The best natural skincare products designed and crafted by Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli right here in the Hudson Valley, New York – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

NessFeli – The Best Natural Skincare Line created in the Hudson Valley, NY

Today my excitement is on the next level because I get to chat with the beautiful Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli Natural Skincare, based right here in the Hudson Valley. I am this excited because skincare is such an obsession of mine. Spending money on products does not always guarantee quality so the search for good products has been a lifelong journey for me, and probably for you too. And when you find that amazing moisturizer or a serum, your heart will melt with joy and that smile on your face will jump out in an instant. The […]

Working at Home? Time is of the Essence! New Book and Tips by Maxwell Alexander

Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander

I’ve heard people say that they want to work from home mainly for the following reason: they are able to work only when they want to. Even though you can set your own work hours when you work at home, that does not mean you don’t have to adhere to a schedule. Work schedules that are hit or miss…or worse, no schedule at all, simply will not work. Time is of the essence! It’s your time! Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander Working from home can be a very, very good […]

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, […]

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

When you say to yourself, “I can’t lose weight”, you are not only prophesying the future, but you are programming your body to do just that. But what if you say “Yes, I can lose weight!” – this statement has the opposite effect and you are getting on the right path to your weight loss success. Dieting and exercising go hand in hand with the emotional aspect of losing weight. Weight loss is a process that takes time and dedication, plus a few easy concepts about nutrition and exercise that are revealed in my new book on weight loss for […]

The Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley and Beyond – Interview with Latwan Banks of Madeline's Room – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander

Latwan Banks of Madeline’s Room – Interview with the Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley

Just a few days ago, I joined Latwan Banks, the owner and balloon stylist of the Hudson Valley balloon decoration salon Madeline’s Room, at one of her latest balloon styling sessions at Cream Boutique in Newburgh New York and we had an amazing time chatting about balloons and styling, and art. Her work is so fascinating and I had tons of questions about it. The Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley and Beyond – Interview with Latwan Banks of Madeline’s Room – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander Here is how it went: Dino: Why ballon decorations? How did […]

Pride Weekend Cherry Picking in Hudson Valley's Prospect Hill Orchards with Maxwell and Dino Alexander

Pride Weekend Cherry Picking in Hudson Valley’s Prospect Hill Orchards with Maxwell and Dino Alexander

Summer 2021 is definitely like no other! Recovering from the pandemic and the civil unrest across the World and the US feels more like an eerie Zombieland kind of a movie. With just a couple of scarce BLM protests in Beacon and Newburgh, racial justice didn’t get much attention in the Hudson Valley. And while economic equality took a major hit this year, billionaires of the World benefited from the largest transfer of wealth (in one year) in the history of humankind. So yeah, there has never been a better time to celebrate something like Pride, Diversity, and Equality. Pride […]

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 5 Men's Fashion Accessories this Spring – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

Top 5 Men’s Fashion Accessories Spring 2021 – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

Are men fashionable? This is not a question any longer! – Top 5 Men’s Fashion Accessories this Spring – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK A few decades ago if you would have asked this question, the term fashionable more or less was associated to women. However with growing times the word fashionable can now be heard in men’s vocabulary too. If you have a look at the Men’s fashion trends you will notice that it is very large and encompasses innumerable items ranging from designer watches and leather wallets to sleek eyewear, trendy belts, comfortable socks, […]

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa

There are so many anti-aging creams, potions, and lotions that it can be difficult to figure out which claims are true. However, asking “do anti-aging products really work” is sort of like asking if babies cry: sometimes they do, and sometimes they don’t. Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley Anti-aging products have been around for a long time, for as long as merchants understood that people wanted to look younger. The problem is that sometimes the profit motive encourages sellers to make wild claims that […]

Mens Fashion - From Fig Leaves To Designer Suits

Mens Fashion – From Fig Leaves to Designer Suits

As early as 50,000 years ago, our ancestral Homo sapiens used whatever was in their surroundings to shield themselves from the harsh climate. Anthropologists have unearthed human fossils from the Arctic Circle and saw evidence of men’s clothing made of fur and animal skin. In retrospect, in regions where the temperature was much warmer, evidences of men’s clothes made primarily, of leaves and grass were discovered. These were used to cover primitive man from the dust and heat. At that time, men’s clothing was nothing more that an ingenious invention borne from necessity. As centuries passed though, men’s clothing assumed […]

4 Tips on Choosing the Right Spring Perfume for You

4 Tips on Choosing the Right Perfume for You this Spring

With the thousands of fragrances on the market, it can sometimes be tricky to choose the one that is perfect for your taste, personality, the occasion, and other factors. 4 Tips on Choosing the Right Spring Perfume for You – by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Kelly + Jones Perfumes for Ladies and Gents – Vineyards and Beyond – Product Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Studios – New York Spring is here, so check out the following basic tips that you may find useful when choosing and even wearing the perfect perfume for you. […]

Foster's Coach House Tavern - Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Dino Alexander

Foster’s Coach House Tavern – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Dino Alexander

Foster’s Coach House Tavern – Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Dino Alexander ★★★★★ – Location ★★★★★ – Brand ★★★★★ – Ambiance ★★★★★ – Food ★★★★★ – Service ★★★★★ 5-Star Rated Restaurant “The Most Deliciously Authentic Baked Potato in Hudson Valley” Photo Gallery: Foster’s Coach House Tavern Hudson Valley Style Restaurant Review with Realtor Dino Alexander / Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Photography Studio Simplida.com – World’s Finest Wall Art on Canvas