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pring is often associated with fresh starts – a new season. In this issue we celebrate the notion of looking ahead into the future. With the new season comes the endless search for a new look, a fresh approach, a different perspective. Every season, new styles become pervasive– eliciting a powerful response and an elated sense of excitement and anticipation of newness. Our cover star this month, Katherine McNamara is the epitome of youthful and a refreshing, playful beauty. With her latest role in the ethereal fantasy series, Shadowhunters, Katherine shares with us what inspired her to become an actress and gave us these words to reflect upon--- “We live in a world that focuses so much on beauty, perfection, and filters that we forget sometimes the that the real beauty of humanity is in the imperfections. There is nothing wrong with striving to be your best self, but don't completely change who you are to fit into a mold. That’s what inspires me to create these characters - the opportunity to exhibit human flaws in a positive light. Actors go to the uncomfortable emotional places and confront these issues in the hopes that it will inspire people to reflect upon their own lives and any issues they may be facing.” Beautifully said. Welcome to the issue.
IN EVERY ISSUE 18 Editor's Letter
Passion & Play: Katherine McNamara
BEAUTY BOX 34 Spring Beauty Trends 36 Island Beauty: Maui Moisture
COUTURE 42 Spring Runway Report 48 Natural Instinct: Samantha Hoopes
TRAVEL 104 Spring's Sexiest Hotspots
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On the Cover Katherine McNamara Cover Photographed by Brett Erickson Styled by Ivy Jarrin Makeup by Spencer Barnes Hair by Chris Dylan Brenda is wearing Dress by WOW Couture Bangle by Kate Spade Earrings by Sydney Evan
Editor-In-Chief AMY MCCABE Art Director MONICA ROBLES Photographer Brett Erickson Online Director JEN CARLSON Digital Director SHANNON DANNETTELLE Managing Editor / Special Features Director JILL WINKLER Men's Mode Managing Editor MICHAEL MCCABE Contributing Photographer WALID AZAMI Contributing Editor KAREN CALDERON
Contributors GARRET GERVAIS IVY JARRIN SPENCER BARNES CHRIS DYLAN MAUREEN BOROSDI MICHAEL SOLIS MANNY JAY Public Relations & Marketing ERICA ANDERSON ALESSANDRA JOHNSON JOYCE JIANG TERA NOGUCHI JACQUELINE CORONADO CHLOE OLSSON ELIZABETH KELLY Senior Travel Editor-at Large & Director of Mode with Meaning LYNNE CHIZZICK
Cover Model KATHERINE MCNAMARA
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Actress, Katherine McNamara, talks to Modeliste about what inspires her most about acting, her ultimate fashion icons, her upcoming singing and songwriting projects and what makes her feel a little badass every day. Plus, see her fashion and beauty essentials here.
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Q&A with KATHERINE MCNAMARA What is the most challenging part of this role? The most challenging parts of the role are the most exciting. Physically the role is very demanding. We do most of What inspired you to get into acting? our own fighting and stunts so there is We live in a world that focuses so a good deal of training required in our much on beauty, perfection, and filters off time. I really enjoy the challenge that we forget sometimes the that of learning the different martial arts the real beauty of humanity is in the as well as pushing my fitness to new imperfections. There is nothing wrong levels. Also, they continue to expand with striving to be your best self, but our characters as they develop and don't completely change who you are providing interesting and challenging to fit into a mold. That’s what inspires arcs for all of us. Overall, the show is a me to create these characters - the huge learning process for me and I’m opportunity to exhibit human flaws loving every minute of it. in a positive light. Actors go to the uncomfortable emotional places and confront these issues in the hopes that it Shadowhunters is set in a fantasy setting where there are vampires will inspire people to reflect upon their and werewolves and fairies- have own lives and any issues they may be you always had an interest in these facing. type of fantasy story lines as a kid? What intrigued you about this part Did you have any other aspirations that made you want to play this about what you wanted to be before pursuing acting? character? Yes! I actually never intended to I’ve always loved fairy tales and stories become an actor. My initial plan was of fantasy. I have also always loved to go into finance. Economics was stories with empowered, independent my passion and I wanted to become a female characters at the helm. financial analyst, CFO, or economist. SHADOWHUNTERS provides both of However, I ran into a family friend those for me. I have always held the who was directing a community theater belief that there is a little bit of magic show, gave it a shot for kicks, fell to be found in the world if we only in love and well the rest is history. choose to see it. Now, I am able to live However, I fulfilled by economics and create that magic every day. Also, dreams by pursuing a Bachelors of Clary provides an interesting journey of Science in Business Administration. a girl who is thrust into responsibility and gravitas without any preparation. You star in the very successful and thrilling show, Shadowhunters. Can Her growth into who she is meant to become is truly the hero’s journey and you describe the role you play? always an exploration. Her passion First of all, thank you. Second of and drive for what she does matches all, I play Clary Fray, an art student mine for my job. She has fire and that from Brooklyn who discovers that inspires me every day. she is a Shadowhunter, a half angel, half human demon hunter. As she is thrown into this world, she faces several What does season 2 have in store demons both literal and figurative. In that viewers should stay tuned for? the second season in particular, you I’m not at liberty to reveal too much at see a new maturity to Clary as she this point, nor would I want to spoil the begins to understand what it means to show for anyone. But what I can say is be a shadowhunter and how to use her that season 2 takes the Shadow World unique talents to find her place in the to the next level. Now that we have had world. What I admire most about Clary a chance to establish these characters, is her inner fire and unwillingness to relationships, and the world, we now accept defeat. No matter what happens have the opportunity to dive deeper to her, she always has this ember of into the story. This season, we push the hope that she holds on to. That is characters beyond their limits, off something we all could use right now. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. Barbecue, baseball, and fountains. I loved growing up there.
balance them, which pushes them to places and forces them to reveal parts of themselves you don't get to see even in the book series. No one is safe, nothing is sacred, and no relationship escapes unscathed. What these characters are learning is there is no pure good or evil in this world, is all shades of grey in a world of shadows. What is a typical day on set like for you? Something I love most about SHADOWHUNTERS is there is never a “typical day.” There are so many aspects and elements to the show, every day brings a new challenge. Some days are more focused on emotional character driven drama while others are completely action based. Never a dull moment on this set! How would you describe your style? I would describe my personal style as classic with an edge. I stay in a neutral color palette and classic silhouettes accented with unexpected pieces to add a bit of edge. People say I wear too much black but I love it. Its simple, chic, and makes me feel a little badass every day. Plus, I can play more with putting different pieces together if they are all the same color. Do you have any fashion icons that you look up to? Emma Watson, Gigi Hadid, Audrey Hepburn, and 90s Winona Ryder . What are 3 staple clothing items every girl should splurge on for a sophisticated wardrobe? LEATHER JACKET - casual to dressy, badass to boho, a leather jacket is the chameleon of a wardrobe. Plus, if you invest in a quality piece it can last for years. VERSATILE BOOTS - find a good pair of boots that match your style and wear away! Not only are they comfortable and functional, they make any look just a little bit badass. KEEPSAKE JEWELRY - look for a piece that you connect with, that means something to you or makes a statement about who you are. Something simple and versatile that can go with any look can personalize your wardrobe.
