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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of New York City

Or I guess that should read: 5 Style Lessons I Learned Living in New York City. I’ve officially been Channing in the City for a little over a year now. When I first moved here, I wondered how my style would change, what if anything I would do differently. While I may be a bit biased (it’s always hard to...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Two weeks ago, tomorrow, I saw the Hunger Games: Catching Fire. I meant to watch the first one beforehand, but I didn’t have time, so I ventured into the theater ready for a night with Covergirl and friend/Hunger Games fiend of a friend. Why didn’t anyone tell me that whole basis of this series was kids killing each other?! Oh,...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Rita Ora

If there is one thing that I’ve noticed during New York Fashion Week–I swear I’m going to do a recap–it’s that even when you’re supposed to be paying attention to the clothes, the people with true style steal the spotlight. Case and point: Rita Ora. I remember when I first heard her sing areeeeeeeeeeeee eyeeeeee peeeeeeeee to the girl you...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Carine Roitfeld

Here on The City, we are all about cultivating personal style, luckily, we can look to some of our favorite celebrities for a few style lessons. I need you to know something. I am fully and completely obsessed with Carine Roitfeld. The former French Vogue editor-in-chief has changed my life. So it started when I tried to attend a screening...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Mary Jane Paul on BET’s Being Mary Jane

Guess who’s bizaaaack?! I mean, obviously me, its been a minute (feels like forever, though) since I posted something, but most importantly, “Five Style Lessons” is back. Let me tell y’all why I love you, you’re not afraid to call me out on my mess. Here’s a for-instance, if you will: My new friend Farrah emailed me yesterday like, “Listen,...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Cameron Silver, Steven Kolb, Glenda Bailey, Tadashi Shoji & Ken Downing in the American Express Skybox

Are you sick of me talking about the Skybox (ps, that ^^ is what the Tashadi Shoji show looked like from the Skybox–sigh), yet? I still can’t believe it. I actually miss it. In addition to dropping serious inspirational gems, there were style lessons dropped all throughout the q+as. And I lived for it. When else are you going to...

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5 Five Lessons Courtesy of Carrie on the CW’s The Carrie Diaries

I am a die hard Sex and the City fan, duh, Channing in the City, right? I’ve watched the complete series more times than I can count–that was one of the best birthday gifts, ever–and read the book “The Carrie Diaries.” But I was unsure if I would watch the show. I have a TV void to fill thanks for...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Diane von Furstenberg

Designer Diane von Furstenberg is the stuff that legend, relevance and a dash of timelessness are made of. Wouldn’t you say? The woman never stops working! She just released a book with Camilla Morton titled, Diane von Furstenberg and the Tale of the Empress’ New Clothes. Ms. DVF was in charge of the illustrations that accompanies this updated fairy tale. Consider...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Grace Kelly

When Sandy hit the Northeast, my family was relatively unscathed, only losing partial power. One side of the house had power, nothing worth complaining about. Especially because my mom and I got to cuddle up on the couch and watch Alfred Hitchcock movies. We watched The Birds, Marni, Vertigo, The Man Who Knew Too Much and Rear Window. Besides developing an...

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5 Style Lessons Courtesy of Sarah Jessica Parker

Here on The City, we are all about cultivating personal style, luckily, we can look to some of our favorite celebrities for a few style lessons. I have this problem. I save magazines. Not all magazines. Just special editions, September issues, and covers featuring Sarah Jessica Parker (the image above is from one of my favorite covers she did for Glamour). I’m...

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