Fashion

A Marsala Delight

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$250

By Hillary Latos To keep the fashion world guessing, every season a different pantone shade is touted as the color of the year, with the robust and earthy shade of marsala taking center stage this season.  Whether a highlight or a central color, this grounded shade is the new black or neutral that can enhance […]


Dee Ocleppo’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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For the Spring/Summer 2015 collection, the second season of her newly launched bag line, Creative Director Dee Hilfiger drew inspiration from her travels in the Caribbean. The collection has already been well received by the fashion industry in the United States, attracting style influencers such as Beyonce. Made in Italy, the bags in the collection […]


Spring Scents

Ralph Lauren Midnight Romance Deluxe Atomizer 
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$90

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STREET STYLE – SCENES FROM MERCEDES-BENZ NYFW

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By Hillary Latos Photos by Lueur Photography While frigid arctic temperatures couldn’t keep fashionistas away from New York Fashion week this year, it did dictate the mode of dress this season where coats and outerwear took center stage as well as boots and practical footwear.  Here’s a look at our favorite looks from color blocked […]


Johnny On The Spot – Celebrity Grime Fighter fills you in on the dirty little details

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By W. A. Muller “Johnny On The Spot” is actually John Mahdessian, the President and owner of The Madame Paulette Organization. Resident sat down with John to discuss details on why every garment he touches look like new! Resident: Why are you the best in NYC, possibly the world? John Mahdessian: Our cornerstone is our […]


Simple as Sin

Photos by Lueur Photography

Words by Rory Winston Photo by Lueur Photography Hair: Dion Moore for Angelo David Salon | ELCHIM Makeup: Jennifer Martin for Angelo David Salon | NARS FIONA SINGH for Q Models Thank you to Juniper for letting us use their beautiful space


NEW YORK FASHION WEEK FALL 2015

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By Hillary Latos Held during one of the coldest weeks in over 20 years, attendees and designers had winter on their mind with a plethora of chunky sweaters, rich jewel tones, furs, hats and coats as the statement accessory. This season saw a crop of vibrant new designers showing at the tents for the first […]


Backstage Beauty @ NYFW Fall 2015

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By Hillary Latos For fall 2015 is about the natural undone look. The inspiration was trust fund “it girls” without a care in the world who woke up the next day from an excessive night of partying. There’s a certain level of confidence with their effortless beauty mixed with an indifference of what other’s think. […]


Ménage à Toi – Fun for all and All for fun

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  Photos by Lueur Photography Words by Rory Winston Models Rinor Raqi Gift Gil Ania Charlot Makeup Torraty Singanipar Clothes by Zara


Ready, Apply, Go!

Sulwhasoo Evenfair Perfecting Cushion
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$60

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Valentine’s Day Picks For Him

Orogold’s luxurious skincare line tailored for him
$502
orogold.com

By Hillary Latos While everyday should be Valentine’s Day, these gifts will show him how much he means to you. From lightweight weekenders to luxury skincare, gadgets and accessories, give a gift that can indulge him as well as the both of you.


Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Swarovski Cupidon Pendant 
$125
Swarovski.com

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Love At First Sight

Tory Burch Lip Color in Smack Dab 
$32
toryburch.com

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The Cashmere Tastemaker

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By Hillary Latos For Isabelle Cajfinger, life has always been surrounded by style and beauty. Her brother was the designer and creator of the trendsetting brand Paule Ka, and her stylish mother taught her the gift of elegance. Naturally her curiosity as a designer has brought her to every corner of the globe from being […]


Nail it in 2015!

L’Oréal Pairs Colour Riche Nail 
Gold Dust in Rough Around the Edges
 $6
lorealparisusa.com

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Beauty Resolutions for 2015

Redken Fashion Waves 
07 sea salt spray
$19 
redken.com

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Keeping Up with Nancy Spielberg

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By Hillary Latos As the youngest sister of director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Ann Spielberg film making and philanthropy clearly runs in the gene pool. Originally hailing from Camden, NJ this close knit family moved out to Arizona as children, which is where they got their start in the industry. Resident caught up with this […]


Actress and Animal Advocate

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By Isaiah Negron With a notable international acting career that spans two decades and a highly anticipated memoir due out this year, blonde beauty Leesa Rowland has come a long way since her days growing up on her family’s Texas cattle ranch. Leesa knew from a young age that she belonged on the big screen. […]


Fragrant Fashion

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By Isaiah Negron Fashion queen and entrepreneur Josie Natori has created an empire beyond even what she set out to accomplish, crossing continents, navigating various careers and surmounting countless obstacles to create her global brand, Natori. Founded in 1977 and one of today’s most recognizable fashion brands, each of the Natori collections – Josie Natori, […]


THE RESIDENT ALIEN

Samurai Exhibit at LACMA

By George Wayne The first time I ever visited Los Angeles, California in 1992, I stayed at the Chateau Marmont and met the artist Ed Ruscha by the hotel’s iconic pool. On my latest visit to L.A. a few weeks ago, I thought of that moment of meeting the fabled artist who is as synonymous […]


The Image Expert

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By Hillary Latos With over 13 years of experience in the fashion industry, Erika Chloe saw a niche in the market and started a new industry called image consulting. With a background in textile design from FIT to stints at Harper’s Bazaar and designing for Bloomingdales and Lord and Taylor, she put her skill set […]


Step Up Your Beauty Game

Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-powder
$26
bumbleandbumble.com

New York Fashion Week Spring 2015

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By Hillary Latos New Yorkers always know when fall is in the air, and it wouldn’t be from the warm Indian summer that blessed this Fashion Week, but from the transition from the casual style of summer to the structured styles of fall. There was still a light heartedness approach to fashion on the catwalks […]


OUTSIDE IN Today’s heroine is the sum total of all earlier parts

Tadashi Shoji
Ivory/Nude Corded Embroidery on Tulle and Pleated Silk Chiffon V-Neck Dress 
$448

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Black Suede Jutti Flats
$84

Photos by Jan Sol Text Concept by Rory Winston Styled by Christopher A. Pape & Peizhao Sun Hair by Ivy Camacho for Angelo David Salon Makeup by Houda Casablanca for Angelo David Salon “She was the amoureuse of all the novels, the heroine of all the plays, the vague “she” of all the poetry books.” […]


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