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Harper’s Bazaar: What I wish I knew about shopping when I was younger

“The main advice I would give my younger self is a message of quality over quantity. I haven’t lost the thrill of the chase, but now I wait and truly consider before I make a purchase.” Kerry Pieri speaks to my heart (and my experience as a college kid in NY) for Harper’s Bazaar. Advertisements

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Jamie Brewer makes history at NYFW

“Actress Jamie Brewer of American Horror Story fame made history Thursday morning by becoming the first person with Down Syndrome to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week. Brewer walked in designer Carrie Hammer’s “Role Models Not Runway Models” show, meant to showcase inspirational women from a variety of industries.” Read more about Jamie […]

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Lykke Li + & Other Stories (Plus an American Store!)

The past few months, I have been patiently waiting for an e-mail from the British brand & Other Stories notifying me that their U.S. online store has opened.  In the early hours of this morning, I received the message for which I had eagerly been waiting.  (Their brick and mortar American venture will open Friday in […]

The Unspoken Rules of Living and Interacting in New York

Originally posted on Ashley Staples:
New Yorker Nathan Pyle breaks down New York etiquette in creative fashion–and nails it. My favorite?  “Staying focused is the key to unnecessary contact.”

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Etsy Spotlight: How Many Cosmetic Bags is Too Many Cosmetic Bags?

Pamela Barsky Shop on Etsy makes me seriously ask myself that question.  Also: how much money is too much money to spend on lots of cosmetic bags? Why am I so taken with cosmetic bags? Maybe it’s because the artist seems to understand my affinity for New York, and not in a I’ve-never-been-to-New-York-but-I-own-the-Sex-and-the-City-box-set kind of way.  But in […]

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I’m Loving: New York Brand Dolores Haze

Youth, beauty, innocence (and innocence lost) are all themes of this New York label that brings its own retro twist to the scene.  Named for the titular character in Lolita, and drawing much of its inspiration from the 1997 French-American film adaptation of the classic Nabokov novel, there are simultaneous hints of mischief and naivete […]

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Stop Telling Women to Smile Hits L.A. March 12-19th

Stop Telling Women to Smile, the art series created by Brooklyn-based artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh that is quickly gaining momentum, comes to Los Angeles Wednesday. Aimed at addressing street harassment, an all too common experience for girls and women everywhere, the series utilizes the scene of the crime in the form of murals and other forms […]