Volez, Voguez, Voyagez: Navigating the Heritage and History of Louis Vuitton

2C4E65B6-270C-4E20-BF7C-3ADF92578D7CAt the tender age of 16, after having walked to Paris from his hometown of Jura, France over the course of nearly two years, Louis Vuitton began an expedition that would live on in history. As a young boy, Mr. Louis Vuitton began apprenticing for Monsieur Marechal. In these days of horse drawn carriages, boats and trains, when the rough handling of luggage mandated it be light weight, yet durable, quality was important. Mr. Vuitton quickly became a master of the art of carpentry making solid trunks and soon thereafter launched his own label of handmade leather goods, Louis Vuitton. This is the story of his vision and the House of Louis Vuitton. Continue reading “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez: Navigating the Heritage and History of Louis Vuitton”

InstaNewYork – NYC’s Top 10 Most Instagrammable Spots

igIs it instaworthy? Check.

Now-a-days, that’s how we determine where our Sunday brunch will be, where we’ll meet our next Bumble date, or where we’ll go to take that perfect selfie. And while sometimes it can be overwhelming, I’m here to share my favorite top 10 Instagrammable spots in NYC to help you narrow it down. Now just remember, this isn’t in any particular order, nor is it a complete list, but just meant as a starting point to help fill up your weekend plans this weekend.

(*For more instainspo, don’t forget to visit my IG – @TheCubanCarrie)

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The Hottest Ticket in Town – Discovering the Wild World of Refinery 29’s, 29Rooms

IMG_9185As Instagram continues to take over our lives in all forms, it’s no wonder a very visually stimulating soiree of sorts was the talk of the town in New York City this past weekend. For four days, Refinery 29 hosted 29 Rooms, taking over a warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The team transformed the space into an amazingly awesome adult funhouse of style, culture and technology allowing your imagination (and inner IG photographer/model) to run wild. Continue reading “The Hottest Ticket in Town – Discovering the Wild World of Refinery 29’s, 29Rooms”

Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!

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New York City is not cheap. We all know that.

With record breaking rental rates and groceries you’d think were made of gold because they’re so damn expensive, it’s difficult to have any money left to actually do things that take the stress away from these “adulting” necessities.

But don’t fret, I’m here to share the top five free/cheap things you can do to live in the great city of Gotham and still live like a boss. Continue reading “Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!”