As 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”
Heidi Klum is known as the “Queen of Halloween”. Every year, for the last thirteen years or so, she’s been pulling out all the stops for thxis fun, festive and favorite holiday, often transforming herself into a completely unrecognizable character of choice.
Since this too is my favorite holiday and there is rarely a year I don’t participate, I was stoked when I found out she’d be hosting her annual fete at a local NYC restaurant, Vandal, a place I knew I had “connections”. Continue reading “A Heidi Halloween – A Disappointing But Bucket List Experience”
Today was one of the most stressful, physically grueling days. From all the way uptown, to downtown, and even getting lost and taking the train in the wrong direction, it was horrible. Until, toward the very end, I saw this guy — Riz Robinson– A New York born and raised street artist who transformed his once frowned upon talent (graffiti some call it) into greatness. He’s now part of the Harlem Arts Collective, beautifying the city with murals, painting on unorthodox canvasses (old doors in particular), displaying his art from street corners, to local bars, to the finest of galleries on Park Avenue. Continue reading “Color Your World – Finding Inspiration in Your Daily Life”