Travelling is fun, packing is not! My dancing takes me to LA, a lot…which is great, because there are so many opportunities for hip-hop dancers out there. I sometimes wish Manhattan held as many options for hip-hop dancers, as it does for modern or Broadway genres, but no such luck. Los Angeles is where I have to be for work…but, and this is a big but, Manhattan is where my heart is- so if travelling back and forth is what I have to do, I’ll continue doing it, forever if need be.
When I first watched Miami Vice, besides having a huge crush on Sonny Crockett and his pastel suits, Ray-Ban wayfarers and midnight black Ferrari Daytona Spyder, I became fascinated with the Magic City. Yes, Miami was built on laundered drug money, but, you gotto admit that the image of a glamorous tropical paradise with palm fringed beaches, colorful Art Deco buildings, and fashion that ranges from bright colors and sundresses to half-naked people, is alluring.
“As I drove across the Venetian Causeway, blasting In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins, I arrived in SoBe sporting a new hairdo”
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My dancing takes me all over the US and I’ve been travelling all week, so I’m so excited to spend the entire weekend in my home, Manhattan. There is always so much to do in my city, and choosing is the biggest challenge, but I have this weekend planned from beginning to end!
Yesterday, I went to see my spectacular hairdresser, Adam, at Wonderland Beauty Parlor in the Meatpacking District, before I met a friend for lunch. On my way to Midtown, I met one of Manhattan’s worst enemies, the cheap cabbie! You know the one who refuses to turn on the air conditioner, even though it’s a million degrees outside.
After indulging in a bit of gossip and two (okay, three) mimosas at Sunday brunch, I headed to Central Park to enjoy the rest of this gorgeous day. As I strut around the paths in the Park, in my Hervé Léger pink “Zinnia” crisscross bandage sheath dress, I see all eyes on me. Hervé Léger’s designs ...