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Yes, we're stating the obvious, but there's something about summer — and we're not just talking that new Rihanna jam — that makes us want to party. Sure, throwback-themed keggers on the roof are an obvious win (sorry neighbors), but they undeniably lack a certain amount of…shall we say refinement. So, instead of letting you go totally frat boy at your sunny-time fetes, we've asked interior designer and art adviser Maria Brito (who has helped the likes of P. Diddy keep it chic and classy in his pad) to recommend some at-home entertaining goods that scream "homemade sangria" instead of "keg stand." True, we may not all have an outdoor space to decorate to the nines, but we've all got room for a totally cute cocktail shaker and some hand-blown decanters and cups (are you noticing a theme?). We think picking up just one of these awesome home additions is reason enough to celebrate… just make sure to invite us when you do.
Contrary to what Hallmark will have you believe, red and pink aren’t the only colors one can or should wear on Valentine’s Day — nor are hearts the only print. Please. It's not that we don't dig the holiday's romanticism; it's just that dressing for it doesn't need to be so one-note. In fact, we're in favor of read
Weekend brunch options abound in New York City, but the cold winter months make the sport of staking out a primo table less appealing. In a city where you can get anything and everything delivered to your apartment at (nearly) all hours of the day, why not add devouring a hearty plate of pancakes and bacon to the list read