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June 22, 2012

Okay, we’re almost finished with this month’s summer theme and we haven’t even talked about STYLE. If you’ve been a reader for awhile, then you know about the Cinema Aesthetic series which explores the importance of wardrobe and set design within a film, television series or music video. Usually, a Cinema Aesthetic post is dedicated to just one film but I thought it might be fun to do a round-up of the 10 closets to covet in movies set during the summer. When you think about it, most of the films set primarily during the summertime are filled with the ubiquitous shorts, bathing suits, etc. But there are some films that are able to stand out fashionably against the summer season by upping it’s style quotient. Check out the list...

June 18, 2012

Right now, the temperature is just right. It never gets above 80 degrees, there’s little to no humidity and every once in awhile a warm breeze permeates the air deliciously cooling the skin. But living here in NYC, I know that this perfect summer weather won’t last all the way through until the fall. You see, there are many, many advantages to living in this here big apple but one downside is the humid weather that hits the city around the end of July and into August. It can only be described as a heat wave – a prolonged period of time where the temperature soars into the 90s and up leaving everyone hot, sticky and wilted. Now, I don’t mind the heat, if it wasn’t usually accompanied by humidity....

April 7, 2010

Aloha Lovelies! To welcome in this glorious season, I am leaving you with a Spring Mix Playlist for you to entertain your ears with. A little Kate Bush, Steely Dan (blame my Dad for my love of the song Peg), Dirty Projectors and Solange to get your foot tapping. I will probably be listening to this, sprawled out in the green, green meadow at the park, sipping on raspberry lemonade. Source Word… ♥ the alchemist