About Hillary

One part adventure loving beach girl, one part food enthusiast and all parts sassy describe our master planner and hostess extraordinaire, Hillary. If we are looking for an opinion or recommendation, Hillary is not shy and has a diverse résumé of expertise, including silk blouses, ice cream sandwiches, politics, gel manicures, bubbly drinks, biking, and Asian food, just to name a few! When she is not at work advising the youth of today, Hillary and her husband and urban exploration partner can be found trying new restaurants or planning their next international trip.

Posts by Hillary :

Werner Herzog vs. Texting and Driving

Werner Herzog vs. Texting and Driving

Werner Herzog wants people to stop texting and driving and he has made a powerful documentary short to try and convince drivers to do so. When AT&T wanted to make a film for its “It Can Wait” campaign* that would tell the real stories of people who have been both victims and perpetrators of text-related(…)

Advanced Style: The Coloring Book

Advanced Style: The Coloring Book

To keep us entertained while we await the sure-to-be-epic Advanced Style Documentary, Ari Seth Cohen and his crew will soon be releasing Advanced Style: The Coloring Book. What’s that you say? Why a coloring book?? Well, my friends, why shouldn’t these gorgeous, self-assured ladies be celebrated in every medium possible, including cartoon coloring! I can(…)

A Love Letter to Este Haim’s Rock Face

A Love Letter to Este Haim’s Rock Face

Dear Este, I was trying to decide which of the things that makes me the most happy about you existing in the world, aside from the obvious which is the dope ass music you and your talented, funny, gorgeous sisters make. I have pondered and pondered. Is it your perfect ombre? Your funny/awkward/abrupt stage banter?(…)

Xi’an Famous Foods is On A Random Street in Greenpoint! Here’s Why.

Xi’an Famous Foods is On A Random Street in Greenpoint! Here’s Why.

By now everyone knows that you don’t have to go to Flushing anymore to taste the delights that Xi’an Famous Foods has to offer, and you also probably know that there is one all up in the ‘hood. But WHY, do you ask, is it on a weird little half-residential/half-industrial street in the nether-region of(…)

Get Your Art On: Paul McCarthy’s “WS” at the Park Avenue Armory

Get Your Art On: Paul McCarthy’s “WS” at the Park Avenue Armory

Contemporary artist/provocateur Paul McCarthy has a pretty epic looking show up at the Park Avenue Armory, and it’s sure not to disappoint… if you like his depraved interpretation of Disney and other Americana-related themes. It’s his largest show to date and is his second exploration on Snow White (the first was called White Snow). You(…)

Oscar Blandi Texture and Volume Spray: Helping Straight-Haired Girls Achieve their Big, Wavy-Haired Dreams

Oscar Blandi Texture and Volume Spray: Helping Straight-Haired Girls Achieve their Big, Wavy-Haired Dreams

It has long been my dream to achieve the ginormous hair of a 1980s beauty queen or a devastatingly beautiful disco dame. Since I was born with straight hair that doesn’t want to hold a curl to save its life, it has always been a challenge to achieve my big haired dreams. My hair is(…)

Caftans, I’m Coming for You!

Caftans, I’m Coming for You!

Summer is coming, bishes, and with summer comes caftan season. It’s not like I need a season for caftans; I wear them around the house as much as possible whenever it’s not matching pajama weather. Apparently I’m in good company because Christina Hendricks also wears caftans when she is being a lady of leisure. Most(…)

Cicada Consolation Prize: Shoko Nakagawa = Cara Delevingne

Cicada Consolation Prize: Shoko Nakagawa = Cara Delevingne

You guys know that I am obsessed with the cicadas and I wish they’d come! Apparently the media now is all, ‘KIDDING we made the whole thing up!’ But I want to hold on to my dreams of seeing billions of cicadas. I. was. promised. billions. I suppose the only way is to go on(…)

Vanity Projects: Nail Artists From All Over the World All Up in NYC!

Vanity Projects: Nail Artists From All Over the World All Up in NYC!

Ever want to get your nails did by nail artists whom you follow on Instagram but who don’t live in NYC so you can never get your nails did by them? Well, Vanity Projects, a soon-to-open nail salon and art gallery, will let you achieve those dreams! VP is the brainchild of  Rita de Alencar Pinto,(…)