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For anyone who has spent time in the downtown creative circle, there's a good chance you're already familiar with Rivington Design House. The innovative team has had its hands in branding for dozens of companies, from Rachel Zoe to The Surf Lodge, slowly becoming one of the best boutique design firms in NYC. To boot, the office space on Kenmare Street doubles as a gallery where artists and designers have exhibited unique works for both visitors and passersby to experience. Behind Rivington Design House is Brion Isaacs, an artist-turned-musician-turned-entrepreneur.
In case you haven't noticed, we here at Guest of a Guest tend to think of ourselves as gift-giving professionals. So far, we've led you through 12 Days of Gifting with some of our closest and coolest friends, we've given you shopping tips for beauty buffs, "Lumbersexuals," and even the Olsens, and our founder, Rachelle Hruska, shared her ultimate wish list. But now it's our turn to present our personal picks for giving and getting this holiday season. From "Screw You" slippers to SoulCycle sessions (and everything in between!), click through to see what the GofG staff is hoping for this year.
After the holidays, plan a nearby getaway to Connecticut, New Jersey, upstate New York, or Pennsylvania to relax and enjoy some time off. If you're looking to travel further, head even more north to Vermont or New Hampshire for the perfect holiday vacation. The East Coast has so much to offer, and at times it may seem like we are stuck in a bubble in NY. Whether you're looking for affordable lodging or a five star resort for the weekend, we've got you covered. Plus, there's no need to take any time off of work, just head over Friday evening and you can be back in the city by Sunday night.
Last minute holiday shopping requires patience, thought, and planning in advance. You don't have to dish out hundreds of dollars on shopping this year if you know the right places to go. We've dug through our emails and called up some friends to find you the best sample sales this season. Don't be afraid to get something for yourself either - these deals won't last long and you may never find that perfect Acne jacket again.
Dreading your next voyage in the sky? Thanks to new podcasts, a slue of brilliant apps, and genius portable necessities, boredom is quickly becoming a thing of the past when it comes to traveling. So settle into your seat (first class if you're lucky!), enjoy the complimentary peanuts, and enjoy these ten ways to pass the time on your next flight.
Last night, actors and actresses, models, performers, and plenty of big-name celebrities gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California for the People Magazine Awards. "Model of the Year" Karlie Kloss and "Role Model of the Year" Kate Hudson were among those who rocked our favorite ensembles, alongside a stunning Mad Men star and another always-sexy performer. Be sure to check out our slideshow to see who made our best dressed list from last night's big event!
It was a year like a bucket of ice water to the face. There were over 72 billion hours of video consumed on YouTube in 2014 – and while that number is a tiny bit stomach-churning, it also contains some of the wildest, weirdest, and most brilliant stuff in the year in pop culture. We sifted through about a billion hours and humbly declare the year’s superlatives.
While most people are busy with family visits, holiday shopping, and company parties, New Yorkers have to sift through scores of options to figure out the best way to close out the year in style. To make that easier, we've once gain compiled a list of the coolest New Year's Eve events in the city. From Rita Ora's Top of the Standard bash to Disclosure's Pier 94 blowout, here are the top parties to end the year, and be sure to check back for regular updates!
Everyone loves dressing up for holiday happy hours, Christmas dinners, and New Year's Eve bashes, but when it comes to festive footwear, things can get a little tricky. What's a serious fashionista to do when all of her party shoes are covered in sequins and look more prom than posh? Not to worry, party girls, there are plenty of ways to shine sans the tacky sparkle this season. From bold metallic platforms to lush velvet boots, click through for eight unique ways to step up your shoe game this month!