Welcome to the 2017 Makeup Show NYC

Covering The Makeup Show NYC is one of my most favorite events to cover and this year did not disappoint… So my first stop was meeting Dani Fonseca (the blond who is painting!) who loves to teach air brushing but most of all whose main passion is supporting the creative artist. You can find Dani…

Global Dandiness Abounds!

The other evening I went to a book signing for the book We are Dandy: The Local Gentleman Around the World. Photographers Rose Callahan and writer National Adams wrote this book as a dedication to an international survey of the very large global dandy community as found on most continents. I learned that around the…

Honoring Norma Kamali

The other evening I attended The Medal of Honor for Achievement in Fashion to Norma Kamali at The National Arts Club. It was Norma Kamali who burst onto the fashion scene in 1967 and has since been a major influence on women’s fashion. Ms. Kamali has inspired and lead the industry as both an innovator…

Smoothie Beauty for Skin Heaven

I was lucky enough to be invited to Healthy Guru which was a fitness, fashion and wellness event which was held at The Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street. They had a lot of interesting exhibitors and speakers but I was most intrigued by a new company about to launch which is called Smoothie Beauty and…

New York City and Fashion Week

Well, it’s Fashion Week in The Big Apple! I attended The StyleX event which showcased the new DNA of fashion and technology and which finished up with a fun cocktail hour that benefited The American Heart Association. Now below are some of the event’s attendees. So who innovated this event? Well, this is the 3rd…

My New York City Eyebrow Adventure

Elke Von Freudenberg, eyebrow specialist extraordinaire at elkevonfreudenberg.com has been quoted as saying that “Your eyebrows should be as fashionable as you are!”  I had the good fortune to meet Elke at The New York MakeUp Show this past year and was fascinated by her knowledge of how to make your eyebrows look as she says,…

Honoring Badgley Mischka

The other evening I attended an event which honored Mark Badgley and James Mischka who have been named by Vogue as among the “Top 10 American Designers.” This famous design team have made their mark over the past two decades with their glamorous, stylish and wearable evening wear and accessories… Their timeless designs have been worn…

Paul Stewart-The Legacy Brand

Think Cary Grant, Fred Astaire and Frank Sinatra!  The other evening I was treated to the styles of these men which are designed by Paul Stuart and their Phineas Cole line as well. For over 75 years Paul Stuart has been out-fitting many leading men from the diverse fields of politics to big business, from…

Fashion and the Digital World

The other evening I attended a very informative event which highlighted Fashion in the Digital Age. It was Diane von Furstenberg who said, “Ignoring the internet and social media is madness.” So keeping in line with that thought, there were 5 guests on the panel who engaged in an inspiring conversation on how the rise…