Seeker of Horizons: On the Magic of Beginning

Hello Darlings, I am really excited to bring you this guest article from my good friend and a talented author of a newly published novel,  Seeker of Horizons. Massoud Abbasi was born in Tehran, Iran in 1982. His family fled war and revolution to Turkey in 1987 where they resided for two years as refugees until finally arriving in Canada in 1989. Seeker of Horizons is a story of a father. A lover. A career. All lost at once. What if this happened to you? What if your life was never going to get any better? Young Moshe finds himself in this…
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Backstage with Tommy Hilfiger

Hello Darlings, As February marks the beginning of worldwide fashion weeks, I made my way to New York for Tommy Hilfiger festivities and prior to that for some much needed down time.  On a snowy Monday morning I hoped into a cab to Park Avenue Armory arriving just 5 minutes to 10. As I made my way into the historic building and checked in at the media center, I was quickly taken backstage to see the action live. What a thrill it was! Along with 40 of other international media, we had the opportunity to mingle backstage with some of…
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The Little Tweed Jacket That is Not From Chanel

Hello Darlings, When the kaiser of fashion speaks, you listen! When Karl Lagerfeld says that the only three wardrobe staples that will never go out of style are “a pair of jeans, white shirt, and a Chanel jacket.” Well, you guessed it — you listen!  The three items make a perfect sense and therefore without an argument should be in every woman’s wardrobe with one exception. The takeaway from that statement should not be that you need to invest in a Chanel tweed jacket. As romantic of a notion as it may be , it is going to cost you a…
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5 Tips for Taking Your Décor from Drab to Fab

 Hello Darlings, Home sweet Home. Your new place is a blank canvas — finally, an opportunity to bring your style to life. But we know how daunting it is when your shopping list is simply “everything.”  Don’t fret, but rather enjoy the hunt with these shopping tips from Rebecca L. Olgeirson of ShopAtHome.com and soon you’ll love coming home to your very own sanctuary.
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Ai Weiwei, According to What?

Hello Darlings,  It is not everyday that an art exhibit challenges our perspective and views on culture and social identity.  The works of Ai Weiwei do just that!  Arguably one of the most relevant contemporary artists of our time, Ai’s works challenge the norm and most importantly represent an honest opinion of an artist.  It is not the aesthetics behind the pieces but rather the concept that make them powerful. Ai Weiwei is a Chinese contemporary artist whose politically charged works have resulted in him being stripped of his passport after being jailed in 2011. Known as the absent artist, Ai…
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