As New Yorkers, we grow so accustomed to our concrete jungle we forget what a real jungle looks like. Since the autumn leaves are in full effect, now is the perfect time to head outside of the city and explore what the rest of NY has to offer. Yes, it's true that these mountains aren't exactly jungles, but hey it's a start, right? Check out our list of must-see hiking trails here.
Jill Kargman is a writer who's work consists of multiple books, including Arm Candy, The Rock Star In Seat 3A, Momzillas, Bittersweet Sixteen, and more. Jill also freelances for MTV, writing episodes of MTV: Ultrasound and So Five Minutes Ago. Her other work has appeared in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, British GQ, Elle, and Travel & Leisure. Plus, she's been busy working on a new show for BRAVO, Odd Mom Out, which is set to premiere this winter. Read on for more reasons to know Jill Kargman! [You Should Know]
Last night in NYC, Lena Dunham, Spike Jonze, and Laura Prepon attended the quirky Lowline Anti-Gala at Skylight Modern, Viggo Mortensen and Kristen Stewart stepped out for the NYFF premiere of Clouds of Sils Maria, Gigi Hadid and Francisco Costa partied at the New Museum, and more! Click through for all the details.
Last night the new cultural website The Thick launched with a party at Paul's Baby Grand. The editorial platform, which is part of The Wall Group, took over the lush Tribeca hotspot for a wild night with a gorgeous downtown crowd. Guests immediately indulged in glasses of champagne, along with the sliders and french fries that were going around. The room was filled with an array of people, with off-duty photographers, stylists, designers, and media personalities taking part in the celebration. Danielle and Jodi Snyder from Dannijo stopped by early on to hang out with the founders, while photographer Cass Bird had a team of ladies in the back of the room who managed to radiate good vibes the entire night. May Kwok rolled through late in the evening with stylist Ian Bradley, just as fellow DJ Kitty Cash hopped on the decks to spin a fun set.
Zandile Blay is a managing partner and editorial director at Blay Digital Media (BDM). With an impressive resume including previous positions as Digital Fashion Editor at Essence and Readers Editor at Seventeen Magazine, Zandile has become one of the top fashion journalists in the business. Zandile's writing, found in New York Magazine, The Huffington Post, InStyle, Teen People, and more, has certainly made an impression in the journalism world. She was also a 2012-2013 Semi-Finalist for the Nieman Journalism Fellowship at Harvard University, an impressive honor.
Sometimes the best gift to give someone is a gift basket. Packed with different bits and pieces, it's the perfect option when you don't know what to get the person you're shopping for. We've rounded up our favorite baskets for every occasion, from weddings to birthdays, or just because you feel like it. Click through to see our picks!
Last night, guests gathered at Omar's for a party celebrating the NYFF premiere of "Clouds of Sils Maria," starring Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche with writer/director Olivier Assayas. Partygoers enjoyed a Lillet cocktail named Maria's Alpine Escape, and each other's company. Sundance Selects with Moncler, W Magazine, and The Cinema Society hosted the evening.
Luigi Tadini, the stylish man-about-town is a fixture in the fashion/social scene. His handsome style and spirited personality has caught the attention of publications including the New York Observer, The Beauty Fox, Time Out, and more. Luigi is also the Director of Creative Strategy at BMF Media, "put on this earth to make life fun." BMF designs custom events, produces platform events, manages talent, and creates content as an experimental marketing agency. Clients have included Coty, VH1, UV Vodka, Asahi Beer, and with Luigi's expertise, Target and Lanvin too. For more reasons to know this style-guru, read on! [You Should Know]
You've picked out the flowers, your dress, a venue – and all that's left is a wedding hashtag and a social media artist from Tweet the Bride to capture it all on Instagram and Twitter. That's right: Tweet the Bride, the D.C.-born wedding social media company, is now covering weddings in and near New York City. If you're getting married in November, enter here for a chance to have your wedding covered for free! Tweet the Bride shared their five best wedding Instagrams with us. For more wedding Instagrams, follow them HERE.