Quick Eats: Sweet Potato Hash

Saturday mornings are the only time I can cook a proper breakfast. I can sleep in (within reason), enjoy a cup of coffee while viewing the morning sky, and actually think about what I WANT to eat. With a sweet potato, onions and peppers in my co-op basket this week, it was a no brainer…

Quick Eats: Chicken Parmesan

I was craving some delicious Italian today. I needed some rich, flavorful pasta to help warm me from the biting cold outside. But pasta alone wouldn’t do. With a few simple ingredients I had on hand; Chicken Parmesan was going to be the main event for tonight’s meal.

International Women’s Day | Be Who You Want to Be

Today is International Women’s Day. A day where women all over the world can join together and celebrate the various accomplishments we have made and discuss what more we can do towards gaining equality. There are so many events, discussions, and live chats going on throughout the world today, that you can find something to your liking…

Fashion Meets The Ice Bucket Challenge

One of the biggest (and genius) viral videos of the summer came courtesy of ALS and their Ice Bucket challenge. Although some people have gotten hazy about the official rules of the challenge, they sure did enjoy dousing themselves with water whether they needed to or not. It was only a matter time for celebrities…

MAC X Rocky Horror Picture Show

I hope all you darlings had a lovely and relaxing summer!! So glad to be back and blogging and with a special treat I should say. MAC has unveiled a new, and overdue, makeup collaboration line with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This new collab comes just shy of the cult movie musical’s 40th anniversary…

SCHO Stopper

It’s a gray and cloudy afternoon in Paris. The rain has been coming and going all day, but right now it’s shooting bullets. I finally make it inside the contemporary exhibition space, Palais de Tokyo, to dry off. I patiently wait for Sarah Cho, but am suddenly surprised by the Asian designer’s hair, which has…

Fashion Revolution @ AUP

Yesterday was Fashion Revolution Day and not only did American University of Paris’ Fashion Track participate, we extended it from one day to four. Check out our press release, campaign posters, and photos below!! PRESS RELEASE In conjunction with Fashion Revolution Day, AUP’s MAGC Fashion Track Launches Ethical Fashion Week to highlight and celebrate Sustainable Fashion.  To commemorate…

Joe Zee Leaves Elle for Yahoo?!

Famed fashion personality, Joe Zee, is reportedly leaving Elle for Yahoo. Having been Elle’s Creative Director since 2007, Zee helped the paper magazine successfully transition into the digital realm by amping up its website content and interactivity. With over 1.9 million visitors a month, it shouldn’t be a surprise Yahoo has tapped him to lead their new Fashion digital…

Armani / Dolci

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Armani Showroom in New York City. Located in Milk Studios within the Meatpacking district of Manhattan, the showroom was a vast space of sophistication. From the clean lines of the walls and fixtures to the unobstructed waterfront view, the space just oozed elegance. As I walked through…

Lacoste x Lea Michele x Coachella

Coachella, held every year in the desert of California since 1999, is a music and arts festival that has expanded from its original vision and has turned into a lifestyle gathering filled with parties, fashion, and friends. Time and The NY Daily News reported recently about celebrities getting paid  to attend this year’s Coachella music festival. Specifically, Lea…

Lipstick | A New Shade for Glamour

Lipstick.com, a brand new beauty website from the editors of Glamour, launched today at 10:00 am. I hadn’t heard anything about this launch, but then again, I have been on vacation for the past few weeks and disconnected from the internet… So why is Glamour launching a beauty site? It’s not like the internet needs…

Perfume | From Bottle to Model

I really love looking at fashion advertisements. Being able to see the clothes, accessories, shoes, etc in a different light and full of life is fun. The models always seem to intrigue me with their poses too. They can look disinterested, too focused on striking the right pose, or just lost in the photo. For…

Louis Vuitton | By Invitation Only

The fashion world was holding its breath waiting to see what the newly appointed Creative Director for Louis Vuittion, Nicolas Ghesquière, had in store for this Autumn |Winter 2014-15 season. To tease his captivated audience, Monsieur Ghesquière sent an elegantly simple invitation and offered a personal note to the lucky members of the fashion show audience….

Berlin Comes to Paris for Fashion Week

Just wrapping its third season, the Berlin Showroom is a Senate led initiative created to support and showcase emerging and established German-based fashion designers to international press and buyers. It started in 2007 with an idea to offer conjoined spaces for approximately 10 designers to show their collections at various fashion fairs – Tranoi, Capsule,…

Are You On The List? | Getting Into Fashion Shows

Have you ever tried to get into a fashion show? It’s either pretty easy or nearly impossible (especially for the bigger name brands like Chanel, Dior). But in some cases, it might be easier than you think. Paris Fashion Week has come to a close and I have sat in my fair share of shows…

Ter Et Bantine Autumn|Winter 2014-15

The room is white, outlined in crisp, clean walls and yet looks unfinished with the large, squared plywood floor set as the stage. The show is running late and the standing line is getting anxious. Little by little, handfuls of guests are being escorted inside and squeezing themselves into any nook just to get a…

AF Vandevorst Autumn|Winter 2014

What kind of woman do you want to be; sexy, confident, casual, or sporty? If you want one or all of the above, then the new AF Vandevorst Autumn|Winter 2014-15 collection has something for you. The color palette was taken straight from the military with muted greens and mustard yellows juxtaposed against classic black and…

Tex Saverio Autumn|Winter 2014-15

One of the few designers this season to provide pieces fit for the female form, Tex Saverio’s Autumn/Winter 2014-15 collection has something for every type of girl. The presentation room was a dark library within the Automobile Club de France building, overlooking Place de la Concorde. Filled with hundreds of aged books and outlined in…

Candy Crushed | Manish Arora AW 14-15

Indian designer, Manish Arora, known for dazzling creations that play upon color and pattern, introduces a new and equally colorful collection under his namesake label.  From the invitation to the music to the clothes, the whole collection from Manish Arora’s Autumn/Winter 2014-15 presentation is just too sweet. THE INVITATION The invitation set the tone for…