To Juice or Not Juice … That is the Question

Juicing has become a chic viable contender in the diet industry over the past several years. Controversial because it’s not as healthy or sustainable as eating fresh fruits, and vegetables which are filled with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. So if your diet includes only fruits and vegetable juice, without other food for several days, that’s…

Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

Sometimes we don’t feel like eating in the morning, but it’s important that we do. When we don’t eat in the a.m. we have a harder time focusing, and become more tired at work. We can get cranky or restless. And it isn’t just our moods that can suffer but our work can, too. Here are some easy &…

Yoga Poses For Avoiding and Easing Lower Back Pain

As New Yorkers, many of us spend countless hours working behind a desk, then go home to either spend more time answering emails on our phones or sitting in front of the TV watching Netflix. Chances are, all this time spent sitting down, is not spent sitting with perfect posture. Most people tend to sit with a hunched…

Event: Sips for a Skinny Summer at Beautique with Dr. Luiza Petre

Valerie Lettan, Joan Billick, Joe and Jane Pontarelli Dr. Luiza Petre of Medi-Weightloss Clinics hosted 100 guests for “Sips for a Skinny Summer” in celebration of the 17th Annual ‘PLAY FOR P.I.N.K’ Golf Tournament in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at Beautique on May 19. The evening’s guest of honor was PLAY FOR P.I.N.K’S  Chairwomen, Jane Pontarelli.  Guests included:  Michael Arguello, Maria Beard, Joan Billick, Ann…

Eco-Friendly Quick Dry Leggings You NEED

The Phoenix Rising Hot Pant from Teeki conveys your ever-changing spirit. This fiery full length legging features colorful graphics on each side, depicting feathers, a moon, stars, and a vibrant phoenix at the ankle. Made with a recycled water bottle fabric, this Teeki legging ensures your style has minimal impact on the earth. With 4-way stretch, an elastic-free construction,…

Patricia Underwood and FIT Talk About How To Wear Your Hat

Michele Gerber Klein hosted FIT Couture Council members for a conversation between milliner Patricia Underwood and The Museum of FIT’s Director Dr. Valerie Steele. The ladies assembled at Patricia’s Chelsea townhouse where tea, champagne, and cucumber sandwiches were served while trying on hats. Guests included author of Patricia’s book, The Way You Wear Your Hat, Jeffrey Banks, along with Joele Frank, Carole Divet Harting, Couture…

Healthy Smoothies… That Don’t Taste Healthy

These delish smoothie recipes are easy to make, healthy, and actually taste great – get your greens and stay hydrated! Savory Banana Coconut 1 banana Handful for strawberries 2 tbsp of peanut butter 1 tbsp of chia seeds 2-3 tbsp of coconut flakes 1 cup of almond milk Almond Butter Probiotic 1 banana Handful of blueberries…

Dita Von Teese Hosts 2016 FEMMY Awards & Gala

THE ANNUAL 2016 FEMMY GALA BREAKS RECORD  ATTENDANCE & MONEY RAISED  Hosted by Burlesque Star & Lingerie Designer, Dita Von Teese Honoring: Amazon Fashion, Victoria’s Secret, Lane Bryant/Cacique, Pacific/New Horizon, Richard Leeds International, The Best of INTIMA, and Martin Trust Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient The Fashion Institute of Technology Design Students Awarded Scholarship New York, NY – February 3,…

New Year, New Me! Workout Tips for Newbies!

The Center for Disease Control discovered that 80 percent of American adults don’t get recommended exercise. While it may seem like everyone is killing themselves at TRX, Soul Cycle, and CrossFit, this just isn’t the case. If you want to ease into fitness, certified NYC fitness trainer, exercise physiologist, and nutritionist Franci Cohen has savvy tips…

6 Keys to Getting Your Dream Body OUTSIDE the Gym

New York, NY – By  Jamie Botti All too often you’ll hear people complain that they work out every single day and they’re not seeing results! Or, you’ll hear they lost a ton of weight and then gained it all back (plus more), a few months later! So, what’s really going wrong? If you’re spending all…