Fashion Guide: BrunchCritic’s Third Orange Gala Benefiting Parkinson’s Research

It’s almost that time again!

BrunchCritic’s Third Annual Gala benefiting Parkinson’s Research is nearly here and we’ve got all your style needs covered.

First things first, BrunchCritic is New York’s all-brunch online resource where busy New Yorkers can find the best brunch NYC has to offer.

Coming up on March 6, Orange 2016 will give New Yorkers a chance to experience some of the best brunch restaurants from around the city at an energetic and unique orange-tie event all while benefiting charity.

This year’s event will continue the tradition that was started in 2012, and 100% of the profits will be donated to TEAM FOX for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Hence, all that orange style! [Read more…]

Blizzard-y It Is, Hot Toddy You Must

… oh, yes.

As the east coast buckles with the wintery weather outside, stay warm with these blizzard-ready cocktails good for any Elsa-esque occasion. [Read more…]

New For ss16 From Aerin, Mediterranean Honeysuckle

“Everywhere I travel in the Mediterranean there’s a sense of timeless beauty and effortless style.

The beautiful blue of the sea and the vibrant contrast of green leaves with the fragrant colorful flowers create the most unforgettable memories.

The Mediterranean is a very magical place and a great source of inspiration in my life and my work.”

– Aerin Lauder, Founder and Creative Director, Aerin

Escape to the sun-drenched, azure-blue waters of the Mediterranean with Aerin’s latest fragrance, Mediterranean Honeysuckle.

From the South of France to the Amalfi Coast, [Read more…]

Make It A Girls Night: Valentine’s Day With Altos And Absinthe

Roses are red, violets are blue—this Valentine’s Day we have some delicious cocktails for you!

With Valentine’s Day coming up quickly, Olmeca Altos and Pernod Absinthe have created the loveliest cocktails you [Read more…]

Indulge This Valentine’s Day With 325-Years of Ketel One Vodka

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and even if you are planning to brave the crowded restaurants, take some quiet time at home before you head out.

Straight from our friends at Ketel One are a two lovely recipes to give your night a little extra spark.

Appropriately titled, “Labor of Love” and “Love Affair,” these cocktails are also great for a girls night in or date night with your bae. [Read more…]

Daum Just Helped You Create The Princess Bathroom of Your Dreams

If you ever wanted the most beautiful, girlie, princess bathroom of life, then THG-Paris has the perfect solution for you.

Let us just say, we’re totally obsessing over the debut of their Rose collection, which is a collaboration with the distinguished French crystal maker DAUM.

J’adore.

Rose by both form and hue, [Read more…]

Washington D.C.’s Columbia Room Re-Opens Feb. 9

Iron Arm Grog: Scotch, brose (oatmeal, hay, faro), myrtle berry liqueur, honey, cranberry bitters, frozen cranberries, juniper sprig

“Cocktails are a dialogue with history, nature and our world.

They tell a story of who we are.

The Columbia Room began with the premise that we deserve a space to indulge those stories and so it continues with the new Columbia Room.

We’ve created a bar where both the guest and cocktail take center stage.”

– Derek Brown

After a yearlong hiatus, the James Beard Award-nominated cocktail bar, Columbia Room, announces it’s return in Shaw’s Blagden Alley.

Columbia Room, the intimate cocktail bar created by leading spirits expert Derek Brown, re-opens in Washington on February 9, 2016.

Widely hailed for its meticulously crafted cocktails and intimate drinking experience, [Read more…]

How To Bake Homemade Apple Pie Pop Tarts

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This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday and what better way to wake up your sweetie (take your mind out of the gutter folks!) than with a perfect, tasty little treat!

That said, one of New York City’s top catering and events companies, Great Performances has concocted a fantastic DIY recipe for homemade Apple Pie Pop Tarts.

Delish!

Whether you decide to make it for Valentine’s Day, for your kids or even just as a treat for yourself — we have no doubt you’ll be glad you did.

BTW, [Read more…]

Cîroc Vodka Valentine’s Day Cocktails

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If you plan on staying in this Valentine’s Day, either on your own, with girlfriends or your significant other, the mixologists at Cîroc have created a few special concoctions for your enjoyment.

Personally, we’re really digging the Cîroc Champagne Cosmo!

Can you say delish? [Read more…]

Beat The Winter Blues With New Skincare From L’Occitane

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While, it’s only February, the temperatures are still frigid and harsh, bitter winds can take their toll on your skin.

To help you beat out the dryness and winter burn, L’Occitane launched new skincare products that are specifically designed to address the unique needs of all skin types this winter. [Read more…]