Author Archives: Hellin Kay

The Letter

The letter written by Neal Cassady, which inspired Jack Kerouac’s writing style for On The Road and had been lost for 65 years was recently found in San Francisco in an old box. Like most liberal arts school graduates I … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping, Gifts Galore

There is a huge sale happening on everything this week at Shopbop, which begins today and ends Monday December 1st at 9PM. There are no brand exclusions and the more you purchase the better the savings i.e. Spend $250 get … Continue reading

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Films to See At Least Once In Your Life

The list is endless but these are essential viewing, especially if you love film. In the Mood For Love by Wong Kar Wai, probably the most beautiful film ever made is above and more below. You actually don’t even need … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Parties

There were a lot of fun parties and events this week in NYC. Unfortunately I was too freaked out by the cold to leave my house in the evening until last night. Yes, my Russian soul is officially dead and … Continue reading

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Dressing Up & Down for the Holidays

I love mixing dressy and casual for holiday dinners and parties. This Raquel Allegra silk and jersey boxy T shirt is perfect to dress down a cute Chicwish velvet pleated mini skirt and Gianvito Rossi suede and lace sandals, mixed … Continue reading

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Fallon, Rachel Antonoff & Wren

Three of our favorite designers are having a huge sale starting tomorrow through the weekend in NYC. Fallon, Wren and Rachel Antonoff will be at 347 West 36th Street suite 1204 with a ton of awesome stuff for up to … Continue reading

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Kimberly Brooks, I Have A King Who Does Not Speak

If you happen to be in San Antonio Texas tomorrow night, Kimberly Brooks is having an opening for a solo show of her new paintings, curated by Alice Foultz, at the Roosevelt Library from 6PM to 8PM.

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Faux Fur When It’s Freezing

It is freezing in NYC. LA has ruined my Russian soul and spoiled me with warm winters and all I want to do is get right back in my car and drive back to the West Coast. Or at least … Continue reading

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Tegan & Sara Re-Release So Jealous

Wow, has it been that long already? Tegan and Sara are releasing a 10th Anniversary edition of their album So Jealous on December 23rd, just in time for stocking stuffers. It comes with a few bonus tracks and a hardcover … Continue reading

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Upstate NY With Pretty Girls & Pretty Clothes

I photographed and styled this shoot a few years ago on the Grasmere estate in Rhinebeck NY, which was built in 1824 by Janet Livingston Montgomery. I thought about scanning the prints but I love how the contact sheets look … Continue reading

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