From the office to happy hour, Botkier’s SoHo Big Zip Tote is my daily go-to. This not-so-basic black tote is sophisticated and edgy with zipper detailing and double faced leather with metallic foil. It’s spacious design, shiny silver hardware, and internal zip and slip pockets keep my days chic and very organized.
Being underdressed is a common new employee mistake. My “9-5 wardrobe mantra” is “Dress for the job you want”. Dress a step above your position not only for what it says about you but also because it shows your respect for those you meet and work with. The small things can make such a big difference.
The holidays will be here before you know it! Stand out this season with uniquely chic cold weather accessories by Carolyn Rowan. I love that Carolyn Rowan’s designs combine sophisticated colors with luxe details so you can look elegant while staying warm.
Being a classic dresser, I love to incorporate unique and bold accessories into my ensembles to add a personal touch and a lot of glamour! Ciner’s costume jewelry is so striking and chic that its bound to start a conversation with a stranger.
Step into the past and indulge your sweet tooth at the Brooklyn Farmacy and Soda Fountain. It just so happens to be an ice cream parlor house in a 1920s pharmacy with old-fashioned drugs still on display.
From the break of dawn, Marchesa Spring 2017 draws inspiration and beauty from sunrise to twilight. From the moment the sun appears over the horizon to meet the iridescent morning dew to the deepest part of night, the day’s passage embodies Marchesa’s signature aesthetic.
Bibhu Mohapatra’s Spring 2017 collection was inspired by the belle époque period. This was a period of innovation and opulence throughout Europe and Mohapatra embodied this era with silk and tulle ensembles adorned with pearls and crystals.
Hellessy’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection was inspired by the pool plunge images of American painter, Eric Zener. Founder/Designer of Hellessy, Sylvie Millstein experimented with Amalfi Coast colors, polka dot prints, and gold shimmer.
Reem Acra’s Fall 2016 collection entered ‘the secret world of the femme fatale’. Acra included innovative cuts and played with transparency with lace and sheer fabrics.
You can always expect to find red carpet worthy dresses at Marchesa. Designers, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig looked to the paintings of renowned artist, John Singer Sargent for inspiration.
It was an honor to interview creator of New York Fashion Week and industry innovator, Fern Mallis about her fascinating book Fashion Lives at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).