Hometown Mover Moving Company – The New Generation of Moving Services Created in Hudson Valley – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Studios

Your Hometown Mover Moving Company – The New Generation of Moving Services Created in Hudson Valley

Your Hometown Mover Moving Company – The New Generation of Moving Services Created in Hudson Valley – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Studios Millennials are generally speaking a generation of renters and move a lot. Who likes that though? Moving is painful, expensive, frustrating, and extremely stressful. But what if there was a new generation of moving services created by Millennials with the goal of making the moving process easy and enjoyable? There is a company like that and today we are having a lengthy interview with them to find out how they […]

Top 3 Emerging Design Trends for Today's Lifestyles

Top 3 Emerging Interior Design Trends for Today’s Lifestyles

(BPT) – Events from the past year have all of us reconsider what we want and need out of our homes. From work and play to wellness, our homes have become the epicenter of, well, everything — leading to an emergence of design trends focused on adapting to a new normal. The design experts at Wilsonart, a world-leading provider of engineered surfaces, have identified three new lifestyle trends that are affecting lasting design changes. 1. Back to Nature It’s no secret that nature has the power to inspire, invigorate, restore and refresh. Research has shown that interacting with nature can […]

Top Reasons why you should buy a home in Hudson Valley  – by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in the Hudson Valley, New York

Top Reasons why you should buy a home in Hudson Valley – Dino Alexander

Hudson Valley is a gorgeous geographical region encompassing the valley formed by the Hudson River and its surrounding communities. It is located in New York State and is renowned for winemaking and grape-growing regions. Hudson Valley is spread over an enormous acreage and it is blessed with outstanding natural beauty. If you are looking for a cool and relaxed lifestyle with diving food and drinks, there is no better place for you in the country than Hudson Valley. Top Reasons why you should buy a home in Hudson Valley  – by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty […]

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Hudson Valley Realtors

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero

When a home is ready to go on the market, homeowners always want to know how long it’s going to take to sell it. If you have a real estate agent, they’ll give you an estimated time because he knows all that’s involved in it. They know the average amount of days it takes to sell a place. How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Hudson Valley Realtors While you might think that selling a home quickly means you have to […]

Contemporary Colonial Luxury Home in Poughkeepsie, New York by Toni Anne Perry, Licensed RE Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Group

Forbearance, Foreclosure and Home Selling in 2021 – Real Estate 101 with Toni Ann Perry

First and foremost, before forbearance or foreclosure – talk to your lending institution!  An open dialog with your lender may quell many problems before they happen; they are not there to scold or judge, just to help. What is mortgage forbearance?  The simplified answer, according to consumerfinance.gov: forbearance is when your mortgage servicer or lender allows you to temporarily pay your mortgage at a lower payment or pause paying your mortgage. You will have to pay the payment reduction or the paused payments back later. Forbearance is an option if you have a temporary situation that will be resolved over […]

The Best Way to Wear Men’s Bracelets

If you want to add pizzazz to an otherwise drab look, you can add accessories to your daily uniform. Historically, watches and ring bands were the only ways to accessorize, but wearing men’s jewelry is now perfectly acceptable and even coveted. Obviously, you should start with men’s bracelets, since they can fit comfortably with your favorite watch or go 100% on their own. The Best Way to Wear Men’s Bracelets – Presented by HARD NEW YORK Men’s Fashion Accessories – Fashion Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Here’s how you can wear men’s bracelets to look like you were […]

Trendy Fashion Accessories for Men this 2021 Holiday Season – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Authentic Men's Fashion Accessories

Trendy Fashion Accessories for Men this 2021 Holiday Season

What’s your style look like today? Do you follow fashion trends like you did last year? Have you given up on men’s fashion trends or have you embraced the new you and are wondering where to go from here? What men’s fashion accessories are popular today? Trendy Fashion Accessories for Men this 2021 Holiday Season – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Authentic Men’s Fashion Accessories This guide is here to help you if you don’t know or are unsure what to do. Due to our recent past, this may be a bit confusing. Our recent past has given permission […]

How to Choose the Right Bracelet for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

