Lupita Nyong’o is a breath of fresh air isn’t she? I mean her success story is so inspiring and I think it’s fair to say that we all are overjoyed that she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at this year’s Oscars. There are so many things to love about her, but I narrowed it down to my top 4. She is easily my favorite person in the world right now and after sharing Lupita’s most fierce moments, you’ll see why.
1. She dreams big… no I mean BIG!
No wedding is complete without the perfect choice of songs for your big day. A Wedding is the perfect time for couples to feature to friends and family what makes their love special, and sometimes music isn’t usually a top-tier priority when planning a wedding. Ideally, the music you choose should set a mood and reflect the style and personality of your celebration.
So I’ve compiled a playlist of traditional, cool and even some innovative cover songs for you to get inspired or to help you decide your special songs for your special day.
I have DJed a countless number of weddings and what I have come to realize is that every wedding is different and unique, and each celebration has different requirements. Depending on the style of wedding that you are planning, hiring a DJ can be a fantastic choice. I have included a list of the top 5 questions that I have been asked by couples when being considered as a DJ for their wedding. Click HERE to read more!
I hope this playlist helps you or someone you know to help spark some ideas if you are in the midst of planning your upcoming wedding!
Sadly with the Oscars airing on Sunday we have officially come to the end of Award Season…. But being that I love the glitz and the glamor, I thought it would be cool to highlight some of my favorite ‘star worthy’ treatments that can be done year ’round right here in our city. And seeing that Spring is
hopefully right around the corner, what better time than now to start sloughing off the dry, dead skin and start the renewal process?
The goal of this facial is to get your face glowing and rejuvenated and with it’s gentle copper enriched peel and an antioxidant collagen stimulation that packs a punch, you get just that. Plus the facial is finished off with a mask of rose and peony that plumps your skin which helps to reduce the look of fine lines. Once you’re done, you’ll be ready to walk your own personal red carpet.
p.s. the spa is so gorgeous, I want to move in…
This facial is amazing because of its literal instant results. A special cocktail of vitamins is infused into the skin with oxygen that gives you an immediate glow that lasts for up to a week. This treatment will have you saying ‘I’m ready for my close up’ almost as soon as you walk out of Gee’s beautiful doors.
A cult favorite that is not only restorative but that also improves your skin’s texture and accelerates cellular renewal. The fact that you can head to the hammam after your treatment for some relaxation and even more dewy, glowy skin makes it hard to say no.
I know I’ve already talked in length about this awesome treatment (here) but after all of my research it still remains high on my list. Nothing literally scraps away dead skin cells like a surgical blade, so it’s pretty hard to beat. This process gives you an amazing glow but also makes your skin more open to allow for deeper penetration of your skin care products.
Peel, microdermabrasion and oxygenating facial all in one! There’s no downtime with this killer treatment and if glowing skin with reduced sun damage and fine lines is what you’re looking for this facial is for you! (I loved it so much I asked for a series for Christmas!)
p.s. if you’re getting married, these facials will all help you get you flawless for your big day!
I know we usually stick to five spots but cutting it down to seven was difficult enough! St Barths is one of the most magical places I’ve been with stunning beaches, incredible food and crazy fun nightlife.
So, if I absolutely had to pick seven, here are my faves:
Off a back road without much pointing you in it’s direction lies this magnificent beach that is like no other that I’ve seen. As the name suggests, it’s a beach of shells rather than sand and although it’s not the most comfortable thing to walk on, it’s stunning.
Nestled right between Eden Roc and Nikki Beach, this beach side shop is jam packed with the best vacation wear ever! From an amazing selection of Mara Hoffman to stunning pieces from Jacquie Aiche, I was hooked from the moment I walked in and literally spent an hour and a half in that tiny store obsessing.
I finally decided on this Hoffman and a bikini
Created by a Parisienne expat, Lolita Jaca is the ultimate beach wear. Every piece is so detailed yet simple, with custom made fabrics from around the world and hand crafted right in St Barths.
I fell for so many pieces but ended up leaving with this one: