Archive for February, 2010

February 26th, 2010

Saying Goodbye to Bryant Park

Contributing Editor Cologne Schmidt writes: There was something bittersweet about this year’s fashion week—it was the last to be held in the tents at Bryant Park. Even as a semi-newbie to the FW scene, this bit of news sends a little pain to my heart. I’ve lived in NY long enough to see three seasons […]

February 25th, 2010

LA Bar/Lounge Recommendations

An out-of-town friend just emailed me asking for recommendations on LA nightlife. Here’s our exchange: Hi Nadine, Hope you’re doing well. Quick question for you–I am going to be in LA this weekend with my girlfriend who is flying in from NY and we’re looking for a fun dinner spot tomorrow night. nothing too fancy, […]

February 24th, 2010

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen at the Elle Style Awards

Once upon a time, I was fairly obsessed with the Olsen twins and found them the epitome of fresh, young style.  (And the hair…my God, the hair!)  Then they enrolled at NYU, and soon they embraced trash-can chic, and before we knew it, everything went downhill. Several years later, they’ve evolved way beyond the Boho […]

February 19th, 2010

A Tale of Two Facials

Last week, I visited the natural Arcona Spa in Santa Monica for a facial with their Basic 5 products.  I wrote about Arcona a few months back, when the brand kept coming up over and over among friends, and my experience there didn’t disappoint: read more about it here on AOL. Meanwhile, this week, I […]

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