The Princess Diaries

Melusine Ruspoli is having the time of her life. She’s young. She’s beautiful. She’s privileged. And at just 20-years old, she has the social world at her fingertips. In November 2013 she made her debut at the Crillion Ball in… READ MORE

November 7, 2014

Win a Weekend in Paris with Louboutin & Co!

I love people with big ideas and kind hearts. They keep the world in balance. They engage us for a greater cause and go just that extra mile to foster healthier, safer and smarter human relations. Take Elisa Sednaoui for… READ MORE

November 4, 2014 / 2 Comments

Topless Against Plastic

Every soda bottle, every plastic shopping bag, every little screw cap we use and dump in places other than a trash can and/or is recycled improperly eventually ends up in the ocean. Garbage patches of marine debris, containing mostly pelagic plastics and chemical sludge, as… READ MORE

July 6, 2014 / 4 Comments

Songs about Savannah

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a well-oiled machine. With a property of about seventy buildings, spread across a campus that reaches every corner of Savannah, a population of more than 11,000 international students earning degrees in just… READ MORE

May 20, 2014 / 2 Comments

Get Smart!

Technology is a little bit lost on me. Up until two months ago I was still using that black smart phone and scheduling my life in a paper diary with a pencil. I don’t have TV-on-Demand, nor pay-per-view, nor a… READ MORE

May 7, 2014 / 5 Comments

Bye Bye Birdie

“Do you have any mascara??” she begs. I hear feverish rattling and shuffling noises coming from the tiny bathroom. When I answer a regretful “no” and scurry to offer help, I see Nora hunched over a make-up drawer. “I don’t… READ MORE

March 10, 2014 / 6 Comments

NARSassist!

Nars Cosmetics has launched a new series of short film portraits for their popular NARSissist edition. It will feature the women they feel represent the many fans and devoted followers who have inspired their NARSissist campaign. Philanthropist and Vogue girl… READ MORE

February 4, 2014 / 4 Comments

Countdown to the Grammy’s

I grew up on Motown records. Every weekend my parents listened (and while I watched with transfixed glee, often danced) to the soulful voices of artists like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and The Temptations. Even before I took… READ MORE

January 15, 2014 / 3 Comments

Blame the Olsens

Heavens, where do I begin? There are not enough words to define the essence of Taylor Warren. Just when you think you got her pegged she piles on another hidden talent, incurable obsession or historical fun-fact, each time accompanied by… READ MORE

December 28, 2011

Bridge and Tunnel

For the launch of the 2011 4-door Mini Cooper Countryman, the British car maker asked model Anouck Lepere – and a bunch of other tastemakers all over the States – what adventure she’d go on if she had one of… READ MORE

October 28, 2011

Keep it Kolorful

Kristine Karnaky, or Miss KK as she prefers to be called, lives in Hermon, a small, unknown neighborhood North East of Los Angeles. The ground floor apartment where she resides with her fiance Joseph, aka Featherbeard – he wears beards… READ MORE

September 14, 2011

Ninety Six Tears

I was prepared for the dogs. Annakim’s house has those canine vibrations after all. Before I am good and well inside the garden door and on the overgrown front lawn, not one but three dogs dash towards me, their legs… READ MORE

August 31, 2011

Like a Bad News Bear

The house in West Shokan is a little bit creepy. It’s like a modern day, inedible version of Hansel and Gretel’s gingerbread house, with wood paneled walls, flaky windowpanes, folklore bedspreads and the wrong kind of fixtures. It’s tucked in… READ MORE

August 3, 2011

Say Yes to Pink Afros

When I ask Olivia how the accident happened, she retorts matter of factly: “Why not?” I lost her for a few weeks. At first her messages were sporadic, then disappeared all together. I hadn’t seen her at any parties. I… READ MORE

July 20, 2011 / 1 Comment

Here I am after all

Last summer photographer Martien Mulder and I decided to shoot a video inspired by vintage denim. Martien is somewhat of a vintage quilts collector and like me loves everything old and romantic. Remember the beautiful feature we shot together for… READ MORE

July 8, 2011

The Kidd is Alright

The first time I met Charlotte Kidd was at a casting for Frederic Fekkai. We were looking for “artistic girls” who could pose as art gallery dealers in a campaign video. Charlotte was one of a few girls I had… READ MORE

June 29, 2011