Have you gone to summer camp when you were a kid? I went to the same one in Russia every summer of my childhood, and after I got too old to attend I did several student exchange programs instead. The bonding experience that summer camp provided really helped me develop my confidence. The first day […]
Loved my first time on a yacht in New York City! The Yacht Spazzino is a gorgeous boat docked at the Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club across the water from midtown Manhattan. My photographer Lauren and I spent a perfect summer day shooting and taking in amazing skyline views. Bahamas Set (Mustard) by White Fox Boutique Charlotte […]
I recently partnered with Furla to celebrate their 90th anniversary! I have always loved Furla’s Italian-made designs and their family story. For this specific collaboration I chose the 1960s Beat flap, representing the great generation of musicians like the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Janis Joplin that changed American music and culture. It means a lot […]
“New York is the meeting place of the peoples, the only city where you can hardly find a typical American.” – Djuna Barnes 5 Things I Love About New York: It’s the loudest city on the planet. It’s so loud that you can’t hear what’s going on in your own head. In NYC you are always […]
I used to think that bigger was always better — more expressions, more movement, more action. Recently, I’ve learned that that’s not always the case. I began taking barre classes to add variety to my workouts, and have noticed how holding and repeating tiny movements can actually be more intense than bigger motions. When posing […]
I really enjoyed being a brand ambassador for Canadian brand Ardene — there were 4 of us attending the first store opening in upstate NY. We were invited as special guests to take part in fun activities and interact with everyone who showed up. However, another blogger and myself decided to put on onesies and […]
I got yelled at by a traffic cop for sitting on the pier ledge, but thankfully we had gotten some great shots as the sun was setting over the Hudson. I didn’t use to wear hats, but now they’ve become a staple accessory for me, whether I’m at a shoot or at the park!