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Dolce & Gabbana Clothing and Accessories Are a Huge Hit With Celebrities

Dolce & Gabbana is known for luxury in everything they do. Whether it’s a traditional show or sunglasses, the designer provides what celebrities love. The D&G brand holds fashion shows in different countries, including the U.S. and China as well as Dubai and Naples.

Dolce & Gabbana recently held Alta Moda 2021 in Venice, Italy, and celebrities including Helen Mirren and Jennifer Lopez rode in on gondolas wearing stunning Dolce & Gabbana gowns.

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Tiffany Haddish Frequently Wears Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana makes beautiful evening gowns, and American stand-up comedian Tiffany Haddish loves to wear them. She recently wore an orange Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2022 design to a Grammys after-party. This isn’t the first time she’s worn the D&G brand. She also wore a stunning dark green evening gown accentuated with sequins and rhinestones to the 2022 Oscars. The gown fit her curves perfectly and had a long train.

She wore a different Dolce & Gabbana gown made of citrus green satin fabric at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. She wore a cape with her strapless dress that also had a long train.

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Jennifer Lopez Loves Dolce & Gabbana

Jennifer Lopez was one of the main events at the 2021 Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda held in Venice. While she’s often known for her more daring outfits, the actress looked demure and beautiful in metallic floral-print trousers and a gilded bra. She wore a teal cape with a floral print. 

The actress also recently appeared in a Dolce & Gabbana eyewear campaign. The superstar wore sexy lingerie and modeled different sunglasses, including cat-eye frames and pilot shapes as well as oversized sunglasses. 

American actress Rachel Bilson has also been photographed wearing Dolce & Gabbana aviator sunglasses. 

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Jada Pinkett Smith

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party wearing a gold Dolce & Gabbana evening gown with a matching sheer gold cape. Her strapless dress was fitted and the cape made a long train.

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian, star of the show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, is fond of wearing sheer black dresses that bare all. She wore a black bustier and matching panties covered by a sheer dress at the Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda event in Venice. She also wore a vintage Dolce & Gabbana sheer dress with sequined silver accents at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party. 


American singer Halsey is another celebrity who loves showing off her figure in a sheer Dolce & Gabbana dress. She wore a black bra and thong under a lacy D&G dress at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2022.

Amanda Anka

Actress Amanda Anka wore another see-through long-sleeved, high-necked Dolce & Gabbana dress of metallic silver. She wore a black bodysuit under the gown. She accented the dress with silver heels.

Her husband Jason Bateman attended the event with her and wore a Dolce & Gabbana tuxedo.

Olivia Colman

Celebrated British Actress Olivia Colman wore an elegant deep red Dolce & Gabbana gown with a high collar and long sleeves. The bodice and sleeves of her dress had sequins. She also wore a matching vest with a long train.

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin, the star of Children of a Lesser God wore a stunning evening gown of gold metallic fabric. The dress had long sleeves and a high neckline.

Male Celebrities Who Love Dolce & Gabbana

Many men also love Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses because of their sturdiness and good looks. 

Brad Pitt

Actor Brad Pitt is a huge fan of Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses and wears them everywhere. He’s been seen several times wearing the D&G retro aviator-style glasses. 

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves has also been spotted on the red carpet wearing Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses. He also looked ruggedly handsome as he posed in a striped Dolce & Gabbana suit on the Winter 2021 cover of Esquire US. 

Dolce & Gabbana is famous for making shoes with D&G heels. Model Heidi Klum, who recently appeared in Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda in Venice, Wore the iconic gold-heeled shoes for America’s Got Talent. She paired the gold heels with an oversized silver-sequined studded black suit. 

Whether it’s an evening gown or tuxedo as well as sunglasses and shoes, nothing says elegance like Dolce & Gabbana. 

Weekend Real Estate Stalking

First time on the market! I love this area off Greenwich Ave. This Incomparable front unit is in exclusive Lily’s Path, 219 Milbank East and offers every amenity of a private home while also offering the immeasurable convenience of condominium living. This listing features 5 bedrooms, a separate gym, and two family rooms. It is the perfect location to house family and visitors or to accommodate the demands of working from home. With its own private driveway direct to Elm Street, additional parking, and a spacious, heated 2-car garage with custom built-ins, and a 4-story elevator, you won’t have to compromise storage or convenience.

For more information on this incredible property, email Julie Burke.

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Top 4 Tips To Buy The Right Engagement Ring For Her

So, you are ready to pop the question – the question, that will change everything. But before that, you need to do a little shopping to make the moment special for her.