How to Choose the Right Bracelets for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

An elegant bracelet is a great accessory that can be worn with just about anything. In our busy world, we often find that a few extra pieces of leather or beads can give an outfit that extra bit of panache, and they can also instantly reveal a little bit of who we really are even without saying a word. Bracelets could definitely be a symbol of freedom, creativity, and confidence. How to Choose the Right Bracelets for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK When it comes to wearing a bracelet, effortlessness is the key. When you grasp this concept, […]

Outdoor living is hot: Tips to keep cool and comfortable

Outdoor living is hot: Tips to keep cool and comfortable

(BPT) – Outdoor living is hotter than ever — in more ways than one — and creating spaces that are not only functional but downright enjoyable is the goal of most homeowners today. No matter how you like to use your outdoor environments, you’re probably looking for ways to maximize your spaces and make them as pleasant as possible, for your family and your guests. Here are tips for optimizing your home’s outdoor spaces: 1) Practical and comfortable seating solutions When thinking about what type of seating makes sense for each area, consider who will be using it, for what […]

Toni Ann Perry, Licensed RE Salesperson, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty

Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry

Everyone appreciates home decorating ideas when planning to make improvements to their home. You may have visions of your own about how your new home décor would look but it’s always nice to have an alternative plan. There are definitely home decorating ideas that you haven’t discovered. There are constantly changes being made regarding trends in home decorating. Checking out new home decorating ideas may give birth to a new home decorating plan for your space. Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry Being able to find home decorating ideas is a treat but […]

How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander – Photography and Featured Farmhouse Interior Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander

It’s been around for a while, and a hit GHTV show made it even more popular. But it doesn’t seem like it will go away anytime soon, and we couldn’t be happier! We’ve got all the stuff you need if you’re planning a remodel! Let’s get started with our inexpensive interior design tips, then read on for our farmhouse interior design tips with a modern twist! How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander – Photography and Featured Farmhouse Interior Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Every farmhouse-style home has a different […]

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

(BPT) – You put a lot of care into curating your bedroom, but these days, it may look more like a gym or an office than your sleep sanctuary. In fact, Stanford News points to several nationwide surveys, which found that more than half of Americans now working from home are doing so from their bedrooms. To help reclaim your bedroom as a place designed for sleep, Joy Cho and Corey Damen Jenkins, interior design experts who work with Stearns & Foster — a luxury mattress company known for handcrafted style and comfort — have identified the following design tips […]

Reimagining Farmhouse Living in the Hudson Valley with a Modern Luxury Twist – Interview with Liz and Matt Elkin by Dino Alexander – Real Estate and Lifestyle Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Reimagining Farmhouse Living in the Hudson Valley with a Modern Luxury Twist

Today I am hanging out with Liz and Matt at their newest and absolutely spectacular farmhouse reno project in New Paltz, NY, right here in the center of Hudson Vally. Reimagining Farmhouse Living in the Hudson Valley with a Modern Luxury Twist – Interview with Liz and Matt Elkin by Dino Alexander – Real Estate and Lifestyle Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York This contemporary twist of a classic farmhouse design is actually a combo of a renovation and a brand new construction but I will let them give the details and introduce the project. Liz: Hi! […]

Outdoor home projects: How to create a safe, calm oasis at home

Outdoor home projects: How to create a safe, calm oasis at home

(BPT) – Many people are looking for ways to update their homes to provide a sense of comfort and connection to the outdoors. The goal is to create a safe, calm oasis at home, drawing inspiration from biophilic designs, which means enhancements that focus on a human’s innate attraction to nature. Outdoor projects are flourishing as people extend their living spaces to feel closer to their natural surroundings. Check out these top backyard renovation ideas: 1) Water elements There’s something serene about listening to the ocean waves or a bubbling brook, and people are bringing this feeling home by incorporating […]

Interview with the eyebrow sculpting master and beauty expert Chelsea Weyant – Hudson Valley beauty with Dino Alexander

