Category Archives: Collecting my thoughts

Stylin’

I can’t help it. I am quite obsessed with this: One Direction appeared on UK TV last week to announce the band’s extended hiatus and girls worldwide plunged into blind panic. But I had a serene smile plastered all over

Stylin’

I can’t help it. I am quite obsessed with this: One Direction appeared on UK TV last week to announce the band’s extended hiatus and girls worldwide plunged into blind panic. But I had a serene smile plastered all over

Humans of New York

I was delighted to see one of my past students pop up on my Humans of New York Facebook feed today. “Wait a minute, I know her!” I leered blearily at the computer screen in a post-Thanksgiving food daze. In

Humans of New York

I was delighted to see one of my past students pop up on my Humans of New York Facebook feed today. “Wait a minute, I know her!” I leered blearily at the computer screen in a post-Thanksgiving food daze. In

We’ll Always Have Paris

It is still difficult to comprehend what happened in Paris last weekend. Tonight as I write this there are reports of terrorist threats on cities as diverse as Brussels and Atlanta. Inside a crowded downtown Manhattan cafe, we hear a

We’ll Always Have Paris

It is still difficult to comprehend what happened in Paris last weekend. Tonight as I write this there are reports of terrorist threats on cities as diverse as Brussels and Atlanta. Inside a crowded downtown Manhattan cafe, we hear a

Everything You Need to Know About the Fashion Industry Explained Using the Titles of Jackie Collins Novels

Currently, the shenanigans of Europe’s most historically elegant fashion houses have become epically soapy. Fast-paced storylines, dramatic characters, backstabbing, power struggles, money, and, of course, glamour. And you don’t need to know what happened before to follow along. Just sit

Everything You Need to Know About the Fashion Industry Explained Using the Titles of Jackie Collins Novels

Currently, the shenanigans of Europe’s most historically elegant fashion houses have become epically soapy. Fast-paced storylines, dramatic characters, backstabbing, power struggles, money, and, of course, glamour. And you don’t need to know what happened before to follow along. Just sit

Lost and Found

Hi there. I know I’ve been a little neglectful lately and I hope you’ll bear with me. It’s been a frenetic entry to Fall. Probably because I’m putting a lot of pressure on myself to get this novel in decent

Lost and Found

Hi there. I know I’ve been a little neglectful lately and I hope you’ll bear with me. It’s been a frenetic entry to Fall. Probably because I’m putting a lot of pressure on myself to get this novel in decent

September issue

It’s Fashion Week and the streets are alive with the ring of change. I’m brim full of ideas. It’s a time to look forward to what to wear––and read. I pre-ordered the new Sarah Waters weeks ago and it has

September issue

It’s Fashion Week and the streets are alive with the ring of change. I’m brim full of ideas. It’s a time to look forward to what to wear––and read. I pre-ordered the new Sarah Waters weeks ago and it has

Puttin’ On The Rizz’

I am zipping down Broadway when I jam on my brakes and skid to a stop on my Citybike. The Rizzoli bookstore has opened near Madison Park. That stretch of bike lane doesn’t usually offer much in the way of

Puttin’ On The Rizz’

I am zipping down Broadway when I jam on my brakes and skid to a stop on my Citybike. The Rizzoli bookstore has opened near Madison Park. That stretch of bike lane doesn’t usually offer much in the way of