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


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

The Answer to Your Fitness

I don’t like the word ‘workout’. For one, because it has the word ‘work’ in it. Exercise should be fun, not work! You get paid to work; but you’re rewarded for the other. I was never much of an athlete…. READ MORE

December 16, 2013 / 14 Comments

Chloé, Behind the Scenes

I spent three days at the Chloé headquarters in Paris. Geraldine Sommier, the woman who was hired two years ago to restore the semi-lost archives, granted me free reign of her office, two medium-sized rooms filled with fashion images and… READ MORE

November 27, 2013 / 5 Comments

Three Halves to Make a Whole

When I walk in the front door to Mia’s second floor apartment, I wonder if she’s just raided a florist. There are flowers waining in the kitchen sink, in artsy cabbage bushels on the window sills, laid out in a… READ MORE

November 21, 2013 / 4 Comments


New York DJ Harley Viera-Newton and her by now infamous cat Marmite (featured here) have teamed up with Diane Von Furstenberg for a special holiday collaboration. Together they’ve created a bag and head phones inspired by Marmite, whiskers, ears and… READ MORE

November 14, 2013

Now I Love Football

Little by little, by not more than word of mouth and keen observance, I have discovered that there is a small school of girls in New York – like fish in a pond – whose free-spirited, sprightly esthetic has not… READ MORE

November 7, 2013 / 6 Comments

I Cried When I watched the Rolling Stones

Tennessee Thomas’ apartment looks just as I’d imagined: cute, retro and little. It reminds me of the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland when everything seems to be shrinking, but really it’s just Alice growing bigger and bigger. Everything in… READ MORE

September 11, 2013 / 4 Comments

Pennies for Your Art

For their Fall ‘magalog’ Pennyblack, a young women’s wear line in Italy that’s part of the Max Mara group, focuses their attention on the art world. They have models posing as painters and curators and the art direction is based on… READ MORE

September 9, 2013

Body Party

Ciara is a self-proclaimed tom-boy but the people at Paper Magazine had something very different in mind when they hired me to style her for their September cover…. Danielle Levitt‘s beautiful images and our hilarious behind-the-scenes ‘TWERK’ video should give… READ MORE

September 2, 2013 / 5 Comments