Mara Hoffman

Desert Storm

What do Birkenstocks, mirrored sunglasses, and loads of fringe have in common? You guessed it, it’s almost music festival season. If luck would have it that you’re going to the neon carnival that is Coachella, consider yourself a lucky dog. There are going to be daytime pool parties galore sponsored... Read More

NYFW: Day 3 Ruffian and Mara Hoffman

Here is a round-up from two of Saturday’s shows. Stay tuned later for more news from the runway! Ruffian: Set to the sounds of church bells, and described with “monastic opulence, tailored volume and sober religious silhouettes” in the programs, there was a clear religious influence in the Ruffian Fall 2014... Read More

Adorn Me

I’ve never wanted to get additional ear piercings, because I was too afraid I’d regret it later, never had the desire for unnecessary pain by needle, and wasn’t that into punk. Frankly, I have a hard time drawing attention to the side of my head, namely my hairline. But it... Read More

Gone Skiing

Just kidding. Not hitting the slopes this holiday, but beach-bound instead, turns my thoughts from goggles and snow to sun and sandals. If you are sun-ray bound right about now, its time to pack for warmer climes and there’s no better way  to gather my thoughts than a packing guide. And plus,... Read More

Life’s a beach

From Memorial Day (which is quickly approaching) to Labor Day, I try to jam-pack everything warm-weather related into a few very short weeks. I remember when I was in high school and thought that summer lasted forever. I even bought a tee-shirt that said “Forever Summer.” But reality bites, it... Read More