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An Insider’s Guide to Art on Paper NYC

Art on Paper is an annual art fair held in New York City at Pier 36. In 2022, Art on Paper is showcasing modern and contemporary artists who work on or with paper for its highly anticipated 8th year. The fair opened Thursday, September 8 and closes Sunday, September 11.

How to Extend the Life of your Clothes

Less is more when washing your clothes – especially with more natural fabrics like denim, silk and wool. There are some items that you will still need to wash after each wear (i.e. underwear, sweaty shirt or shirts) and that’s okay! But the majority can be worn more than once before washing.

Brana Dane at NYFW posted in Vogue Brasil

Brana Dane in Vogue Brasil

See Brana and her brainchild, the 2019 NYFW rally, posted in Vogue Brasil.

Brana Dane walks for Stello at Lincoln Center

See Brana’s first runway; she walked for Stello at Lincoln Center.

Brana Dane in WWD for Dennis Basso

See Brana walking for Dennis Basso in WWD (Women’s Wear Daily) and CFDA Runway360.

Brana Dane Harper’s Bazaar Bohn JSell runway

Brana Dane in Harper’s Bazaar for Bohn JSell

See Brana walking for designer Bohn JSell in Harper’s Bazaar España.

Wiki Page

Read about Brana’s career on the Wiki page that was found online.

Atelier Beauté Chanel in Soho

Perhaps the most enjoyable part of the evening was doing a blind “smell test” of all the Chanel perfumes. They were anonymously categorized by numbers and grouped by qualities such as floral, amber or woody. I eventually chose #6 from the soft amber category as my favorite although I had a hard time deciding. Fun fact: 50% of men choose a female perfume for themselves during this blind test.

5 Best Sustainable Restaurants in Manhattan, NYC

Regularly trying new “hotspots” is one of the best things about living in Manhattan. You’ll soon find that certain restaurants stand above the rest as far as taste, service and presentation. New Yorker’s love amazing dining experiences! Here’s your cheat-sheet list of spots to try on your next vacation, compiled by a local. If you care about sustainable agriculture and our planetary resources but still have a lust for delectable delights, read on to discover the top sustainable restaurants in Manhattan.

Love Languages; What NOT to Do

While it’s important to become “fluent” in speaking your partner’s language, it’s equally important to be aware of the types of actions that actively take away from our partner feeling loved and valued. There are certain words or actions that actually speak unlovingly for each of the five love languages.

Relationship researchers have found that it takes between 5-13 positive interactions to make up for one negative interaction. Interestingly, if there’s zero negative interactions and never any disagreement this also predicts a poor relational outcome.

It’s useful to know your partners top two love languages. In order to make someone feel loved we need to practice all five languages but it’s much more impactful to focus on your partner’s top two love languages. It’s extremely helpful to avoid taking away from their top two love languages inadvertently as well. What are the triggering actions for each love language that are likely to cause strife? Read on to find out.