Category: Fashion

Donna Adi: Modern Day Fashion-Cartoonist

“When I’m having a bad day, I think of a pink frosted donut, or a bowl of pasta, or a crazy hamburger. Even if I’m not going to eat it, the thought of food is social and fun,” said Donna Adi, an artist and creative director from Los Angeles. Adi has become an Instagram and

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The Heart of Art

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   The heart is where the art is for self-taught muralist James Goldcrown. The West London native left school to pursue a career as a fashion photographer at the age of 17. Seven years later, at age 24, Goldcrown traveled to Africa

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Jewelry Without Borders

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here The world is a big place, but now you can carry it with you. Designed for the adventurer in all of us, Jet Set Candy offers a distinctive jewelry line of necklaces, bracelets, and rings. Nicole Parker King, graduate of the Rhode

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2018 Bridal Trends: Ask The Experts

This article first appeared in the February 7, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Are you heading down the aisle with your true love this year? I asked bridal experts what the trends are for 2018, from dresses to décor. In dresses, bridal designers are trading old traditions for something new, according to bridal

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Dinner at Tiffany’s

“The quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to you there. If I could find a real-life place that’d make me feel like Tiffany’s, then – then I’d buy some furniture and give the cat a name!” Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s.      Today, Audrey Hepburn would walk into an unexpected

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Vintage, Darling

(This article first appeared in the November 8, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   More than just something to wear, vintage clothing has the power to take us back in time. Every decade is defined by a fashion trend and nowadays vintage is the new vogue. No one knows that more than Houston native

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Strong Island is Island Strong

(This article first appeared in the October 18, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Island Strong All Day Long. More than a phrase or t-shirt, it’s actually the company motto of Island Strong, an online merchandise store that began selling products in 2015. Terrance Saporito, CEO and founder of the company, designed the popular

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Light a Candle For Puerto Rico

(This article first appeared in the October 11, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Social media is a powerful way to spread a message. It’s also a way to connect with like-minded individuals. Follow a page, like a post, message a company. This concept is exactly how I came across the latest altruistic endeavor

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Love and Design in the City of Lights

(This article first appeared in the October 11, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)  (those are her handbags)  & mutual friend, artist Kevin Berlin (holding up my article in Luxury Living Magazine)   It was another gorgeous, warm, sunny day in Westhampton Beach. Main Street was alive with beachgoers, shoppers, and residents strolling through town.

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Shop the East End

(This article first appeared in the September 13, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Shop local is more than a motto; it’s a way of life. Long Island’s East End is a community that helps local businesses thrive through countless partnerships, and Taste the East End Boutique helps to bring it all together. Situated

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