Harnessing Brazil’s Natural Beauty

Beleza Natural strives to help clients “be naturally happy.” Founded in Rio de Janeiro in 1993, this beauty institute has developed solutions for the maintenance and treatment of curly hair…

Interview: Shoes That Are ALIVE

ALIVESHOES is part store, part philosophical community. The company produces Italian-made, environmentally sound shoes, while mastermind Luca Botticelli also seeks to create an online network comprised of people who are…

Footwear Hits the Stage in Dance Musical SHOES

The global obsession with footwear hasn’t taken so much as a pause despite the retail downturn of the last two years. In fact, it has grown even stronger across all…

Kim Kardashian: Symbol of Diverse Beauty

A quintessential example of 21st century famous-for-being-famous iconography, Kim Kardashian’s allure lies in her simultaneous balance of inaccessibility and total transparency. She is privileged, glamorous and occasionally bratty, but her…

Geoffrey Young’s Artisanal Arts and Aromas

Geoffrey Young is the Canadian-born taste-making craftsman du jour who helms his eponymous label from San Francisco. After cutting his teeth at Parsons School The New School for Design, where…

Geoffrey Young's Artisanal Arts and Aromas

Geoffrey Young is the Canadian-born taste-making craftsman du jour who helms his eponymous label from San Francisco. After cutting his teeth at Parsons School The New School for Design, where…

Holiday Gift Guide: Unique Design Treats

Holiday presents needn’t be expensive, extravagant or impractical—and, really, the less quirky, the better. If none of the suggestions at department stores or in gift guides quite cut the Christmas…

Illustrations: Rihanna's Style Evolution

Rihanna was once one pop princess among many, but she’s now evolved into a true diva and style icon. Like predecessors such as Beyonce and Madonna, Rihanna has mastered the…

JCTV Presents: Tron's Store Opening

Special Correspondent for JCTV Meghan Cleary checks out Disney’s Tron pop-up store opening launch party in Los Angeles, and catches up with jewelry designer, Robin…

Illustrations: Daphne Guinness' Eccentric Beauty

As an illustrator, I’m hungry for inspiration and there’s nothing more rousing than a woman with impeccable style.  These are the muses who motivate us to create visionary dreams and…