What are your 3 favorite apps on your phone right now? Spotify - I’m always looking for new music. Buzzfeed - It has a great balance of fun and informative pieces Pinterest - Baking, home decor, nail colors, makeup trends, new workouts it has it all! What is your most played song this month? Shape of You Ed Sheeran Sthlm Nights Peg Parnevik Somebody Else VERITE What is your current go-to lip color? My current go to lip for everyday life is Clinique’s chubby stick in Whole Lotta Honey. However for going out or any other special occasion I love playing with ColourPop lips. They have so many amazing colors! Do you have any current favorite must-have hair products? Oribe is my current obsession when it comes to hair products. Their shampoo and conditioner keeps my hair healthy. The texturizing spray holds while still keeping it touchable. The Balm d’Or Heat Styling shield literally saves my hair from sure destruction when heat styling. Where would you most like to travel to that you haven’t been to yet? Everywhere. Travel is one of my favorite pastimes. Give me my passport and a plane ticket and I’m ready to go. Travel provides such a learning experience and insight into other points of view, I find it truly expanding. Truly that’s a hard choice to make because I do want to see the world. I think Europe is my next venture, maybe Thailand… South America? Clearly I have some decisions to make… What is your spirit animal. My spirit animal is a zebra I think… Its powerful, energetic, and lives life in black or white, it just doesn't always know which is which. I always want my life to be clear cut, right or wrong, a or b, up or down, but I’m learning that’s not always the case… I have to remind myself to accept the grey areas of life a bit and that it's okay if I don't know if I’m white with black stripes or black with white stripes.
Describe a typical day off of work. Again, my days are never typical and that’s the fun of it. If I have time off, I’m working on my Masters in Literature, probably hitting the gym or a spin class, eating Mexican food, and spending time with friends. I’ll probably be at a game night playing mafia or running charades until the wee hours of the morning. Do you have any upcoming projects that you can tell us about? Music! Aside from SHADOWHUNTERS and MAZE RUNNER: DEATH CURE, I am writing and recording music in my spare time. I really enjoy having a creative outlet in which I’m not playing a character. My music allows me to share a little bit of who I am with the world and it's very refreshing. I can’t wait for people to hear.
What do you love about Modeliste? I love that Modeliste is fearless and experimental. I had so much fun on this shoot playing with the different wardrobe, hair and makeup, and lighting setups. I learned a lot and really pushed outside of my comfort zone. Thank you!
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Spring runway looks took us from Studio 54 inspired to looks, a nod to the â€˜80â€™s, and that fresh face simplicity that evoked the essence of youth. Here are the hair and makeup looks we loved from the Spring Paris runways.
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ISLAND BEAUTY: Modeliste Introduces Maui Moisture
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Using aloe juice as its base, each Maui Moisture product is super rich in minerals, electrolytes and vitamins. The result is a deeply nourishing and restorative hair treatment from root to tip for hair thatâ€™s soft, shiny, healthy, and strong.
This new collection, comprised of handcrafted shampoos, conditioners and hair treatments, is the first in the marketplace to use pure aloe juice as the first ingredient, replacing deionized, chemically treated water, and infuse all formulas with pure coconut water.
Feel good about looking beautiful. Maui Moisture is a new, exciting sensorial adventure, transporting you into a world of new exotic scents, ingredients and rituals. Each unique tropical blend is designed to boost your hairâ€™s natural beauty, heighten awareness of your senses and restore
your inner sense of beauty and balance. Maui Moisture is responsibly sourced, vegan and made with eco-friendly materials. The products do not contain any parabens, phthalates, sulfate surfactants, colorants, petrolatum, silicones, gluten, or mineral oils. Just healthy ingredients for healthy hair. The Maui Moisture packaging which resembles a freshly blended fruit juice is intended to celebrate the lush plants and botanicals that make up the Big Hawaii Island. The full Maui Moisture collection includes six ranges -- from healing and strengthening to smoothing and retexturizing
OUR FAVORITES Maui Moisture Curl Quench + Coconut Oil
Formulated for thick, curly hair, this shampoo, conditioner, curl milk and curl smoothie, contain a blend with Coconut Oil and Papaya Butter, as well as Plumeria Extract. The collection helps to condition curls, reduce frizz, and improve overall curl definition.
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Enhance, strengthen and thicken your hair with this shampoo, conditioner, and blowout spray, all made with Bamboo Fibers. The unique formulas, made with Bamboo Fibers, Castor Oil and Neem Oil, work with each hair strand to help create thick, full, and voluptuous tresses along with a fresh and spicy scent. The formulas help to promote thicker, stronger, healthier hair.
This collection is a dream for anyone with dry, damaged, or over-styled hair. The four products in this collection include a shampoo, conditioner, raw oil, and hair mask, all focused on intense hydration and moisture retention. Formulated with Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and Macadamia Oil, hair is softened, quenched and repaired from overprocessed, damaged hair processed, damaged hair.
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a time to renew & improve your skin While you may be daydreaming of warmer weather, sun dresses, and sandals, the cold and dry Winter has left your skin crying out with the winter blues. As the sun starts to peek out of the clouds a little more and you gear up to welcome Spring your skin needs to gear up for warmer and sunnier weather.
OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW!
Spring cleaning should extend to your skin care. Go through your products and discard any products that may have been sitting in your drawer for a while. Opened and old products can harbor bacteria and lose efficacy. You should discard products which have expired or that have change in consistency and smell. Any products that contain SPF should be replaced with new ones after one year.
GET YOUR SPRING BODY GLOW
Long periods of low humidity, diminished exposure to fresh air, wearing warm sweaters, and stylish boots have adversely combined to bring the perfect setting for undernourished and neglected skin. Exfoliating and moisturizing your skin will slough off dead skin cells and restore a natural glow to the skin. An easy once-weekly at home body scrub can be made by combining coconut oil and brown sugar. Gently rub the mixture to scaly dry spots on elbows, knees, and heels. Rinse off and follow with a moisturizer while the skin is still damp to lock in moisture.
While using a gentle scrub on your body to bring a natural glow, your face will benefit from an exfoliating product rather than a scrub or a brush. Different skin types and textures will have different needs for exfoliation. The right exfoliation for your skin type should leave your skin looking and feeling smoother and refreshed.
Different skin types and textures will have different needs for exfoliation. Over manipulating the skin is a big NO! Regular, excessive exfoliation using chemicals or mechanical methods can lead to damage on your skin. If your method is to exfoliate to the point that your skin turns red and flaky, STOP! Be gentle to your skin and treat it with care. A dermatologist can advise you on caring for your particular skin type.
DR. SCHWEITZERâ€™S QUIK TIPS FOR SPRING READY SKIN
4. Moisturize your skin daily, this will make your skin look younger and brighter. 5. Limit the number of products you use on your skin. Using too many antiaging products can irritate your skin. 6. Be patient and give the product time to work. While some moisturizers can rather quickly plump up fine lines, most products take a few weeks to work. For more information: www.prodermimage.com
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Pearl Thusi Interview by JILL WINKLER
What do you think is the most important life lesson for someone to learn? "That God will never give someoneâ€™s gift to you the same way heâ€™ll never give your gift to anyone else. There is no need for jealousy or comparison."
Q&A with PEARL THUSI What inspired you to become an actress? Growing up I thought everything on television was reality. Then I learned that all of my favorite stories were something I could actually be a part of and do in the form of acting.
You are also currently hosting the Lip Sync Battle Africa. What are some of your favorite memories on the show so far? Every show had its moments and I hope I have time in my schedule to do the second season.
I’ve always had a very active imagination combined with huge ambition and as a teenager, I finally decided I wanted to be an instrument of storytelling; entertaining people, touching them and bringing joy into hearts and homes.
