Mainstream Lingerie Lacks Options for the “Average” Woman

“Life,” muses Chrystal Bougon, owner of Curvy Girl Lingerie, “is too short for ugly underwear.” And she should know: the shop owner has a background in the adult toy business, and at a clothing size of 22, knows a thing or two about trying to navigate the lingerie industry’s minimal selection of under things for […]

Royal Babies Raise a Royal Commotion

To say that Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton’s newborn’s arrival has created quite a stir would be a massive understatement. The world watched in awe as the couple wed back in 2011, and since the announcement of Kate’s pregnancy last year, that news propelled the couple even further into the public spotlight, with […]

Fashionistas Flocked to the Annual Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork Music Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the summer, enticing hipsters, lovers of contemporary music, and guys and gals wearing the chicest combination of street fashion and high end garments and accessories. Basically, it’s a place for the young and trendy to see and be seen while enjoying Pitchfork’s seriously awesome […]

Pining Over Pinterest

Addicted to Pinterest? One trip to the boards can send you on an endorphin high with beautiful photographs of travel destinations, luxury retail items, style tips, and recipes we aspire to cook one day for the right occasion. Fashion brands and enthusiasts can’t get enough of Pinterest as it’s become the hot spot for tastemakers […]

The Tactfully Curated Front Row at Fashion Week

Getting a seat at the top designer shows at New York Fashion Week is a feat that is not for the faint of heart. The fashion shows, often only lasting fifteen minutes, draw in the most notable retail companies, celebrities, and fashion writers and editors, all vying for spots in the coveted front row. These […]

Kirstie Clements’ “The Vogue Factor”

Former Australian Vogue editor Kirstie Clements has just published a new memoir, The Vogue Factor. In the book, she focuses on the ever-changing fashion industry; frankly lamenting on the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the industry she was witness to for more than 25 years during her career. According to the book’s […]

Clogs and Comfort: The Uniform of The Brooklyn Florist

Florists spend much of their days artfully arranging beautiful bouquets, but this doesn’t mean they don’t get their hands dirty. For many, owning a flower shop means waking up before the sun rises to find the best flowers from local wholesale markets, or transplanting their own if they have greenhouse access, and staying late to […]