4 ways to spruce your space up on a budget

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Whether you live in a quaint studio apartment or a luxurious spacious loft, there’s always room to make your living space feel more like a home. Creating an environment of peace, comfort, and beauty is essential to investing in yourself and awakening inspiration around every corner. If you work from home, you get a healthy…

Why the Art world needs ARTiculate

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Decade after decade, nothing immortalizes the zeitgeist better than art and for that reason; nothing rivals the importance of its creation. The purity of the narrative expressed from the artist to the collector, affords artists the chance to create a shared history, to be savored for years to come. Emphasis on affords–…

4 things you need to know before becoming a Vegetarian

Featured on TheUrbanRealist With restaurants becoming more accommodating to our plant-based foodie friends, being a vegetarian no longer means having to go to Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s and make a meal of your own. Not to mention, Instagram pages like anniskk lets us look to the art of creating beautiful smoothie bowls chock full of seeds,…

The Fendi Fall 2016 Couture show just made history

Featured on TheUrbanRealist There’s so much to savor from the Fendi Fall 2016 Couture collection. Flipping through the pages of a storybook, we fell on the enchantingly beautiful moment in fashion history, set in Rome in front of the beautifully flowing Trevi Fountain, where the models seemed to walk on water.  Karl Lagerfeld has a knack for inducing an…

Your new favorite Duo: Lion Babe

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Lion Babe approached LVRN’s 3rd annual RaurFest– with a cool confidence that has only grown since the debut of their hit song “Treat Me Like Fire” in 2012, continuing to make waves and attracting new fans to their eclectic sound. With their NYC tenacity, Lion Babe recently hit Vinyl at Center Stage…

3 Reasons Being Single Rocks

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Contrary to your parents overbearing beliefs, being single isn’t indicative of a void in your love life.  Instead it’s a step in your journey that’s devoted to self and exploring the depths of your own well-being, without the distractions. Take some time. Find yourself. Fall in Love with you. Stop the cycle of bad…

Jump From Paper does Pop Art like no other

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Jump From Paper is a Taipei-based fashion brand that brings illusion to our everyday wear and lets us linger somewhere between fantasy and reality. The name for their fashion accessory brand couldn’t be more accurate, as they create 2 dimensional illusions that are reminiscent of hopping right into a painting with Blue’s Clues-…

Atlanta croons with Ibeyi at Terminal West

Featured on TheUrbanRealist If your Saturday mornings get off to a smooth start as you glide around the house listening to Downtempo grooves, then you’ll appreciate the eclectic crooning of Ibeyi– a musical duo that consists of twins Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. Their name- Ibeyi- is ideal, as it literally translates to “Twins” in…

Atlanta Historic neighborhoods re-envisioned by Contemporary Architecture

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Atlanta Historic neighborhoods re-envisioned by Contemporary Architecture If- on occasional rides around the city- you find yourself taking in the scenery of Atlanta, one thing you’ll notice is how tradition has a stronghold in the aesthetic of the city. Riddled with old buildings and traditional homes that been around longer than many…

UR CULTURED: Martell’s Modern Woman Left Us Inspired

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Photography by Ron Hill Martell’s Modern Woman Event Left Us Inspired!  Truly a night to remember, bloggers, taste-makers, and style mavens on the creative forefront of Atlanta came together for an exclusive cocktail making class hosted by TheUrbanRealist and Martell Cognac. With a room full of fashionably decisive dream-manifesters, who are enchantingly warm and inviting,…

Dressing for Your Body-Type Guide to Personal Style | Part II |

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Dressing for Your Body Type  Based on 5 tips on finding your personal style  you’ve cleaned out our closets to make way for the new you that will emerge on the path to conquering the rest of your life, right? Or at best, you’ve narrowed down your closet to clothes you actually wear. Now, it’s time…