October 2019

Fab, Fab Brad

Brad Goreski, star of Bravo’s new reality show It’s a Brad Brad World, dishes on his favorite brands, products, and guilty pleasures. The celebrity stylist got his start working as Rachel Zoe’s assistant and has since dressed some of Hollywood’s biggest celebs such as Jessica Alba, Keri Hilson and Shay Mitchell.

PD: Congratulations on your new show! What can viewers expect to see?

BG: They will see an insight to the fashion world and see me start my business from the ground up. I just hope the viewers have a good time.

PD: You’re a busy man- tell us about your upcoming projects for 2012.

BG: My book comes out in March [Born to Be Brad: My Life and Style, So Far], my clients are growing rapidly….stay tuned!

PD: What are some of your favorite brands?

BG: I love Band of Outsiders and Gant by Michael Bastian and Tom Browne– I wear them almost everyday.

PD: What are some of your favorite accessories?

BG: My dog Penelope and my Swarovski Crystal Lace-Up Shoes!

PD: What are some of your favorite skin-care products?

BG: Creme de la Mer moisturizer, Clarisonic cleaning system, Neutrogena body oil.

PD: What are your favorite haircare products?

BG: Baxter of California and Elnett.

PD: Tell us your guilty pleasures?

BG: McDonald’s Diet Coke, Starbucks, and Abc Kitchen‘s Salted Carmel Sundae.

 

It’s a Brad Brad World airs Monday at 10/9c on Bravo.

Rosanna Scotto: Her Lifestyle Tips, Product Picks and Family Recipes

Rosanna Scotto is one of my favorite New York broadcast icons. As one of the lead news anchors for FOX’s Good Day New York, she always looks great on camera and certainly is one to watch for all things lifestyle. Rosanna has a passion for travel and cooking (her family owns the Italian restaurant Fresco by Scotto in NYC), so I am thrilled that she shared some of her delicious family recipes! I caught up with the three-time Emmy winner to find out some of her go-to places, favorite things, and finds.

MM: Do you have a signature look or item you always wear?
RS: I prefer a tailored look when I’m working, so I wear Luca Luca’s suits, and Magaschoni’s sweaters and blouses. Then I fill in when I see something I like.

MM: What skincare products do you like best?
RS: It depends on my mood, but I have everything from Créme de la Mer, to Trish McEvoy to Almay in my medicine cabinet.
Créme de la Mer, BUY NOW, $250

MM: What is in your make-up bag?
RS: About 15 lip glosses from Mac, Trish McEvoy and Estee Lauder. My nieces love going through my bag to play with the glosses.
Mac Mini Gloss Kit, Dazzleshere Neutral Ornament, BUY NOW, $33
Trish McEvoy Irressistible Pink Lip Gloss Duo, BUY NOW, $32
Estee Lauder Pure Color Gloss to go, BUY NOW, $33

MM: Your hair always looks perfect, what is the secret?
RS: It takes a village to do my hair! Oscar Blandi cuts and his talented staff… Alexis does color and Ingrid blow dries, but depending on my location and time; Geoffrey Firth from John Frieda, Savita from DS Studio and Nate from Warren-Tricomi do fantastic blow outs. I told you, it takes a village!

MM: How do you stay in shape? Favorite workouts?
RS: I am part of the Soul Cycle cult!

MM: What are some of your favorite travel destinations (and why)? Secret vacation spots?
RS: My family and I love to go to the Ocean Club in the Bahamas. Its about 3 hours by plane from New York City. It has a beautiful garden, an awesome beach and a lovely staff. In the summer we travel to Italy. I am always happy to visit Capri, Sardinia and Venice; the food, the clothes, the history – it’s heaven!

MM: What snacks do you recommend when on the go?
RS: Right now I’m into Kind bars because they have flax and antioxidants, but they are a splurge. I think I should go back to almonds.

MM: What restaurants do you frequent most?
RS: I am at my family’s restaurant, Fresco by Scotto in midtown several times a week. But I also love Catch in the meatpacking district and Crown on the UES.

MM: Biggest guilty pleasure?
RS: Jeffrey Rackover jewelry.