Posts tagged #newyorkcity
NYFW: 2016

Lights, camera and...walk. 

Designers flock to the Big Apple and models get runway ready, yet when it comes to New York Fashion Week, it’s not just the industry affected by this whirlwind of an event. Roads were made into clear-ways and police pose on each corner herding the attendees from one venue to the next. Hotels are booked out in advance, and Uber prices are 4.5 the standard rate- no, I do not 'accept this rate.'

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I'm not sure what's more important- the 50th year of Superbowl or getting your hands on the best twill coat since Coco Chanel circa 1954. It's game day here in the USA and just as we Aussies embrace our sport back home, its all eyes on the screen here today. Yet as the saying goes, 'only in America' as 105 million viewers tune in to watch the game, generating over 25.3 million tweets (#superball50) and according to CBS, approximately 100 million pounds of guacamole will be devoured. 

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Like all New York winters, snow is inevitable, yet how much is never known and this year round saw not only the biggest snowfall in seventy years but for us visitors 48 hours we will never forget. The concrete jungle was blanketed in snow brought to you by Storm Jonas, bringing to halt one of the busiest cities in the world and forcing nearly 8.4 million people indoors. While back home we have the luxury of space (both indoors and outdoors) it's jam-packed here all hours of the day, so as one can imagine, the thought of spending two days indoors left us unmotivated, annoyed and really really hangry.

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