When You’ve Been Screwed

Last week, I found out that my landlady wanted my apartment back and that I would have to vacate by April 1st. This was after my roommate informed me that she would be… Continue reading

Victoria’s Secret > Lemons

I didn’t know how to properly pronounce “Lululemon” until I moved here. Up until then, I thought it was called “Lu-lee-MON” (I don’t always take the time to read things thoroughly). In New… Continue reading

Java Girl in the East 60s

Having lived in the Seattle area for more than 15 years, I naturally have a love for all things Starbucks (iced venti triple shot sugar-free vanilla soy latte, please!). But there’s no point… Continue reading

The Fall of the Heel

I used to live in high heels all throughout university. During my first pub crawl in London, I spent three hours walking around in an amazing pair of black sequined four-inchers. Yeah, I… Continue reading

Personality VS Character

We are constantly hearing about the importance of personality: “Personality is what’s most important.” “Who cares if he looks like Gonzo? Maybe he has a good personality.” Naturally, I’ve always paid attention to… Continue reading

Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me

There was one year in London, back in 2007, when the press was buzzing about a new book by Lucia van der Post – Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me. As… Continue reading

The Melt Shop, aka “Bomb.com”

Leave it to NYC to take a childhood favorite, upgrade the hell out of it, and make you think “OMG how can this be so good?”┬áThe Melt Shop is responsible for making some… Continue reading

Beauty How-To: Tight Lining

When it comes to beauty products, I’m a bit of a brand whore. I’ve been using the Clinique 3-step skincare line since middle school and I love almost everything in Sephora. For several… Continue reading