California Cool: Dressing for an L.A. Weekend

One of my favorite trips is to L.A. (anywhere in California, really). I love the whole mid-century vibe of Los Angeles and I could spend two or three days eating everything in sight and hitting up yummy coffee and tea…

The Breezy, Boho Goodness of Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant’s more affordable line, Etoile, offers easy and relaxed pieces for summer travel and all-around everyday wear. I found this dress […]

Spotlight on: Vivetta

Readers know that anything quirky/edgy/feminine has my heart. That’s Vivetta, all rolled up in one dreamlike package. This is my first time wearing the brand and I’m smitten. I have been having so much fun wearing this heart-print dress and I’m lusting…

Statement Sweatshirts

When I spotted this Christopher Kane sweatshirt on sale at Barneys.com back in January, I knew I had to have it. Who doesn’t want to be comfortable but still look cool. This is from the recent capsule collection celebrating the…

Weekly Happenings

Welcome to my new column! I have been working hard lately to get my creative spark back—let me explain. I worked for many years as a magazine editor in New York, wrote for dozens of magazines as a freelance writer…

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico

As the former director of content for Forbes Travel Guide, one of the questions I’m often asked is, “Where should I go on vacation.” Of course, the answer depends on a lot of factors (geography, active or leisure, long or short) but one place I have been to many times myself is Puerto Rico—and the resort I always visit while I’m there is The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort.

Fashion Collaborations

The Kenzo x H&M collection was one of my favorite fashion collaborations from 2016. Yes, the bright tiger prints are a Noir Friday no-brainer. But I also love how you can layer the pieces in the most madcap way. I…

Embrace Fun, Flirty Dressing Every Day

We recently wrote about our love for Valentine’s Day here—or rather, our love for pink and red, flirty frocks and statement pieces that tell the world you’re not the least bit shy about your fashion choices. We love the mix…

Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day Gifts (for your sweetie, for you) are the absolute best for one major reason: pink and red simply belong together. The romantic holiday is unabashedly one of favorites here at Noir Friday. Some may say it’s too saccharine,…