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Emily is a 20-something wanderer and wonderer born in the snow capital of the country — Syracuse, New York — who recently quit her 9–5 in New York City in order to chase her dreams. She is currently a lifestyle photographer based in sunny Los Angeles, where she creates imagery for beauty and fashion brands, models and influencers, and more. She loves her dog, Charlie, a sweaty hot yoga classes, a good cup of coffee, and traveling to places she’s never been before. Emily began this site in the summer of 2014 to document the things she loves and to inspire others to find the little luxuries in life.
Emily has always the little luxuries in life. At the ripe age of five, she made red glittery shoes inspired by Dorothy’s in the Wizard of Oz, and wore them just about every day until all the glitter fell off. She refused to wear her costumes at her elementary school’s annual Halloween parades because she liked her school clothes too much to change out of, and each and every visit to the hairdresser she repeated “Not poofy! Not poofy!” the entire appointment, all too concerned the hairstylist would give too much volume for her taste. It’s safe to say her style has evolved over time (she now appreciates a good bit of volume in her hair), but her zest and love for life never faded.
She graduated at the top of her class from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications — one of the top communications schools in the country — where she received her degree in public relations with a concentration in Fashion & Beauty Communications. Before pursuing her degree at Syraucse, she graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology, with a major in Advertising and Marketing Communications.
Post-college, she began a career at J Public Relations, a travel PR powerhouse in Manhattan. There, she was a content creator for luxury hotels and hospitality brands, including The Plaza Hotel and Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa. She had gained career-building experience during her college days, while interning on the social media team at Birchbox, becoming a Campus Rep for New England-based lifestyle brand Kiel James Patrick, and working at Syracuse University’s beauty and fashion magazine. She also volunteered at New York Fashion Week each September; from running to the nearest drugstore to get bottled water for the models, stuffing goodie bags, double- and triple-checking the seating charts, and ushering guests to their seats, no task was too big or too small.
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You have found yourself on a site that Emily began as a little creative outlet during the summer of 2014. Much like her style choices, it has evolved over time: Now, she hopes to create the ultimate online destination to help you get inspired and create a life you love. Here, style and beauty meet wellness, travel, and much, much more. Add in a pinch of vegan cooking, a scoop of her personal life, and a hint of festive fun, and you end up with the perfect recipe for anyone who likes a little sugar and spice. She hopes you love it as much as she does!