The Cranhattan (Plus Details on a Fab Giveaway!)

November 26, 2014 Decorating
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When planning a holiday celebration, I always have a signature drink on-deck that I can serve up at a moment’s notice. I love a warm and oaky bourbon during the cold weather months and since ’tis the season for cranberries, I decided to put a cranberry twist on my favorite bourbon cocktail. Dubbed “The Cranhattan,” this drink adds a seasonal touch to a classic Manhattan cocktail …

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Inside Phillip Lim’s Studio

November 20, 2014 Decorating
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When people ask me who my favorite fashion designers are Phillip Lim is always on that list. HIs pieces are so beautiful and feminine but also a bit edgy and urban. I have a few Philip Lim pieces and I always feel like such a “cool girl” when I wear them. Fashion blogger Garance Dore recently posted a tour of Lim’s design studio and it’s just as chic as I would have expected. Altho …

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Claudette

November 11, 2014 Stylish Spaces
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Yesterday I ate lunch at the most adorable little restaurant in Greenwich Village called Claudette. I’d seen pictures of the space earlier in the summer and have actually been meaning to write about Claudette even before I dined there because it’s just so pretty! Claudette is a Provençal restaurant located just steps from Washington Square Park and is the sister restaurant to anot …

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How to Decorate With Neutrals

October 30, 2014 Decorating
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It’s no secret that I love decorating with color, but I realize the idea of bold color choices is not one that everyone can embrace. I also don’t subscribe to the belief that beige is always boring. I actually think a room full of neutrals can be just as interesting as any colorful space with the right layers, textures and accents. This series of photos, courtesy of our friends at The E …

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Look For My Latest Ad Campaign On Newsstands Now!

October 28, 2014 Notes from Nicole
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November issues are finally here and I couldn’t be more excited! Why, you ask? Because this month you can see me appearing in FOUR November issues on newsstands now in a fun ad campaign for the USPS sharing some great gift giving ideas and tips for the holidays! I shot this back in August which feels like forever ago so I’m thrilled to finally see this live and in print! You can c …

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