I think our first show with Boity and Cassper Nyovest was epic and another of my favorite shows had Tiwa Savage and Nomzamo Mbatha who really held nothing back. The chirping between the industry queens and the comedians was amazing.
Making the unreal a reality brings me so much joy, it’s so exciting to play make believe as an adult and have people appreciate it. The escape that acting provides is something I treasure. When it is no longer about you but about considering and empathizing with someone else’s emotions and making them your own, it is such an enriching experience You've starred in the hit show Quantico- how do you describe your character Dayana? She’s really smart and has the guts to back it up. As all characters, she’s complex, extremely brave and has survived some really unimaginable things that people will learn about as the story unfolds. Do you and your character share any similar personality traits? Yes- it’s often necessary to share traits with any character you play and of course take on other traits they exhibit. We’ve both suffered tremendous loss and use work to cover it up and deal with it when necessary. I’m often told I’m very strong and I take that as a compliment and I hope I apply it well to Dayana’s character because - as this is television, her strength is amplified. Dayana is also very loyal and deep down she’s sensitive but treats it as none of anybody’s business. She’s an A-type personality and a lawyer. 48
If you had to perform in the Lip Sync battle, what would you most like to sing? Something by Brenda Fassie, Rihanna or Beyoncé. Describe your style. Eclectic and sophisticated. What are some of your current favorite fashion trends of the season? I love sunglasses and I love how people are fusing the old school styles with new vibrant and modern touches. Torn jeans are my favorite because you can play with that in so many ways. What is your favorite type of jewelry accessory? I love beautiful rings. Do you have a favorite fashion Designer? No - I draw inspiration from so many designers that it is hard to say. Tom Ford is a designer I love and hope to work with in the future. I’m obsessed with so many African designers tooDavid Tlale, Thula Sindi, Gert Johan Cotzee and Zarth.
What's your favorite TV show of all time? This is difficult. I’m not going to lie - I really don’t have one that would be for all time. But right now- it’s “How to Get Away with Murder.”
Most memorable career moment so far? I think definitely moving to New York for “Quantico.” It has been the most life-changing opportunity. What's your spirit animal? A panther What surprises you most about people? How quickly they forget who they are, what really matters and the fact that we let our egos and selfishness stop us from doing things that would make us as individuals and the world a better place. What makes you laugh no matter what? Good memories, especially the funny childhood ones. My daughter has the special power of melting what I believe is a hardcore heart. If you had a superpower what would it be? Teleportation and I’d also love to read people’s minds or have the ability to fly. What's your favorite song lyric of all time? My favorite song is “Will you be there” by Michael Jackson. It is one of the most perfect songs to me.
What one thing do you need to have in your fridge at any given time? Champagne. Only because I’m so busy and forget to find time to celebrate the small victories (and you never know who may come over)!
What's something that you have always wanted to try but you've been too scared to do. This is a difficult one for me to answer because I try and do everything I want to do fearlessly. The only thing that stops me is the opportunity. One thing I can think of is skydiving.
What's something you can't do? Sing. I can hold a note, but I can’t REALLY sing. LOL. It is so sad because I love doing it so much.
What do you love about Modeliste Magazine? Everything about it is sophisticated and sexy. It’s just hot.
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Q&A with ASHLEY BIANE FEATHERSON “Dear White People” seems like such an important and interesting plot line! Can you give us a synopsis of what it’s about? Dear White People follows a diverse group of students of color as we navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college where racial tensions are often swept under the rug. The series is a send-up of "post-racial" America that also weaves a universal story about forging one's own unique path.
She's a smart woman. She payed me no attention, simply kept encouraging me to study my craft, perform and get a degree in the arts. All of which I went on to do!
How do you describe the character you play? Joelle Brooks is bold, intelligent, cultured, fashionable, hilarious (very quotable) and most importantly she is a fantastic friend. Joelle wears her heart on her sleeve and she isn't afraid to stand firm in her convictions.
Since your show is premiering on Netflix, what are some of your other favorite Netflix guilty pleasures that you like to binge watch? Any and ALL documentaries (especially crime or sports docs), Stranger Things, The OA, The Crown, Orange Is The New Black, Narcos, Bloodline, House Of Cards & Master Of None.
Are you similar or different to your character you play on screen? Joelle and I share many wonderful similarities. I take my friendships very seriously and I love that we have that in common. Being a good friend and loved one is an honor and a joy. Joelle and I both wear our hearts on our sleeves. As bold as Joelle is...she is still emerging from her shell. She's a sophomore in college and still learning who she is. That is where we differ...I am completely out of my shell and living OUT LOUD! How did you first get into acting? My older sister Nkena was into acting. We are 9 years apart so naturally I wanted to do everything she did. I was cast as the Bunny in "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" at 4 years old at Franklin Montessori School. I've been on stage or on screen ever since. Did anyone specific inspire you to get into the industry? I always wanted to be an actress. I've never had any other career aspirations. I vividly remember watching Kyla Pratt in "One On One" on UPN and saying to myself "If Kyla can do it...I can do it". All throughout middle school I begged my mom to move me to LA so I could pursue my film and television career. 52
If you could cast yourself in any role from tv or movies past, who would you love to play? Love Jones as Nina Mosley (Film). Smash as Karen Cartwright (TV). Parenthood as Julia Braverman (TV)
What is your funniest red carpet moment? Hasn't happened yet. Oh geez...now I'm nervous! All of my red carpet moments have been pretty serious! What are 5 things in your purse that you can’t leave home without? Red Lip (MAC Ruby Woo or RiRi Woo), Oil Blotting Sheets, Saint Laurent Shades, Black Ink Pen & TJ's Electrolyte Water w/a splash of lemon juice. What is your current handbag? Designer? Style? Zara Large Tote Bag. It is my favorite everyday/travel bag!
What song always puts you in a good mood? "Let It Go"-Janelle Monae What 3 emojis best describe you? Red Heart, Woman With Crown (Queen), Eye Roll What piece of advice would you give your 15 year old self? "Live without a care in the world Ash. Life only gets better." Describe your ideal day off of work. Going on a nice hike, grabbing lunch, then and heading to the spa with one of my closest girlfriends! Where would you most like to travel to? St. Tropez What are some of your tips for putting together a chic and stylish outfit with minimal effort when pressed for time? You can never go wrong with denim, black, a leather jacket, a hat, hoop earrings, or a red lip! What I love about this look is you can dress it up or down with a dress, t-shirt, heels, sneakers, boots, whatever your hearts desires! What is a must have hair product for you? EDGE CONTROL. Any kind as long as it’s GOOD! My favorite of the moment is LottaBody Control Me Edge Gel!
