Le Diner En Blanc – A Secret Picnic with 5,000 of Your Closest New Yorkers

img_6318What do you get when you invite 5,000 New Yorkers to a fancy picnic at a secret location? Le Diner En Blanc, of course. What started as a small idea, has grown into a world wide phenomenon with waiting lists as long as the circumference of the equator!

In 1988, after being abroad for part of the summer, Francois Pasquier had the grand idea to invite a small group of friends to a fancy fete like they’d never experienced.  He instructed each of them to wear white so they’d be able to find each other in the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris and the first official Dîner en Blanc was born. They loved the idea so much, the following year they decided each person would invite other friends and 25 years later, the event has grown into the global glam picnic it has become, with thousands of people attending, and that many more on a wait list, hoping for their chance at this one-of-a-kind celebration.  Continue reading “Le Diner En Blanc – A Secret Picnic with 5,000 of Your Closest New Yorkers”

The Cuban Carrie Meets Her Muse

sex_and_the_cityOn June 6th, 1998, HBO took on the much anticipated storyline written by Candace Bushnell and turned it into one of the greatest, and longest running, series in television history. Sex and the City chronicled the lives of four single women living in New York City, changing the landscape of life for women all over the world, forever. These women and their interactions with each other, the dating world, life, and the City that Never Sleeps, have since influenced, inspired and guided the burning desires and questions of women of all ages. Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis and Kim Catrall – or better known Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha – are a pop culture icon that will live on in the lives of women for years to come. Continue reading “The Cuban Carrie Meets Her Muse”