Archive for June, 2014

by / on June 17, 2014 at 11:05 am / in Dress to Impress

LAIO Sustainable Jewelry Impresses All

Art and activism partner up again with the LAIO pop up exhibit. Last week Tatiana Pagés debuted her collection of sustainable jewelry meant to encourage social and environmental responsibility through design in New York City. Co-sponsored by Cîroc and Moscow 57, the pop up exhibit opening party was held at an exclusive event space in the chic Meatpacking District in […]

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by / on June 16, 2014 at 3:45 pm / in Dress to Impress

Slumbering in Style

After a long day at work and you are tired beyond belief all you want to do is go home and relax. With a nice glass of wine or a beer, your favorite show playing on the TV, some snacks by your side, and your feet propped up; this is the type of blissful scene that anyone would be grateful […]

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by / on June 16, 2014 at 10:50 am / in Food For Thought

The ‘Coolest’ Summer Treats in the City

  Long before Blair Waldorf brought them into fashion, macarons have been a decadent dessert staple, not just in France, but around the world. Master Pâtissier Francois Payard has put a new spin on the macaron for summer, introducing a fusion between the classic ice cream sandwich and the Parisian macaron. Even more tasty than you are currently imagining, the […]

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by / on June 13, 2014 at 3:40 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Get Flawless Summer Skin with Black Opal

The many different varieties of cultures, ethnicities and races in this country is what makes it so beautiful, but finding the right beauty and makeup product for your concerns can prove to be a bit challenging. Companies like Black Opal Cosmetics have been making it easier. Black Opal Cosmetics is celebrating its 20 years as the leading destination for women […]

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by / on June 13, 2014 at 10:45 am / in Dress to Impress

Dress to the Nines with Vente-Privee

  Most of you are familiar with HauteLook, a site which hosts daily sales on designer items. However, the first site to develop the private sale model was Vente-Privee, which actually means private sale in French. The company, which was founded in Paris in 2001 is one of the top online destinations to score tremendous savings on top notch brands. […]

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by / on June 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Scooore!: Where to Watch the World Cup

The World Cup is here once again and this time it is being held in Brazil. If you are looking for a place to cheer for your team then read on! Café Ronda’s new chef, Aranai Seppe, has created a special Brazilian menu that includes Bolinhos de Feijoada con Salsa and Caipirinha de Limao to kick off the World Cup. […]

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by / on June 12, 2014 at 11:05 am / in The Twisted Library

Lost & Found: One Woman’s Journey Through Life

As someone who is not particularly religious, it is interesting that I found myself reading reading a book penned by the daughter of one of the most famous bishops in America. Sarah Jakes, daughter of bishop T.D. Jakes, did not have an easy life. In her memoir, Lost & Found, she tells the tale of growing up in a family […]

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by / on June 11, 2014 at 3:30 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Take Advantage of Summer Fridays at Saxon + Parole

Saxon + Parole will be hosting Summer Fridays this sunny season! Starting last week and working its way throughout the summer, they are serving up some great specials all summer long. At Saxon + Parole you can enjoy three tier martini and seafood towers piled high with shrimp, oysters, clams, and, of course, vodka! Pour yourself three tiers of martinis, […]

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by / on June 11, 2014 at 10:55 am / in Get Cultured

Your Uncle…No, Mein Uncle

This past week I had the liberty of attending an amazing performance of the absurdist dark comedy, Mein Uncle.  Written and directed by Aliza Shane, this strangely interesting tale centers around Adolf Hitler’s niece, Angela Maria “Geli” Raubal.  Performed at the Robert Moss Theater (440 Lafayette), the play encompasses a unique array of actors using simple set pieces to create […]

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by / on June 10, 2014 at 3:15 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Get Out on the Water This Summer

Summer in the city can be tough with not many spots to enjoy the great outdoors. Sure, you can head to a friend’s rooftop, an outdoor bar, or even Central Park, but space is limited and sometimes you just want to see more of the sights. New Yorkers tend to forget that the Hudson River plays host to many a […]

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