The Best Halloween Cocktails

I love a good party, that’s no secret.  The first Halloween party I hosted? I was 14, my parents were out of town, and…

Pumped Up Kicks

No pain no gain? We don’t think so. Sneakers have been trending for quite some time now. High-tops, converses, supergas, flyknits, slip-ons—you name them….

Beauty Life Savers

On those days when it seems like nothing is going right (alarm didn’t ring, missed breakfast, shoes have gone missing, just can’t be bothered……

Halloween Fashion: Part 3

Halle-asdfghjkl-lujah! Halloween is officially 4 days away. If you’re not super paranoid about potentially contracting Ebola, kudos. Rage on and mosh pit away! We…

Leather, Feathers, and Spikes

Bam, Pow, Sass.  Monday has returned with a vengeance after a temperate weekend full of wet vodka martinis.  Back to school, back to work,…

The Best Kept Secret In Beauty

The beauty world is limitless: lotions, and potions, and creams, and colors, and…well, you get the point.  To infinity and beyond seems to be…

Recreating Style Icons

Chances are I won’t ever get to play Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and I know I definitely won’t be part of the…

NYC Restaurants: Lo’s Top 13

Can you believe that I’ve been living (and eating) in New York City for almost 3 years now?  Mind blown!  So much has changed,…

Spooky Stuffed Peppers

Another Thursday in October, another spooky Halloween recipe for your culinary pleasure.  This week, I’m making peppers (orange like a pumpkin, of course) stuffed…

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Fall Skincare & Food Tips

With fall comes not only the crisp weather, but a desire to extend that summertime glow into colder weather beauty.  I’ve learned over the…

The Coat and the Sea

As promised, here is the second coat we’re debuting on TheLoDown in our Winter Coat Preview.  Each week I’m showing you one of my…

Staying Hydrated

  Never underestimate the power of water. It not only  keeps your body working properly, but also, it keeps your skin looking beau-ti-ful and blemish free….

Halloween Fashion: Part 2

12 days, people! 12 days! The excitement, at this point, is uncomfortably overbearing. Frankly, the sheer thought of Halloween has the entire Lo Down…

Red, Fall, and Blue

Just because July 4th has come and gone doesn’t mean we all can’t show a bit of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis patriotism in our outfits…