Monthly Archives: May 2010

I love Berlin for its authenticity

The Sartorialist: Claude, Berlin

I have a nostalgia for all things Berlin… its sense of style, music, art scene, you name it. But I especially love its people and their no-nonesense sensibilities. It’s so refreshingly honest and this photo says it all.


Brooklyn Flavorism

A canopy of polished stainless steel cantilevers 8 feet beyond the main entrance. (Photo: Eric Laignel)

Yesterday, the Brooklyn location of Flavor Paper, a street level printing studio opened in grand style to the Brazilian beats of DJ Emz while sipping watermelon & baby cilantro caipirinhas. The building serves as a free public art display, a second floor showroom, a design studio, offices and even residences on the upper levels.

This is so NYC

Bleecker St., West Village, The Sartorialist

Happy Mother’s Day


To Gloria Aurora Daal, who here at age 4, in her late teens and now in her early 80s was and continues to be the epitome of class and style. A truly remarkable woman, generous in spirit always doing things to give back to those less fortunate and taking up causes that promoted the arts and culture on the island of her birth, Curacao.

She was a woman ahead of her time… entrepreneurial, influential and fluent in several languages with a fierce independent streak that still has us running to keep up with her. We admire her strength and the incredible energy she possesses for life.

Oma, we love you and hold you very dear. Happy Mother’s Day!