Local NYC Artists Giving Back With ‘Portraits For Good’

A few years ago local artist, Alix Greenberg, realized that, while artists have long stood for important causes, they’ve lacked a way to directly impact the causes that mattered to them most. She created Portraits for Good; a unique project that donates proceeds from every purchase to a non-profit of the purchaser’s choice. Since launching the site, they have…

Is It Too Early To Think About Stocking Stuffers?!

Maybe. But here are the best stocking stuffers for everyone on your list that you can buy right now! VEGAN HOLIDAY HOT CHOCOLATE marshmallows from free people Super yummy vegan marshmallows hand painted with chocolate touches. American made and handcrafted to create the perfect holiday treat! Handl Sleek, leather iPhone cases that some in 3 chic…

Accessorize Your Home For Fall

The weather is changing, and we are in need of a change too! Here are some home accents and ideas to spice up your apartment without breaking the budget. 1. This mermaid blanket from The Store On Queen! Perfect for to keep you warm during movie night or while you curl up with a good book…

The Perfect Summer Hostess Gifts

Summer is all about beach houses, cottages, and weekend getaways! Chances are you’ll be spending lots of time at someone else’s home and while it’s tacky to show up empty handed, you also don’t want to show up with the wrong gift! These gifts are sure to get you an invite back. 1. For men,…

Summer Travel Accessories

PODO Camera The Podo camera is the wireless, stick-anywhere (over and over) camera that helps you take the perfect shot. Just stick, shoot, and share! What you capture is up to you, not the length of your arm. No selfie-stick? No problem. Stick and re-stick Podo on the wall to enjoy your own portable photo booth….

Summer Beach Bag Must Haves

Summer is just around the corner (even if it doesn’t feel like it on a rainy day like today) and this is not your average beach bag. Check out these must haves for all your beach going needs – from entertainment to beauty! Compexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream is a multitasking…

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

Opening March 5th at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington D.C. Come and visit this unique exhibition, which tells the story of Afghanistan’s contemporary artistic culture through the voices of Afghan artisans leading its revival. Beautiful site-specific objects are combined with architectural woodwork, immersive video, and large-scale photographs. AFGHAN ARTISAN PRODUCTS CREATED BY…

Shop For A Cause

International Women’s Day is over but that doesn’t mean we can’t still help the many women and girls in need all over the world. Shop these looks for more than just style – for a cause. Designers that give back are always in style! The PEACE Bracelet For UNWFPA By Same Sky Available online for…

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Ultimate guide to giving any special woman in your life the perfect Valentine’s day gift – moms, girlfriends, sisters, friends, wives and whoever else!  FOREVER 21 – GRAPHIQUE CANVAS ART – $68.00    Club W – Wine Gift Boxes – Starting $50   FREE PEOPLE – RUFFLE BRALETTE AND BIKINI -$116    MODCLOTH – JUST POSE TO SHOW…

Holiday Gift Guide – BOOKS Edition

Compiled by Shelley M Black, Contributing Editor Last minute shopping? Five captivating books to gift this holiday season (or cuddle up with yourself)! Every Room Tells a Story – Kit Kemp Kit and Tim Kemp are British hipsters who own a chain of boutique hotels in London and New York that routinely top international lists…

NYC Florists With Gorgeous Holiday Arrangements

Nothing like the holidays in NYC! For all those throwing holiday parties, bringing hostess gifts, or wanting to add some holiday cheer to you home, these florists have you covered. I may have already purchased a few… Ariston Floral Boutique – Midtown – 425 Lexington Ave Tulipberry includes white tulips in a vase filled with cranberries….

Last Minute Gifts For The Man In Your Life

  Dads, brothers, cousins, friends, boyfriends and whoever else! Here are all the gifts that special man in your life will love.   MH40 Alcantara Over Ear Headphones – Master & Dynamic – $399 Beard Pack – UncommonGoods – $39.95 Drop Catch Bottle Opener – Cool Material – $59.95 Smartphone Cube Printer – Sharper Image…