Tom Cruise reminds us why he IS a movie star in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.
Say what you will about his supposed ‘kookiness,’ but when Tom Cruise sets his mind to it, (and picks the right project), he leaves no doubt as to why he is one of the biggest movie stars on the face of the planet. With the recently released blockbuster Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Cruise does just that! Read the rest of this entry »
Six scarves to fend off winter in style.
Along with holiday celebrations, football playoffs and New Year’s resolutions comes freezing temperatures and gray, blustery days in many parts of the country. One quick and easy way a guy can fight old man winter and inject a dash of color and style into his wardrobe is with a winter scarf. Read the rest of this entry »
With these new office workstations, now you can earn and burn at the same time!
Anyone who spends 8+ hours per day, week after week, strapped to a standard work desk knows that sooner or later, the pain IS going to come. A sore lower back, stiff forearms, aching neck and the insidious, ever-expanding waistline is your reward for a job well done. Read the rest of this entry »
J.Crew at The Liquor Store… Funky Charm meets Men’s Fashion in this slice of Tribeca history.
Located in a historic 1825 townhouse, this renovated Tribeca tavern is now home to J.Crew at The Liquor Store, a specialty menswear store which thanks to design help from Andy and Kate Spade, couldn’t be farther from its ‘mall roots’. Read the rest of this entry »
Are You Experienced? The top 5 essential Jimi Hendrix songs as chosen by A Life Designed.
Recently, Rolling Stone magazine published its 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time special edition and not surprisingly, the original Voodoo Child himself, James Marshall Hendrix sits at the head of the class. This got me to thinking. As a guitarist myself and HUGE Hendrix fan, Jimi’s music, aura and creative genius has had a major impact on my development as a musician and also on my personal life. In the spirit of ‘greatest lists’ I began to think about the Top 5 recorded Hendrix moments that turned my musical world upside down and had the biggest impact on me, an impact which I still feel to this day. Read the rest of this entry »
Esquire Magazine’s Ultimate Bachelor Pad for 2011.
Imagine for a moment the ultimate, fantasy bachelor pad. Not just any ‘man cave’ but a sprawling, 6,800-square-foot, four story apartment featuring a sweeping 360-degree view from its indoor-outdoor, all-glass roof terrace of New York and the Statue of Liberty visible from your master suite! Esquire magazine and its All-Star team of designers dared to imagine just that and the result is this year’s 2011 Esquire Ultimate Bachelor Pad. Read the rest of this entry »
Eight Holiday Gift Ideas – Guaranteed To Please.
We here at A Life Designed have been on our best behavior, (sort of), this year in hopes that Santa would look favorably upon us this holiday season. To that end, we’ve compiled a short list of gift ideas we wouldn’t mind seeing under the tree this year!
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