And by glow I mean blinding whiteness
On a recent trip out West I was asked on three different occasions which Northern European country I hailed from. Each person looked more baffled than the next as I replied in my flat-toned California accent, "I'm from here." In New …see more
5 Degrees of Team MR teeth whitening
You know that episode of Friends, "The One with Ross' White Teeth?" He leaves whitening gel on for an entire day in order to impress his date, and the result is so extreme that Chandler asks Ross …see more
If Diana Vreeland thought fashion should be an intoxicating release from the banality of the world, maybe scent is supposed to be that release from the banality of the self.
It took me to 25 years to come up with this, but I'm pretty sure I'm right: the best compliment you can give a woman is not just to tell her that she smells so …see more
Or at least…duchess of the spray variety
Two weeks ago, I experienced spiritual enlightenment. The revelation did not require meditation or prayer or a juice cleanse. But it did demand that I strip off all my clothes, hold my breath, and allow …see more
You’ll never hear me predicting fashion trends, but food trends? That I can do.
Since Kale was due to retire its crown this year, I surveyed all of my friends on what would be the “it” vegetable of 2014. Swiss chard was the consensus, with a few people thinking cauliflower …see more
If you get mean when you’re off the beans
I sit next to Amelia in the office. Most days, it's a delight. Last week -- as Amelia and Leandra dropped coffee cold turkey -- it was not. And even though they're off the no-coffee …see more