Spring Trends – A Daring Move with a New ‘Do

FullSizeRender 13After a long winter the weather is finally breaking and Spring has finally arrived. And with that so have new trends. Living in the fashion capital of the world, I am constantly surrounded by the latest in fashion and beauty and although my style is typically classic, I’m constantly tempted to try something new.

After perusing many magazines, border line stalking girls on the street whose look I loved, and going through a pretty serious game of tug of war in my mind, I finally decide to give in and let go of my long locks. Yes, I chopped off my hair…the first time in my life! Continue reading “Spring Trends – A Daring Move with a New ‘Do”


The Big Guy on Bowery – Tao Group’s new ‘Vandal’ Opens with Major Street Cred

frontFrom uptown to downtown and everywhere in between, the Tao Group has been gracing the New York restaurant scene with glamorous go-to’s for years. Whether it’s the swanky Asian ambiance at Tao Downtown, luxurious lounging at Lavo in Midtown, or a part pawn shop, part speakeasy restaurant on the Lower East Side, Beauty & Essex, Tao Group’s magic touch seems to turn everything to gold – and a definite happening hot spot.

And just when you think they’re done dousing you with fabulousness, Chef Chris Santos (Stanton Social) and the Tao boys combined forces to set up yet another Gotham gem with some serious street cred, Vandal. Continue reading “The Big Guy on Bowery – Tao Group’s new ‘Vandal’ Opens with Major Street Cred”

A Fireside Chat – Top 5 Fancy Fireplaces to Cozy Up To This Winter

fireThe Winter can be harsh, but when you have a fabulous fireplace to cozy up to and enjoy some decadent drinks and cool conversations, the last thing you’re left thinking about is how you couldn’t feel your face before you plopped down next to the warmth. So now that Jonas has come and gone and left us with (now dirty) piles of snow, what better way to kick back and relax than by some burning logs. Here are my top five favorite fireplaces to check out this winter (in no particular order) – either by yourself, with friends or a special someone. After all, it is “cuffing season”, isn’t it?  Continue reading “A Fireside Chat – Top 5 Fancy Fireplaces to Cozy Up To This Winter”