Impromptu #NYFW Look: Fashion Notes

By Saturday, September 13, 2014 Permalink 1

Waiting for the Libertine show to begin. On Tuesday night, a coworker of mine decided to skip the Libertine Spring/Summer 2015 show and head straight home after work. So guess who got to play impromptu guest at New York Fashion Week? :) Thankfully, I already had a blingy necklace on and a go-everywhere gray sweater over dressy black leggings that day. ...

Lazy-day Lacquer

By Thursday, September 4, 2014 Permalink 0

L'Oréal Paris Extraordinaire Gel-Lacque 3-Step System; #2 in Lacqueriste For someone who works in beauty, I'm quite lazy when it comes to primping and preening. It's not that I leave the house looking like a slob (Never again!*), I just happen to put a premium on sleep, and as of recently, using those precious minutes ...

Shooting for the Moon: An Open Letter to Kate White

By Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Permalink 0

Backstory: One day, it occurred to me that I have yet to read former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Kate White's "I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: Success Secrets Every Gutsy Girl Should Know"—a career advice book published in 2012. As I started reading, I immediately felt compelled to write her. I had hoped to send the letter through ...

Chicken Veronique a la NYC

By Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Permalink 0

Open-face chicken salad sandwiches with arugula. A coworker recently shared her recipe for slow-cooker chicken salad and in it, she mixes in nuts, grapes, curry powder, and cayenne pepper; and adds avocado (in lieu of mayonnaise) at the last second. This post is a cross between that plus Ina Garten's Chicken Salad Veronique recipe. I recently ...

Rosie Huntington Whiteley is the Face of INSPIRED BY WOMEN™

The new Moroccanoil® INSPIRED BY WOMEN™ print ad featuring model and actress Rosie Huntington Whiteley, out starting this September. Women's Wear Daily first broke the news earlier: Moroccanoil® taps model and actress Rosie Huntington Whiteley as the brand's ambassador for its new INSPIRED BY WOMEN™ campaign. Here's what you'll find on the Moroccanoil Facebook page: "Created to inspire, celebrate and ...