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To the Max

We are officially in the dog days of summer. It’s those dreaded days where it’s so hot your head starts spinning and you can’t wait to walk into any place with the AC blasting and you want to avoid the leather seats in your car at all cost because you know that you’re going to burn you’re a$$ if you’re in anything short. Enter my hot Texas summer life saver, the breezy maxi dress. I ...

NYE Beauty & A Giveaway

With Christmas behind us, we find ourselves now scrambling to make NYE plans with friends followed all too quickly but the daunting question do 'what in the hell am I going to wear?'  Inevitably what look you go with will be determined by your plans for the evening and while so many people despise NYE I personally love it, it's just another excuse to dress up, glam up and have a damn good time with ...

Recreating the look: Indian Summer

On Monday, I shared the stunning shoot I did in Texas a little while back and today, thanks to so many inquiring about how to recreate the hair and makeup that my ridiculously talented makeup artist managed to whip up on me. I loved how she played up my hazel eyes with the vibrant purple hued shadows and created lush beach waves interwoven in with a loose french braid wrapped just right.  I know what ...

The Travel Chronicles: Striped

Confession. I used to have a serious over-packing issue when it came to trips, even long weekends were tossed into smallish suitcases because I simply couldn’t be bothered to figure out what I wanted to wear before said trip. Shameful I know. But at some point I realized how absurd it was or maybe it was the fact that I didn’t personally care to lug a 75 lbs suitcase up the stairs at my apartment! ...

Giving the Head-wrap a Go

I recently attended a fun little warm weather kick-off event at the amazing Bumble & Bumble salon in the Meatpacking District hosted along with the ever lovely Lulu Frost to launch her brand new Spring-Summer head wrap collection. The designer herself, Liza Selzer, was on hand dishing on styling tips, talking about her latest collection and talking about the newest headwrap collection, which come to find out is a project very near and dear to ...

Last Minute NYE Look

New Year's Eve arrives fast and furious following the Christmas holiday, which likely means you might not have laid out the plan of attack for getting gorg. No need to fret if you didn't make that DryBar appointment or can't find a make-up artist to make you look like Gisele. Luckily, I've got a few tips for you to rock in 2014 with flawless skin and bouncy hair. The whole look takes less than 30 ...