Archive for February, 2016

by / on February 29, 2016 at 2:07 pm / in Food For Thought

5 Napkin Burger Goes Down Smooth with Captain Lawrence Brews

Yes, New York City is the place where you can find any cuisine your heart craves, but there’s nothing more satisfying during these cold winter months than a burger paired with a pint of craft beer. Well, look no further than 5 Napkin Burger. They recently partnered with local craft beer company Captain Lawrence, for a scrumptious winter event. The event […]

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by / on February 26, 2016 at 12:45 pm / in Dress to Impress

The Future of Fashion is Now with AMCONYC

The Future of Fashion is Now is this season’s AMCONYC theme. A platform that brings together emerging millennial designers, allowing them to share their creations with top fashion insiders, AMCONYC has quickly become one of my favorite events during New York Fashion Week. Held at the spacious Studio 450 near Hudson Yard, AMCONYC showcased several fashion collections and jewelry lines. […]

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by / on February 25, 2016 at 2:40 pm / in Dress to Impress

Di Yusupoff at Nolcha Fashion Week

The best independent fashion designers come together twice a year during New York Fashion Week to showcase their collections at the award-winning Nolcha Fashion Week. Held at the sleek venue, ARTBEAM, this year’s designers showcased their 2016 Fall/Winter collections. Di Yusupoff, who designs under the label Sabina Yusupova, was one of the dynamic independent designers I had the pleasure of […]

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by / on February 24, 2016 at 12:15 pm / in Dress to Impress

Ready To Wear Collections Impress at Nolcha Fashion Week

After we saw the impressive debut of youngster Rohitava Banerjee at Nolcha Fashion Week, we were excited to see what designers at the main runway show would present. Luckily, we weren’t disappointed. First up was Intrepid by AO’C, designed by Aerin O’Connel, who presented a hybrid of minimalism and luxury womenswear. We loved that all of the designs on the […]

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by / on February 23, 2016 at 12:01 pm / in Dress to Impress

Dramatic, Structured Looks from Rohitava Banerjee’s Nolcha NYFW Presentation

We kicked off Nolcha Fashion Week with a solo show featuring Rohitava Banerjee, a 19-year-old New Yorker. Making his NYFW debut, Banerjee showcased a collection inspired by Greece, its people, its mythology, its present, and the death of their current economy. The show was broken down into five parts, each one symbolizing one of the five Grecian rivers to the […]

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by / on February 22, 2016 at 4:53 pm / in The Twisted Library

He Can See Heaven: A Closer Look At The Origin of Christianity

The definition of a “hierophant” is, according to my trusted internet sources, “a person, especially a priest in ancient Greece, who interprets sacred mysteries or esoteric principles.” That word, although perhaps unfamiliar to many, is particularly important to know when beginning the book He Can See Heaven by J.B. Keats. Before even starting the first page, I looked up that […]

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by / on February 19, 2016 at 1:20 pm / in Dress to Impress

Foodie Fashion is the Latest Trend During NYFW

Food and fashion collide thanks to the creative and foodie-minded individuals behind Delicacies. Founders Nicolle and John Nelson created this jewelry line, which features natural ingredients as wearable charms on beautiful leather bracelets. The unique aspect of these bracelets is that they allow you to choose either ingredients you love (hello cacao) or the lore and mythology behind it. Each bracelet, […]

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by / on February 18, 2016 at 11:45 am / in The Twisted Library

Enhance Your Cooking With Garlic

Jenny Linford‘s Garlic: Over 65 deliciously different ways to enjoy cooking with garlic shows that you can do more with garlic than ward off vampires! Who knew there are so many kinds of garlic? And each is used in different ways to create and enhance different flavors. Linford begins by explaining each one and the best way to prepare and store […]

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by / on February 17, 2016 at 1:05 pm / in Get Cultured, Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In: Super Bowl Edition

Since I am always trying new foods and drinks, and I have the best gal pals a girl could ask for, I’ve decided to start hosting a monthly Girls’ Night In with my closest friends. That way, I can share with them all the goodies I receive and get their opinions on different products. We started off with a bang […]

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by / on February 16, 2016 at 12:00 pm / in Dress to Impress

Lingerie You’ll Love For Women, By Women

The partnership between fashion and social awareness is nothing new, but if you’re not familiar with Naja Lingerie, you will be impressed. They not only produce a beautifully-designed lingerie collection, but they are challenging the way we market to women and hire them. Named “one of 5 top brands to watch” by The Lingerie Journal, Naja’s founder, Catalina Girald, teamed up […]

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