Hidden Gems: Colonie in Brooklyn Heights

Restaurant Colonie has a wall of verdure, showing its modern take on a French colonial industrial aesthetic. Image from Colonie. It’s very rare in New York City to find a place as incredible as Colonie at a last minute decision to have brunch. It’s even rarer to be seated at a table on a busy Saturday within 10 … Continue reading

Inside Look: My Apartment in Lonny Magazine

From the March-April 2012 issue of Lonny Mag I am very excited to reveal to you images of my Brooklyn apartment in the newest issue of Lonny Magazine. I am so honored and thrilled to have been part of their latest Spring edition and so impressed by their work putting this article together. I just … 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

Man’s Best Friend: Street Etiquette

Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs of Street Etiquette photo from Vogue Italia Call me a tomboy, but there’s nothing more inspiring than men’s fashion, haberdashery and design. Largely untouched in design blogs, I intend to bring it to the forefront and showcase some of its best examples in the section “man’s best friend”. Here, I’ll include … Continue reading