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Anisha Lakhani
Anisha Lakhani is an NYC based author, screenwriter, and freelance journalist. After receiving both her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Columbia University, Anisha taught English at Hunter College High School then went on to teach at The Dalton School where she was also the English Chair of the Middle School Department. She left Dalton in 2006 to pursue a full time career in writing. Her first novel, Schooled, was published by Hyperion Books and released nationally in the summer of 2008. Shortly thereafter film rights were optioned by actress Lorraine Bracco; Lakhani was also commissioned to write the screenplay adaptation. Schooled was rereleased in paperback in 2009 and is available internationally.

Anisha lives on the Upper East Side with her beloved shitzu Harold Moscowitz and contributes to publications such as Vogue India, Teen Vogue, Condé Nast Traveller India, Q and Quest magazines, and The New York Post. She is also the NYC Scene Editor for online fashion site PinkMemo and has appeared on nationally syndicated morning shows such as Good Day New York and Fox News on topics ranging from fashion and Manhattan society to current issues in secondary education; she recently guest-lectured at The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. In July 2010 she joined JBCStyle as the company's Public Relations and Creative Director. Dogs are welcome in the office and Mr. Harold Moscowitz and Mr. Luigi Maestro attend daily.

Anisha loves writing, reading, blogs, website creation, HTML, Dominos pizza and people who love dogs.

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Entries by Anisha Lakhani

From Walmart to Web Domination: Taigan CEO Elizabeth Nichols

(1) Comments | Posted September 28, 2011 | 6:29 AM

Taigan CEO Elizabeth Nichols is nestled at a window table in the impeccable Blue Water Grill main dining room when I arrive frazzled and fifteen minutes late, an unfortunate trademark of select New Yorkers who refuse to acknowledge midday traffic realities (in the futile hope that...

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Social Media Princess Stephanie Phair: The New Face of the Outnet Empire

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2011 | 7:12 PM

It's a sweltering, summer afternoon and Manhattan is under grips of a heatstroke; iced-coffee at Amaranth with online retail princess Stephanie Phair is an irresistible invitation. The new face of discount shopping begins with Phair, an elegant blonde in white jeans and simple tee nestled coolly at the chic Fifth...

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Newton Running's CEO Jerry Lee: The All-American Stride

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2011 | 1:02 PM

September 1, 2011 will mark the irrevocable altering of the athletic sportswear pantheon as Newton Running launches its latest running shoe: The MV2 Speed Racer, engineered to be the lightest and most efficient Natural Running shoe ever produced. The Olympus sun sets and emblems of winged...

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Gigi Stone's Jane Austen Wedding

(3) Comments | Posted July 18, 2011 | 7:15 PM

"I want a Jane Austen wedding," American television correspondent and anchor Gigi Stone declared shortly after Ian Woods proposed to her last year. Woods surprised Gigi while on a rowboat in the middle of Lake Joseph in the Catskill Mountains, and this Saturday the storybook romance had its...

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Manhattan Medici: A Renaissance of Art, Design, and Innovation During NY Design Week 2011

(1) Comments | Posted May 24, 2011 | 4:28 PM

May is home to the annual design week in Manhattan, which follows in the spirited footsteps of its sister, Fashion Week, languidly stretching itself across the span of the month. Creativity, after all, cannot be stifled, and no city is more welcoming. In honor of this year's particularly irreverent spirit,...

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Stephanie Winston Wolkoff's Wonderland: NYFW 2011 Reflections and Fashion at Lincoln Center Projections

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 7:46 AM

In the wake of the formidable, frenzied NYFW 2011, the fashion community is allowed a momentary pause to... exhale. Even Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Director of Fashion and self-professed "Switzerland" in her role as neutral liaison between the fashion industry and Lincoln Center, relaxes her neutral stance to share some personal...

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Helen Yarmak: Rock And Royal at the Crown Penthouse Terrace

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2011 | 11:48 PM

The skyline of New York is a monument of a splendor that no pyramid or palaces will ever equal or approach. --Ayn Rand

Helen Yarmak strides across the Royal Penthouse Terrace of the iconic Crown Building, her floor-length, jet mink trailing luxuriously behind her; panther-like against the backdrop of a...

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New York Fashion Week's Dazzling Newcomer: CIRCA Lounge

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2011 | 7:23 AM

New York Fashion Week's candles are burnt out at Lincoln Center and jocund London stands tiptoe on the misty fashion fronts, but aptly named Circa Lounge's flame continues to burn bright. In an unprecedented collaboration with the CFDA, CIRCA's Chairman and CEO Chris Del Gatto pioneered...

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Maraschino Cherries for Nicole Romano's Sundae

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2011 | 4:07 PM

Discovered by legendary Sex and the City stylist Patricia Field and hailed as iconic designer Nicole Miller's protégé, Nicole Romano's sundae was topped with a big, juicy maraschino cherry when she was one of only six labels to be nominated in the accessories category at the 14th Annual Rising Star...

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Swarovski Crystallized and Rachel Roy Celebrate the Gift of Love: Manish Arora's Love Heart Crystal Collection

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2011 | 12:31 PM

It's Monsoon Wedding cum New York, I Love You at Café Kristall, Kurt Gutenbrunner's new restaurant at the Swarovski Crystallized store in Soho. Swarovski Crystallized and Rachel Roy co-host an intimate, 25-person seated dinner celebrating top Indian designer Manish Arora and his limited-edition, Valentine's Day collection of jewelry created for...

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