Musings

My latest rants and raves.

The Art of Calligraphy

A few months ago I got the idea in my head that I wanted to learn how to do calligraphy. I have been hounding certain friends to take cooking or baking classes with me, and I thought what better way to round out my repertoire! I was thinking of signing up for a class at…

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FOUND: True Love at the Museum of Fine Arts

Every summer for many years, the Museum Council, which is the young philanthropic branch of the MFA has been hosting the hottest party of the year for philanthropists of all ages to attend. Since my days as a Council Member and Host Committee Member, the party has expanded to a massive 900 attendee guest list to fill…

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Three wonder products to send your skin into summer

Winter is clearly over, thank God! Now we can focus on readying our skin for the summer season. My three favorite products these days to accomplish just this focus on exfoliating and cleaning the skin. I’m gonna tell you how I found these products as well as how to use them, and in days, you…

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Luke Aaron: Patchwork of Lush Texture

Wunderkind Luke Aaron debuted his newest collection at the Harvard Musical Association to a beautiful trio lead by vocalist Patrice Williamson. “The inspiration is a patchwork of lush texture and pattern. Rich colors and shapes reminiscent of stained glass are rendered in contrasting structured and diaphanous textiles. Silhouettes reference ceremonial garments from spiritual traditions across…

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Sinesia Karol Vogue Brasil

Sinesia Karol hosted a fashion show with Vogue Brasil at the idyllic pool in her home in Westwood. Boston fashionistas Courtney Forrester, Margaret McNeill, Adriana Hassan, Ashley Bernon, Sofia Ostrer, Daniela Winston, Amber d’Amelio, Elena Matlack, Tiffany Dowd, Abby Cushman, and Kelly Boullet and 50 other lucky guests all came out to support the local designer. Sinesia introduced her…

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My Golden Globes 2016 Top and Bottom Picks

Tonight fashion ruled the Red Carpet. Though it’s definitely the most fun awards show to attend, fashion-wise it’s often touted as the poor relation to The Oscars. Typically starlets (or their stylists) hold back the best stuff for The Academy Awards, but tonight that did not hold true. On the top of my list is…

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Beauty is Skin Deep

I ran home today and slathered myself in lotion. Why you might ask would I do such a thing? Well, let me back up to the beginning…I can say with certitude that today I sat in a room full of women with one thought on their minds: skin, thanks to my dear friend Jessica Diaz.…

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He had all sorts of armamentarium set up in a neat, orderly fashion.

The Ultimate List

I was doing my makeup this morning and reached for a worn out cardboard eyeshadow case of Stila Kitten, and it dawned on me that it might be a cool idea to write about makeup that has had a history–This is not an easy feat to do, to remain popular in a market where we…

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MassArt Vision 2015

“Designers offer the message on what’s new, what’s trending.  MassArt fashion designers present a vision into the future with imagination and wisdom.” Sondra Grace, Head of the Fashion Department MassArt    I had the honor of attending the annual MassArt Senior Fashion Show, which has been a tradition that dates back to 1907. This year…

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