What do you love about Modeliste? I love that Modeliste embraces femininity and glamour What color do you wear the most of? unapologetically. As a woman who also BLACK embraces both, it is quite refreshing! Who are some of your favorite musicians? Donnie Hathaway, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, The Stylistics, The Whispers, The Isley Brothers, Anita Baker, Jill Scott, Chance The Rapper, BJ The Chicago Kid, Kendrick Lamar, Whitney Houston, Solange
Keesha Sharp Interview by JILL WINKLER
Q&A with KEESHA SHARP Lethal Weapon is such a fun comedy-drama series where you play Roger Murtaugh, played by Damon Wayans, wife. What is your favorite part of this role? I love being the strong woman who can do it all. There are some roles that may focus on being the supportive wife or being the independent powerful woman or being the stylish sexy one. I think Trish is all of those things as a high powered defense attorney, mother, supportive wife and even as a bridge between Roger and Riggs. What are the most challenging aspects of filming this series? I think the schedule. Because Damon and Clayne have so many scenes from action to drama to comedy, our production staff has an incredible task of fitting it all in. We have 2 units most times and it feels like shooting a film! But, they do it and do it great!! What sort of person is going to enjoy this show? Everyone. It really has something for everyone. But mostly, anyone who enjoys to be entertained. It is a heart filled story with adrenaline and laughter. Just a good time! Are you a fan of the old Lethal Weapon films? Yes! I watch them whenever they come on! When I first got an audition for this, I worried about a TV version. Then I read the script and it’s the only show I wanted to do. How is today’s Lethal Weapon television series similar? It’s based on the original story and depth of the original movie. And in that, Matt Miller and the Producers nailed it. Even more, they found a way to make it contemporary while keeping the style true. How is it different? Well, I think it is very current. Clayne and Damon bring their own personalities to the roles which honors the character but departs from Gibson and Glover. Of course my role is probably the most different as Trish is not a stay at home Mom. 56
What do you and your costars like to do on set when you are in between takes? Rest! When not doing that we catch up with each other. And there is a lot of joking around. Do you share any similarities between yourself and the character you play on this show? Yes, I share many qualities with Trish. As a mother who is passionate about her career AND her family. As a woman who encourages her husband. And, like Trish and Rog, my husband and I have been married 20 years and we make sure to keep it sexy. Our love for each other surpasses time. Another similarity is the fact that Trish wants to help those who can’t help themselves. You’re also set to star in a very different type of production. You are cast as Thurgood Marshall’s wife in the upcoming film Marshall. Can you tell us about this upcoming project and the character you play? Many people know Thurgood Marshall from being on the Supreme Court or from Brown Vs Board of Education but this film focuses on an early case in 1940 about a man wrongly accused in Connecticut. I play his first wife Buster and the film shows a period when they were going through challenging times. If you could have dinner with anybody, dead or alive, who would it be? There are SO many throughout time it is hard to pick. Right now what’s coming to me is Leonardo Da Vinci. He had such a creative and intelligent mind for art, invention, writing. I would imagine he would be fascinating to talk with. How do you describe your current style? I change it up a lot but the only thing consistent is a high heel or platform! Usually I like a Sexy Stylish Casual look. But I’m a Gemini so my mood changes.
Would you rather be overdressed or underdressed? Overdressed for sure. When it comes to jewelry, what types of pieces are you drawn to? Extremely simple. I also love leather, leather, leather. What is your current favorite shade of lipstick? Rich reds. Currently “Icon” by HOURGLASS If you were on a desert island and could only bring one beauty product, what would it be? I would’ve said lipstick but the desert island has me thinking Coconut Oil. I would use it in my hair, on my skin and for medicinal purposes. Where is somewhere you would like to travel to that you haven’t been yet? Iceland. We have always wanted to go there. The land of Fire and Ice. What is your favorite place that you have traveled to that you would go back to in a heartbeat? Kauai Do you have any upcoming projects that you are able to share with us? Marshall film, hopefully season 2 of Lethal Weapon and the other things that are still not announced yet :) What’s your favorite thing to do when you don’t have to be on set? I love being at the gym, dance class or watching TV at home. Why do you love Modeliste? Fashion Fashion Fashion! I love the high quality of the images and the content. As a fan of style and beauty, I love to look at the best and newest style and trends.
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THE OUTRIGGER WAIKIKI BEACH RESORT www.outrigger.com
EMBRACE THE TRUE SPIRIT OF ALOHA Sundrenched island shores, warm golden sands, gentle lapping waves, tropical cocktails with beachy names, world class dining and the shopping mecca of top international fashion in the US…..Aloha, it’s Waikiki! Waikiki has reigned as Hawaii’s most celebrated beach, star of large and small screen, its romantic allure beckoning mainlanders and international guests for generations. The most popular island in the Hawaiian chain, Oahu boasts the iconic volcanic formation Leahi, known familiarly as Diamond Head, as its emblematic symbol to the world. This volcanic remnant rising dramatically above the coast is a distinctive reminder of Hawaii’s geologic origins and the wonder of its continual volcanic activity. Beneath its familiar crest, a diverse cultural dynamism flourishes throughout Oahu, epitomized by famed Waikiki Beach, its gentle sparkling waves beckoning visitors seeking the eternal promise of a perfect tropical getaway…... Sun, Fun, and Kalakaua Avenue’s extraordinary high end fashion and shopping venues. The Outrigger brand celebrates the heritage of the traditional outrigger canoes that once carried Polynesian explorers to discover these distant shores. Outrigger canoes are revered as the iconic symbol of the spirit of adventure, the vessels connected to the proud origins of the Hawaiian people. Today that heritage is celebrated with pride in the re-creation of the journeys of Polynesian forefathers navigating solely by the stars and the sun.
Embracing the proud traditions that define the unique vibrancy of Hawaiian culture, the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the flagship of this iconic brand. The exciting vision for the brand’s future extends beyond these shores with a proud commitment to its legacy as, until recently, a family owned hotel. The hallmark family inspired values remain the signature Aloha spirit of the Outrigger…. respect for culture, nature, the value of teamwork, collaboration, harmony, and unity, “Lokahi”. Pride in “Ke ‘Ano Wa’a”, hospitality that defines every facet of the Outrigger Way, continues to be reflected in their properties around the world. The Outrigger brand is looking to an exciting future including the introduction of prestige programs. Exotic beach locales beckon. Destinations now include the Maldives and Mauritius, Thailand, Guam and Fiji to be experienced the Outrigger Way. The Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and its nearby sister hotel, the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, share the Aloha Spirit with guest reviews always noting the warmth and friendly personalized service which has made Outrigger hotels a leader in returning visitors. All staff are viewed as hosts extending the Aloha welcome beginning with a refreshing welcome at check-in with their signature zesty tropical cocktail and scented cold towel awaiting weary travelers. Once settled in your room save unpacking for later, grab your complimentary beach bag and head to the sun. Or take a sidetrip to the Lobby where the enthusiastic concierge staff will fulfill your wish list, booking snorkel trips and whale watching tours, outrigger canoe and catamaran, bike or car rentals, surf lessons, horseback riding, an authentic luau experience, and plantation tours. They will happily map out your sightseeing, shopping and dining adventures.
Year round paradise, the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is an escape from winter’s doldrums, a romantic getaway, a family celebration, a holiday for friends. This slice of paradise offers guests a wide range of choices from a selection of rooms and suites with stellar amenities and views…. oceanfront, ocean or city views, standard rooms and 1 bedroom suites with options to create a family constellation with connecting rooms. Exciting special packages entice guests of all descriptions - from honeymooners to extended families, sport adventurers to business travelers; from milestone celebrations to business conferences. East facing oceanfront rooms frame the distinctive face of Diamond Head and the promise of memorable sunset viewing is ensured on the West. Glass encased balconies with seating provide unrestricted viewing. From endless possibilities, Modeliste confesses to enjoying the compelling romance of the West facing oceanfront room with jetted tub and 94
spectacular sunset enjoyment, beach and pool views, and an exceptional glimpse of the daily late afternoon beach terrace musical entertainment. Signature toiletries, LCD TVs, WiFi, plush towels and deluxe linens, comfy seating area with sofa bed, mini fridge, room safe, iron and ironing board high end amenities are chosen to make each guest’s stay exceptional.
The Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort claimed Oahu’s prime hotel location, uniquely positioned on the golden sand beach of Waikiki and now the center of Hawaii’s premier shopping including the newly completed International Market Place. Optimizing their wondrous beachfront setting, guests need only to stroll out the door to enjoy choice access to beach lounges with umbrellas, and ocean adventure with an array of paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks, canoe launchings, and catamaran tours. Not to mention, spectacular views of the vista of Diamond Head majestically rising beside the endless expanse of Pacific blue. From morning to night the Outrigger Waikiki Beach distinctive energy prevails, providing guests with a wide range of activities, dining options, and entertainment. Leisure and luxury entice couples, families, friends and business travelers.
SUNNY OPTIONS A luxurious beachfront pool and deck awaits, inviting lounging sunseekers to enjoy comfort and attentive service with a tantalizing menu of tropical cocktails and delectable snacks served from the famed Duke’s Waikiki Restaurant known as one of the island’s top oceanfront restaurants. Duke’s celebrates Hawaii’s legendary Olympian Duke Kahanamoku who grew up surfing these Waikiki waves and became renowned as the “father of modern surfing”. Photos throughout the restaurant capture his lifelong accomplishments as a gold medalist and his contribution to the popularization and growth of the ancient Hawaiian sport of surfing. His nearby statue and park honors his legacy. Each year countless visitors from around the world learn to canoe and surf here and the breathtaking waves of Oahu’s North Shore remain the pinnacle of top surf competitions.
DINING Duke’s immensely popular casual island cuisine and beachfront tiki bar is the dining hub from breakfast to dinner, happy hours and late night romance. Joining Duke’s as the Outrigger Waikiki Beach’s trio of Oceanfront Restaurants are the famed Chuck’s Steak House prime surf and
turf offerings with all-you-can-eat salad bar, and the Hula Grill Waikiki featuring a plantation ambience, Hawaiian favorites breakfast buffet, and everyone’s favorite Sunday brunch. A hidden gem with extraordinary take-away salads and sandwiches crafted as you watch, blended fruit and coffee drinks, and quick snacks, Pai’s Deli is a friendly favorite you will want to discover. Seattle’s Best brings the best to satisfy your coffee cravings and familiar snack options.
BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB
His passion and expertise engages hosts and guests with activities that reflect and share his Hawaiian heritage. Each day the hotel lobby bustles with Happenings for all ages: New York’s famed Blue Note jazz club classes in ukulele, hula dancing - the is now Waikiki’s premier entertainment moves and the meaning,flower or ti venue in the Outrigger’s unique club leaf lei making, kukui nut bracelets, setting. With state of the art sound historic crafts. The Outrigger Way, “Ke system and enthusiastic audience, ‘Ano Wa’a”, is dedicated to making Grammy winning entertainers light meaningful connections. up the stage with the best of jazz and blues, international recording stars, As the afternoon wanes and sunbathers instrumentals and vocalists, and shift in anticipation of the sun’s local Hawaiian talent. Featuring a stunning finale, the music of Hawaii full dinner menu, delicious entrees, resonates from the terrace. Beginning full service bar, and two shows with Henry Kapono Sundays, each nightly, the Blue Note has brought afternoon features the rhythms of the the essence of sophisticated world island, the possibility of hula dancers, class entertainment to Outrigger and Hawaii’s top musical entertainment Beach Waikiki. Celebrating its first complimented by Duke’s happy hour anniversary, the stirring sounds of craft beers, tropical cocktails and Grammy winner Chris Botti on the favorite appetizers. trumpet and a montage of top name performers brought the full house to its feet. The intimate connection between the audience and musicians with 326 close-in tiered seating and stage side premier tables, uniquely creates an unforgettable musical entertainment experience.
VOW RENEWAL CEREMONY
CULTURE With a reverent regard for the Hawaiian culture, the Outrigger Beach and Outrigger Reef offer guests authentic experiences that connect with the spiritual and symbolic elements of Hawaiian traditions. The Outrigger commitment to the culture and community of every location is reflected in the dedicated position held by Kaipo Ho as Director of Cultural Experiences. 96
Romance and tradition blend in the beachside Hawaiian marriage blessing. Beneath the infinite sky, beside the infinite sea, couples are invited to celebrate their cherished vows with a renewal ceremony performed according to tradition in the morning light signifying a new beginning. Whether the occasion is an anniversary or other milestone, the remembrance of this vow renewal will be a lasting treasure, the sacred chants and prayers binding hearts through past, present, and future.
SUNSET BLESSING CEREMONY Outrigger guests are invited to share in the sacred blessing celebrating the sunset and the end of the day with gratitude and reflection, learning the gentle language and movements of the hula, prayers combining a reverence for life, for nature and the cycles that sustain us.
SPA Your island retreat getaway isn’t complete without the ultimate spa experience at the Outrigger Infinity Penthouse Spa. Waikiki’s only rooftop spa offers an extensive menu of wellness and relaxation treatments from skilled professionals. Choose from traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, invigorating Thai, deep tissue, or even gentle prenatal. Enjoy a singular or couples experience, soul soothing tropical oils, and amazing city and ocean views.
FITNESS Maintain your Fitbit fitness routines with beach jogging or a visit to the fitness center to try out the state of the art equipment. Maximize your personalized active minutes and steps before you sink into that sun lounger for the rest of the day.
THE OUTRIGGER REEF WAIKIKI BEACH RESORT www.outrigger.com
A PARAGON OF OUTRIGGER HOSPITALITY Minutes away, sister hotel Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, offers exceptional beachside luxury in relaxed comfort. The stylishly renovated 635 rooms and suites offer classic amenities, LED TV, cable and wifi, complimentary local, domestic, and international calls, signature toiletries, linens and towels, refrigerator, iron and board, balconies with ocean, city, and pool terrace views that captivate. A paragon of Outrigger hospitality, the Outrigger Reef maintains the quintessential reputation of “Ke ‘Ano Wa’a”, the Outrigger Way. The Spirit of Aloha, the unity of the shared breath, “ha”, and bonds of equality and respect, begin with hosts that foster a sense of family, cooperation and compassion, a dedication to teamwork and service. Guests express gratitude and appreciation for hosts demonstrating the long lasting commitment and delight in accommodating guests with exemplary personalized service. A pledge to maintain and protect the land and sea, doing the right thing, in the right way, with a commitment to the restoration of Hawaii’s reefs and reefs around the world is promoted throughout the organization. The Outrigger is bringing guests an awareness of the devastating impact of many sunscreens on the viability of coral regeneration with nontoxic sunscreen to protect people and the ocean treasures. The Voyager 47 Club Program has launched providing upgrades with a premier club lounge and special privileges including locally inspired breakfast bites and coffee, private terrace for lounging and sunset viewing with early evening light pupu appetizers, tropical cocktails and Kona craft beers. 100
In addition, special concierge services offer itineraries accompanied by complimentary snacks to go. A weekly meet and greet with sampling of local farmers, distillers, and brewers brings together guests enjoying the fresh produce and opportunities to learn more about the great products Hawaii offers. Voyager 47 Club rooms and suites provide exceptional oceanfront and oceanview rooms and options for 1-4 bedroom suites with an array of additional amenities. For families wanting in room dining options, childfriendly options, kitchenettes, Voyager 47 Club has become a popular addition to the Outrigger brand outstanding service. 101
The Outrigger Reef’s proximity to the Hawaii Convention Center making it a national and international favorite for conferences and convention goers. With characteristic hospitality, a dedicated staff of conference planners work to coordinate and provide a full range of business and food services for any size group or event. Facilities at the Outrigger Reef boast stunning ocean views and adapt to the intimacy of momentous wedding celebrations, prestigious conferences, and board meetings.
