Thanks to the many photographers capturing the entire event, even people like me who don’t have front-row tickets to these shows have a sweet in into the magic of this week; we all get to see the glitz and glam that comes with NYFW every year, but let’s flip the script for a second. How does a photographer covering NYFW take on this legendary week? So to learn a little bit more about what this week is really like for someone working the behind-the-scenes, we sat down with professional photographer Alyssa Greenberg (@smallgirlbiglens) to get the inside scoop on what NYFW entails beyond the glamorous pieces that float down the runway.
We’d like to think we’ve mastered the art of staycations and we want to share our tips and tricks with you. Here are just a few of our favorite ways to really give ourselves the at-home luxury we need from time to time...
WE DON'T WANT TO BURST YOUR SUMMER BUBBLE BUT FALL IS ONLY SIX WEEKS AWAY. LET THAT SINK IN FOR A MOMENT. JUST LIKE YOU, WE'RE *WISHING* AND *HOPING* FOR A LITTLE MORE TIME TO ENJOY MEALS AL FRESCO OR TO PLAN ONE LAST BEACH WEEKEND BUT, WHEN THE FIRST COLD SPELL ARRIVES, WE WANT TO BE READY TO ROLL OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING AND DRESS IN OUR FAVORITE STAPLES FROM LAST YEAR WHILE ALSO INFUSING A LITTLE NEWNESS INTO THE MIX - SOME TRENDS THAT HAVE US...FALLING FOR FALL (FALL 2019, TO BE SPECIFIC).
“IT’S BECOME A SACRED PLACE FOR ME - MY HAPPY PLACE - AND HAS EVEN GOTTEN ME THROUGH SOME TOUGH MOMENTS. I LOOK BACK NOW AND THINK, “WHAT THE HECK DID I DO BEFORE THIS?,“ AND THAT’S HOW I FULLY MADE A LIFESTYLE CHANGE…AND I DON’T EVER PLAN ON GOING BACK.”
“WHEN I HEARD THIS IT STRUCK ME THAT HUMANS WHO CHOOSE TO CONFRONT THE UNCOMFORTABLE, TO SPEAK ABOUT THE UNSPEAKABLE, WHO DARE DREAM OF SOMETHING BETTER ARE THE ONES WHO ARE ALSO WILLING TO FACE DOWN THEIR FEARS. AND, IT TAKES GUTS AND A LOT OF COURAGE TO TAKE YOURSELF APART AND PUT YOURSELF BACK TOGETHER AGAIN.”
While everyone has spent the past year paying fashion homage to the Nineties with their “vintage” Nirvana tees, Teva sandals, slip dresses and tiny sunglasses, we’ve noticed the beginning of an Eighties renaissance take hold: bold neons, Reebok Freestyle Hi sneakers and acid wash denim are taking over the streets of New York. We’re 100% here for these looks and ready to share some of our best style tips with you - so here are three ways to work the Eighties Acid Wash Denim into your current aesthetic!
We’re well into Cancer season now, and before we move any further into this season, it’s important to understand how this season may bring forth a handful of new emotions, opportunities and ways to experience growth. So for those who aren’t too familiar with Cancer season, here’s a little breakdown on how to continue dealing with the astrological changes you may be facing during this next month.
No one likes having to drag around multiple suitcases with them on vacation - the more luggage, the more problems. So we’re sharing some of our favorite packing hacks and travel tips with you to make the most of your precious suitcase space.
“IT’S SO EASY TO GET COMFORTABLE AND COMPLACENT WITH HOW YOU SPEND YOUR TIME, BUT YOU NEVER TRULY KNOW WHAT YOU’RE CAPABLE OF UNTIL YOU FORCE YOURSELF TO TRY SOMETHING NEW. I’M NOT SAYING ANYTHING WILL COME EASY OR COMFORTABLY - IN FACT, IT’LL PROBABLY BE THE OPPOSITE. BUT I’VE LEARNED TO EMBRACE DISCOMFORT, AS IT IS ONE OF THE GREATEST TEACHERS.”
Sunday Forever was born from humble beginnings, created with nothing but magic and nice things in mind. For founder + CEO Ashli Stockton, leaving her former “dream“ job to create her dream company took a huge leap of faith - but with hard work, drive, and genuine intent to share all the things that helped relieve her of the “Sunday Scaries,“ her dream company became a reality. Recently, she sat down with The Entreprenista Podcast, a weekly podcast featuring inspiring, successful female founders, to chat about how it all started, how the company’s growing, and where she sees its future. Check out the podcast here!
There’s no ignoring the fact that CBD has been a major subject of discussion over the past couple of years, and it doesn’t seem like it’s going away anytime soon. Call it another millennial trend, a saving grace to clinical needs, or whatever you please, but one can only acknowledge the growing popularity of CBD use. So I sat down with Gabe Kennedy, co-founder of Plant People to really give me the basic 101 on CBD.
At Sunday Forever, we’re no strangers to that feeling of comfort experienced when climbing into bed; however, we decided to sit down with Rana Argenio, founder of 10 Grove to receive some expert advice on how we can make our bedrooms even more comfortable by creating our perfect bed.
Swimsuits, Sunblock and a Cover-up is all you need to enjoy the summer paradise. We’ve selected a few of our favorites (plus some things to pack with you) to help prepare for the weekend ahead and a summer spent relaxing, re-charging and reflecting (or just sipping a Dark and Stormy while binging your favorite podcasts - that works too!)
“Most of the magical moments in my life can be traced back to travel…I use travel to celebrate every milestone and when life gets even the tiniest bit hard, I rush to my computer, pull up Google, and begin a search for my next destination. Over time, what I want and need from travel has shifted greatly. Here are the searches at the top of my most recent browser history…”
In our little corner of the world, the title of MOM isn’t just reserved for the woman who gave us life. On Mother’s Day we like to celebrate all of the mother figures in our lives. To those who make our lives a little better, brighter and safer, here are some small tokens of our undying love, affection and gratitude.
Making healthy lifestyle changes can be difficult and even confusing at times, which is why we looked to a nutritionist for some quick and simple tips to enhance our eating habits. Here are a few easy and sensible tips if you’re interested in infusing your routine with some wholesome life.
Getting away from the madness of NYC can get tricky at times. With all the constant chaos and movement here, it’s hard to find a quiet spot for you to wind down. So we’re sharing some of our favorite little spots around NYC for you to catch some zen.
Sometimes the best type of nights are the ones where you just curl up with a book and a glass of wine, whilst luxuriating in the soothing scents of a candle burning in the background. But there’s an art to pairing such components of the perfect night in, so we’re breaking it down for you: Five of our favorite books, wines and Sunday Forever candles paired together to create a seamless mood.
Social media brings a lot of positive benefits into our lives, enabling us to interact and collaborate with people across borders. But people are just now starting to realize how detrimental it can be to our mental well-being. Here are some steps you can take to evaluate your relationship with social media and potentially mitigate its negative effects.
We like to mix it up around here, and that goes for our candles too. Sure it’s nice to burn different candles for different moods or seasons, but sometimes it takes two candles to really set the vibe that you’re going for. Here’s a few of our favorite Sunday Forever candle combos.