Fashion & Beauty · Travel

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Fashion Exhibition

Back in May, The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted its annual Met Gala. The Met Gala celebrated the grand opening of the Metropolitan Museum’s new exhibition: Manus X Macchina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. It displays over 100 haute couture pieces from various designers and various seasons. The exhibition explores the distinction between handmade and machine-made couture, exemplifying how machine-made couture can… Continue reading Metropolitan Museum of Art: Fashion Exhibition

Travel

Central Park Magic

When I hear the words “New York City,” the first picture thing that pops into my head is an image of Central Park. Do you know which image I am talking about? That aerial view of Manhattan where you can see so many sky scrapers and concrete, and in the midst of it all, you see the luscious greenery and beautiful pond of Central Park. I have… Continue reading Central Park Magic

Travel

Monet All Day

Setting foot into an area of the Metropolitan Museum dedicated to impressionist art was simply breathtaking. I was overwhelmed with happiness as I walked around the gallery, and recognized some of my favourite works of art hanging on the walls, painting after painting. One of my favourite paintings is The Terrace at Saint-Addresse by Claude Monet. This painting stood out… Continue reading Monet All Day

Fashion & Beauty · Travel

Brownstones and Bright Heels

The architecture in Manhattan really impressed me. I noticed that the building designs range by neighbourhood, and each neighbourhood holds its own special charm and character. For the week that I was in New York, I was staying close to Grand Central Terminal, where the surrounding streets looked something like this: Walking past the beautiful brownstones, I felt as though I was on… Continue reading Brownstones and Bright Heels

Food · Travel

Today’s Treat

One of my favourite treats ever are French macarons. They are unbelievably delicious. I love almost every flavour of macaron, but if I had to choose a favourite, it would have to be raspberry. I found these decadent desserts at Ladurée on Madison Avenue in New York City. The flavours I picked out included Chocolate, Rose, Melon, Raspberry, Vanilla, and Spiced… Continue reading Today’s Treat