Michelle Smith, founder and designer of MILLY, is teaming up with NBC and Morning Joe co-host and author Mika Brzezinski on an initiative called “Know Your Value”. Through on-air appearances, digital content and nationwide conferences, the goal is to empower women, offering advice for navigating the often daunting world of the workplace.  Please scroll down to watch the video.
We breezed through Milly’s Spring Line and found so many fresh finds to brighten our closet.

The most anticipated cultural phenomenon of Spring,  The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival is upon us. From April 15 through April 26, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars will make their way to New York for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff founded The Festival in 2001 following the attacks on the World Trade Center to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of downtown Manhattan  through an annual celebration of film, music and culture.  Through their foresight, they have

The Quilted Jacket is a wonderful piece of transitional layering.  We shopped Bloomingdales for a super selection of darks and neutrals.  We like to have one of each in our closet to mix and match with spring shades.   In case you haven’t bought one lately, the new shapes are fitted and flattering, so shop away!  To shop the Bloomingdales entire collection, go to Bloomingdales  Quilted Jackets.

Left to Right:   Burberry Brit

Thursday April 16th, at the Mandarin Oriental The Friends Committee of New Yorkers For Children  presents the 12th Annual Spring Dinner Dance, New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête. This festive and fashionable evening benefiting the nearly 11,000 youth in foster care in New York City features cocktails, dinner, dancing and a luxury silent auction. NYFC is extremely grateful to Presenting Sponsor: Saks Fifth Avenue,  and Lead Beauty Sponsor: Le Métier de Béaute for their generous support. For more information

An enchanting evening of cocktails, live auction and dancing in the Garden of Eden at The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala will take place on Wednesday, April 15th, at Cipriani 42nd Street. The Honorary Chairs, Elizabeth Rohatyn and Sydney Roberts Shuman, Committee Chair, Elizabeth P. Munson, and Vice Chair Randy Takian are thrilled to honor longtime Board member and Neighborhood House supporter, Juan Sabater, for his outstanding contributions. The Spring Gala, sponsored by VERANDA magazine, will feature table tops individually decorated

Our friends Nicole Hanley Mellon and Mathew Mellon have created a wonderful lifestyle brand. Hanley Mellon has just recently launched to rave reviews. The collections are inspired by Nicole and Mathew’s travels. The recent showing was a tribute to their trip to Kenya. I have known the couple for many years and they have impeccable style which is reflected in this new venture. I found many pieces on their website that are simple, chic and

Ah, it’s that time of year again when a would-be golfer girl’s fancy   turns to the greens.  Is there a more evocative golf event than the history-laden Masters Tournament at Augusta National, a veritable cathedral to the sport.  We consulted our Master’s guru, Jane Hottensen for the latest observations,  “Azaleas are blooming, the course looks great and TIGER IS BACK!”  For those that can’t make the pilgrimage south to golf mecca, you can catch all


Glory be!  Just in time for the planting season Bunny William’s  On Garden Style has been re-release with brilliant new photos.   Bunny leads eager readers on a magic green carpet ride to the most beautifully andimaginatively designed gardens around the world.  The deliciously lush and verdant pages just wet our appetites for more words of wisdom from the master herself.   She not only let’s us in on her particular way of looking at green spaces,

These are the articles on the web that caught our eye this week.
VOGUE: Are You a Bridgette Bardot or a Jane Birkin

BRUCE WEBBER: Puppy Love in Vogue

GPL: The Gay Polo League Lands On the Front Cover of Wellington the Magazine!

REFINERY29: Everything New to Netflix in April

HARPERS BAZAAR: Designer Fashion Just Got a Lot More Affordable

Empowers Africa’s Annual Dinner & Auction on Thursday April 23rd at The Explorers Club is an event not to be missed.   This important organization supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in Sub-saharan Africa. The Board of Directors is comprised of the most committed and philanthropic women working in this