Recap: Vintage Magazine Launch Party

When walking down the streets of New York you may have noticed more women donning styles of the past. Tight curls, red lips, high-heeled loafers–these are all clues of a 1940s fashionista. This emerging trend to reinvent the Lucille Ball look is gaining popularity so in effort to bring together a community of these aspiring…

Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Red & White Bash

On Thursday, May 9th, Wine Enthusiast Magazine is celebrating its 25th anniversary and hosting  “The Red and White Bash” at NYC’s Hudson Hotel. According to event producers, this libation-infused affair will bring to life “La Belle Époque and old Paris in a resplendent carnival setting.” Featuring some of the best wines in the world, a…

DIFFA’S DINING BY DESIGN

Each spring in New York, the non-profit Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) presents its annual DINING BY DESIGN, an impressive display of cuisine, creativity, and glamour. Presented in conjunction with this week’s Architectural Digest Home Design Show at Pier 94, the event showcases spectacular tabletop installations from some of the world’s design elite. Past…

Fashion Lessons from the Oscars

Many will say that the best part of the Oscars start way before the opening monologue. The red carpet is where the real action happens, when Hollywood’s elite come out donning their best couture. Last night there were many A-list celebs who knew just how to wow the crowd and some who missed the mark…

Recap: Hoboken Relief Fund Gala

It was easy to feel the New Jersey pride during Saturday night’s Hoboken Relief Fund Gala.  Escaping to the warmth of the W Hotel, Hoboken-natives, community leaders and Manhattanites alike braved the winter weather to come out to celebrate Hoboken and continue to raise funds for the Relief Fund’s efforts to rebuild Hoboken post-Hurricane Sandy.…

LUNAFEST

  This Wednesday, February 6th LUNAFEST, a touring film festival that honors the talents and stories of women everywhere through a series of short films, is coming to NYC. Guests will view a 90 minute program of films by, for and about women. Since 2000, LUNAFEST films have shown in more than 150 venues throughout…

Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund’s Gala

This Saturday, February 2nd,  Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund is hosting a Gala in an effort to spread the word about this community grassroots not-for-profit organization working to rebuild Hoboken, a city still impacted by Hurricane Sandy. This black tie-optional cocktail reception with feature guest celebrity hosts and presenters including Dancing with the Stars Anna Demidova, CBS…

Not-So Lame Gifts for Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day—the notorious holiday hated by some and loved by others. Young girls adore the special  (wear-your-best-red-outfit) holiday, full of paper hearts and candy coated sweets, while many of my 20-something friends (self included) tend to shy away from festivities promoting the over-hyped greeting card holiday. This year I’ve had mixed emotions over Cupid’s day.…

The New York Botanical Garden’s Winter Wonderland Ball

On Friday, December 14th some of the most fashion-forward Manhattanites will turn out for The New York Botanical Garden’s Winter Wonderland Ball. Every year this star-studded affair is one of the most talked about holiday fundraisers. Benefitting The New York Botanical Garden’s world-renowned Children’s Education Program, this event brings hundreds of New Yorker’s to the…

Sixth Annual St. Jude Winter Gala

On Friday, December 7th, Friends of St. Jude is hosting their Sixth Annual St. Jude Winter Gala, a benefit in support for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and their fight against childhood cancer. Held at the Angel Orensanz Foundation, guests will enjoy samplings from some of New York City’s finest restaurants, complimentary cocktails and live…

Recap: The Marrow Match Gala

Sunday night, celebrities and over 600 guests braved the Times Square crowds to attend the Marrow Match Gala, a benefit for the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation. I confess I had little knowledge of this foundation and the process for finding bone marrow matches for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other genetic disorders, however,…

Recap: WISH NYC, A Toast to Wishes Benefit

Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending WISH NYC: A Toast To Wishes, a benefit to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Celebrating its 3rd year, WISH NYC was held at the swanky LAVO in Midtown East. Upon arriving I quickly noticed that the event was highly geared to the young professional, with most…

First Book – Manhattan’s Winter Soirée

I’m proud to serve on the Advisory Board for First Book – Manhattan, a wonderful organization that supports childhood literacy in the New York City area. First Book – Manhattan is part of First Book’s national network of volunteer-led Advisory Boards who provide new books to children in need in communities across the country. On…