DINING Oceanfront dining at The Shore Bird Restaurant and Beach Bar offers best Happy Hour and a Sunset Special with your choice of meat to grill to perfection, and unlimited salad bar. Breakfast buffet and light fare throughout the day. Sunset viewing, succulent seafood and Asian fusion dining make Ocean House Restaurant Outrigger Reef’s casual dining a favorite of locals and foodie guests from around the world. Breakfasts include island favorites, continental, and and assorted omelets and egg dishes. For Starbuck’s addicts fearful of withdrawal, our familiar green goddess awaits us at the hotel entrance.
SPLASH The expansive pool terrace and spectacular pool are the ultimate in ‘sun and soak’ escapes. Waikiki’s only deep water pool has an adjacent whirlpool spa and abundant loungers ensuring no one is left out. Kani Ka Pila Grille provides poolside service throughout the day offering savory nibbles, classic snacks and light meals accompanied by specialized refreshments guaranteed to dazzle your day. With nightly Hawaiian music performances by popular island artists, dinner and drinks here are a must to soak in the authentic island vibe.
CULTURE The Outrigger’s beautiful connection to Hawaii’s unique culture is reflected in the authentic cultural experiences offered guests each day. Like the Outrigger Waikiki Beach, the Reef brings a daily opportunity for guests to enjoy learning to play the ukulele, participate in ti leaf and flower lei making, create traditional Hawaiian crafts, discover the beauty of the Hawaiian language and the meaning and movement of the hula. 103
CULTURE The Outrigger’s beautiful connection to Hawaii’s unique culture is reflected in the authentic cultural experiences offered guests each day. Like the Outrigger Waikiki Beach, the Reef brings a daily opportunity for guests to enjoy learning to play the ukulele, participate in ti leaf and flower lei making, create traditional Hawaiian crafts, discover the beauty of the Hawaiian language and the meaning and movement of the hula. Couples will be inspired by the sacred ceremony consecrating the renewal of vows according to Hawaiian tradition. The pause for peaceful reflection in a celebration of gratitude for day’s end in breathtaking sunset splendor will captivate every guest with the Sunset Ceremony on the beach. Guests gather to share the subtle movements and chants demonstrating their appreciation and reverence for the natural wonders of the island, the gifts of this amazing holiday, the beauty of the land and sea, the joys of family and home.
DISCOVERY The Outrigger Reef is steps away from the Waikiki Beach Walk, home of boutique shopping, fashionable and casual dining, street food at the Farmer’s Markets, and everyone’s favorite, Shaved Ice. 104
Hop the free Waikiki Trolley and experience the sights and history of Hawaii, from museums, zoo and aquarium, all the way to Diamondhead. The helpful hosts at the concierge and activity desks will arrange transport, rentals, and experiences ranging from golf to Scuba, whale watching and snorkeling, sunset cruises and Hawaiian luaus, island tours and volcano viewing. The wonders of Hawaii await! Book a signature outrigger canoe ride, surf lesson, helicopter tour, or a horseback ride on Diamondhead.
SPA The Laakea Spa Journey is an escape to rejuvenate and restore energy and harmony, aligning mind, body, and spirit. Discover your Zen with the ultimate in relaxation from a full menu of soothing and invigorating body treatments, massage, and body wraps tailored to your individual needs. Leave behind stress and tension with choices including traditional Hawaiian massage, hot lava rock, deep tissue, even Chakra balancing massage with elements of aromatherapy, soothing oils, and aloe vera for sun relief. Sunlovers will delight in an Embrightenment or anti-aging facial, and the beach treat of a dazzling manicure and pedicure to highlight that Hawaiian tan.
The Outrigger Waikiki Hotels embody the commitment to preserving the culture and natural beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. Surpassing all expectations, the beachfront locations, welcoming hospitality, comfort and convenience makes Outrigger the choice of generations for an incomparable tropical holiday.
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CORINTHIA HOTEL corinthia.grandluxuryhotels.com
The flagship property of the Grand Luxury Hotels, the world class Corinthia Hotel, stands in gracious grandeur at the heart of Westminster overlooking the River Thames. Nearby, iconic Big Ben’s distinctive bell tower rings in British ascendance into contemporary modern design brushed with the distinguished heritage of luxury reminiscent of Victorian bling. Impeccable service with engaging hospitality sets the standard known throughout Grand Luxury properties. Imagine the breathtaking views across the roofs of London, the treetops of sheltering garden parks, and the treasured sights of London’s skyline from one of the Corinthia’s seven spacious two storey penthouses. The height of luxury, your penthouse features rooftop terrace with garden, spa, and comfort seating to indulge in the romance of London’s magical panorama. Each of the penthouse rooms has a uniquely designed decor and style reflecting elegance in furnishings, seating areas, desk and work areas, luxuriant linens, and stellar baths with deluxe towels and high end ESPA bath amenities. 108
All of Corinthiaâ€™s 294 spacious rooms and suites, designed for memorable luxury and comfort, also feature amenities including flat screen TV, coffee and tea making facilities, free Internet, iPod dock, safe, mini bar, and ESPA bath products, and balconies with city viewing. Choose from views of Scotland Yard, Whitehall, Trafalgar Square or River view of the Thames and London Eye. Unrivaled spa enjoyment is guaranteed at ESPA with indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, and classic Hammam steam room designed to make each guest feel like royalty. The practitioners of the Corinthiaâ€™s world class spa are specialists in integrative and restorative therapies toward wellness. The extensive menu of services encompasses a range of relaxation and rejuvenating therapies, sport and deep tissue massage, and massage techniques from around the world, Swedish, Thai, Japanese Shiatsu, and the use of healing oils to invigorate muscles and engage the senses. 110
Your stay at the Corinthia will be enhanced with consultations with the personal trainer and the facilities of the fully equipped fitness center. Emerge re-energized mentally and physically, detoxified and renewed for sightseeing, travel, and business decision making. The Corinthia features memorable dining at the popular Massimo Restaurant and Bar with innovative interpretations of classic Italian cuisine, divine antipasto selections, wine pairings, and mouthwatering desserts. The Northall Restaurant is popular for its modern take on British fare, nuanced familiar dishes and fun with old favorites. Discerning travelers will delight in the Corinthiaâ€™s exemplary style honoring and successfully capturing elements of traditional and modern. Enjoy a wealth of amenities, outstanding worldclass spa, dining, and premium central location. It is certain to become a favorite London destination.
