How To Pack For A Ski Trip

Growing up in Northern California, ski trips were a regular thing. Over the years, I watched my dad strategically pack each bag, magically fitting it and our equipment into our suburban. Every item had its place, and it all made sense somehow. It legit blew my mind: what was the secret sauce? The strategy and prep are oddly easier than…
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Your Ultimate Beauty Guide To New York City: The Mandy Michelin

Finding the right medspa or salon is like choosing a partner: it can be a tricky and often lengthy process. Treatment specifications need to be met, add in a splash of the intangible wow factor, and the benchmark: a burning desire for that elusive human connection. It can be downright ugly out there, not to mention confusing. Don’t believe me?…
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How To Travel For A Week With Only A Carry-On

Packing: everyone’s least favorite task. I’ll start this post out by cutting to the fucking chase: I haven’t always been a carry-on kind of gal. Instead, I used to pride myself on jamming everything into one large suitcase. However, it became a challenge to not hit the 50 pound weight limit. Like, sitting on your suitcase zipping and sweating BAD. …
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The Ludlow Hotel: A Place You Need To Know About (and a $500 …

Oh, the Lower East Side. It’s been a fave of mine for years: the quintessential thin New York blocks full of walk-ups with beautiful fire escapes, street art, music, and a killer nightlife on Ludlow Street. I’m not repping it because it happens to also be my neighborhood, but hey, attention must be paid. During NYFW this season, I stayed…
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My New York City Travel Diary

It goes without saying that I had the absolute time of my life this past month traveling to New York for Fashion Week. So much so, it was difficult to leave, as I felt very much at home amid the fast-paced pulse of the city. I’ll definitely be back soon, and maybe permanently. Stay tuned… I got many great recommendations for…
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