The following books were part of last year’s summer reading list. However, with the new year in full swing, I think it’s the perfect time to revisit some motivating reads that will help you power on to achieve the resolutions set just a few short weeks ago. While the entrepreneurial process might come naturally to some, for those in need of real inspiration, the following … Continue reading 3 books to wake your inner entrepreneur
Like clockwork, every January brings an influx of newcomers with newly minted gym memberships looking to make good on their fitness resolutions. Open treadmills become consistently scarce, spin classes full and finding a squat rack between the hours of five and eight pm can prove a confrontational task. Come late January, however, the number of new faces gradually tapers off and the fitness floor is restored … Continue reading how to keep your fitness goals this year
European artisans are world renowned specialists who often spend lifetimes mastering their crafts for which many are willing to pay considerably. We’re all too familiar with the fruits of their labor which include clothing, leather goods, perfumes, wines and cheeses among other things. However, the experts themselves usually work behind closed doors within studios found either in countryside estates or Hausmannian mansions along Avenue Montagne. … Continue reading les artisans aux Galeries Lafayette
In case you haven’t heard, Virgil Abloh’s Off-White is one of the year’s hottest labels. Its deconstructionist collaborations and signature reflective yellow straps have quickly established a regular presence on many an instafeed. With about twelve boutiques worldwide and two in Hong Kong alone, the Milan based brand is highlighting a global demand for fashion that transcends the divide between streetwear and traditional designers. … Continue reading Virgil who?
origin: paris, 1997, Colette Rousseau and daughter Sarah Andelman I first discovered Colette while studying at the Paris Sorbonne in 2012 and have since made it a regular destination every time I’m back in the city. Whether for their coffee table books, limited edition gadgets or exclusive collaborations I always love stopping by to see what’s new at the Rue Saint-Honoré landmark. Unfortunately, after twenty years of … Continue reading farewell Colette
I recently decided it was time I graduated from the camera on my smartphone to something a bit more sophisticated. So I bought a Nikon D5600 and took to the streets of New York shooting everything from soho strangers to subway stations and Sunday brunches. However, the more pictures I took the clearer it became that I needed help. I first turned to Instagram as … Continue reading read this if…
Sonos One brand: sonos, origin: santa barbara, 2002 This chic new speaker from Sonos combines sophisticated design, studio quality sound and machine learning software to deliver a premium user experience. Sonos One is equipped with Amazon’s Alexa, and compatible with Spotify voice (Google Assistant coming soon) allowing you to control your music by simply using your voice. For a modest $174 this speaker delivers solid bass for … Continue reading xMas wishlist list 2017