Inspiring Interiors: Mario Testino’s L.A. Home in Vogue

Mario Testino’s Home in L.A. Natalia Vodianovna modeling. Images from Vogue.com I won’t write much about this incredible home, designed and owned by renowned fashion photographer Mario Testino. The images speak for themselves and you can read all about it here. What I would like to write quickly about is the use of fashion in … Continue reading

Fresh Trend: Quixotic Chain Mail & Studs

Isabel Marant S/S 2012 Ready-to-wear collection Often when we think of Spring we think of color, flowers, and light fabrics; rarely do we think mesh and studs. Well, in this Vanguard world I can forgo the silly flowers and overrated color (let’s save them for one of Monet’s masterpieces). Instead, I have looked to Isabel … Continue reading

Look Breakdown: Jarlath Mellett Southampton House

Southampton, NY Home Designed by Jarlath Mellett. Click to see full size While working at Lonny I became acquainted with interior designer Jarlath Mellett. His home in our January 2011 issue blew me away with it’s mix of textiles, incredible Clic Gallery artwork, and open white space. I was hooked and wanted to see more! Upon … Continue reading

Inside Look: Be Bright with Refinery29 and GAP

Necklace by Jenny Bird at Endless.com| Shorts from GAP| Black Blouse from Club Monaco| Shoes (not shown) from Via Spiga A week ago, Refinery29 reached out to me to participate in a GAP campaign that they were organizing where local bloggers (me!) put together an outfit with one of GAP’s newest Spring item. The look … Continue reading

Cutting Edge: Uterqüe

One of the looks from Uterqüe’s Spring 2012 Collection Many of you who know me personally are aware that Zara is one of my favorite brands to shop from. Their designs are part of the same high fashion conversation that designers are having on runways, but at a much lower cost. Great design, affordable… what’s … Continue reading

Hidden Gems: MiN New York

The apothecary-style shelves at MiN 117 CROSBY STREET [BTW. PRINCE & HOUSTON ] NEW YORK NY 10012 There are many ways to describe Chad Murawczyk’s MiN New York: “apothecary”, “dark”, “rebellious”, “unique”. But the first word that came to my mind when passing by this hidden gem down in Soho was “enticing”. With so many unique … Continue reading

Fresh Trend: Opaque and Sheer from Fall 2012 Runways

Harper’s Bazaar stylist Christine Centenera Perhaps it’s my love of bold contrast or sophistication with a punk influence, but this year’s Fall Ready-to-wear runway shows have been incredibly intriguing with the mix of opaque and sheer fabrics. Leather has been a huge part of the transitional Winter to Spring fashion this 2012. It has been a … Continue reading

Style Steal: Givenchy Spring 2012 Spike Earrings

Earrings from Topshop. Not yet available online but can be purchased in stores. Many experts in fashion will tell you that one of the best ways to turn an outfit from good to great is to have the right accessories. As you all know from my post of a few weeks ago, Givenchy’s Spring/Summer Ready-to-Wear … Continue reading

Inspiring Interiors: Akari Lighting Sculptures by Noguchi

Michael Bargo’s Apartment photographed by Douglas Friedman For a long time I have been obsessed with this image of Michael Bargo’s apartment from Domino’s last issue. And even though the advice of mixing styles, periods and textures has been repeated to death, I’d still like to point out how incredibly seamlessly this has been done … Continue reading

Fresh Trend: Abstract Cross Design

Frédéric Méchiche’s incredible home Perhaps it’s my obsession with Suprematism or just my love of geometric design, but this season’s cross infused fashion and home decor has me inspired. It must be mentioned that you do not need to be religious to embrace this motif. Just as an architecture student admires the gothic churches of … Continue reading