Archive for February, 2014

by / on February 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm / in Bottoms Up

Celebrate National Margarita Day!

Get ready to honor America’s favorite tequila drink, as if you needed a reason, and raise your glass because it’s National Margarita Day, tomorrow February 22nd. Grab the lime, salt and tequila and find out why so many people fall in love with this sweet, tangy, and irresistible cocktail. Named after its inventor, statistics indicate that there are nearly 185,000 […]

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by / on February 21, 2014 at 10:55 am / in Blushing Beaut

Ways to Rock Pantone’s Color of the Year

After 2013’s emerald craze, I’m sure quite a few of you were itching to know what would be this year’s go-to color. Rather than a jeweled tone, 2014, according to Pantone, is a bit more floral and a lot more royal, presenting the year of the Radiant Orchid! You can either go all out in the color or wear it in […]

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by / on February 20, 2014 at 3:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Cuban Fare Blows Us Out of the Water at Victor’s Café

Holy moly. Just two words needed to describe our experience at Victor’s Cuban Café. The restaurant, which has called New York its home for over 50 years, is a family-owned spot that is definitely going to withstand another 50 years as a successful New York City dining spot. The spacious restaurant is classy, with a super fun interior, complete with […]

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by / on February 20, 2014 at 11:05 am / in Blushing Beaut

A Peek Inside Dr. Pearlman’s Practice

A few weeks ago Manhattan with a Twist attended an open house event hosted by Dr. Steven Pearlman, a dual board certified plastic surgeon in New York City, along with other top beauty editors. During the open house, we were given a tour of the facilities, which were pristine, as well as a chat with the doctor himself about his […]

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by / on February 19, 2014 at 2:15 pm / in Dress to Impress

It’s All About Americana on B Michael America’s Runway

Last season we were honored to attend B Michael America‘s New York Fashion Week runway show as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center. Luckily we were invited back to check out what the American couturier and ready-to-wear designer has in store for his Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Front row celebs included Cicely Tyson, Condola Rashad, and Debra Martin Chase, […]

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by / on February 19, 2014 at 11:00 am / in Get Cultured

Frigid Theater Festival Is Back!

It’s that time of year where New Yorkers get to enjoy more shows and theater than ever. Horse Trade Theater Group is presenting the 8th annual Frigid New York Festival, which takes place at The Kraine Theater and Under St. Marks. The festival takes place beginning February 19th and ending March 9th. The goal of Frigid is to showcase New […]

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by / on February 18, 2014 at 5:25 pm / in Dress to Impress

More Top Looks from Nolcha Fashion Week

Fashion week in New York is never complete without Nolcha Fashion Week. This season Nolcha Fashion Week exceeded our expectations. The presenting sponsor, RUSK, was joined by official sponsors: Smartwater, DonQ Rum, Air Europa, Defiant Whisky, Medical Aesthetics, Ono E-Cigs, Skinny Girl Sparklers, and Fashionmonitor.com. I attended the final show of the evening which featured five designers returning to Nolcha […]

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by / on February 18, 2014 at 10:30 am / in Get Cultured

BoConcept Fuses with Nendo for Stylish & Functional Home Decor

Danish contemporary interiors retailer BoConcept, along with nendo, the Japanese design house led by Oki Sato, introduced fusion, a design collaboration that will arrive in BoConcept stores nationwide on April 1. The global launch event was held at the Scandinavia House in New York City February 6. Manhattan with a Twist was there to celebrate the launch. An amazing assortment of Danish and Japanese […]

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by / on February 17, 2014 at 3:01 pm / in Dress to Impress

Coveted Looks from Nolcha Fashion Week

Nolcha Fashion Week showcases the best of global independent fashion designers during New York Fashion Week. The event featured 13 designer runway shows at Pier 59 Studios and is presented by Rusk. Top celebrities braved the snow to check out some of the shows, including Zendaya, Jennie Garth, Kelly Rutherford, and Kat Graham, to name a few. Manhattan with a […]

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by / on February 17, 2014 at 10:45 am / in Dress to Impress

Layana Aguilar Rocked Out at NYFW

Layana Aguilar, most famously known for her beautiful and sexy garments on Project Runway Season 11, unveiled her Fall/Winter 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week to a big crowd. The Brazilian born designer is a former dancer and uses the movement of the body as inspiration for her designs. Having watched Project Runway, it was amazing to see the […]

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