A Brooklyn Story

Alicia Silverstone and the Green Machine

I recently interviewed Alicia Silverstone for a New York Times beauty story and we had a real pow-wow over green beauty and what that means for reg...

Skin Deep, Book Touring

This Fall, I've traveling a bit for my New York Times "Skin Deep" book tour. After wrapping a fun fete last night at Blushington in New York's Upp...

Cold Season Remedy

Recently, I was taken down by a nasty, lingering cold and despite all the options out there, this hippie-ish remedy was an end-of-day lifesaver: ...

Calling the "Search Party"!

I've had many people ask me about our logo and general aesthetic of the brand and for Ellis Brooklyn, it really came down to me working with a fe...

Ellis Brooklyn, Now Available at Paintbox

PAINTING THE TOWNIf you're a fan of beautiful design, take yourself to Paintbox where Eleanor Langston, a former beauty editor, is elevating the n...

The Catbird Is Out of the Bag

For all the talk of Brooklyn companies from chocolate to perfume, perhaps the one that started the movement in Williamsburg is Catbird. The jewel...

Sunday in Brooklyn

Williamsburg, and Brooklyn in general, has long been home to killer restaurants. My favorites are those that also have warm service and an overa...

Supreme Opens in Our Neighborhood

SUPREME BEINGSIn Williamsburg, Brooklyn, our neighborhood, there have been hordes of young streetwear-loving men making their pilgrimage to the n...