Thursday, June 30, 2011

Loving the summer so far.

We have been busy bees but we squeeze a little fun in when we have a moment. It's just the beginning.

A little break at Washington Square Park

Beach Love

History was made

We always have to pay Coney Island a visit

Boardwalk lovin

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Classic Beauty

Here is the lovely, and beautiful Catherine Deneuve in a perfect little white bikini. She brought a beach bag full of elegance to the beach that day.

Catherine pictured here from the 1960's enjoying a beach day!

Pretty at the beach!

And then sexy at the beach!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

I love a sneak peak.

I'm excited to share with you a sneak peak of In*Tandem Magazine's latest summer issue. They are featuring really amazing and beautiful creatives in New York that are making their passions and dreams happen. I was lucky to be a part of this bunch of lovelies and have a day of glam.  Here is a little taste.

Thank you Gabriel for making whip my hair. xo

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

I'm totally having a Versace moment.

Christy Turlington, looking amazing in Gianni Versace circa the 1990's. Versace was one of my heros when I was a fashion obsessed little muffin. This picture brings me back to a really fun place where I made fashion collages and watched Fashion Television with Jeanne Beker every Saturday morning!

I'm so happy we are doing prints this season!!

This is the look then and now! So major.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

"See the light"

What an exciting week my friends! My favorite band Jessica 6 has debuted their long awaited album "See the Light." It's such an amazing and wonderful pleasure to see my dearest friend (soul sister and Rica girl) Nomi Ruiz out there for the world to enjoy.  We are witnessing true hard work and talent when you hear each track. Andrew and Morgan are talented mad scientist who complete the raw and sexy sounds. Can you tell I'm excited? Go out and treat yourself to the new Jessica 6 album.

Now Available on itunes and

I hope our model is back on time to shoot the 2012 collection!! 

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

"Baby I was born this way"

I was visiting my mother this past weekend and we were looking through some family pictures. I came across these photos that my dad had taken of me.  Obviously I haven't changed much. I still love to dress up and strike a pose.

Sassy in red. 

This look is so on trend. Don't forget the pearls. ;)

Sunday, June 5, 2011

A little history lesson.....

This is a 19 year old Brigitte Bardot wearing a bikini at Cannes Film Festival in 1953, starting the trend of bikini-clad stars for the festival. Despite the controversy, some in France admired "naughty girls who decorate our sun-drenched beaches." Her bikini caused a sensation with photographers, and was considered shocking in Western countries. By todays standards it is rather tame but taken in context of the time period, the 1950's, it was ESCANDALO!!!!

Bardot, photographed wearing similar garments on beaches during the Film Festival (1953) and who wore a bikini in And God Created Woman (1956), helped popularize the bikini in Europe in the 1950s and created a market in the US. Photographs of Bardot in a bikini, according to the The Guardian, turned Saint-Tropez into the bikini capital of the world. The Cannes Film Festival, held on the French Riviera each May, remains as a reminder of the days when a starlet was as big as her swimsuit was brief.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Well I'll just do it myself then. Thank you.

I'm a swimsuit lady on a mission. If they say it will take three weeks to make the trims you want and you only have two days to get it done, well then it's time to dust off the old art box and make it yourself. I'm pulling some major fashion Macgyver moves today to make it to the seamstress on time. 

I'm on my way Olga!!!

All I wanted was some white enameled rings.

Steady hand now. No coffee for this move. 



Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Is Summer really here?

I can't believe it. Can I really store my turtle necks and sweaters? I'm so ready for my summer frocks. The cold and rainy days are hopefully behind us and it's time for out door fun. We already went to a BBQ and took a late night troll for some ice cream. This is our kind of weather. The next stop is the beach!!

I love New York in the summer and photographer Joseph Szabo perfectly captures how amazing it is to be in the beach this summer in the city.

I love this suit. 

Is that my mom? Where ever there is music that's where she will be.

Don't forget about the Summer Lovin'.

Our ideal Rica model. A simple girl wearing a mesh one piece at the beach.

Let the tans begin!!