Beauty, Blog, wellness

5 Tips For Relaxing At The End Of (And During) A Stressful Day

It’s the middle of October and I’m still in shock that it’s been two months since I was relaxing on the beach in Italy worrying about nothing other than when it would be time for my next gelato. Sigh. College students are getting ready to be swamped with midterm exams, my work pace is picking… Read More 5 Tips For Relaxing At The End Of (And During) A Stressful Day

Blog, The Hustle

A Conversation With Rachel Doyle – Founder and CEO of GlamourGals Foundation, Inc.

Senior isolation has become an epidemic. It is estimated that this year, 3.3 million seniors will spend time in senior homes across the US – and 60% of these senior home residents will never receive a visitor. A little more than a year ago I saw one of my LinkedIn contacts had started volunteering with… Read More A Conversation With Rachel Doyle – Founder and CEO of GlamourGals Foundation, Inc.

Beauty, Blog

The Makeup Tips All You (Boo)tiful Ghouls Need To Know This Halloweekend

Midterms are coming to a close and the weekend is swiftly approaching. As if this were not a good enough reason to go out and celebrate life (and freedom from the library… for now) it is also Halloween weekend. It is one of the most fun weekends of the year to let loose and monster… Read More The Makeup Tips All You (Boo)tiful Ghouls Need To Know This Halloweekend

Blog, Book Worm

Book Review – It Takes A Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement by Will Dean

It Takes A Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement by Will Dean ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $21, here. Best paired with: A butt-kicking workout and some weights. For years, Tough Mudder has been on the outskirts of my subconscious. I knew it existed and I thought I had a vague idea about what it was – a… Read More Book Review – It Takes A Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement by Will Dean

Blog, snacks, The Classy Cook

Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

This past week has had the coolest weather NYC has seen in a while. The leaves are starting to change and it’s finally time to break out the sweaters, denim jackets and leggings… all the leggings! I’ve already seen a shift in my food cravings go from lighter and colder refreshments, to more hearty and… Read More Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

Beauty, Blog

Cygalle Gold Leaf Kinetic Facial

Getting through fashion week in one piece takes a huge toll on your sleep and beauty regimens. When you’re running from work to a show to an afterparty and then waking up extra early the next morning (if you do manage to get any sleep) to do a write up about it and create social… Read More Cygalle Gold Leaf Kinetic Facial

Beauty, Blog, style

Francesca Liberatore New York Fashion Week SS’18 Collection

Italian designer Francesca Liberatore is best known for her work designing with fashion houses like Viktor&Rolf, Jean Paul Gautier and Brioni. Her capsule collection for this upcoming spring and summer plays up popular 80’s beauty and style trends. The show was quick but created a femme and beautiful story of patterns, textures and silhouettes. The… Read More Francesca Liberatore New York Fashion Week SS’18 Collection

Blog, dessert, Desserts, snacks, The Classy Cook

Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

These little bouts of cold weather in NYC – yes, to me 60 to 70° means sweater weather and jean weather and most importantly leather jacket weather – give me the motivation to get back in the kitchen, turn on the oven and whip up something delicious. Another fun fact about me – this is… Read More Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

Blog, The Hustle

A Conversation With Vanessa Seis – Fall Fair Director of the NYC Affordable Art Fair

The Affordable Art Fair NYC Fall Edition holds a special place in my heart. In 2014, when I had just been told by an editor (and my boss) to call myself a reporter and go cover an event for the first time for a NYC magazine, that event just so happened to be the private… Read More A Conversation With Vanessa Seis – Fall Fair Director of the NYC Affordable Art Fair

Beauty, Blog, style

New York Fashion Week Kick-Off Party Hosted By WWD x Samsung 837

Last Friday night Women’s Wear Daily hosted a New York Fashion Week kick-off celebration at the Samsung 837 studio in Chelsea. I sat among a sea of some of the city’s most fashionable and influential people – bloggers, editors, photographers and designers – tried virtual reality for the first time, and sipped delicious cocktails. You… Read More New York Fashion Week Kick-Off Party Hosted By WWD x Samsung 837