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 aren’t too many New York culinary institutions I haven’t been to. Since I moved to NYC in 2015, exploring and discovering New York City’s finest dining destinations has been a favorite past time of mine. I’ve established a policy where I try not to eat at the same place twice. The reason? There are just too many amazing options to consider and I’m trying to get to as many as I possibly can! But last night was a little bit of a different story. Continue reading “Raving About Rao’s – An Exclusive New York City Dining Experience”
A year ago today I wrote this. The feelings remain…
Today, I had a lengthy conversation about why I love the city I now call home – New York City. It is often the case where people ask me why I made the decision to move to one of the most expensive, tough, chew you up and spit you out kind of cities in the world. When they do, I reply with one simple answer –
Never in my life have I been more fulfilled by anything or anyone. Whether I’m exploring the city “alone” or embracing the millions of people (friends or not), New York is me. New York is about me. New York makes me who I am. It is what I believe in. And some would even venture to agree when I say, “New York is my boyfriend!” It is a perpetual love affair, I hope never dies.