Is it just me, or is the first time horribly traumatic? Yes, of course I’m talking about the gym. I remember standing before a large wall of mirrors with attractive college boys glistening in a weight-lifting sweat around me. I hadn’t known what to expect, and so had arrived in my usual exercise gear: large, clunky Nikes, flare-leg cotton...Read More!
Not surprisingly my favorite part of any major event like the premier of a movie is the chance to see what stars bring their A game when it comes to fashion and the 2013 Cannes Film Festival was no different. All of the actors, actresses, models, and directors flocked to France in order to attend the premier of huge hits, indie films, and...Read More!
On May 13th, PBS aired the documentary The Invisible War which is directed by Kirby Dick and premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The film is a look at the harrowing issue of sexual assault within the United States Military. The documentary catalogs the stories of numerous women and men raped by fellow servicemen while on active-duty in...Read More!
Sallie Krawcheck has agreed to buy the global women’s network 85 Broads from its founder, Janet Hanson, formerly of Goldman Sachs. Is that great or what? As a powerhouse women’s network operation, 85 Broads could not have gotten a better leader. See her take on why it isn’t just about the inherent fairness to women, but that the business...Read More!
When I first started telling people that I wanted to pursue writing, almost every single person asked me if I wanted to “write for a magazine, ya know, like Cosmo?” I kindly told all of these people that while I respect those writers and their choices, I truly believe I can contribute to the world in a better way than telling women the “27...Read More!
Okay, we know what you’re thinking — yes, Hawkeye is the character in Avengers with the bow and arrow. Yes, that makes him the least powerful of all the Avengers and the butt of every joke about the franchise. However, the character has an incredible sense of humor and pathos that the movies haven’t yet been able to feature. How do I know...Read More!
Practically every girl likes getting her nails done, I mean what’s not to love? The pampering, the smell of acrylics, conversations you can’t understand, and with the amount of salons in NYC, prices are always relatively low. It’s a great way for a girl to let off some steam and feel better about herself by spending 30 minutes getting...Read More!
The eating grounds, the lunchroom, the cafeteria or café if you’re cool, the place where people gather to eat and be merry. I’m convinced that while at work navigating the lunch scene is sometimes overwhelming. Corporate lunch rooms are much like the drawing that Janice gives to Cady in Mean Girls, labeling the different sections and...Read More!
The bodies of charred victims, screaming out of pain and fear still haunt the nurses who treated and cared for them at various Boston hospitals. While everyone around them was panicking in a torrid scene, the modern Florence Nightingale’s had to remain calm, poised and professional. They did their jobs as they were trained to do, tending to...Read More!
An outfit is truly nothing without the right accessories and shoes. As women we tend to follow clothing trends and get rid of pieces that are “out” but can easily overlook our shoes, jewelry, and bags! Well I am here to let you know my Spring/Summer 2013 must haves for all of the above! Naturally there are a thousand different trends for...Read More!