Montreal’s Bagels Are Better Than Yours

I am always curious to see, with any place I am discovering for the first time, how often my preconceived stereotypes ring true and how little I truly know about the facets of that culture. After a weekend in Montreal I was pleased to discover that sweet maple syrup is king as one might suspect, […]

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Become A #Lilibabe

We wear jewelry to not only dress up our wardrobe but to showcase our unique personality and style, right? Well, jewelry designer Stephanie Tchamanian understands this concept fully and in 2008, created her own mode of expression, Lili Claspe. Her jewelry not only makes you feel unique but it IS unique; she painstakingly hand selects […]

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rachel on the runway: Say Yes To The Dress

Just as Paris’ most illustrious shows come to close on the final day of Fashion Month, models based in New York get ready for a week in white. This season, I wore seven different dresses in three different bridal shows, each with a different style and vision. Having two very close girlfriends announce their engagements […]

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rachel on the runway: Paola Hernandez SS16

Just in case you haven’t noticed, it’s that blessed time of year again- the one special week at the start of September that, for a moment, gives us something to get our minds off of the fact that vacations have already been spent, long days in the sunshine have past, and summer is actually over.¬†Fortunately, […]

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Have a Cup of Joe at The City Bakery

It takes a long time to really get to know a city. With one as transient as New York, a person will find themselves in a constant state of catch-up. However, there are shortcuts. To really get to the crux of a place, a person can experience what holds it together firsthand. And what’s a […]

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Loving Lilly Pulitzer Resort

As a Southerner, Lilly Pulitzer carries enough clout to be recognized on a first name basis. Lilly is the Cher of Southern fashion, the Madonna of patterned prints, the Britney of an emblem of culture. It is synonymous with genteel Southern behavior, with sorority houses and smiles, “y’alls”, and everything that is upper class in […]

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