ESPRESSO SHOTS: SUMMER 2010

As I say goodbye to the summer of 2010 I can’t help smiling. My summer in New York was definitely an unforgettable one. We worked hard at MTV and rocked out. We watched so many great bands including Dragonette, Metric, Cut Copy, & Chromeo! And we shopped way more than we should have.We laughed we […]

MAKEUP TRICKS&TRENDS: PIN UP

Source It’s fun, it’s flirty, it’s the Pin Up look. Pin up girls came from different eras. Tracing back to the beginning of the 20th century these girls knew how to have fun and how to look good while doing it! They were gorgeous, alluring, confident women. It was the 1940”s which really saw the […]

THE CREAM IN YOUR COFFEE: 9.3.10

French designer Sophie Griotto‘s stunning fashion illustrations are inspiring me to start illustrating again. She uses a mix of pencils , pastels, and digital techniques. I love the vivid colors and her representation of the contemporary urban woman. Check out Smashing Magazines 50 Stunning Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials. If you are a shoe lover like […]

WHEN RAVENS ATTACK

Who can make a bird attack look sexy? Tom Ford can. Starring model Freija Beha Erichsen, actor Nicholas Hoult, and a flock of ravens, the theme for the Fall 2010 eye wear campaign advertisements have a dark yet vibrant energy. They were photographed by none other than Tom Ford himself. The only question for me […]

STYLE GEEK: Fall 2010 | Boarding School Drop-out

Model: Jenny Ho It has been an incredibly exciting and brutally hot summer in New York City and I am ready for the Fall! I would love to stay and watch the season change but I need to get back home to Miami soon. Fall is one of my favorite seasons for fashion. Although the […]

THE CREAM IN YOUR COFFEE: 8.24.10

Photo by Marco Graziani. Check out the Technicolor Chronicles by my good friend Marco Graziani. A subway video project in collaboration with Augusto Araujo. Type Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry by Jessica Helfand. Chris Borgan gives us 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business. Diamari Torres writes a post on Self Love: Without […]

TOPSHOP MAKE UP LAUNCH

Sometimes when two things I love such as design and makeup make sweet love to each other they give birth to something I SUPER love. Such is the case with Topshop’s brand spanking new makeup line. It’s black and white packaging is simple and freshly detailed with dots, stripes, and hand-drawn details and type. Packaging […]

EAT PRAY LOVE

I am so so so excited for EAT PRAY LOVE to come out in theaters on August 13. It is an incredibly inspiring book which I am reading now for the second time before watching the movie. The book cover design is so beautiful. It was created by Helen Yentus and the photographs taken by […]

SUMMER IN THE CITY: 7.9.10

I’m finally living in New York City. The area I’m staying in is called Sutton Place in East Midtown. It is an attractive, clean, and safe place to live and some of it’s busy avenues  have some interesting flavors of contemporary city life. I moved into an apartment in an old & beautiful prewar building. […]

SUMMER IN THE CITY: 6.11.10

This summer my friend Elly and I are going to be interning in New York at MTV Networks in Times Square. Needless to say we are extremely excited. It will be nice to have a break from school and get some real world experience. I’m going to be working with Juan Carlos Pagan a very […]