October 2019

2008-2009

  • 9 / 10 / 2009

    Fall Fashionista

    Fall Fashionista

    We’re so sad that summer’s over that we need a little retail therapy. These AskMelissa Best Kept Secrets could be the cure.

    9 / 1 / 2009

    Do you Remember?

    Do you Remember?

    By Jennifer Wright . . . the Kind of September, when Condé Nast could revel in its excesses and Anna Wintour reigned supreme? The documentary film, The September Issue, is trying to remind us. My favorite scene of The September Issue, which documents the creation of Vogue’s September 2007 issue, doesn’t feature editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. […]

    9 / 1 / 2009

    Summer’s Over Already?!

    Summer’s Over Already?!

    Remember when your biggest back-to-school worry was what you’d wear on the first day and whether your friends were in your class? AskMelissa’s fabulous finds will help you organize and get you through the school year in style.

    8 / 28 / 2009

    Glourious Basterds

    Glourious Basterds

    By Jennifer Wright I love Harvey Weinstein. I realize that not everyone shares this opinion about the controversial producer. Maybe it is his tendency toward aggressive marketing (otherwise known as awesome marketing—I like the way that he shows up, happy to see everyone, at every single event showcasing his movies). Or maybe people are envious […]

    8 / 17 / 2009

    Eat Cookies–Lose Weight

    Eat Cookies–Lose Weight

    The Loch Ness monster? Doesn’t exist. Shangri-la? Never been there. A diet where you eat cookies, skip exercise and lose weight fast? Found it. Don’t you just love us?!

    8 / 11 / 2009

    Hooray for Bollywood!

    Hooray for Bollywood!

    Hipster and Indian cuisine do not often play together. But at this Curry Hill newcomer, they’re best friends.

    8 / 10 / 2009

    Get Your (Virtual) Groove On

    Get Your (Virtual) Groove On

    If you’re still mourning the loss of Napster, your MP3 player is your baby, and your musical appetite is insatiable, these AskMelissa Best Kept Secrets solve your music price/space dilemma.

    8 / 10 / 2009

    The New Hamptons Classics

    The New Hamptons Classics

    Think you’ve been there, done that, in the Hamptons? We’ve got news for you—and a list of Best Kept Secrets to try while vacationing on the East End in August. These just may become your favorites. We know they’re ours.

    8 / 7 / 2009

    Fashion Week for All?

    Fashion Week for All?

    By Jennifer Wright With the dog days of August upon us, New Yorkers are looking forward to that most delicious of autumn events—Fashion Week. I can’t wait! Neither can Donna Karan, who had a lot to say on the subject when I caught up with her at in her Urban Zen Sag Harbor Boutique, where […]

    8 / 6 / 2009

    Locks We Love

    Locks We Love

    Hate your hair in summer? Curly, straight, long, short—sun, humidity and chlorine wreak havoc. Pick and choose among these AskMelissa Best Kept Secrets to help your hair beat the heat.

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