Who, what and where! 

Fern Mallis Host “Fashion Icons” Chat with Marc Jacobs:
As one the most influential fashion and lifestyle visionaries of our generation, I was more than humbled to be in the house as Marc Jacobs, who designs his own eponymous label, diffusion label – Marc by Marc Jacobs and acts as the Creative Director of Louis Vuitton – discussed his personal life in the most intimate of details. From chatting about his 33 tattoos (ncluding one of SpongeBob Square Pants) to battling drug abuse to how his grandmother acted as his first muse, was more than enlightening. – Fashion Editor, Ericka Goodman

The Style Team Prepares for a Proper Cleanse:
After a few weeks of snacking on holiday goodies, the style team decided to try their collective hands at the BluePrint Cleanse. Starting this upcoming Tuesday, we will start the Renovation Cleanse, which is a three-day, all raw and organic juice diet consisting of six drinks that will take the place of meals. Full report to come! – EG

We Welcomed Spring 2013 Interns:
The Style Team loves their interns. And the department just thrives when they’re around! From the sample check-ins that piled up without them to just having a few fresh faces in the office, we are just so excited to have our new group aboard.  – EG

Rachel Pally Summer 2013 Preview:
The very pregnant and adorable designer hosted her Summer 2013 preview while rocking the most perfect of jersey dresses last week. From inkblot blasts to vibrant pops of color, each and every piece was just as lovely as the next. And each editor was allowed to take one dress home as a parting gift, quite the treat! – EG

Saturday Night at Guantanamera in New York City:
As one of our last few meals before starting our BluePrint Cleanse next week, we headed out for dinner, drinks and entertainment at Cuban eatery Guantanamera. We ordered up mojitos, empanadas and arroz con pollo while listening to an amazing band.  – EG

Renuatum Spa Visit:
During my annual vacation to St.Croix in the USVI, I decided to check out Renuatum Spa & Wellness Center in downtown Christiansted to kick off 2013 with a little pampering. I’d recommend trying their Chakra Balancing ($110) to clear any mental clutter or stress with one of their energy healers.  If you want something more traditional with your spa treatments, you can book an appointment for their Exfoliating Cruzan Cane & Spice Scrub ($85) instead. For more info, call 340-718-2440/340-773-2440 or visit www.renuatumspa.com. – Janell Hickman, Associate Beauty and Grooming Editor

April 2013 Model Casting:

In preparation for a beauty shoot, the Style Team had model go-sees in our offices. While we tried to stay calm, we couldn’t hide our excitement when legendary supermodel Roshumba strolled in! She looked flawless, just like we remember her. -JH