Tina Chadha

tina.chadha@metro.us

Last minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is around the corner — it’s May 14, to be exact. Sure, you’re going to post the obligatory Instagram pic of you as a 3-year-old looking all adorable in your mom’s arms along with some heartwarming message to the #bestmomever. That’s sweet. But let...

Monday, May 8, 2017, 8:24 PM

How custom cabinets from Semihandmade give you chic looks for less

You don’t need deep pockets to outfit your kitchen with custom cabinets. These days savvy remodelers who can’t spring for a cabinetmaker are opting for a high/low kitchen plan that combines Ikea’s trusty budget system with beautiful handmade doors and drawer fronts by Semihandmade...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:45 PM

Oscars 2017: Best dressed on the red carpet

The 2017 Oscars kicked off withhigh octane glamour — and a message. Along with their high-fashionlooks, someof Hollywood's biggest stars hit the red carpet wearing a blue ribbon to show their support for the American Civil Liberties Union.FromIsabelle Huppert's shimmery'70's tinged Armani...

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 6:52 PM

We're obsessed with this new removable wallpaper

Spring is around the corner, meaning it’s time to un-hygge: Shed the heavy curtains, woolly throws and plush pillows that are currently cozying up your homes and lighten things up.Chasing Paper is here to help. The removable-wallpaper brand — which makes it easy for renters to ditch sterile white...

Friday, February 24, 2017, 5:07 PM

Ralph Lauren’s NYFW show featured 100,000 orchids

Ralph Lauren is letting you shop the runway — literally. For his New York Fashion Week show, the iconic designer once again turned to his Madison Avenue flagship store, this time transforming the space into a greenhouse complete with a living wall. But we’re not just talking some pretty vines and...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 11:50 PM

Raf Simons to make American fashion great again

For his hotly-anticipated debut for Calvin Klein, Raf Simons put his spin on Americana. With a diverse lineup of models (we are, after all, a melting pot) he tipped his hat to the wild west (cowboy shirts and metal-tipped boots); Wall Street (slick suiting and exquisitely tailored coats); sports (...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 3:20 AM

This beauty collab will give you the feels

“I’ve always loved street art, but I wanted to work with someone who spreads good words,” says famed nail artist and JINsoon Nails founder Jin Soon Choi. The nail guru found just the right partner for her latest collection in artist Chris Riggs. Riggs, known for painting murals that repeat the...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 2:57 AM

'People are people' Christian Siriano's NYFW message

It wasn’t all high-voltagefabulousness at Christian Siriano. The designer, known for inclusivity, had some statements to make. He cast one of the most diverse runways of fashion week including 10 plus-size models in looks that oozed universal appeal: a sensual velvet turtleneck with elegant...

Monday, February 13, 2017, 8:43 AM

Nicholas K's Fall 2017 collection is perfect for the revolution

A week before Nicholas K presented its Fall 2017 fashion show, sister-and-brother design duo Nicholas and Christopher Kunz were putting together the final touches on their collection when protesters against Trump’s immigration ban stormed the streets of Lower Manhattan.“There were thousands of...

Friday, February 10, 2017, 9:39 PM

Best Valentine's Day gifts for her: She'll fall in love

1. The Beyonceof bouquets Urbanstems just launched a new collection of pop-star-inspired bouquets: The Adele ($35), The Bey, left, ($80), and The Gaga ($65), all delivered fresh. urbanstems.com2. Work it Carbon38 x Curtis Kulig Soho sports bra, $75, carbon38.com3. The prettiest candle around...

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 5:23 AM

Why Jasmine Cephas Jones’ Lou & Grey sweatshirts sold out in 48 hours

And you thought scoring "Hamilton" tickets was hard.Try getting your hands onone of the cool T-shirts or sweatshirts from the new collaboration between Jasmine Cephas Jones and Lou & Grey. The online shop sold out within a mere hour.The actress, best known for playing the dual roles of Peggy...

Monday, February 6, 2017, 4:01 AM

Margherita Missoni launches a line for Pottery Barn Kids

You might recognize Margherita Missoni Amos from high-society pages of fashion magazines, where the heiress to Italian brand Missoni is often featured in photos from fabulous parties, clad in her family’s iconic zigzag knits.But design is in her blood, and after having two sons, Otto and Augusto,...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 3:49 AM

Golden Globes 2017: Best dressed on the red carpet

1. Blake Lively's goddessAtelier Versace gown even has pockets. 2. Emma Stone makes princess dressing cool in a blush Valentino gown with stars. Swoon.3. Kathryn Hahn ditched a dress for a sleek suit and bra. We love.4. No Olivia Pope white for Kerry Washington. The actress slayed in a goldDolce...

Sunday, January 8, 2017, 10:43 PM

Gifts for foodies

1.Serious sweet toothQuin Candy’s Candy Is Magic box is filled with 24 of its best-sellers, like Twizzlie Chews and Salty Sweet Caramels. $17.50, mouth.com2.Step up your s’moresLittle Belgians swap graham crackers for spiced speculoos cookies, popular in Belgium. Throw in vanilla marshmallows from...

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:23 AM

Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Stylish gifts for the hard-to-please guy

1.Move over, iPhoneCanon’s PowerShot G9 X is a high-tech camera with a sexy throwback look. $529.99, Canon.com2.StudBeams Plus shell down bomber. $370, mrporter.com3. His grooming routine just got a major upgradeTom Ford Neroli Portofino deodorant. $52, tomford.com 4. No more plastic potsNorden...

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:43 AM

Holiday Gift Guide: 16 ways to show her she slays

1. Werk. & Other Stories Velvet Sequin Sandalette,$125, stories.com2.Her cheese board game just got even crazier.Mixed Bell Serving Board,$95, hellocrisp.com3. Inspire hergallery wall . Plant Cel 1 by Mary Caspar,$86-$212, minted.com4. It’s all about the bare shoulders this season .Wilfred...

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 5:52 AM

Function of Beauty lets you customize your shampoo

Face it, your hair has a mind and temperament of its own. Which is why beauty startup Function of Beauty offers customized shampoos and conditioners with over 12 billion possible combinations.Here’s how it works: You log on to their site and take a short hair quiz. Do you have straight, wavy or...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 11:54 PM

Wax Club takes the pain out of waxing

Getting waxed is no relaxing trip to the spa, but owners of the newly opened Wax Club want it to be.Customers entering the glitzy Tribeca location are immediately met with a glass of prosecco or a latte ( depending on what the time of day). “On Thursday’s we have sangria night,” says co-owner Marcy...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 11:42 PM

Why we love Framebridge

We all have that pile: special photos, prints and mementos we’ve been meaning to frame for years but can never manage to find the time. But thanks to Framebridge, you can soon have the gallery walls of your Pinterest dreams.The design service takes the anxiety — and huge price tag — out of custom...

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 2:30 PM

Ann Taylor teams up with Broadway’s ‘Waitress’ to celebrate inspiring women

Ann Taylor is a brand built for the #GirlBoss. And for its latest campaign, the retailer, who has dressed powerful women for more than 60 years, is shouting out some modern-day trailblazers.Over the coming months, it will spotlight various innovators who defy boundaries, starting with the hit...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 3:29 AM