Ladies and gentleman, at long last, after 27 years on God’s green Earth… I have finally secured the secret to applying false eyelashes. If you’ve been following along for a while, then you know my struggle with eye makeup, and my love for one type of magnet lash that requires no glue. But for years […]

It’s truly the greatest time of the year. There’s gingerbread in the break room, everyone is cheery, and midtown in Manhattan even seems to a little better. Whether you’re traveling back home and have a white elephant party, or you’re looking for a gift to give your favorite fashion girl, there’s something on this list […]

During New York Fashion Week I was able to go to Dreamland, David Alan Jewelry. When you first walk into David’s atelier, you realize that it’s exactly that. A real life atelier, where real work is happening, and jewels are transformed into intricate pieces to be worn all over New York. But before I met […]

It’s hard to believe that I just wrapped what I believe will be my eight consecutive season of NYFW. Every single season that I attend always feels like a pinch me moment. For so many years it was something I daydreamed about. Anyway, enough with my mush- here are some of the highlights that I […]

When I first moved to New York, there was a plethora that I didn’t know. There are so many things that I wasn’t expecting. Most of all I wasn’t expecting to become so fiercely obsessed with living here. Living in NYC is so exciting but there are some things that most people don’t realize about […]

Finding my bridal shoes was something that intimidated me constantly. I take fashion personally on every level. Being a stylist I take great pride in every detail of any outfit. You can’t see them at all, so why should it matter. Well, it does. It matters a whole heap of a lot to someone like […]

Few things captivate my attention like a New York City designer. I’ll give you my reasoning…these designers tend to be inspired by New York and the craziness that ensues regularly, they have larger than life personas and habits, and they love their city fiercely. The four designers listed below aren’t just incredible designers, they make […]

This article originally appeared on ringsabelle.com (my previous blog) in February of 2017. I wore this particular outfit to Naeem Khan, which was the show I was most excited for this season. I’ve been very excited to see his work for this year so I wanted to put together something special to wear that day. […]

This might be one of the most requested blog posts ever. When I was growing up in North Carolina, I went to the mall constantly. I went to shopping malls with my friends, with my mom, sometimes even alone. But when I was around 15, I realized that I wasn’t loving everything in the mall. […]

Moving to New York City is a giant adventure, every day presents you with information you never ever knew about. Until I moved to the city, I had never heard of a Korean Spa. It’s one of the most magical experiences I have ever had in my life. If you’re like me, the idea of […]

Collagen is a word I learned just last year. In short, collagen is a naturally occurring protein found in bone marrow and happens to be a beauty booster. There are many benefits to it, and great skin is just the tip of the iceberg. Benefits include: improved joint health, improved sugar regulation in the body, […]

Do you remember the very first time you fell in love with fashion? I do. I remember the exact moment. I was four years old, give or take a few months. My mother and I were at the local department store, and it was a pair of velvety black kitten heels. My heart leaped at […]

I have a love/ hate relationship with winter. I adore cozying up to a fire, hot cocoa with extra marshmallows, and big fluffy fun coats. But I hate being cold. and I always seem to be the girl who brings a “light sweater” even in the spring. If that sounds familiar, or is definitely you […]

I love getting ready, it’s probably one of the biggest joys working in the fashion industry. We’re always getting ready, primped, and dressed for something. Creating a beautiful space in order to feel beautiful however? Such. A. Challenge. I, like most other busy women in the world, cram myself into the bathroom hoping to pop […]

Glamour isn’t usually associated with sleep. Maybe that’s because so much of pj’s are old t-shirts and maybe even no clothing at all. Sleeping should and can be just as glamorous as the rest of the day. Sure, I owe my fair share of very old cotton t-shirts but it’s always a mood booster to […]

New York Fashion Week.  When you hear those words, you might think of Carrie Bradshaw, or maybe a girl running up and down Lincoln Center wearing a brand spanking new pair of high heels. Maybe you think of a flock of well dressed women crammed together in cars. All of which are appropriate stereotypes. And […]

Finding my bridal shoes was something that indimidated me constantly. I take fashion personally on every level. Being a stylist I take great pride in every detail of any outift. You can’t see them at all, so why should it matter. Well, it does. It matters a whole heap of a lot to someone like […]

Sometimes you just want to shop for something that speaks to you For me lately that means everyday styles with fun, whimsy touches. I’ve adored staple pieces that include embellishments, a wide color range, and luxe fabrics. Glam is something I think I might take a little seriously. I love crystals, satin, and feminine. Here’s […]

I have always loved film cameras. Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always had a film camera. So today I visited Fujifilm’s Wonder Photo shop in Flatiron. For someone like me, who adores film cameras, and Fujifilm, it was kind of a field day for me. I love film because it’s tangible nostalgia. […]

Your fridge is full of nail polish, makeup wipes, sheet masks, and even a toner?! It might be because you read in Allure a few years ago that nail polish lasts longer if in the fridge, or it might be because you live in a tiny NYC apartment and you need the storage. Even if […]

There comes a time in every woman’s life where she reflects back with small amounts of disgust at her wardrobe. Years ago everyone tossed out their scrunchies in unison, and when I was in high school nobody would be caught dead wearing a scrunchie. Yet, a few days ago when I visited Urban Outfitters on […]

For many years I have been curious about acupuncture. It’s been touted for aiding millions with sleep problems, muscle pain, and fertility. It wasn’t until I posed the questions “have  you tried acupuncture and did you find it helpful?” on my facebook wall did I really decide it was time to put my burning curiosity […]

