Archive for February, 2014

by / on February 14, 2014 at 4:10 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Jack Black’s Clean Shave

Whether a guy prefers a goatee, mustache, or even a 5 o’clock shadow, there comes a time when shaving is unavoidable. When it gets to that unbearably oily feel a nice shave is the only cure, but with the large selection of shaving creams and razors it might be hard to figure out what is good to use. Taking a […]

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by / on February 14, 2014 at 1:35 pm / in Dress to Impress

Alice & Olivia Debuts Fall 2014 Collection

Earlier this week, Mannhattan with a Twist attended the Alice & Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2014 Preview at the McKittrick Hotel. Definitely the most theatrical of all the fashion presentations, Alice & Olivia featured an elaborate fairy tale-esque set that kept you looking at every tiny detail. Yes, Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty both made appearances…donning A&O, of course. The […]

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by / on February 13, 2014 at 6:40 pm / in Blushing Beaut

The Most Fashionable Lounges of NYFW

As any glamor girl knows, New York Fashion Week can be exhausting. Luckily for us, there was a spot (or two) for us to hang out and relax in between shows. Check out our recap of our favorite lounges during NYFW. Refresh Lounge Two, set up by Social Done Right and Go To Girl Branding, allowed us to sit back, relax, […]

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by / on February 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm / in Dress to Impress

Darkoh Emerges from the Shadows During New York Fashion Week

Earlier this week DARKOH made its debut on the runway during New York Fashion Week, making  girls go gaga and men green with envy. The young menswear brand was recently launched by German designer Joyce Darkoh, who is one of the rare females designing mens suits. The brand focuses on bespoke tailoring to produce customized suits in a ready-to-wear collection. […]

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by / on February 13, 2014 at 1:50 pm / in Food For Thought

Ten Years of Spice Market

Ten years ago the face of New York culinary delights transformed when Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Phil Suarez opened Spice Market in the Meatpacking District. Walking through the doors, visitors are taken away from the cobble stone streets and hustle and bustle of New York and transposed to the enticing world of Asian decor and cuisine. In honor of the tenth […]

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by / on February 12, 2014 at 4:10 pm / in Get Cultured

The Woodsman Mesmerizes Its Audience

The Woodsman tells the forgotten tale of the infamous “Tin Man” character from the Wizard of Oz.  This theater version of the tale premiered at the wonderful 59E59 Theaters. The original story was published in 1918 by author Frank L. Baum. This modern interpretation was created by James Ortiz, and directed by Mr. Ortiz and Claire Karpen. The plot centers around a […]

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by / on February 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm / in Dress to Impress

Effortless Sophistication by 5:31 Jerome

Last week, 5:31 Jerome debuted their Fall/Winter 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week. The line, created by Jerome LaMaar, was tailored impeccably and was designed for a modern, polished woman. Recently, Elle Magazine named the designer at the Next Twentysomething Fashion Designer to Watch, so it comes as no surprise that the presentation was packed. The collection featured some […]

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by / on February 12, 2014 at 10:55 am / in Blushing Beaut

Glow All Year Long with Supergoop Self Tanning Sunscreen

For those of you who have tried self tanners once or twice in your life, you know the side effects. If you don’t rub it in fully, then you get those lovely brown/orange streaks or spots. Sometimes if you rub it unevenly, your skin can be noticeably darker in certain areas, giving you that “self tanner” look. Whether you are […]

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by / on February 11, 2014 at 2:45 pm / in The Twisted Library

Your Guide to Looking Younger

Younger: The Breakthrough Anti-Aging Method for Radiant Skin, a new publication by Dr. Harold Lancer, contains advice for a more radiant complexion from a dermatologist with over three decades of experience treating Beverly Hills’ elite and famous. While the book is best suited to older men and women, it is relevant to any twenty-something looking to improve the quality of […]

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by / on February 11, 2014 at 11:25 am / in Dress to Impress

Ann Yee Brings Out Your Inner Nomad

  It’s that time of year again, New Yorkers. You know that thrilling time in New York when stylists, designers, bloggers, editors, models and showrooms come together for fashion week. My first fashion week invite was from exceptional designer Ann Yee. For fall/winter 2014, Ann Yee found inspiration in the concept of the modern nomad. A mix of textures represent […]

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