Before The World Knew Them

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I was talking to a friend about how excited I am to read Unfinished by Priyanka Chopra Jonas. It brought to mind all the cross-over stars I knew about before they were famous and well known here in the U.S. That’s the thing, when you are steeped into other cultures, youContinue reading “Before The World Knew Them”

Tag: Day #3

By: Gabriela Yareliz Last day of the Three Days, Three Quotes challenge! “Language and identity are so fundamentally intertwined. You peel back all the layers in terms of what we wear, and what we eat, and all the things that mark us, and in the end what we have are our words.” Jhumpa Lahiri, VogueContinue reading “Tag: Day #3”

This Month’s Picks: October 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz That’s it. October is out with a bang! And November is being swept in by a cold gust of wind (and not the weird Pharrell ‘you-remind-me-of-the-air’-“Gust of wind” song). Here is my compilation of fun things I found throughout the month, as usual. There are a few of my favorite things sprinkled below:Continue reading “This Month’s Picks: October 2014”

Oscar de la Renta

By: Gabriela Yareliz (with help from mom) Oscar de la Renta has died at 82. The world has lost one of its greatest designers. He was certainly one of my favorites. When I was a girl, I would read too many magazines (maybe I still do), and when I saw a dress I liked, IContinue reading “Oscar de la Renta”

Españolas Favoritas

1] Penelope Cruz: la actriz “crossover”; la “icon” mas famosa de España. 2] Clara Lago: la actriz y cantante que nos robo el corazon cuando interpreto el personaje Gin en Tengo Ganas de Ti. 3] Blanca Suarez: la actriz y “icon” de moda y belleza. La mejor actriz de su generacion en su pais. 4]Continue reading “Españolas Favoritas”

Movie Hair That Shaped Me

By: Gabriela Yareliz I read a fun post on the Man Repeller blog called “Girls on Film: Movie Hair that Shapped Us”. (Written by Meredith Fineman). I thought it would be fun to post some of my own hair inspirations throughout the years. As women, we really pay attention to movie hair and fashion. WeContinue reading “Movie Hair That Shaped Me”

Beauty Rules

“Beauty is a very complex thing that cannot be put in a cage or defined by rules. It doesn’t have to be within the parameters that society dictates. My definition of beauty is without rules. It can be the face of a beautiful 90-year old woman that is full of stories and emotion. Beauty isContinue reading “Beauty Rules”

Penelope the Great

By: Gabriela Yareliz For those who don’t know, I adore Penelope Cruz. I have always been a fan. 4] Tresor Ad. 3]. She recorded and just launched “Decirnos Adios” with Miguel Bose. She sings well. An interesting duet. 2] To Rome with Love-She teamed up with Woody Allen, again. 1]. She announced her second pregnancyContinue reading “Penelope the Great”

Sparkles

By: Gabriela Yareliz 1] A moment in a memory I still feel sparkles of it in my heart; like glitter left falling in the air. 2] Desire “Thou hast given him his heart’s desire, and hast not withheld the request of his lips. Se’lah” Psalm 21:2 3] Shallow pursuits I think every woman has a beauty orContinue reading “Sparkles”