Studio 189 Pop up Shop

While I was in East Hampton, my cousin Leah told me about this pop up shop in Montauk that she was working on this weekend. Founded by Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah, Studio 189 is a collective of people from diverse creative backgrounds that provide a fashion platform for African and African-inspired designs. Studio 189 has special fashion collection that is produced exclusively by artisans in Africa, called Fashion Rising. The goal behind Studio 189 and the Fashion Rising collection is to provide education, economic opportunity, and a feeling of empowerment for women in Africa. […]

Jazz Age Lawn Party 2015

Wow another great year for the Jazz Age Lawn Party in the books! Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra present the Jazz Age Lawn Party every year on two summer weekends. (Yes, there is still time to go there is an August weekend also!) The Jazz Age Lawn Party is exactly what it sounds like, it’s a 1920s twenties themed party that is on Governors Island in an open lawn. Everyone is dressed up to the T and looks fabulous. It’s basically a huge picnic where you can bring your own blankets, food, and beverages if you would like. […]

Aldo Shoes

I went into Aldo hoping to find a pair of shoes that were on sale for vegas. Nothing on sale fit right or looked that great. I decided to get to ask a sales rep for help, and god were they helpful! Bring up pair, after pair, after pair, as I decided what I wanted. She was so helpful, I now regret not taking a selfie with her to post here!