to her day job(s), Lilliana is the expert producers and executives call, and call back, to lend style expertise to segments on entertainment programs, including E! News, Wendy Williams, The Talk and The Rachael Ray Show. Lilliana has also served as an ambassador, spokesperson, and content creator for some of the most recognized brands in the world.
Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas to a Puerto Rican father and Mexican mother, Lilliana is a proud first generation Latina and focuses her advocacy efforts to support fellow Latinx organizations. She is heavily involved with the Hispanic Federation, which is the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization that seeks to support Hispanic families and strengthen Latino institutions through work in the areas of education, health, immigration and economic empowerment.
Lilliana currently resides in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan with her husband. The pair recently purchased a home in Montauk and love to spend weekends at the beach whenever they can. In her spare time, Lilliana enjoys traveling, snowboarding, baking, tequila tasting and shopping online – not necessarily in that order!
Follow her daily musings @lillianavazquez.