R&Design: Todd Reed Jewelry Launches West Coast Design Studio (Q&A)

Get excited, Los Angeles. Next month, Colorado-based jeweler Todd Reed will open a second studio space designed Tres Birds in Venice!

Todd Reed shares the inside scoop on the new studio, the launch of a men’s line—ladies, these are not just for the guys—and how Polaroid images brought his brand major success.

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Remembering the Night I Met Lauren Bacall

I met Lauren Bacall five years ago in New York. I was honored then as I am now to have met someone who is a part of my main source of inspiration: Hollywood’s Golden Age.  

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R&Design: Alice Roche Builds Architecture-Inspired Jewelry (Q&A)

San Francisco designer Alice Roche is known for architecturally-inspired Sterling Silver jewelry. This season, the California-based designer has a new look for her collection, think 14kt gold.

As a long-time fan of her work, I was excited to sit down with Roche who is fresh off the launch of a new website and in prep-mode to debut her Fall collection at NYNOW next month.

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We Host First Ever Sustainable Summer Fest in New York (Photos)

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If you missed the Sustainable Summer Fest—the only summer party you wouldn’t want to miss—you can still live vicariously through all the fun photographs from the event in Brooklyn, New York this past Saturday.

Quick recap: Past Fashion Future teamed up with the Ethical Writers Coalition and the underground dance party house, Beef Cuts, to throw a summer bash. As promised, it was unlike anything New York has ever seen.

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In New York, The Only Summer Party You Can Not Miss (Event)

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I am excited to finally announce that I am a part of a newly-formed network of writers called the Ethical Writers Coalition and we’re teaming up with the underground dance party house, Beef Cuts, to throw a summer bash unlike anything NYC has ever seen.

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The Antiques Garage Closes This Weekend (Event)

New York City’s flea market staple The Antiques Garage is open for the last shopping weekend today and tomorrow, June 28-29, 2014.

The world-renowned market on West 25th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues has attracted New York City icons and locals, from Andy Warhol and  Annie Leibovitz to Bette Midler and Bill Cunningham.

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Styled by Emma: The Independent Handbag Designer Awards

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What an honor to return for the fourth year to judge the Independent Handbag Designer Awards. Winners were announced on Wednesday night at the awards ceremony in Manhattan. 

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Independent Handbag Designer Awards Announce 2014 Winners

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The winners of the Independent Handbag Designer Awards were announced Wednesday night at the eight annual event held at the School of Visual Arts Theatre in Manhattan. Our editor-in-chief judged more than 1,500 bags to help name this year’s winners.

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14 Classic Fashion and Beauty Finds for Summer

imageI teamed up with Orange Harp, mobile app for unique, high-quality, socially-conscious fashion, to select the top fashion and beauty finds in Past Fashion Future’s signature classic style.

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R&Design: Sarah Swell Jewelry Unveils Gorgeous New Design Studio (Photos)

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When I first heard that Sarah Greenberg, the designer extraordinaire behind Sarah Swell Jewelry, was set to open a new showroom and studio space in Sausalito, California I found myself wishing that I lived in the Bay Area—that and the winter in Chicago was extra long this year!

Read on for a virtual tour of Greenberg’s new design digs and the inside scoop on how she started her line of well-crafted line of beautiful Sterling Silver and 14k Gold jewelry.

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15 Natural Beauty Solutions for Summer

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On Youbeauty.com today, I chat with fellow beauty expert and journalist Grace Gold about why natural beauty products are becoming more widely available.

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Designer Suzanne Rae Captures Friends Wearing 2014 Collection

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On Wednesday, I popped by downtown boutique Spiritual America (5 Rivington) for a portrait session and party hosted by fashion designer Suzanne Rae and photographer Jessica Miller.

My friend Elizabeth of The Note Passer captured this image of me during the photo shoot.

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At Standard Talks, Slow Food and Fashion Align (Event)

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Ethical fashion and food have long been connected. Yet widespread responsible practices in fashion trail behind their kissing cousin, the slow food movement. Makeshift 2014 aims to change this.

On Saturday, “Connecting Love & Raw Materials in Food, Fashion, & Design” featured slow design pioneer Natalie Chanin in conversation with 2014 James Beard Award-winner Ashley Christensen.

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Hear Emma’s Ethical Fashion Tips on ABC News Radio

What an honor it is to share practical ethical fashion tips and style advice with ABC News Radio’s national audience.

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Fashion Fundraiser Supports Natural Dye Awareness (Event)

Fashion’s sustainable future is rooted in the past. In the case of dyes, the solution is a return to natural dyes, used before the invention of synthetic dyes in the 19th century. Read on to party and support the cause in New York City.

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