WaveBorn sunglasses and the Happiness Assembly

Last Wednesday I was invited on behalf of The Happiness Assembly - a women-led NGO created to encourage the pursuit of happiness and promote environmental, social and economic awareness - to a cocktail reception celebrating the opening day of the Women Leadership Summit. The reception was held at the residence of the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations H. E. Dr Palitha Kohona, who was an outstanding host and supporter for … [Read more...]

Flapper girls and the 1920s at the Jazz Age Lawn Party

Free-spirited flapper girls, vintage cars, jazz music and elegant gentlemen all gathered on Governer’s Island this past weekend for the 8th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. It was as if The Great Gatsby and his friends had taken over the island. Strolling through the crowds of people and the 1920s whimsical decor, it was as surreal as traveling back in time. My outfit for the day: flapper dress, knitted gloves, discrete hair feather bow, … [Read more...]

Wear New York: Pack light and travel chic for this 4th of July

Fresh of my Swiss adventures this past June, I sank right into a New York state of mind last week when I attended #WearNewYork - a grassroots movement sponsored by the Gojee fashion portal, profiling the top 15 emerging fashion designers in NYC. I went to support and flaunt another of Jia Collection's amazing reversible dresses. As a frequent traveler that enjoys comfortable chic designs, I am always up for new dresses that pack easily in my … [Read more...]

Travel fashion: summer sailing in Jia Collection

There’s no question about it; I am happiest when I’m on vacation by the water. The serenity that floods my body and mind at the sight and sound of the waves is pure bliss; it calms me and fills me with endless energy. And whenever I go to a new beach – whether it be by the ocean, the exotic Caribbean or closer to home by the Mediterranean coast – I am always searching for the perfect summer dress. Regardless of the occasion or event, … [Read more...]

Bloggers and blazers at the Madison Maxey trunk show

Small Girls PR, Mallory and Bianca, invited me last weekend for the Madison Maxey trunk show. Given it was a sunny Sunday afternoon, I could not think of a better way to spend my time than shopping, sipping champagne and trying on blazers in Soho. Hosted in the chic Ruia boutique, the affair was nothing less than a fun fashionista get-together. Launched in December 2011 by former college roomates Madison Maxey and Tessa Lewis, the … [Read more...]