When in Rome do as the Romans – when in the States, stick a feather in your hat and call yourself Yankee Doodle. At the ripe age of 24, I would consider myself to be very laid back and relaxed about most things – or as we colloquially call it in Ireland, “flaked.” But being in… Continue reading New York Notions!
Several years ago, a family friend of mine sat next to a successful fashion designer on a plane from Dublin to New York. At the time, I was still in university studying for my journalism degree but I had romantic ideas that I would head Stateside once I obtained that piece of paper. My friend told… Continue reading Only In New York…
….and ending up as a waitress. I moved here last year on a one way ticket with two of my best friends, two suitcases and an open mind. Fast forward eight months, and now I am even more uncertain about what I’m doing with my life than I ever was in Dublin. When people ask… Continue reading The Reality Of Chasing Your Dreams In New York
For someone who toiled away for four years in college to eventually come out the other side with a degree in journalism, I have had a serious mental block about setting up a blog. I can’t put my finger on it. I have been an avid reader of fashion and lifestyle blogs since before even… Continue reading To Blog Or Not To Blog?
Concrete Jungle Where Dreams Are Made Of……..and sometimes swallowed up, spat out and served up on the sidewalk with a side of roasted nuts. I was extremely optimistic about coming here, but it’s only when you hit the ground that you realise how small of a fish (plankton) you are in this giant ocean of… Continue reading 11 Things You Should Know Before Moving To New York
Still reeling in shock from the fact that my room-mate met Sarah Jessica Parker without me (on my birthday!) I have been pondering on the main differences between myself and my long term fictional idol, Carrie Bradshaw.
For someone who has had a lifelong affinity for fashion, it was always top of my agenda to make it to “the shows”. A few months after booking my one-way ticket to New York to pursue my graduate visa, I found myself working amongst the chaos that is Fashion Week. This will come as no… Continue reading What It’s Really Like To Work At New York Fashion Week