Interview with the eyebrow sculpting master and beauty expert Chelsea Weyant

Today I am enjoying the company of the amazing Chelsea Weyant, the owner and beauty expert of Cherie Beauty Lunge. She is an eyebrow sculpting master certified in Microblading and Nano Shading and she shared some great insight and advice when it comes to permanent makeup, how to prepare and what to expect from the services. Interview with the eyebrow sculpting master and beauty expert Chelsea Weyant (Cherie Beauty Lounge) – Hudson Valley beauty with Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: We know the meaning of the words permanent and makeup separately but what […]

The Best Summer Accessories for Men

The Best Summer Accessories for Men

To get into summer looking on-trend, fix your haircut, update your wardrobe, and hit the gym. Make sure you have your accessories! You can create an effortlessly chic look by having stylish accessories with every outfit. Fashionable accessories are worn by men for a number of reasons. Fashion is a way for many people to express themselves. You can dress up an outfit with a fashionable bracelet, and a leather belt will add a touch of elegance. When you wear stylish accessories, you get noticed yet feel more confident at work or during social gatherings. You can also use fashion […]

On the Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Fashion and Brand Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios, New York)

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World Through Scents – Interview with Perfumer Kelly Jones

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Naomi: Hello, Kelly! What an absolute pleasure it is to connect & create with you, thanks for chatting with me. Tell us about your niche perfume brand KELLY + JONES – what led you to launch it and how do you define your product? Kelly: We create olfactive experiences inspired by the vineyard and beyond. Did you know that you’re not supposed to wear […]

2021 Men's Fashion Trend: Bracelets to Elevate Style and Boost Confidence

2021 Men’s Fashion Trend: Bracelets to Elevate Style and Boost Confidence

Bracelets for Men have become very popular in recent years and there is no shortage of contemporary or modern rustic style options for stylish millennials and fashionable men of any age, especially this Father’s Day Gift Hunting Season. Lava rocks, stainless steel, wood, brushed gold and leather are the trendy materials for men’s bracelets in 2021. If you are looking for the best bracelets for men, consider our partner brand HARD NEW YORK at hardenwyork.com and see if any of their men’s bracelets will compliment your style and elevate your fashion. Black and Gold Collection from HARD NEW YORK looks particularly trendy this Summer, […]

Top 10 Perfume Choices For Women by the Hudson valley Style Magazine

Top 10 Perfumes this Summer – by the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

If you like to smell good, and who doesn’t, then finding the right perfume is at the top of your list. The shopping process may include sampling tester bottles at the store or simply by the old trial-and-error method. In an attempt to make your perfume shopping a little easier, this article takes a look at ten of the top perfume choices by the Hudson Valley Style Magazine. Top 10 Perfumes this Summer – by the Hudson Valley Style Magazine Notes of Chardonnay by Kelly and Jones – and addictive and sultry perfume, made to pair with a glass of […]

Decorating on a Budget – Make it Fun and Enjoyable

Decorating on a Budget – Make it Fun and Enjoyable

For anybody, decorating on a budget can be a challenge, but it also can be very rewarding. It will also teach you how to showcase your home. In this book, we will provide great ideas and tips for decorating various rooms within your home without going over budget. Just by adding a few small, but creative and decorative details, you can make any home look like a million dollars. As long as you approach your decorating on a budget creatively, it should not only save you money, but will be fun also. If you want to create the perfect look […]

The Runway Revolution: Marist Fashion Students Reinvent The Meaning Of A Fashion Show At The 35th Annual Silver Needle Runway

The Runway Revolution: Marist Fashion Students Reinvent the Meaning of a Fashion Show at the 35th Annual Silver Needle Runway

When you hear the words “fashion show,” a couple of images may come to mind. Flashing flickers set off by a sea of cameras, a spotlight illuminating a raised, linear runway, a synchronized assembly of models. However, you may perceive a fashion show to be, the student fashion show producers who created Marist College’s 35th annual Silver Needle Runway challenged the narrative and the concept around what a fashion show can be. The Runway Revolution: Marist Fashion Students Reinvent the Meaning of a Fashion Show at the 35th Annual Silver Needle Runway – Story by: Erica Capobianco – Photos by: […]