Not all members of the media and attendees and of New York Fashion Week strut from their trendy apartments in recently gentrified neighborhoods on Day 1 rearing to go. Some of us who cover fashion week actually come from far away lands like, in my case, the hippy hills of Fairfax, CA.
Michelle Obama could have chosen any esthetician to care for her skin -- she selected a master facialist who is passionate about her craft, and has a strong background in ethnic skin and medical esthetics. And she chose someone who looks like her.
There are certain amenities and qualities which I look for that would satisfy most folks, probably even a FLOTUS. It may surprise you that while luxurious surroundings are always a plus, it is not always my primary requirement.
The other day I received a letter in the mail from Allure. It said free gift inside, so I opened the envelope. There it was -- a small card with seven, yes, I said seven, anti-aging tips printed on the card. Ooh, aah.