At 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”
There’s nothing quite like Christmas in the City, New York City that is. Between tinsel strewn trees, major shopping sales and stuffing your face with all the delicious holiday treats you can get your hands on, there’s plenty to keep you busy this holiday season. So, in an effort to save you time, and a major headache trying to figure out what to do to eliminate that major holiday FOMO you’ve got, I’m sharing a full list of all things holiday in NYC! Continue reading “A December to Remember – A Full Guide to All Things Holiday in NYC”
There’s a famous quote that says, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than she seeks”. And nothing could be more true, especially in Upstate New York.
Over the course of three years since I have lived in New York City, I have made it a point to get out of town and be one with nature every couple of months. It is the perfect way to reflect, recharge and find a path to peace. Continue reading “Venture Out – Where City Dwellers Go to Be One With Nature”
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”