Summer is right around the corner, and it’s crunch time (pun very much intended) to make sure we are bathing-suit ready! Lately, I have found that my willpower has waivered a bit – considering my hand has been found in the cookie jar a time or two this week alone!
Kate and Laura Mulleavy are fashion rock stars. Since launching their line, Rodarte, in 2005, the sisters have won countless awards (including the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for fashion and a National Arts Award), have had their pieces exhibited in museums such as the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, created collaborative lines with everyone from Opening Ceremony to Target, designed costumes for performance from Het National Ballet in Amsterdam to the Oscar-winning film “Black Swan,” and have consistently landed their line on Top 10 lists in Vogue and Women’s Wear Daily. And that’s barely scratching the surface.
As an in-demand event planner, Rachel Schwanz knows how to elevate a party into something extraordinary And with more than 200 weddings under her belt, planning her own nuptials to food consultant James De Marte was a no-brainer. The couple officially wed last year at City Hall, but headed to Playa del Carmen, Mexico April 20 with 45 of their closest friends and family members for a five-day celebration entitled “Our Wedding is Your Vacation.”
Ginger Zee is not just a weather girl. She’s a seasoned meteorologist, science nerd and storm chaser who honed her skills while on the air with NBC in Chicago — picture Helen Hunt in “Twister,” but with actual scientific chops. “That movie was great for shedding light on storm chasing, but the actual science was pretty bad,” laughs Zee. “It’s comical in the real storm-chasing world.”