Weaponizing Your Sex Appeal: Advice from NYFW's Experts

One hell of an on-going pandemic and seven months later: salons resume performing God’s work, restaurants approach re-opening indoors, companies demand employees commute their masked-up asses back to the office, and a new, new normal emerges. Sweatpants and slogan T-shirts are no longer a forgivable offense, so why are you still wearing outfits Mom picked out in college? It’s time to impress with more than your occupation.

A New Yorker's open letter to anyone asking: "Are you OK?"

“Are you okay?” and “How are you holding up?” are common questions from friends and family residing in other states and abroad. Honesty would mean confessing to binge drinking and replacing my plant-based diet with pepperoni pizza. I could joke about my hair or how “street style” now borders on pajamas. “I’m fine,” I reply, instead. It’s not like New York is on fire. Overnight, social distancing measures were immortalized into law. Sneezes are treated like fatal bite marks in zombie movies –

Advice on Home Decor from New York Influencers and Fashionistas

One of the early symptoms of achieving adulthood is a sudden interest in home decor, especially for those who've been preparing for this their whole lives with too many Saturday nights spent modifying alternative versions of the perfect home playing the Sims. Throw pillows, wall art, decorative bases, ect.; it becomes an aphrodisiac for some of us. Unfortunately, unlike the video game, life doesn't come with a starter budget,

Exclusive Interview with Broadway Star Michael Longoria

Michael Longoria dazzled Broadway audiences with his acclaimed performance as Frankie Valli in the Tony award-winning musical Jersey Boys. He’s joined forces with three of that show’s original cast members to form the vocal group, The Midtown Men. Billed as a high-octane musical tour de force, celebrating the best of the 1960s, the group features Longoria, Tony winner Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard and Tony nominee J. Robert Spencer. Their next performances are this Friday December 20th at Nort

Exclusive Interview: Philanthropist Jean Shaffirof is Changing the World in a Designer Gown

Most evenings Jean Shaffirof can be seen leaving her penthouse on Madison Avenue, most likely wearing a gown from her impressive collection, on her way to a charity gala. What the public doesn’t see is the work and time that she put to get there. A gala is essentially a celebration, and Jean has dedicated her life to ensuring that there’s a reason to celebrate. Currently serving on the board of eight charities, Jean’s commitment to helping started with baking brownies. “I had a winning recipe,

It's Time to Start Taking Pride in Self-Pleasure, and Tenga Wants to Help

The time to start taking pride in self-pleasure is past overdue, and Tenga picked no better time to begin than Pride. For too long have items that promote anything remotely sexually pleasurable been put in the back shelves. Tenga is even meeting store owners halfway by marketing the containers so cutely – totally innocent. In order to bring sexuality to the forefront, the adult toy company hosted an intimate Tenga Talks panel, moderated by Sexologist Shan Boodramat, at the Box last Wednesday to

Exclusive Interview with The GodFather Actor Gianni Russo

It’s not lost on me that this is not a typical interview. Phrase something not to Gianni Russo’s liking, and I could find myself in hot water with the Italian mafia. Though Russo is quickly to assure me that is not the case. From reading the first couple chapters in his new memoir The Hollywood Godfather, one might assume the same. “I was not actually associated with the mob,” he says over a phone call. “I just grew up with them all my life. It’s what would be your neighbors.” Russo has come

Spilling The Tea with Model Tessa Hilton-VIDEO

Though it might be easy to be preceded by her last name, when Tessa Hilton walks into a room the emphasis is on Tessa. POP Style TV got an exclusive interview with the model to discuss her debut in New York Fashion Week. She spilled the tea (over tea) at the Pierre Hotel, revealing her collaboration with renowned designers such as Frederick Anderson, Marc Bouwer and Augusto Manzanares. Recently married to Barron Hilton last summer, Tessa also shared with us how essential his support and love has
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