Month: October 2016

The Dangers of Generalizations 

“The Media is Corrupt.”  “The Media is Rigged.” These careless phrases repeatedly being thrown around lately sadden me. They are creating anger in the American people by perpetuating a generalization of how all people in the media operate. But here’s the problem: generalizations are dangerous. My husband works in the media. Many of my closest friends work in the media. They work their asses off, and more often than not, put themselves in danger’s way to keep America informed and safe. They sacrifice so much of their time to tell the stories that need to be told, and in some cases, they put their lives at risk. If a person doesn’t like what someone in the media is saying or the way they are telling a story, they have the option of finding someone they do like to get information from. I promise you, there’s someone out there for everyone. But don’t diminish the work these reporters, producers, and crews do 365 days a year by making generalizations. While my husband is in the path …

Your Not-So-Average Suit

It’s event season in New York City and I am always looking for fresh new ways to wear a suit.When it comes to suiting, sometimes going away from what’s traditional creates a more memorable statement. We all have the standard navy, grey and black suits hanging in our closet, but why not mix the staples up with a variation of color?This dusty blue slim suit from Bar III immediately caught my eye. It’s a color that can be worn year-round and because the color leaves such a bold impression, you can decide whether or not to wear a tie (depending on the type of event of course). The price of this suit is just under $300 which is a phenomenal deal for the quality and construction of the pants and jacket. If I buy an off-the-rack suit, I always make sure to get it tailored to polish off the fit, but this is a suit that won’t need much work. Both maroon and sky blues have been my go-to colors for suits this fall, and …