PSY makes GangNam Style into NY Style

As you have probably heard, there is currently an extremely viral music video making its way around the internet.

it’s called Gangnam Style – the song is by long-time korean recording artist PSY.

Not only is it utterly hysterical, but its also quite catchy. it’s already at 50 million youtube views and keeps climbing. pretty crazy!!

Anyway, I had the great honor of interviewing PSY at work yesterday.

He is funny, down-to-earth and totally laid back. a wonderful interview.

PSY: I think I’m handsome, but people say I’m not handsome.
Me: Really?
Psy: Yea. do YOU think im handsome?
Me: (looking at him…) sure, I think you’re handsome…
Psy: did you get that on camera?????

doesnt get much humbler than that.

he taught me how to do the famous horse-riding dance on the air, so i will be posting that soon, but until then, enjoy his video!!

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Korilla BBQ Korean galbi and bulgogi tacos FTW!

I did a piece about the Korilla BBQ taco truck for Memorial Day. We grilled up some Korean BBQ tacos in the NYC-classic food truck.

I had the best time putting together this piece, mainly because I ended up eating a ton of Korean/Mexican food. cheese+koreanbbq+kimchi+tortilla cant be beat. yumyumyum

Here’s the link!
Korilla BBQ for Memorial Day

Special thanks to Eddie Song and Paul Lee for doing the piece with me

Mother’s Day Gifts!

I shot a segment today with In Touch Weekly’s Noah Levy about some awesome mother’s day gifts.

The best thing is, I got some discount codes out of it – so I am happy to share with you guys who want to save some $

Heres the complete list of all the gifts WITH SPECIAL DISCOUNT CODES
Andaz Hotel and Spa – $65 cucumber melon body scrub. And an extra 10% for the month of May in honor of all mothers. When booking, mention NY1 for the discount. www.andaz.com

Mario Badescu Skincare – $65 Basic European Facial for Mom http://www.mariobadescu.com

Phytomer Skin and Body – Oligomer Well-Being Duo Shower and Body Cream with a 20% savings retailing for $77. Now through mother’s day, if you order $100 or more on www.lespausa.com you’ll receive a FREE silk robe.

Annieglass “Text” Collection Glass Letters – $50 per letter, handmade in California. www.annieglass.com

Harney & Sons – $29 Tea and Cookies for Mom. The SoHo store is located at 433 Broome St. www.harneyandsons.com (212) 933-4853.

Tavalon Tea – $50 Mother’s Day Sampler Gift Set Deluxe includes a Gift Set of 3 teas and a Tea Pot www.tavalon.com

Allison Parris Fashion – $75 Chain Belt with Grosgrain Ribbon. NY1 viewers get 50% off through mother’s day with code “NY1” at check out. http://www.allisonparris.com/

Of A Kind – $80 Gemini Pouches and $98 Catch All Totes http://ofakind.com

Tiki Barber is… Boo?

I didn’t know much about Tiki Barber when I ran into him at the Walter presentation on the rooftop of the Empire Hotel, other than that he was a NY Giant and that he was obviously a fashionisto.

reaction from sports reporter:
“BOOOO Tiki Barber!”
“at least he wears Zegna?”
“ugh, you are such a fashion reporter.”

Beauty Fix for Breakouts

I’m adding a beauty category to the blog because I spend a good chunk of my time trying to reverse the aging process and make sure I look halfway decent on camera.

I discovered the most amazing product last week.

Mario Badescu is known to have the “best facial in Manhattan.”
I havent had every facial ever in NYC but i will say the facial i had was amazing. My esthetician, Maria, wasn’t shy about squeezing everythign out of my pores.

But because I have to wear so much makeup day to day, (and because I love to eat rich, fatty foods) I get the occassional breakout.

Well, while I was there, I picked up the MB drying lotion and buffering lotion. Not kidding you, the combo of the two will take care of any breakout you can have.

You know those really deep zits that kind of hurt and when you squeeze em it gets you nowhere? This fixes it. and trust me, I’ve tried everything.

Anyway, enjoy 🙂

Fashion Week Day 5.5

Here’s Designer Yeohlee Teng petting my necklace – she says its a sign of approval. I’ll take it!!

Im not ready to post yet about Pamella Roland’s show which was AWESOME.

I will, however, say Carolina Herrera’s collection was to DIE for. I would wear every single piece of that collection.
Oh and one note. Red is going to be in come fall. Monique Lhuillier, Zang Toi, Pamella Roland all showed bright bright red pieces.

I think that’s all for now.

Till tomorrow!

Fashion Week Day 5


With my boys, designer Marc Bouwer and In Touch Weekly big man Noah Levy

I am having quite a ball, despite the fact that there is just so much to do.

Mixed prints are everywhere, much like they were during the Sept fashion week. I appreciate all those fashionistas who can do it well, because I know its tough!

But I would like to implore some of the burgeoning fashionistas ive been seeing at Fash Wk: If you do NOT know how to do it, please dont. It takes a very specific aesthetic skill and if you dont have it you are hurting all our eyes!!!

Lace is so hot right now. I cant wait to get some lace leggings. I want them in electric blue. If you know of anyone who makes them, please let me know!

Other than that, the collections this season are fun.

Zang Toi’s show closed to a standing ovation. First one i saw of the season. Congrats Zang! Not only is he a great designer but just a wonderful and warm person. Cant wait to see some of the designs on the red carpet.

xx

It’s STILL Fashion Week!

Asian girl sandwich

Not much time to post, but I’ll give you some highlights.
Went to Max Azria’s private dinner last night. Happens every season and never disappoints. Solange Knowles came by and BOY is she gorgeous.

Trendcasting:
lots of lace. Rebecca Taylor . Monique Lhuillier . Tadashi Shoji all showing tons of lace. lace leggings by RT i just LOVED.
lots of leather.
lots of sheer over solid.
lemon yellow.

I also cant wait to get me some of those equestrian-inspired boots that they were showing at the Herve show.
Monique’s leather belts with the dip in the front were super flattering for the female figure, so will be buying one of those as well.

4 more days to go!

It’s Fashion Week!!

one of my faves from Honor


Phew fashion week is quite the whirlwind-

this is my 5th? 6th? season doing this, so I have amassed some wisdom I would like to bestow upon the tens of you who care to know

my first 4 truths of Fashion Week
1 – all sodas at fashion week are diet
2 – publicists wear headsets so they can look busy so they dont have to make eye contact with you
3 – sometimes you cant tell the male models apart from the female models
4 – the crazier you dress, the more likely photographers are to run after you outside the tents

The Honor and Tadashi collections were both beautiful – awash with color (brighter during Honor, more subdued for Tadashi)
Next season we will also be seeing lots of
– sheer fabric over solid bright
– long sleeved dresses
– flowy fabrics
– neons

You heard it here first!

xx

Jason Wu Debuts His Target Line (With Blake Lively and Chloe Moretz)

Seriously, how adorable is Jason Wu.
I cant even handle it.

I was at dinner with some girlfriends at the fabulous Spasso in West Village last night and we got to talking about the Jason Wu for Target line.
We all agreed that while Missoni was nice, it really wasnt stuff we would wear…
but the Jason Wu line, we all covet everything in that collection.

Bravo, Jason! See you during fashion week!!

(And tell Serena I think she’s gorgeous)