2012

Housing Works New Buy the Bag Location

I’ve been thrifting at Housing Works for years. Two summers ago, when I got wind of their “Buy the Bag” sale – where you purchase a bag for $25 and you can stuff your bag with as many thrifted pieces you can fit inside – my love affair with thrifting vintage and gently used clothes Read More…

Take Yourself Out On an Artist Date

In this city, friends can come and they can go. But for me, the true mark of a solid friendship are those where you can talk of topics of the perils of life, the intensity of Joaquin Phoenix’s recent acting performances, where to get the best Halal food at 2AM and sharing the titles of Read More…

The Girl On The Go Guide

Most of my time is spent living the life of the girl on the go. I live in Fresh Meadows in Queens, my day job is in Long Island City and my boyfriend lives in the Upper West Side. So needless to say, I live out of my Reed Krakoff gym bag, roomy enough to Read More…

The Storybook Marriage of Beauty and Digital

It never ceases to amaze me how well the beauty industry has adapted to our digital culture. Its almost as if social media and digital marketing was the knight shining armor that the beauty industry was waiting for to be swept off of her feet. In her fantasy, the Digital Age and Beauty could make Read More…

Shift from Spectacle to Design

Fashion spectators were feverishly awaiting the arrival of the first collections from Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent Paris and Raf Simons for Dior during the Spring 2013 collections. Unsurprisingly, the two design wunderkinds did not disappoint – bringing vision and vitality to the fashion houses that were in need a breath of fresh air – Read More…

Pinterest: Visualizing Taste & Purchasing Behavior

As of late, I’ve been spending a lot of time feverishly pinning on Pinterest. When I first became active, I was very open and pinned anything that resembled something that I deemed interesting. Now, it has become a more vetted process that is more time consuming, as well as an all encompassing love affair. But Read More…

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Photo Blogger to Remember: Fanny Latour-Lambert

As kids, we we’re conditioned to believe that things are always nicer than they seem. Parents shielded us from the realities of the world and media helped it appear to be just peachy keen – in an effort to protect us and make us feel safe. I find that same thing in fashion photography sometimes, Read More…