Joni Sweet

A trip to Southeast Asia inspired a designer to turn deadly materials into meaningful, modern heirlooms.

Speakeasy Dollhouse creator Cynthia von Buhler dresses the part. (Photo by Maxine Nienow)

Guests become part of the show, which features swordfights, burlesque, live jazz and a slew of surprises.

For Asian cuisine in NYC, it’s always a tough decision between a chic space and fiery curry, but I recently discovered a spot that offers both.

What do you get when an actress and a makeup artist become BFFs on set and want to offer the experience that brought them together to all women? Rouge New York.

Fashion-forward femmes have ventured to stylists Pierre Ouaknine and Michel Obadia’s Upper East Side space in search of new styles for decades.

My college friends and I may have been sipping out of dainty glass mugs, but this was no tea party—the punch certainly had us ready to dance by the last glass.

With New York's countless flurries of the past few weeks, I cured my cabin fever with an outdoor adventure to Roosevelt Island.

Think: all-night gatherings behind closed doors and that element of danger that excites the night. Now you can party like it’s 1929 with Take Me Out.

If there’s a neurological condition I wouldn’t mind being struck with, it’s synesthesia—a phenomenon that involves an involuntary mixing of the senses. Imagine: tasting colors, visualizing sounds, seeing the alphabet represented by different colors, among other cross-sensory episodes.

I’m proud to say that this lifelong brunette now boasts sassy, coppery strands, courtesy of celebrity colorist Rick Wellman. I stopped by to see the co-owner of the Patrick Melville Salon in Rockefeller Center last Friday, who seemed excited when I requested a fiery new look.


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