Archive | February, 2012

Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations

Posted on 27 February 2012

  Waiting with bated breath for the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s forthcoming Costume Institute exhibition, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations? Allow us to whet your appetite with a sneak peek at the show’s catalogue. The exhibition appears to be divided into sections:    Waist Up/Waist Down, Ugly Chic, Naïf Chic, The Classical Body, The […]

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Cafe Grey Deluxe – Hong Kong

Posted on 22 February 2012

I’ll start by generally stating that i’ve never quite been as excited to share my experiences as i am after meeting Chef Gray Kunz and dining at the Cafe Gray Deluxe. With Cafe Gray in New York doing respectfully well, Chef Gray Kunz has taken the foodies by storm with his newest venture Cafe Gray […]

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Paris By Heart – Paris

Posted on 19 February 2012

Paris by Heart began before the Internet age to help a French friend, and quickly mushroomed from one friend to another and one client to another simply by word of mouth. Starting with one classified ad, one apartment, and the first family PBH helped, it was strictly informal, with hand written letters and color photos […]

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Wool And The Gang – Spring/Summer 2012

Posted on 18 February 2012

Designers Aurelie Popper and Jade Hardwood are back this season with another great collection, and their super cool DIY kits. In a recent visit to their showroom, I was intrigued by the beautiful displays of fun color in each spool of yarn around the room, and a collection that yields to comfort and ease. Wool […]

Cause and Effect-PRODUCT(RED)

Posted on 13 February 2012

    Mary J. Blige recently took the stage in Los Angeles during Grammys 2012 week to support Belvedere Red. The venue was buzzing with industry executives, artists, such notable personalities as Forest Whittaker, Chelsea Handler, and Natasha Bedingfield. During the affair, guest were in an awesome view of the innovative Belverdere RED double sphere, […]

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Wine and Dine Valentine- LA

Posted on 10 February 2012

Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest restaurant evenings of the year. Many of us scramble around for last minute ideas and gifts, and panic whether or not we have made the evening special enough for our significant other. We’ve being seeing red for weeks, in every mall, card shop, and local drug store, and […]

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Haven Spa – SOHO

Posted on 10 February 2012

Having crisscrossed the globe, spanning cities from Los Angeles to London, and virtually everywhere in between, I consider myself, not only a travel aficionado, but also somewhat of a spa connoisseur. Always on the hunt for the holy grail of massages and facials, I never would‘ve guessed that my search for the perfect spa experience […]

Sherbourne – West Hollywood

Posted on 08 February 2012

The dynamic culinary team behind Sherbourne, lead by Executive Chef Keven Alan Lee, has curated a familiar menu consisting of classic rustic American cuisine utilizing fresh, locally-grown produce and ingredients. Sherbourne is the first restaurant in Los Angeles to feature a whipped potato bar where guests can choose from 3 types of whipped potatoes as […]

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MADE IN AMERICA- NICHOLAS BOWES

Posted on 07 February 2012

  After an amazing 10 year career, including being featured on NBC’s up and coming show FASHION STAR, Nicholas has pushed his port folio into a new direction and style by creating a new brand for Men. The series will feature clothes designed for America to buy, and it has enlisted three of the world’s […]

Caracas – Brooklyn

Posted on 06 February 2012

For too long, the Arepa has been one of the lesser-known Latin American staples in New York City. Caracas, a hit restaurant in the East Village and now with a location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (not to mention another location in Rockaway), is doing much to change this. Staying true to the street-food roots of the […]

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Simply Stylist Seminar – Los Angeles

Posted on 03 February 2012

Do you love fashion, keeping up with the latest trends, and wonder what the everyday life of a celebrity stylist entails? Simply Stylist is now holding events that will allow you to receive answers you have been waiting for, meet and greet with stylists and shopping galore! You start by having a mixer over lunch […]

DB Bistro Moderne – Midtown

Posted on 01 February 2012

On the bustling corner of 44th Street just a couple blocks east of Times Square, DB Bistro Moderne is chef Daniel Boulud’s fusion of French brasserie and American contemporary dining. The real standout of DB Bistro is its 14 types of house-made sausages. From the spicy Toscane Italian sausage with fennel, tomato, and chili, to […]