For the longest time I’ve had a “teenager’s” attitude about skincare. I thought it was boring and annoying to have to slap creams on my face everyday. A lot of women in my life treated skincare like a punishment that just came along with aging and being a woman. Ever heard of the phrase “beauty […]

Everyone knows the wonderful scene in the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy finds out the key to getting home was on her feet the whole time. The Ruby Red iconic slippers that graced her feet simply needed to be clicked together as she recited the magic words, “There’s no place like home.” I, like many […]

Mascara and I haven’t be friends before. We haven’t been friends once in my whole lifetime. It’s a funny thing when you realize you’re harboring fear for…a beauty product? Eye loss has been a learning journey like anything else in my life. But makeup has been one of the most rewarding things I’ve been able […]

Finding a wedding photographer is one of the most challenging things I faced during the wedding planning process. As someone who formerly worked in wedding planning, I had seen such an array of photography. Maybe it’s my picky nature, or good luck, but after six months of looking actively for a wedding photographer, I met […]

As a fashion stylist I always bring along with me some essential tools of the trade. When I first started assisting other stylists I had no idea what a pro would use to make their clients look amazing. Now, after five consecutive years of helping others look and feel their best, I can tell you exactly […]

Shoes are one of my favorite things to shop for, and probably what take up the most space in my tiny NYC apartment closet. Ever since I was little, shoes possessed a type of magic over me. I felt like cinderella every time I put a particularly good shoe on. Funnily enough, that mentality still […]

Spring has sprung, so should your accessories! There’s one thing that I’ve definitely learned during my time I’ve lived in NYC…it’s that we have to carry a ton of stuff with us everywhere. Most people don’t have a car, so most women carry a tote to lug around a change of shoes, some advil, and […]

Shaving is one of the most time consuming beauty rituals that women endure. Not only is it super time consuming but it can frustrating. During one of my many late night dives into Pintrest, I found a great little tip that I thought I’d share with you. The one thing you need to get insanely […]

  It’s taken me twenty years to finally feel comfortable enough to really talk about this. More importantly, to find the right words. I’m half Mexican and half Ethiopian. When I was born, my dark brown eyes were almond shaped. At about four years old my retina detached and because of it, I had a […]

We are officially in the throws of NYFW! It’s an exciting time, filled with the best of the best when it comes to fashion. It’s also an amazing time to network, and you guessed it! Make new friends. Some of my very best friends that I’ve made in the past three years of living in […]

Fashion week is upon us and with it, so many of the coolest girls make their biannual debut. What makes a girl cool you might ask? Probably her amazing cat eyeliner skills, or the fact that she always arrives in style to any party. In any case, the cool girl is a vibe. And during […]

I love trying new things. On an arbitrary Thursday, one of my good friends called me and asked me to join her for a cryotherapy appointment completely out of the blue. While munching breakfast, I decided to do a little research. I had heard of it briefly in a few different articles, but it was […]

Wedding gowns to me have been a mystery up until I myself got engaged. I often wondered how a wedding gown, even a simple one, could transform a woman into a stunning bride. During my wedding dress search, I tried on a little over three hundred dresses. You’re probably wondering how anyone in their right […]

  New Yorkers are infamous for being resilient at all times. Dressing for the weather is no exception. Street style photographer Patrick Nam captured some of the most chic winter wear we’ve seen yet! Just glancing around SoHo will inspire you to forget the dreariness of the cold, and layer to your heart’s content! These […]

My name is Michelle, and I’m addicted to sample sales. I’ve been sample saleing for over 20 years now. Once you’ve shopped a designer sample sale, you’ll find it’s pretty much impossible to shop at retail. Over the years I’ve scored everything, from $25 Sergio Rossi heels, $100 Jimmy Choo’s (that retailed for over $2,000!), […]

Hello world! It’s a whole new year…and I felt what better way to start off the new year than with a warm welcome to a brand new editorial fashion site. For the past six years, I’ve been working in the fashion industry as a freelance fashion stylist and journalist. I’ve learned so much, and I’m continually […]

New Year, new wardrobe! As we enter a New Year, we should be making sure that our style is taking a new turn too. To make sure that you are on top of all things style-worthy, here are 10 trends to be on watch for: 1. So plastic From Chanel and Balmain to Valentino and […]

When someone asks me where they should go with very little time in NYC, it’s like asking me to pick a single pair of shoes out of the hundreds I’m currently dreaming about. If you want to live life like a fashion girl in the City, you should absolutely hit these places below. 24 hours […]

With the enormous rise of social media, Instagram is an incredible tool that has opened up so many new discoveries in terms of learning about new designers. In the case with New York City renowned milliner, Abigail Aldridge, I discovered not only an amazing designer & producer, but a new friend. Somehow, in the giant […]

Red lipstick has a special place in my heart. I think of red lipstick the way some women might think of foundation or mascara: totally necessary, and I truly feel bare without it. My close friend, and celebrity makeup artist Mirna, introduced me to my current red lipstick obsession just a few weeks before my […]

When you decide to chase a dream, it can be a momentous occasion or it can simply just be a continuing love for a passion of yours. In any case, going after some of your wildest dreams can be the beginning of many amazing experiences. You’ll make some of your very best friends. People that […]

We can’t think of a better way to ring in the new year than our roundup of dreamy shoes. In the past years, a New Year to me always signified growth, and that’s no different in 2018. You shoe game should work twice as hard. With work, running too and from dates, we demand a […]

One of the things that makes an item in your closet “well loved,” is how sneakers have not been a quiet trend in past years. Of course, with wear and tear of our shoes, (especially those Stan Smith x Adidas) they get beat up. Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are the most magnificent thing I’ve ever used […]

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