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Buying an engagement ring is nerve-wracking and exciting at the same time. Understanding the 4Cs, determining your budget, conflicting advice from others, and choosing the different styles and options can quickly confuse you.

Remember, buying a ring is a considerable expense, so you want to make sure to do it right. To streamline things, here we will discuss some of the tips to buy a perfect engagement ring for your future bride. So, let’s get started:

  1. Understand The 4Cs

The 4Cs are considered the global standards for assessing the quality of a ring and comparing it with others. So, the 4Cs are:

  • Color – Buy a diamond ring in the colorless range of G-I.
  • Cut – Cuts on the diamond ring are the most important factor to consider. Make sure the stone looks excellent and grabs attention.
  • Clarity – Diamond clarity refers to the absence of inclusions and flaws.
  • Carat – Carat weight determines the apparent size.

Once you understand the 4Cs of buying women’s engagement rings, you need to prioritize the most important C for you. Prioritizing 4Cs can help you narrow down your search to buy the perfect ring for your future bride.

  1. Get The Right Size

This may seem obvious, make sure to get the right size for her that can comfortably fit in her fingers. And to do that, make sure to get the correct measure of her fingers. After all, you don’t want to make it loose for her and increase the chances of falling off.

  1. Choose The Metal

The type of metal you choose for the ring can either make or break the overall look of the piece. As per the latest engagement ring trends, white gold and platinum are gaining popularity and it makes a sleek and modern look.

  • Platinum – Because platinum is soft in its pure state, it is typically alloyed with other metals such as iridium, ruthenium, and cobalt. Platinum is extremely durable and corrosion-resistant.
  • Gold – Gold has been used in jewelries for hundreds and thousands of years. It has the potential to enrich the overall appearance of the piece. Like platinum, gold is also soft and typically alloyed with other metals. Also, there are two gold options available: Rose Gold and White Gold.

However, there are some metals that scratch easier than others. So, be sure to choose the right one that fits your budget.

  1. Shop From A Reputed Jeweler

Buying an engagement ring is the most expensive purchase you will ever make, so take your time and shop wisely. When you have a ring in mind, make sure to buy it from a certified jeweler.

Summing Up

Choosing the right engagement ring can be challenging, but you can streamline the process by following the tips mentioned above. The ring you choose should celebrate her personality with a unique and special symbol of love.

Experience One Of New York’s Top Cultural Attractions

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Esate will be open for guided tours Saturday-Sunday, May 21-September 30; Wednesday-Monday, October 1-November 13. You can walk the halls and the grounds of this majestic estate.

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Built between 1906 and 1913, Kykuit was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family. The estate’s modern and classical art collection, architecture, and expansive gardens make it one of the top-rated cultural attractions in New York State. Visitors learn the story of the Rockefellers, beginning with John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil, whose business acumen made him the richest man in America in his day. He later became the country’s first significant philanthropist and by his death in 1937, he had given away more than half his fortune through various philanthropic programs.

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There are 3 fabulous tours to choose from:

Kykuit Grand Tour

The most comprehensive Kykuit tour, this experience spends extra time in the gardens and art galleries, and is the only tour that visits the second floor of the home.

TOUR LENGTH: 3 hours, including the shuttle bus ride

  • You must check in at the Kykuit & Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center at least 15 minutes before your tour time. 
  • To purchase a ticket, you must agree to our COVID Courtesy Code.
  • Masks are required for all visitors when inside buildings on the property and during the shuttle bus ride.
  • Please note that the Grand Tour is not wheelchair accessible. 

More information about Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate.

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Kykuit Selected Highlights Tour

The perfect choice for those with busy schedules, this tour includes the main floor of the house, Inner Garden, and West Terrace.

TOUR LENGTH: 1 1/2 hours, including the shuttle bus ride

  • You must check in at the Kykuit & Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center at least 15 minutes before your tour time. 
  • To purchase a ticket, you must agree to our COVID Courtesy Code.
  • Masks are required for all visitors when inside buildings on the property and during the shuttle bus ride.
  • Please note that tours are temporarily not wheelchair accessible due to repairs currently ongoing at the site.

More information about Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate.

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Kykuit Classic Tour


Great for first-time visitors, this tour includes the main floor of the house, art galleries, Inner Garden, golf room, and Coach Barn.

TOUR LENGTH: 2 1/4 hours, including the shuttle bus ride

  • You must check in at the Kykuit & Philipsburg Manor Visitor Center at least 15 minutes before your tour time. 
  • To purchase a ticket, you must agree to our COVID Courtesy Code.
  • Masks are required for all visitors when inside buildings on the property and during the shuttle bus ride.
  • Please note that tours are temporarily not wheelchair accessible due to repairs currently ongoing at the site.

