Fashion is a 1.2 trillion dollar industry around the world. In building our SELF MADE community, we highlight the women who change the face of this bo...
New York City's acknowledged position as the mecca for arts and entertainment in America means that aspiring artists and performers flock here in untold numbers, willing to sacrifice everything for the opportunity to present their work at the highest levels in their fields.
A newly released Wikileaks trove of emails sent to or sent by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, some as old as 2009, reveals a...
She decided to share the other #halfthestory instead of just the glam shots -- the spilled eye shadow, broken phone screen, late nights spent working and studying, eating on the run, and connecting with people on a more "real, human level" -- as a whole person.
Yuxi Liu Casey Sullivan & Nikki Lawrence are the founders of Gleem & Co. Nikki Lawrence was on the founding team at Quidsi, which culminated in its...
"Neighborhoodification" has been occurring over the past two decades when new boutiques, trendy restaurants and hip residents move in to a particular area and create these unique names. Here is the name breakdown and lowdown for five popular NYC neighborhoods.
New York's 2015 holiday windows are as festive and fantastical as ever! People come from far and wide to witness the spectacular scene and the ornate window displays carefully curated to show off holiday spirit and the latest merchandise.
Marlo Thomas, with comic timing in her DNA, deploys hilarious split-second grimaces and many eye rolls under David Saint's expert direction.
There's almost never been a more important time than now for the ultimate power woman, Diane von Furstenberg, to make a statement about the strength, sophistication and savvy of women.
Numerous films have used one's loss of a job (or sense of reality) as a starting point for examining the human psyche.
It should never be a woman's burden to avoid being seen as slutty. It's everyone else's responsibility to not call a woman a slut, since the idea that boys will be boys and girls will be sluts is a product of a sexist sexual double standard, and to believe her when she says she's been sexually assaulted.
The event marked the completion of the Peopling of America Center, the formal post-Sandy re-opening, the bestowal of Family Heritage Awards to Diane von Furstenberg, Patti LuPone and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and the naturalization of eight new American citizens. Following are a few highlights.
It is estimated that nearly half of all Americans can trace their family history to at least one person who passed through the Port of New York at Ellis Island. From 1892 to 1954, when Ellis Island was operating as an immigration station more than 12 million immigrants entered its halls.
I hope after reading these stories you will look at your own situations, struggles and accomplishments through a different lens and, at the very least, be better equipped to change your own paradigm.
Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight real life insight on how women have been able to turn weakness into strength.
A few weeks ago, I was invited to a charity lunch and in typical Mara fashion I started getting ready 30 minutes prior to the event. Panic ensued when I realized I had not one appropriate item of clothing to wear.