Jul 21, 2015

Friday Jones, Part 2

Jones2.jpgIf you want more Friday Jones, you're in luck! Listen in to Part 2 of my conversation with this creative, engaging, out there, impressive woman who's not afraid to tell it like it is.

Jul 14, 2015

Friday Jones, Part 1

It's estimated 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. has at least one tattoo. One of the body artists responsible for that statistic is Friday Jones. She has a studio on Manhattan's 5th Avenue and in Porto, Montenegro. Tune in to Part 1 of this no-holds barred conversation with a classically trained artist who shares what it's like to make it in a mostly man's world.

May 19, 2015

Hera Navassardian

FullSizeRender.jpgHera Navassardian was 21 when she began modeling for Bob Mackie, Geoffrey Beene, Zandra Rhodes and other famous designers. During her 30+ years in the fashion business, Hera has also worked as a makeup artist and stylist. In 2007 she opened Klymaxx Unlimited, a boutique and transformation studio in Provincetown, Mass. for women AND men that includes the LGBT community. Hera's got plenty to share in this engaging conversation.

Apr 14, 2015

Nicole Bryl

nicole-bryl-212x300.jpgNicole Bryl's mission? To make people look and feel their most beautiful whether they're walking the Red Carpet, posing for a fashion spread or making a television appearance. The celebrity make up artist has been doing just that for the last 30 years. Her client list includes Brooke Shields, Debra Messing, Naomi Watts, Melania and Ivanka Trump. She's created and developed her own product line - Nicole Bryl Artisanal Vitamin C Skin Care. Hear Nicole's personal and professional story.

Nov 18, 2014

Idiosyncratic Fashionistas

Fashionistas.jpgMeet Valerie and Jean, aka the Idiosyncratic Fashionistas. Since 2009 these style and fashion bloggers have been working to raise the visibility of older women, and as such, are role models for those often ignored by designers and society. The IF's credo is 'growing old with verve,' while at the same time, to set a bad, bad example for older women everywhere!

Nov 4, 2014

Lisa Small

LisaSmall.pngThe Brooklyn Museum's "Killer Heels: The Art of the High Heeled Shoe" is a stunning, fascinating and jaw-dropping exhibit that's been generating a lot of buzz. It's organized by Lisa Small, the Museum's curator of exhibitions. She takes us on the journey from the 17th century to present day - from traditional Chinese Manchu platforms to Christian Louboutin's 8-inch stilettos, just two of the more than 160 pieces of footwear on display through February, 2015. Tune in and walk a mile in her shoes.

Jun 17, 2014

Deborah Koeningsberger

8207DeborahKoenigsberger.jpgDeborah Koenigsberger is a force of nature. A successful businesswoman/entrepreneur, her boutique Noir et Blanc has been around since 1989. But, a walk through a Manhattan park 20 years ago, with her young sons proved to be a seminal, life-changing moment. It was there she came upon a mom and her child sleeping in a cardboard box. That prompted Deborah to start Hearts of Gold, a non-profit that provides sustainable changes in the lifestyles and levels of self-sufficiency for homeless moms and their children. More than 30,000 families have benefited from her dedication, commitment and hard work.

Jun 3, 2014

Sky Pape

Sky_Pape_horiz.jpgMeet Canadian-born, New York-based contemporary abstract artist Sky Pape, who specializes in drawing and whose work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, as well as other public, corporate and private collections. Learn all about her unconventional approach to traditional materials like ink, graphite and handmade paper.

Apr 8, 2014

StyleLikeU

LilyElisa2.jpgMother/daughter team Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum acted on their dual passion to find and chronicle people who express themselves through their clothing. The pair founded StyleLikeU, a multi-media platform that presents these men and women in no-holds barred webisodes. Listen to what Elisa and Lily have to say about fashion today in this no-holds barred conversation.

Mar 25, 2014

Lia Chavez

New York based performance artist Lia Chavez really is an original. Her work explores the mysteries of light, form and interior space through photographic processes, painting, sculpture and installation...drawing upon her fascination with the laws of the physical universe. This is likely to be a conversation you've never heard before!

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