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Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Becki Singer

Becki Singer followed her obsession with style and design to the world wide web, where she writes a blog called ShoppingsMyCardio. She started ShoppingsMyCardio in 2006 as a way for her to share her favorite retail finds, trends, sales and obsessions with everyone who stops by. (She previously was a contributing editor at TDO, so we know she has style and impeccable taste! She’s now also a freelance writer for media outlets such as design*sponge and Mankind Magazine.) Let’s find out what she’s obsessing over this month! READ MORE

Beauty, Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Jessica Tingley

Celebrity hairstylist Jessica Tingley is the head stylist of the new Serge Normant salon in Los Angeles and new spokesperson for Aveeno. Her natural approach to everyday beauty is a hit with her clients, which include Heidi Klum, Mandy Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Kate Bosworth – all who have gorgeous tresses. Check out her latest obsessions below!  READ MORE

Home, Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Michelle Adams

As a former Domino editor, Michelle Adams is well-known for her impeccable eye for design. Now, she keeps busy with her two jobs as the founder of Rubie Green and co-founder of Lonny Magazine. We’re obsessed with both her eco-friendly textiles and her recently launched magazine, with its beautiful and interesting editorials.  Want to know what she’s loving this month? Let’s find out! READ MORE

Beauty, Fragrance, Hair, Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Genevieve Monsma

As the beauty director of MORE Magazine, Genevieve Monsma dispenses monthly beauty advice to more than 1.3 million women. She has been covering the skin, hair, and makeup market for over a decade and has written about beauty for women of all ages. In addition to her tenure at MORE, she has been the beauty director at Shape Magazine, the deputy beauty director at Marie Claire, the beauty director at CosmoGirl, and the associate beauty editor at Redbook. Naturally, we jumped at the chance to interview this beauty veteran and find out what tops her must-have list!


Beauty, Denim & Jeans, Fashion, Insider's Obsessions, Makeup, TravelInsider’s Obsessions: Robin Black

Robin Black made a name for herself as a key makeup artist on the runway for Diane von Furstenberg and Damian Hurst for Levi’s. Having worked with celebs such as Chloe Sevigny, Jessica Alba, and Kristen Bell, Black is best known for her “classic with an edge” style and minimalist beauty philosophy. Now, she’s heading up the new beauty studio, Face at Warren-Tricomi LA, offering a wide range of services including makeup, brows, lashes as well as outcall/mobile services. Let’s find out what she’s loving this month! READ MORE

Fashion, Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Hunter Lingle & Jennifer Dixon

Hunter Lingle and Jennifer Dixon are the faces and founders of Hunter Dixon, a gorgeous line of women’s clothing based in New York. While Hunter is the principal designer, Jen works on developing their business (as well as modeling their pieces!). Combining their backgrounds in fashion and entrepreneurship, they created Hunter Dixon to design whimsical, flirty, and feminine clothes for women. Their clothes have been seen on everyone from actress Lake Bell to PR powerhouse Alison Brod, and everywhere from the Today Show to the Sex and the City movie.

Hunter Dixon clothing is stylish and classic, with meticulously thought-out details and touches–whether it be the perfect ruffles, buttons, or fabrics. I’ve been lucky enough to own a few pieces in my own closet, and I can say for sure that they are classics that will last. As their brand rises and grows, Hunter and Jen recently took the time to tell us their obsessions and what inspires them as designers. READ MORE

Beauty, Food, Fragrance, Home, Insider's Obsessions, ShoppingInsider’s Obsessions: Susan Feldman & Alison Gelb Pincus

Co-founded by Susan Feldman and Alison Gelb Pincus, One Kings Lane is the online resource for designer home wares – from gorgeous candles to luxurious linens.  Essentially an invitation-only sample sale site (which we told you about earlier this summer), One Kings Lane carries only the best of best – such as John Robshaw, Missoni, Vera Wang and Wedgewood to name a few – at affordable prices.  As a bonus, they’ve interviewed designers/founders of brands they carry for tips on how you can make your home more stylish with your newly ordered goods.

Feldman and Pincus together have worked at top companies such as Ralph Lauren and NBC, before branching out to launch One Kings Lane with the intention of creating an “extraordinary, innovative online resource and sanctuary for anybody looking to create a gracious home.” We think they’ve already succeeded in accomplishing their goal, and so naturally, we wanted to tap into their style sense and find out what they’re loving right now! Let’s find out…. READ MORE

Hotels, Insider's Obsessions, TravelInsider’s Obsessions: Valeriano Antonioli

Italian hotelier Valeriano Antonioli certainly knows a thing or two about style.  As the Managing Director of the InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley, Arizona, Antonioli’s discerning taste has made the InterContinental brand’s first US resort one of the most fashionable luxury destinations in the country. Having spent 23 years managing hotels and resorts in Italy, Germany, Russia, England and the United States, Antonioli brings a certain international flair to Montelucia.

Prior to joining the InterContinental Hotels, Antonioli managed another one of TDO editors’ favorite places- the W Westwood in Los Angeles.  He was also the force behind the Diana Majestic in  Milan, Italy, the go-to destination for the fashionable jet set. When I was on property at Montelucia earlier this year, I had to chance to meet and chat with Antonioli and learn a bit more about his favorite things and personal style that brings so much sophistication to the hotel. READ MORE

Beauty, Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Petra Strand

Petra Strand, Swedish-born makeup artist, founded makeup brand Pixi Beauty a decade ago. Petra believes in multi-tasking, fuss-free products that incorporate nourishing skin care ingredients; or rather, it’s makeup that leaves you looking fresh and natural, which perfectly matches our view on makeup here at TDO.  More recently, she partnered with Target to bring the Pixi line to the masses.  All of her products are packaged in sleek, slim compacts, perfect for women on-the-go, so unsurprisingly, she has a loyal fan base including celebrity clients include Helena Christensen, Adele and Kylie Minogue among others. Who better to ask about what’s obsession-worthy this month? Below, Petra dishes on what she’s loving – so check it out!  READ MORE

Accessories, Beauty, Insider's ObsessionsInsider’s Obsessions: Richie Rich

Fashion Designer. Musician. Artist. Author. Pop Icon. All can be used to describe Richie Rich, whom fashionistas everywhere will recognize a one half of former design label Heatherette.  He also crossed over into beauty in 2008, designing a capsule collection for MAC Cosmetics.  Since the breakup of Heatherette, Rich has been working on various projects including the release of his first album, Celebutante- a term that he is certainly no stranger to. READ MORE

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