Archive for September, 2014

by / on September 18, 2014 at 11:05 am / in Food For Thought

Slurp Some Shucking Good Oysters

What kind of noise annoys an oyster? The noisy noise of a shucking shell, surely. While unsuspecting bivalves may not be so pleased, shellfish lovers can rejoice: Oyster Week is upon us. Running until September 28th (lucky for us, longer than an actual week), the event is taking over the boroughs with a slew of foodie events in celebration of […]

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by / on September 17, 2014 at 4:15 pm / in Blushing Beaut

5 Beauty Finds We Want Now

Let’s face it. When summer ends everybody gets a little bit sadder. But there’s no reason not to look your best all the time! To help you look gorgeous from head to toe, we’ve found five amazing beauty products that you need to get right now. Like seriously. Go get shopping. You can thank us later. 1. Life is about […]

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by / on September 17, 2014 at 2:10 pm / in Get Cultured

Art and Fashion Unite at Wallplay’s NOT x Chris Saunders Exhibit

Last week saw the launch of a new exhibition in Manhattan’s Lower East Side that brings together local creatives from South Africa. NOT x Chris Saunders opened at Wallplay‘s concept space on September 10th, which fuses together the work of Jenny Lai, a New York based designer, and Chris Saunders, a Johannesburg based photographer. The exhibition will be on display through […]

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by / on September 17, 2014 at 1:25 pm / in Get Cultured

“Running Back to You” Dorian Allen EP Launch

I remember first seeing Dorian Allen on P. Diddy’s MTV show “Making the Band” back in 2009 and was impressed with his voice. Seeing and hearing him after five years makes me even more impressed with his vocal capabilities. I am so glad that someone as talented as Mr. Allen is still in the game and getting better at his craft. The Dorian […]

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by / on September 16, 2014 at 4:20 pm / in Dress to Impress

Nolcha Fashion Week Ones to Watch

Nolcha Fashion Week is a great place to discover new and emerging designers during New York Fashion Week. In addition to Katty Xiomara’s show, we also attended Nolcha’s ‘Ones to Watch’ collective show. The runway included the brands Monstruosité, B’Venaj Designs, Gregory Apparel, Oiselle, JBurgos, and Charles & Ron. At the end of the runway show, the second annual Project […]

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by / on September 16, 2014 at 12:46 pm / in Bottoms Up

Rhum Clément and Artist JonOne Celebrate 125 Years of Rum

Alcohol, it’s the one thing that brings everybody together. And one spirit we can’t seem to get enough of is rum. Last week, Rhum Clément, one of the world’s leading producers of AOC Martinique Rhum Agricole, celebrated its 125th anniversary with a special party featuring their commemorative bottle. The rum is crafted from fresh pressed sugarcane juice and their V.S.O.P. […]

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 5:15 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Get Stylin’ at NYFW’s techSTYLE Lounge

During the chaos that is New York Fashion Week, it is only fair that between all the shows and parties we are running to and from, we get just a little bit pampered. Luckily, we got more than we even bargained for at the techSTYLE Lounge, hosted by the House of Bumble. There was a whole slew of things to […]

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 3:47 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

NYFW After Parties with Style 360

After Style 360 Fashion Week started off with a bang, with a fabulous party hosted by Carmen Electra, they continued celebrations throughout the rest of the week. Tuesday evening brought us to another soiree at The Empire Hotel Rooftop, where HSN and Serena Williams hosted the party. Earlier that day, Ms. Williams presented Serena Williams Signature Statement Collection Runway Show […]

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by / on September 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm / in Get Cultured

Fashion with a Purpose

Tons of activities made up this year’s New York Fashion Week, and amidst all of the runway shows and parties are equally enviable pop-up shops displaying the latest fashions for you to shop. Earlier this week was the Adriana Marie Co “Fashion with a Purpose” pop-up, which brought together local designers, entrepreneurs and creatives to showcase their designs. Adriana Marie […]

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by / on September 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Fitness Meets Fashion at The Monster Cycle

The Monster Cycle + Studio combined fashion and fitness for New York Fashion Week. Here, both fitness and fashion enthusiasts gathered at the cycle studio on Lafayette Street to enjoy muddled cocktails by Broken Shed Vodka, Chilean wines, and Zana Bayne’s leather looks. Zana Bayne developed her harness accessory business after studying at the San Francisco Art Institute. Zana has […]

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