My Best Kept Secret on Where to Buy Designer Handbags

For those who know me, they know I have a rather large collection of designer handbags.  From Céline to Fendi to Valentino and Prada, I have them all.  To be…

Mouth Watering Slow Cooker Portuguese Ribs

I’ve been wanting to share this recipe for such a long time. Amazon Prime put three racks of ribs into my hands last week, and I knew it was time…

The Scariest Movies to Binge On this Halloween Season

October is a change of seasons for me.  It symbolizes summer is indeed over and autumn is finally here.  The warmer clothes replace the summer ones.  Pumpkins are everywhere and…

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow is the Next Harry Potter

I was growing tired of reading about everyone’s problems.  It got to the point where book after book I reviewed were about people with very deep issues.  I needed a…

September Edition: A Note from the Editor

A Special Note from the Editor Fashion. Books. Home. Food. DIY.  These are all things this site promises to deliver, but it has not really lived up to doing just…

Seeing Red: An Ode to a Passion

On a hot, muggy summer day in Bangkok, I crossed a bridge over a highway, following my mother and aunt to catch a bus.  Locals sold their wares along the…

Book Review: The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs

The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs explores the dysfunctional family dynamic.  Not everyone comes from a perfect, loving and caring family.  There are many that come from screwed up parents,…

50 Back to Fall Items Under $50

It’s that time of year when women across America start thinking about their back to school fall wardrobe.  What is wonderful about transitioning from summer to autumn is that we…

The Joy Project: How to Find Joy In Your Life

Are you unhappy with how things are going in your life?  Do you have dreams you want to accomplish, but can’t seem to figure out where to start?  Is everything…

The 3 Best Sales to Shop Now

FOREVER 21 FLASH SALE The Sale:  Up to 50% off select items with promo code! When: Thursday, July 27, 2017. Shop the Forever 21 Flash Deals: So Good They’re Gone…

Beauty Journal Spa Days

Sundays are my spa days.  This is the day I try out all of the different products I receive, including the stuff my friends recommend. This past weekend, I extended…

Miles Morales: A Book to Get Excited About

Book: Miles Morales Author: Jason Reynolds Publisher: Marvel Press, Disney Book Group Release Date: August 1, 2017 Rating: There are very few books I cross paths with that make me…

Hurry! Last Few Hours to Score these Shopbop Deals

Have you shopped the big ShopBop sale yet? You have only a few hours left to save an extra 25% off select items (including sale).  Use code SOLUXE at checkout.…

On My Radar: Fashion Picks For Now & To Invest In

There are so many beautiful and fun items out now that caught my eye.  From the Gucci boots (my God, they are gorgeous) to the Fenty Puma x Rihanna sneakers…

Beauty Journal Day Two: You Won’t Be Needing This Anymore

Beauty Journal Day 2 Keeping in mind the fails from Day One, I held off on taking any Hum Nutrition products until after 10AM.  This proved to be a wise…

Beauty Journal Day One: I Puked My Guts Out

Beauty Journal: Day 1 It was all my fault.  I should never attempt something like this right after waking up. I wanted to start the new Hum Nutrition program right…

Beauty Journal and Reviews Are Coming

Hello Lovelies, I turned 41 last week.  As I pondered aging, I started to think about how I could live a better life.  Keeping that in mind, the presents I…

50 Items from J.Crew Every NYC It Girl Has In Her Closet

Every NYC It Girl goes to J.Crew for the basics.  Striped shirts, stadium coats, button up shirts, t-shirts, skirts and blazers are all in their arsenal. J.Crew is my go-to…

Changing the Narrative: Learning from Lucinda Chambers Vestoj Interview

If you love fashion, especially the industry gossip, you probably read the Vestoj interview with former British Vogue fashion editor Lucinda Chambers.  If you haven’t read it, read the linked article above,…

5 Books To Read This Summer

Looking for something new to read this summer?  There are  a few that are out that you can purchase now, and a few coming out this August. 1. Unraveling Oliver.…

Forever 21’s BOGO Free Sale on Clearance Begins Friday

Hello Lovelies, I have great news for you.  Starting June 30th through July 4th, Forever 21 is having their Buy One Get One Free on their Clearance.  This is a…

Fantasy Wardrobe: Gucci For Less

When I was in my early 20’s, fresh out of college, I worked for a political magazine.  My boss was a sought after political consultant who was on TV all…

50 Artful Handbags Every Fashionista Needs to Carry

Every woman should have at least one handbag that is a piece of art.  When you place it on a shelf, it is a bag you look at adoringly. Maybe…

How to Stop Traffic Wearing Reds: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

I am stepping out of my comfort zone a lot lately, daring to wear red.  In the past few months, I donned a red dress here and there and received…

The Best Meatball Recipe You Will Ever Try

I am not a huge meatball fan.  That is, not until I tried this recipe.  There are two ways you can try this recipe, you can either stuff them with…

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo [Book Review]

If you are looking for a great summer read, pick up “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.” There are very few authors that can transport you into a new world…

Miu Miu Ballet Flats: Splurge vs. Steal

I am obsessed with the Miu Miu Belted Ankle-Wrap Ballerina Flats.  Ever since they came out, I wanted a pair.  At $675, it is a little more difficult to click…

The Moments that Bring Us Back

We walk through life trying to go from one day to the next.  For some, it is easier than others.  There are those that put life on auto-pilot, becoming accustomed to…

PW Recommends: Books to Read Now

For those who love Young Adult Fiction, here are a few books to peruse. Edgewater by Courtney Sheinmel is filled with mystery and intrigue as we follow Lorrie Hollander, a…

Book Club: A Man Called Ove

Hello, everyone.  It’s time to discuss the first official book club selection for 2017: A Man Called Ove.  Even if you haven’t finished reading the book, feel free to come…