More information about Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate.

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All Of Your Questions Answered About Injectables And Meet A Master Injector.

I recently sat down with Master Injector, Gina Vignogna-Khan from Core Nutrition and Wellness. I had collected all of your questions about Botox and other injectables and decided to have Gina answer them all at once. I spent a long time with Gina and asked her to do my next round of injectables. I schedule my appointments usually about 4-6 months apart and I keep my treatment to a minimal amount of injections but Gina is amazing and I had very little pain and no bruising. The key to getting any type of injection is the injector. You need someone who listens to you, understands what you need and of course, administers a painless perfectly targeted shot. I highly recommend Gina. I was so impressed with her knowledge, and bedside manner. You can email her HERE with any of your questions or to get more information about scheduling an appointment.

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  1. What are facial injections? How do they work? …

Injections in the face can include neurotoxins such as Botox, Xeomin, Dysport, Juveau etc. They block signals from nerves that cause muscles to contract. The relaxation of these muscles can prevent wrinkles from forming and becoming deeper. Other injections in the face can include dermal fillers such as hyaluronic acid, CAHA, or PLLA particles. These fillers and bio stimulatory agents can not only add volume back to sagging tissues giving the appearance of a more youthful look but some of them are also bio stimulatory. Biostimulation means they stimulate your body to make more collagen and elastin where the product is injected. 

  1. What are the possible side effects of injections? 

As with any medical procedure, there are always chances of side effects. The most common include bruising and swelling at the site of injection. Less common side effects include infection or allergic reaction. Those that are allergic to Lidocaine should avoid fillers in the face. Those that are on blood thinning agents should also avoid aesthetic procedures. Avoiding blood-thinning medications such as Motrin, Advil, and Aspirin a few days before the procedure can help minimize any bleeding or bruising. 

  1. What is the recovery like? 

Depending on what treatment you get can alter the recovery expectations. Neurotoxins have you back to your normal routine in 24 hours with minimal post-procedure care. No intense exercise or doing anything that will make your face get hot and sweaty is a good one to remember. No massage or manipulation to the area where you were injected for the first 24 hours can prevent the neuromodulator from moving around.  With dermal fillers you may experience some swelling for a few days after the treatment and waiting the full two weeks for them to integrate with your own body’s tissues is best before evaluating the full result. Everyone is different and some people will have no swelling on day one while others can have swelling for a week or two. Taking Arnica supplements is a good supplement if you tend to bruise or swell more than others. 

  1. When can I see the results? 

Neuromodulator results usually take two weeks. Some have reported that Dysport can show results within 4-5 days. Fillers have an immediate result taking into consideration that there may also be some swelling present for a few days. 

  1. How long do the results last? 

Neuromodulators usually last about 3-4 months. Dermal fillers usually last anywhere from 8 months to 1.5 years depending on where you get them and what kind. 

  1. How many treatments will I need? 

Each patient has an individualized plan that will determine the exact amount and number of treatments needed. 

  1. Does the treatment hurt?  

Generally speaking, the treatments are quick and easy but the pain is subjective and everyone has a different threshold. The needles used are very small but if someone needs numbing cream to avoid the pain I am more than happy to provide that.

  1. Which part of the face is the most painful?

According to what patients report, the lips seem to be the most sensitive. If you are getting a lip flip or lip filler make sure to come in 15 mins early to sit with some numbing cream!

  1. What is the difference between the name brands?

 The difference between brands can be individualized based on what you want or would like to achieve. Each injector also has certain preferences on what they feel works best in each area. Xeomin is the most natural form of a neuromodulator because it has no added proteins, therefore, enabling your body to build the least resistance with each use. Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Sculptra, Versa, RHA, and Belotero, are just a few of the great filler products I like to use. 

The Central Park Hat Luncheon

Today I attended the 40th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon benefitting The Central Park Conservancy.  The luncheon is the signature event of the Women’s Committee and is the premier luncheon in New York City. This invitation-only event raises over $4 million and honors some of the Park’s biggest supporters.

And it was fabulous….the hats were beyond, the dresses were out of this world and the attendees were amazing. I spent most of the afternoon catching up with so many friends that I had lost touch with since the Pandemic. There is honestly no other event quite like it. It is one of the most successful fundraising events in the country.

Here are some great photos from a great afternoon!!!!

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