Beauty in Essex

Lauren Kaminsky, Fashion Broker

Being addicted to reality TV shows like The History Channel’s “Pawn Stars”, I wanted to take a closer look at the pawn shop in the Manhattan hotspot of Beauty & Essex. What interested me especially about the pawn shop was its curated retail fashion collection, featuring items like designer handbags made out of 14k gold. To that end I took at moment to chat with fashion broker Lauren Kaminsky, seeing what it takes to run this Manhattan hotspot. Continue Reading

Insider fashion at Manhattan’s Beauty & Essex

Insider fashion at Manhattan's Beauty & Essex - Fashionista411

It was during the hustle and bustle of preparing for a celebrity charity brunch at the Food Network’s “Chopped” bad boy chef Chris Santo’s Beauty & Essex restaurant that fashion curator Lauren Kaminsky sat down with me and explained to me what it takes to run a Manhattan hotspot fashion-wise. Continue Reading

Karl Lagerfeld, The Face of Chanel

As the current creative director of Chanel and Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld  has always displayed the knack for transforming and reinventing both himself and his brands to keep them up to date with the current moods of the fashion world. After… Continue Reading