SOFITEL ST. JAMES sofitel.com
We LOVE London! We revel in the fairy tale magic of Royalty, never too old for Princesses and handsome Princes, a real Palace with a Queen and her guards, and a bear named Paddington. We are all about the romantic charm and the quintessential iconic monuments to British culture and history….Parliament and Big Ben, the London Tower and Bridge, Piccadilly Square, the London Eye soaring to the sky, double decker buses and, photo favorite, those red telephone ‘boxes’ we love. Downton Abbey possessed us and the romance of Mr. Darcy is our timeless fantasy. England’s capital rocks as queen of our bucket list.. The thrill of London is the excitement of recognition, familiar from your first arrival. Iconic English treasures of architecture and culture, remembered from movies and the tellie, are a part of our collective past and we never lose the wonder of discovering them up close and personal. We walk the streets anticipating an encounter with our favorite character, transported magically through time in our Bridget Jones / Alice in Wonderland fantasy. 112
A stay in central London at the prestigious Sofitel St.James promises 5 Star luxury and proximity to the magical London of Buckingham Palace, Westminster, the British Museum, and the London Eye. The stunning facade and historic Neo Classical architecture of the Sofitel St. James once welcomed Londoners to the distinguished Cox’s and King’s Bank. Its impressive Lobby now welcomes international guests, business and leisure travelers from around the world, with first class hospitality, modern sophistication and beautiful antiques. The distinctively styled rooms and suites, with a bit of French flair, offer an array of high end amenities, elegant and up market furnishings and details. The friendly staff accommodates families; business travelers will find outstanding business and conference services; tourists will appreciate the knowledgeable concierge staff; and all guests will enjoy flatscreen TV and entertainment, free WiFi, and a state of the art Fitness Center. 5 Star perfection. 114
The SoSpa has become the focal point of high end spa luxury with its award winning unique three story sundrenched design boasting first class professional service, intimate treatment rooms, steam room, relaxing afternoon tea with signature macaroons, and full service menu. The Sofitel offers the ultimate in de-stress, relaxation and rejuvenation in sumptuous luxury. Like the decor, The Balcon, presents a perfect fusion of British and French cuisines in the popular Brasserie style restaurant. The Balcon has become the hotel’s exciting choice for London’s discerning foodies. Business travelers and weary sightseers will discover the beauty of a proper English Tea at The Rose Lounge, or rendezvous for cocktails and conversation at the St. James Bar where laughter reigns and savory nibbles are devoured. The 5 Star classic luxury of the Sofitel St.James and its ideal central location is a lovely venue to experience London at the confluence of historic grandeur and modern sophistication.
HAM YARD HOTEL firmdalehotels.com
Londonâ€™s SoHo is iconically edgy, leading in trendy style and sophistication. In the heart of Soho, the Ham Yard Hotel is popping with modern chic and vibrant energy captured by hotel co-owner and Design Director Kit Kemp whose vision has taken contemporary decor to a new level. The Ham Yard has reached new heights in creating an artful display of individuality in color, textiles, and design. Bold and inspired, Kit Kemp has incorporated stunning natural elements, the leafy greens of the courtyard and gardens, the glass, stone, and metal elements key to the hotelâ€™s architecture and the stunning centerpiece art of Tony Craggâ€™s bronze sculpture, to define an urban lifestyle dimension that captivates and engages all the senses. In the heart of the Theatre District, the Ham Yard contributes its own theatre with color and dramatic fun, boutique shopping, indoor and outdoor terrace dining options, dynamic bar, and private event rooms - a true urban lifestyle oasis. 116
Guest rooms and suites, as well as long stay apartments, are uniquely individualized from the signature headboards that will seduce with their colorful charm as the centerpiece of each roomâ€™s design theme, cozy seating arrangements with pillows, lighting, and contemporary collections of local artists that will brighten even the most dreary London day.
Say goodbye to tradition and welcome a new design concept with amenities that ROCK. RIK RAK toiletries by Kit Kemp are her latest in bath and Spa amenities enhance the experience of luxury. Choices of rooms and suites address the wishes and needs of all guests, from the business traveler, the dedicated tourists, couples seeking romantic interludes, and families with children. The bespoke contemporary luxury includes spacious modern bathrooms with showers, some with soaking tubs, flat screen TV, free Internet, safe and minibar, plush towels and high end linens, duvet and four body length pillows…..”to sleep, perchance to dream” Aaah. Surprises await from underground to rooftop, beginning at the lower level with an actual transplanted 50’s style bowling alley transported (really) from Texas. The Croc is unforgettable with splashes of neon colors, and huge driftwood crocodiles curiously hanging from the ceiling. Nearby is the staggering 190 seat theatre popping with orange and blue decor, a venue for exclusive showings. 118
The Ham Yard boasts a state of the art hypoxic Gym for maximizing your workout routines and the Soholistic Spa offering a full menu of body and beauty treatments to work out the kinks and rejuvenate after days of sightseeing London. Guests will enjoy the retreats of the Drawing Room and Library, honor bar, books to be read, and Instagram worthy art, floral arrangements, and creative patterned seating you will definitely want to share. The rooftop garden is an actual English Garden, with creative seating areas populated with unique custom benches, even a horse shaped one, and splashes of color and exclusive pattern amidst the greenery. Discover the perfect retreat to capture the sun while contemplating SoHo rooftops; a plush place to enjoy the veggie and fragrant herb gardens, the natural organic source for the restaurant. Dazzle and delight in a SoHo stay at the impressive, remarkably designed Ham Yard Hotel. Modeliste promises it will be a most unique and memorable stay.
AXIOM HOTEL axiomhotel.com
Boutique Axiom Hotel has arrived on San Franciscoâ€™s hotel scene with a technological vigor defining this contemporary chic reimagining of this century old property. At this perfect confluence of history and the digital era, tech savvy amenities ensure guests will stay connected without a blip, uninterrupted access to up to the minute efficient, creative, and state of the art technology. The Axiom is on the cutting edge of the new vision of the hospitality industry providing an alignment of lifestyle, flexible business interactions, and personalized service ordered online and delivered. Designed for ultimate contemporary comfort, Axiom Hotelâ€™s decor incorporates the classical historic architecture with high end contemporary design, sophisticated integration of form and function, old and new. Amenities include big screen smart TVs, Apple TV, iPad, iPod, iPhone docking stations, bluetooth clock radio, lightning fast fiber optic internet access in rooms and public areas. Radio Frequency Identification Lock System, safe and fridge, Bath amenities from LATHER, and ADA accessibility options are available throughout the property. 120
Partnered with California’s burgeoning tech community, innovation in communication systems apply to interactions with hotel staff from checkin to checkout, concierge services, dining options, scheduling, valet and laundry. Interactive information boards are a key feature. A commitment to keeping pace with innovations in business conferencing, “Collaborative Lounges for on the spot thought generation” are the new vision of data management for the business traveler. A state of the art game room with big screen game watching, digital games, and interactive activities. The Fitness Center is state of the art with CORE tech connection. From FitBit challenges to personal trainer devices, connectivity is foremost. San Francisco’s premier location on Powell Street where trendsetting SoMa district intersects with historic Union Square. The famed turnaround of the city’s iconic cable cars lends its name 122
to the vastly popular Turn Cafe where local organic ingredients are served with sit down service as well as grab and go. The trendy bar and lobby is welcoming with upscale modern seating perfect for gathering at the end of day to recharge before exploring San Francisco’s wealth of entertainment options with destination clubs, world class dining and nightlife. San Francisco reigns as the renowned beauty queen of the world’s cities, unforgettable iconic images from the Golden Gate to Fisherman’s Wharf, stunning skyline and epic hills memorable for steep streets, cable cars and monumental movie car chases. Travelers know San Francisco as a national and international center of the arts, sports, business, and romance. As a getaway, Axiom taps the need for technology and connectivity to business, family and friends with style and comfort and exciting modern amenities.
