Archive | November, 2010

Orient Express – West Village

Posted on 23 November 2010

Orient Express, the new wine and cocktail lounge from bar owner and antiques dealer Osman Cakir, sits on an unusually quiet stretch of West 11th Street. Like its neighborhood, the bar offers a mellow place to begin an evening or unwind at the end of a raucous night, perhaps spent at Cakir’s Turks & Frogs […]


Hudson Hotel – NYC

Posted on 17 November 2010

A chic glass enclosed escalator takes you up to an extravagant lobby. You immediately feel bigger than life. This is exactly what I picture when thinking of Modern Manhattan. This hotel is an adventure in itself almost like a mini city within the city. Whether it be a quiet drink, business meeting or NYC bumping […]


Andaz – San Diego

Posted on 13 November 2010

Any place that hands me a glass of wine upon arrival is going to score major points. My husband and I arrived in San Diego on a Friday night at around 8pm to loads of young people, lipsticked and perfumed, roaming the streets of downtown. We gladly handed the keys to the valet and stepped […]


Leticia Garcia of LEKUIN Designs

Posted on 07 November 2010

Los Angeles based designer, Leticia Garcia of Lekuin Designs set out to create garments that are 100% handmade from rescued fabrics. Each design is perfectly imperfect, making flaws the main beauty of these one of a kind creations.