Wednesday, November 25, 2015


The Crown Jewels at Bergdorf Goodman #BGWindows

Dinner and distractions delight as family, food and familiar favorites fill minds and bellies.  Nix negative vibes for nurturing news. Shine in style with smiles and seasonal sentiment. This week at Bergdorfs, Swarovski crystals glaze the creatures in Holiday themed windows. Swing down Fifth Ave to see spectacular storefront displays! Keep Reading to see this Wednesday's Windows...

Monday, November 23, 2015


Hand-dyed kimono by Yuki Yamamoto; Tagasode / Crane- Dyed Obi

A tribute to tradition, the T-shaped "thing to wear," known as kimono (ki = "wear"; mono ="thing"), secures the spotlight at Globus Chashitu, KeiSui-An in the Flatiron District. For 3 days, the work of celebrated artist Yuki Yamamoto is displayed in an American debut of honorably handmade Japanese artistry. Delicacy, Texture and Light are the foundation of Yamamoto's artistic vision, realized through remarkably thin lines, intricate details and vibrant Japanese dyes. Keep reading for a closer look...   

Friday, November 20, 2015


Artwork on Church Street in Lenox, MA

Feeling inclined to fill up on the flavors of Fall and frolic in freshly fallen foliage, my honey and I head for the hills last weekend. Seizing a rare opportunity to venture beyond City borders, the Berkshires become a welcome wonderland after a weary work week. Brunch foods, bargains and beverages bring us to farmsteads and Main Streets in search of epicurean excellence. Looping through the circuit of Western New England, our search for fantastic food and drink continues; keep reading to see our weekend's favorites... 

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


Lord & Taylor

Awkward assurance is associated with performance reviews, unexpected revelations and airtight alibis. Words wane and wobble, awaiting action. As the holidays start their seasonal spread, consider your actions, the consequences and the conversations you won't need to have at the price of compromise. This week's windows at Lord and Taylor combine seasonal sentiments with sweets and style, culminating in articulate arrangements and moveable masterpieces. Keep reading to see the start of seasonal sights in the windows of Lord & Taylor...

Sunday, November 15, 2015


BVLGARI & Rome: Eternal Inspiration; an exhibit featuring the inspiration behind 

1884 Rome serves as the start of Sotirios Boulgaris' burgeoning business. Inspired by the architectural charm of the city's baroque buildings, familial fervor and the implications of the period's imperial currency, Bulgari has evolved into a world class brand, joining the fold of LVMH and entering the wardrobes of consumers globally. Celebrating over a century in business--and 40 years of watchmaking--Bulgari partners with the American Numismatic Society (ANS) to exhibit the basis of the brand. Keep reading for a look into Bvlgari & Rome: Eternal Inspiration, currently showing at the Fifth Avenue flagship (730 Fifth Ave.)...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015


 Banana Republic Rockefeller Center, NYC

As veteran designers develop distinct seasonal styles, the need for novelty befalls. History capitalizes on cyclical couture and challenges clothiers to consider comfort in creativity. Banana Republic's Rock Center windows feature sentiments from the desks of its designer team, as they look to elevate elegance. Keep reading to see more...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Key to the Cure windows at Saks Fifth; T-shirt by Jason Wu

Hope hangs in the balance between the peaks and plains of persistence. Despite challenges, loyalty continues to fight where complacency has started wearing away. This October, Jason Wu and Julianne Moore partner with Saks to draw attention to cancer affecting women and raise funds to benefit Stand Up to Cancer. With a growing population affected by some form of cancer, awareness continues to be a key driver in accelerating action towards a "cure." This week's windows at Saks feature mannequins styled in Wu's exclusive Key to the Cure long sleeve tee. Keep reading to see all the windows...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Gucci, Fifth Ave

Walking wallflowers pepper the City with ethereal energy. Taking a humdrum approach to happiness, silent heroes hope to be heard and not seen. This week, the windows at Gucci Fifth Ave. invite us to stand up, blend in and make a statement. Keep reading to see this week's windows...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015


Surrounded by suits of simultaneous similarity, wristwatches quietly become fascinating focal points during monotonous meetings. While Rolex, Movado, Seiko and Cartier have secured surefire associations as quality timepieces, equally exquisite indie watch companies are building buzz-worthy, budget friendly brands. Combing for caffeine on Wooster Street Sunday afternoon, my honey and I wander into Wind Up NYC. Presented by Worn & Wound, Wind Up is the first fair for affordable independent watchmakers. Keep reading to for a closer look at one stand-out brand...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


#BGWindows at 58th and Fifth feature Spooky Scenes from Crimson Peak

Homespun hauntings set the scene for spooky styles at Bergdorf Goodman this week. Inspired by Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro's new Gothic romance thriller, David Hoey and team fill the 58th street facing windows with ghoulish gals and gainly guile. With Halloween fast approaching, be inspired by the colors and creepy couture. Keep reading to see more...