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A Sporadic Season

A photo of friends doing one of the things we love most: eating, drinking, and chatting–all while in no kind of hurry. Dearest, loveliest, savviest readers, I thought that since my posts this year have been rather few and far between, that I should explain. No, I am not shutting down this … Continue reading

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3 Beauty Product You Might Not Try Because They Sound Stupid

I am not ashamed to admit that I will judge a book by its cover. Now, that’s not to say that I won’t still pick up the book, check out its contents, and maybe even purchase and read the book. But I still judged it. By its cover. And when … Continue reading

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Served By Stadium Brings City Favorites To You

From  59th Street To Canal, Served By Stadium brings some of Manhattan’s best-selling dishes to straight from their kitchens to you. Last week I had the great pleasure of having SBS deliver to my office at Condé Nast–a treat considering the usual lunch anywhere near 4 TS is Pret, Chop’t … Continue reading

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The Wedding Bells Keep On Ringing

Dear beloved readers, You may have noticed the content on my little blog has been rather sparse lately. Between work and planning a wedding, my free time has become quite a novelty, even to myself. But I wanted to assure you that in October, Bourbon & Gloss will be back … Continue reading

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What Gender Role? The Best Menswear-Inspired Shoes For Right Now

I’ll never forget the moment I saw a woman wearing men’s shoes in a fashion magazine: InStyle, January 2009. That photo on the right–although you can barely see her shoes, you know that they’re some kind of menswear-inspired Oxford. While it may not appear to be particularly groundbreaking, that image changed … Continue reading

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New York City Parties Made Simple (Really).

From Uber to Seamless, convenient, have-it-at-your-fingertip solutions are the norm these days. So why shouldn’t the fun stuff be equally as simple? Pinch Parties is following suit–but having lots of fun with it. Founder and seasoned event planner Julia Capalino recently launched this tech start-up so that party mongers like us could … Continue reading

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DANNIJO’s New #Boxerina Collection Toes The Line Between Athletics and Elegance

  DANNIJO’s new collection hinges on the relationship between ballet and boxing and its ability to connect us to the bare essence of humanity. BOXERina focuses on the power of emotion (as if these styles weren’t already stunning enough to evoke emotion of its own right) and its role in creating and humanizing our … Continue reading

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Orla Kiely Fans, Perk Up Your Home

The whimsical designs of Orla Kiely can be seen on everything from ladylike dresses to overnight bags. You just know it when you see it. Within the last year Orla’s empire expanded to home, and the lastest fragrances are a delightful rhubard (perfect for summer) and Earl Grey. Available in … Continue reading

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Who Ever Knew Cider Could Be So Cool?

As you may have gathered, I’m a dark liquor kind of girl. Of course I love a good gin in the summer, a vodka and tea by the pool, or a watery High Life at the beach, but something I hadn’t experienced much of was a delicious cider. Who ever thinks … Continue reading

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#GoExploreNow With Need Supply Co. (And Win Money!)

One of my favorite retailers, Need Supply Co.,  just launched their second annual #GoExploreNow campaign, celebrating the spirit of exploring the unknown. Elements of the campaign include an exclusive capsule collection from Objects without Meaning, designed specifically with travel in mind. One of my favorite elements, though, are the Weekly City Guides with friends and collaborators including Jacob Berliner … Continue reading

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