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There is nothing I find more overwhelming that creating gender and age specific holiday gift guides. Instead of doing it the way everyone else is doing it this year, I’ve decided to create a few favorite things gift guides inspired by Oprah. This one mixes gifts for everyone on your list so you can get […]

The Big Picture

05 . 25 . 12

It sounds like as many people are staying in town this holiday weekend as they are headed to The Hamptons. If you are in New York and looking for something to do on Saturday, you might want to check out The Big Picture Photography Education Fair in Times Square.  JP Teaches Photo and cityHUNT will join together […]

The early bird gets the worm is always the theme of the opening night of Housing Works Design on a Dime and last night was no exception.  I also think was the best year ever for the rooms which were chock full of amazing furniture and accessories like High Falls Mercantile above.  I managed to […]

A Chic Benefit

01 . 11 . 12

I was honored to be asked to co-host a benefit for Pancreatic Cancer Research next week and hope all of you will stop by to support this important cause.  The event will take place from 7:00-11:00pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at the Tribeca Grand Hotel Church Bar.  To RSVP, please email Amina Akhtar, aminaakhtar@mac.com. […]

Help Haiti

01 . 16 . 10

I know a lot of you have already donated to the Haiti earthquake relief efforts via Twitter but just in case you have more to give, I urge you to attend my friend Eleanor’s fundraiser this Sunday night at the Soho Grand Hotel. A $20 donation gets you complimentary cocktails from 6:00-8:00pm with 100% of […]

100cameras is continuing their quest to give a voice, or in this case a camera, to the voiceless and this time they have chosen children in their own backyard. Students from the Lower East Side community group New Life documented their life in New York for three months this past spring. On Thursday, their photos […]


05 . 05 . 09

Sometimes the thoughtfulness and creativity of the people in New York amazes me! My friend Kelly introduced me to her friend Susanna Kohly and her charity, 100cameras, recently and I was blown away. Susanna traveled to Africa and realized that she needed to do something to give back which led to the development of this […]