PARC 55 SAN FRANCISCO magellanluxuryhotels.com
Parc 55 is downtown San Francisco’s newest addition to the Hilton brand, sister to the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Its urban contemporary style focuses on luxurious comfort suited to couples seeking a romantic rendezvous, a family holiday, or business travelers hoping to infuse work with sightseeing the iconic City by the Bay. With unrivaled hospitality, the staff is dedicated to excellence in service from concierge and business services, conference and event planning. Breathtaking views from each of Parc 55’s guest rooms and suites capture the magic of San Francisco’s renowned cityscape panorama. Awaken to the wonders stretching from Union Square, encompassing Twin Peaks and the Bay Area. The dazzling twinkle of city lights from your bay window inspires romantic evenings, and the Parc 55 boasts a stellar location to appreciate SF nightlife and internationally famed dining venues. 124
Relax and dine at the Parc 55…. discover exotic gastronomic thrills of inspired Thai cuisine at Kin Khao, GQ’s vote for top new US restaurant. Or choose classic American cuisine at Cable 55, crafted burgers and savory selections. Enjoy their late night fare, cocktails and micro-brews, at their trendy bar. The Barbary Coast is a favorite meeting place for coffee lovers and convenience for grab and go with popular pastries and super deli sandwiches. Nearby, the iconic classic Cable Car awaits with the signature San Francisco venture from Union Square to the top of Nob Hill, Ghiradelli Square, and Fisherman’s Wharf with magical views of the bay and the stunning skyline, Alcatraz Island, and, of course, a stop at famed photo site of crazy, crooked Lombard Street.
Experience the high end comfort of spacious rooms and suites with designer seating area, separate desk and ergonomically designed chair, entertainment area with 37.5” HDTV, in room movies, and HD channels, posh marble bath with signature amenities. Additionally, Parc 55 has earned recognition for being accessible to people with disabilities including visual alarms and notification devices. The elegant grand ballroom of the Parc 55 has become a popular venue for weddings, family celebrations, and business events with an experienced staff dedicated to planning special events with attention to every detail, personalized from catering, flowers, and decor to technology and business services.
Parc 55 is bringing a special brand of high end luxury, rooms with dramatic San Francisco captures everyone’s heart San Francisco panoramic views, and and your stay at the Parc 55 will be a prime location for tourists and business memorable retreat to enjoy treasured professionals relaxation in sophisticated luxury. seeking proximity to iconic sightseeing and the city’s financial and corporate center. 126
REJUVENATED. REFRESHED. REVITALIZED.
HILTON SAN FRANCISCO UNION SQUARE Hilton San Francisco Union Square is uniquely positioned at the center of San Francisco’s three most distinctive neighborhoods, namely Union Square, SOMA and The Tenderloin. Each of these culturally, unique-to-San Francisco destinations features the city’s most popular attractions, including theaters, att shopping, restaurants, jazz clubs, museums and speakeasies. While the city outside of the hotel’s front door has a great buzz, the interior of the property is also alive with the same high-energy pulse that brings San Francisco to life for visitors from all over the world.
Your HOROSCOPE TAURUS
This can be a time of achievement, career advancement, and success in business. There could be a promotion, new job opportunities, a diploma or other form of major award, or possibly even a marriage. Work-related travel or the reaching of a wider audience is possible during this cycle. Your worldly status may change for the better. Relationships are seen now as serious matters. Partners are no longer simply for amusement or mirrors of your ego. You may take special joy in sharing ideals, a common cause, or a sense of belonging with others.
This period brings subtle changes to your value system. Some of you are moving towards a less materialistic value system, and others may be encountering unexpected circumstances that bring about a fluctuating or uncertain income. You will eliminate some deep-seated habits and attachments that have been keeping you back from feeling emotionally free. Your hunches, compassion, and intuition, in fact, can support and further your professional goals. A spirit of friendship is brought to an existing close partnership. You emerge healthier and stronger by the end of the month.
You are called upon to take stock of your abilities. Increased responsibilities are likely. A deep faith that everything will work out is with you now. This is a time when you can rid yourself of selfdestructive tendencies. You’ll be building your resources, getting your finances straightened out, and learning a great deal about the people around you. This cycle also brings a certain measure of spiritual protection and enhancement. There may be unexpected events that free you from confining situations or past conditioning patterns.
Your own awesome strength and faith is always there to draw upon this month. You could be working on a project in solitude or behind the scenes, and when you do come out with it, it could be quite profitable. You may have been facing difficulties satisfying your libido and encountering problems with intimacy. The more willing you are to put yourself in the limelight, the more positive the rewards. This is a time when you need to define, understand and crystallize your significant relationships with others.
ARIES It’s an exciting month ahead–one in which you receive rewards for what you do best. Career success, increased recognition for your talents and efforts, and a focus on close personal partnerships is what this month is about for you. Imaginative undertakings could boost your income. Strengthening close ties with a special someone is likely. However, excessive self-interest and willfulness can undermine your close personal relationships – and can actually work against your better interests. If involved in a casual love relationship, pressure emerges concerning the need for evaluating your commitments.
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Your dreaming world is especially rich, lighter, helpful, and more intuitive. Meditation and retreats may be particularly beneficial to you now, acting to regenerate and invigorate you. Determination to go after what you want is backed by an increasing feeling of hope, optimism and spiritual protection. You may make little changes to your personal appearance or to your mannerisms that reflect the changes going on inside. A desire to live in a more free-spirited manner is with you this month. You are likely to experience events that highlight the necessity to share and trust.
You are likely to make changes in your life that break you out of your usual routines. Recognition for what you do and what you’re naturally good at comes your way this month. New opportunities to express yourself, particularly through speaking and writing, can suddenly enter your life. You may be communicating more about your past or finding people to relate with more readily. If involved in a casual love relationship, a pressure emerges concerning the need for evaluating your commitments. Excessive self-interest and willfulness can undermine your close personal relationships.
Manish Kumar Arora, 91-9871062000 K.P. Astrologer, Numerologist, Tarot Card Reader &Vastu Consultant
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This period in your life is a time for building a solid foundation. A close partnership could be a strong source of intellectual companionship this month. You may be working together towards shared longterm goals, or you could take on a business partner who helps you to realize some of your most treasured wishes. You may take special joy in sharing ideals, a common cause, or a sense of belonging with others. Moderation at this point in your life is necessary for your spiritual growth and your physical body as well.
This is a power period for you when you could uncover awesome opportunities that were previously hidden or that you were not aware of. You are also inclined to take a few more risks with your finances, or unusual ways of making money could be in place during this cycle. Some form of reward may be offered to you now. The urge to expand and pursue your worldly goals is great, but you are also intent on a certain level of freedom to explore life.
You may receive a cosmic push towards expressing yourself more creatively and experience an increased drive to take charge of your life. Issues surrounding your personal appearance, your body, and your image become especially important. Work-related travel or the reaching of a wider audience is possible during this cycle. Your worldly status may change for the better. Your own determination to succeed and your long-term vision could be qualities that attract a serious partnership or that enhance an existing one. A spirit of friendship, freedom, and acceptance could be present in a partnership.
You will feel considerably more emotionally healthy. You will have nixed some of your addictions, and mastered your superstitions. You will feel more powerful because you have given up attempting to control things you cannot and you will gain a feeling of self-mastery instead. This is an excellent period for starting new regimens to better your health and well-being, such as regular exercise and more productive use of your time. Transformative partnerships pull you to adjust your values and define what your need to be truly happy from the inside out.
You are more able to get in touch with your subconscious mind. Charity, giving anonymously, volunteering, and helping others without expectation of reward will be most satisfying during this cycle. Work that involves serving others may begin now and bring you much joy. You are also learning about the comfort levels of others. Essentially, you are learning to share and to surrender yourself (in a balanced manner!) to intimacy. Get in touch with what feels most comfortable for you, and the intimacy level in your relationship will step up a notch.
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