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Sponsored Post: The Dinner Service For Busy Food Enthusiasts

I know I don’t need to talk to you guys about being busy. Who’s not these days? I’m not sure when it happened, but making adequate time for work (and if you’re a New Yorker, your 2nd or 3rd job), gym, friends, food, and family has become, at times, an insurmountable challenge. I … Continue reading

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Uncommon Goods Is The Answer To Your Valentine’s Day Woes

I’m never very inspired to write about Valentine’s Day gifting. I don’t know; it’s a time for personal gifting (and I don’t just mean sexy-time treats). I think of Valentine’s as the occasion when you gift loved ones the kind of intimate chotchskies that represent inside jokes. Or the quirky, … Continue reading

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Five Ways To Beat Dry Skin This Winter

I hate having dry skin. It feels as alien to me as the bone-chilling 19-degree temperatures do. But I refuse to be worn and weathered by the chill, and will take the necessary precautions to avoid it–which in my world means moisturize to the max. For starters, this Earth Mother makes her own … Continue reading

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Bourbon & Gloss Best of 2014

I like to think that I’m a forward-looker–one who anticipates, evolves, and progresses each year. Yet one of my favorite things about the end of December is reflecting on all that happened in the 365 days preceding it. Call it closure, I guess. Before 2015 is upon us, here’s a peek at some … Continue reading

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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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