Archive for September, 2014

by / on September 12, 2014 at 10:45 am / in Dress to Impress

Nolcha Fashion Week Presents Katty Xiomara

I first heard of Katty Xiomara a year ago and I was very impressed with her designs. This year during New York Fashion Week I was very fortunate to attend the presentation of her Spring/Summer 2015 collection as part of Nolcha Fashion Week and finally get to see her clothing in person. My expectations going into the show were already high […]

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by / on September 11, 2014 at 3:10 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Style 360 Celebrates 10 Years with Carmen Electra

With New York Fashion Week in full swing, it’s clear to everyone in the city that anything resembling a normal day has stopped and fashion, parties and debauchery has taken its place. Style 360 Fashion Week kicked off its tenth successful year in New York earlier this week. Over the years it has become a premier destination for top fashion […]

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by / on September 11, 2014 at 11:06 am / in Dress to Impress

Natalya Egorova and Iuri Shubladze Spring 2015 Fashion Show

  Natalya Egorova had her collection presented during New York Fashion Week and I had a chance to get a glimpse into Natalya’s Spring 2015 line. Born in Russia and studying with well-known designer labels, such as Alexander McQueen and Marchesa, I was looking forward to seeing any hints of what she might have learned or picked up from her […]

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by / on September 10, 2014 at 5:25 pm / in Dress to Impress, Get Cultured

The Emerging Trends Fashion Show Comes to New York

I was fortunate enough to attend The Emerging Trends fashion show hosted by Elizabeth Safrit, Miss United States 2014, and including designers: Gate 26-Modern Vintage, Shefali Couture, Cocco Bella, Sabrinah Renee Boutique Jewelry, Vessela Zarankova with Polly Baumgartner, and NuVu Studio. The Emerging Trends show is a fashion show that started in 2007 during Boston Fashion Week and is now […]

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by / on September 10, 2014 at 12:46 pm / in The Twisted Library

A Toast to Bergdorf Goodman’s Super Woman, Betty Halbreich

The infamous Betty Halbreich, whose style and class have earned her the title of the most sought after personal shopper, who rose to fame through her work at Bergdorf Goodman, released her memoir, “I’ll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist” last week.  The mood at the launch party was anything but somber, however guests were sad […]

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by / on September 9, 2014 at 3:01 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Unique Photography and Celebrities Unite for FRAMED

With apps apps like Instagram and Picstitch taking over the world, it’s fair to say that people like to look at photos. Herring & Herring, the collaboration of renowned international fashion photographers Dimitri Scheblanov and Jesper Carlsen, have launched FRAMED, an image only art and fashion magazine. Unsurprisingly, flipping through the magazine is addictive, especially when it’s plastered with the […]

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by / on September 9, 2014 at 10:02 am / in Food For Thought

Brooklynites Get a Taste for Local Spots and a Good Cause

Food lovers of Brooklyn made a break from their usual brunch routines to gather at East River State park for Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint on Sunday. For under $30 ($30 at the door), those attending could sample four food- and two drink-tastings from neighborhood eateries the likes of Reynard, The Brooklyn Star and Maison Premiere – all against a crystal clear […]

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by / on September 8, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Move Over Men – Ladies Got Game, Too

Three cheers for the start of football season!! In honor of 2014 season, Smirnoff Ice wowed crowds again with their Ladies with Game Tailgate party last week. The event, which was held at Hudson Mercantile, hosted a slew of women, as well as men, who were all out to celebrate football. Celebrity host Jessie James Decker got the party amped […]

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by / on September 8, 2014 at 11:58 am / in Bottoms Up

Forget Beer – South Africa Brings Wine to the BBQ

There’s nothing self-respecting New Yorkers like more than free-flowing booze, especially if it’s wine and can double as a sophisticated hobby. Or so it seemed last week as crowds gathered to talk the red stuff at Hell’s Kitchen’s Studio 450, under the auspices of Wines of South Africa. The organization’s “BBQ to Braai” event (braai being Afrikaans for BBQ) was the […]

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by / on September 5, 2014 at 11:20 am / in Get Cultured

Farewell to a Baseball Legend

As the baseball season comes to an end, it is time for one of New York’s most beloved athletes to officially hangup their pinstripes. Derek Jeter has become the face of the New York Yankees, and in honor of his retirement, Steiner Sports is offering an intimate afternoon with the famous shortstop. Just days before his last home game, Jeter […]

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