Street art at its best: murals of Williamsburg

Forget about the factories turned lofts, the whimsical coffee shops and the stylish boutiques; in Williamsburg, street art is what all the rave is about. Those who know me well are aware that graffiti and industrial design are not my style; cool artwork, however, is. And after having lived for over two years in the hip, trendy neighborhood of Williamsburg, industrial has grown fond on me.  More specifically, its countless murals of artwork … [Read more...]

An Angelys Balek Fashion Sketch Session

Not too long ago, I had the chance to play dress up again in front of an illustrious group of illustrators at the Society of Illustrators here in NYC. Brandon Graham of Would You Rock This? hosted the evening with clothes by fashion designer Angelys Balek. "The urban chic energy of New York combined with the playful sensuality of Thailand is executed in an exquisite blend of exotic European and Thai fabrications," says Graham. I loved the … [Read more...]

Retro 1920s and Jazzy Cocktails with Gogobot NYC

From Oktoberfest to the 1920s! Here's a glimpse of the "Retro 1920s and Jazzy Cocktails" Gogobot NYC event I had the honor to host last Saturday evening. Given the cold is upon us, I envisioned a throwback to the 1920s, adorned with large, vintage mirrors, lush, red velvet sofas and grandiose chandeliers, a hidden speakeasy of sorts where one can sip a cocktail and travel back in time. The elegant Auction House on the Upper East Side … [Read more...]

The winds of change, inside and out

 As I watch the leaves falling, gracefully dancing into the air, rapidly changing colors and announcing a new season, I can’t help think that so am I. With several trips now behind me, and plenty of change to last me for this year and the next, I thought I would be writing every day, sharing the many ways in which my heart filled up with sheer content. Instead, I had nothing to say. I felt overwhelmed, waiting as the leaves falling, for … [Read more...]

Gogobot NYC celebrates Oktoberfest

Just in time for the arrival of fall, I had the immense pleasure to host my first meet-up as Gogobot Ambassador. Since Oktoberfest has taken over Munich, Germany and New York City, for that matter, we decided there was no better way to catch up than by celebrating German style. We gathered at Radegast Hall & Biergarden and the rest is history. As you can see from the pictures below, we had a damn good time! Pictures courtesy of … [Read more...]