listen: “Silhouette” by Active Child featuring Ellie Goulding

From the very first note, I was instantly taken by the song, “Silhouette” by the musician Pat Grossi who creates dreamy pop tunes reminiscent of the group, New Order, under the name Active Child. If that band name sounds familiar, it’s because one of his songs, “Hanging On” was covered by Ellie Goulding on her … Continue reading

drink: Salty Dog

I know you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but can you judge a cocktail by its name? In the case of the Salty Dog, it’s pretty safe to say you can’t. This drink with is a simple mix of grapefruit juice and gin (or vodka) only looks like the color of … Continue reading

watch: Vanderpump Rules

Everyone has a guilty pleasure and for me, watching literally any show on Bravo at an given time of day is a guilty pleasure for me. One of my favorites at the moment is the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” spin off, “Vanderpump Rules”. Set in one of restaurateur Lisa Vanderpump’s ┬áhot spots Sexy Unique … Continue reading

eat: Polenta Skillet Eggs with Chorizo

I am always up for trying new foods and ingredients. One ingredient I am starting to get into is polenta. Polenta is an Italian cornmeal that when boiled in water, broth, or any liquid substance, can become a porridge that fried, baked, grilled, etc. The possibilities are endless. What’s great about polenta is that it … Continue reading

wear: Taylor Swift’s Style

I have never met anyone who hasn’t looked back at an old photograph of themselves and cringed a little bit about past fashion choices. I’m sure the same goes for country pop superstar Taylor Swift. Remember the days when she had ringlets and was often seen wearing vintage florals that aged her and prom dresses … Continue reading

live: My Mirrors are Staring Back at Me

  Mirror, mirror, on the wall, having friends to keep you grounded can be a ball. A simple and easy to decorate any living space is to group together a couple of mirrors of different sizes and arrange them however you like. It can be uniformed or completely at random, whatever works best for that … Continue reading

explore: Multnomah Falls, Oregon

There are very few places, even in nature, that look as beautiful as Multnomah Falls looks all year round. Located half an hour outside of Portland, Oregon, this 600 foot tall waterfall is the 2nd tallest waterfall in the country that is split into two different levels. As you can imagine, during the fall, the … Continue reading

appreciate: David Datuna

America is the land of opportunities and during this President’s Day weekend, people in the Washington, DC area who visit the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery will have the chance to test out Google Glass and interact with one of David Datuna’s works at the same time. Known for his innovative multimedia works that takes on … Continue reading

wear: Designs from Fall 2014 New York Fashion Week Part 8

  After a week of sequined and structured silhouettes, New York Fashion Week has come to end. Yesterday marked the final full day of runway shows and here are some of my favorite looks for the final day: Kendall Jenner was the talk of the town for walking in the Marc Jacobs show, but this … Continue reading

wear: Designs from Fall 2014 New York Fashion Week Part 7

Fashion Week is starting to wind down, but the runway shows are continuing to come in full force. The Rodarte show was the jolt fashion insiders needed to get through the last leg of the fashion filled fete. Here are some of my favorite looks of the day: The slouchy knit pullover and midi skirt … Continue reading

wear: Designs from Fall 2014 New York Fashion Week Part 6

Fashion Week is coming to a glamorous end. Some of my favorite looks of the day happened to be evening gowns. Here are just some of the looks that stood out for me: This slinky long sleeved Pamella Roland gown was a showstopper and remind me of Rihanna’s Tom Ford Met Gala gown she wore … Continue reading

wear: Designs from Fall 2014 New York Fashion Week Part 5

Here are my favorite looks of the day: Ohne Titel found a new way to integrate leather into daily wear. The asymmetrical hemline of this Theory dress is enough to make it covetable. This fringe Milly jumpsuit is just plain fun and it looks amazing in motion. I love the champagne rose color of this … Continue reading

wear: Designs from Fall 2014 New York Fashion Week Part 4

After an “all black everything” themed Fall 2014 Fashion Week, I tried to highlight a more colorful summary of Day 4’s shows…and for the most part failed. It has nothing to do with the designers, I guess I’m in a New York state of mind when it comes to the clothes I like: “all black … Continue reading


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