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Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 31, 2020

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]

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Get your glow on: 6 tips to make your skin and hair shine

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 28, 2020

Face it, winter is brutal for your skin and hair. Between the harsh, cold wind outside and the dry, overheated air inside, it’s hard to look your best all winter long. On top of that, everyone tends to overindulge in unhealthy food and drinks during the winter months. Fortunately, there are strategies you can use to enhance your looks while boosting your body’s natural ability to fight off the ill effects of winter. Here are some tips to look your best — even when the weather does its worst. Treat your skin with TLC Gently cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize your […]

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Hiking Mt. Beacon in Beacon, NY with Fitness Coach Maxwell Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 27, 2020

Spring is officially here and I opened the 2020 hiking season in the Hudson Valley with my favorite hike of all times – the Mount Beacon in Beacon, NY. Even though the leaves are not out yet, the weather was nice and sunny, almost 60 degrees outside, so it definitely felt like Spring. I know that ticks are out and about, hunting for unsuspecting hikers when the temperature is above 45 degrees, so I knew for sure that when it’s 60 degrees out, it’s time to carry the best natural tick repellent you can find. It was a bit unexpected to see […]

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Thought, quarantine was a vacation? Things just got more serious…

By Katya A Williams | March 26, 2020

To call it “strange” would be an understatement. Uncertainty and anxiety took over the globe and put the entire world on hold. Total absence of toilet paper, empty shelves in grocery stores, closure of all casinos on Las Vegas Strip, worldwide shortage of face masks and ventilators, stock market is the worst since the Great Depression, unemployment rate may soar to 30%, Olympic Games postponed for one year: Is it really happening? The Governor of New York signs an executive order to put the whole state on PAUSE, closing all nonessential offices effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22. COVID-19 […]

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5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in the Hudson Valley

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 23, 2020

House hunting can be exhilarating, exhausting, confusing, and frustrating all at once. Purchasing a home is a big decision, and big decisions sometimes come with mental and emotional challenges. So use the unexpected downtime this spring to do some homework online and get ready for the successful househunting season as soon as the coronavirus emergency passes by. 5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in Upstate New York by Dino Alexander, Licensed RE Broker, CEO Alexander Maxwell Realty One of the ways to lessen the blow of any challenge is to be prepared for it, and house hunting is no […]

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Focus your bathroom remodel with a striking visual statement

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 18, 2020

There is nothing more inviting than a luxurious, well-appointed bathroom, but no matter how ambitious the remodel, there are unique challenges that come with every project. Whether updating the guest powder room or redesigning the master bathroom of your dreams, from plumbing and lighting to budget and space limitations, there is a lot to be considered. One way to approach a project is by defining the space through singular choices that will move an everyday interior into a space to remember: an extraordinary marble vanity, exquisite lighting fixture, classic vessel sink or deep soaking tub — pivotal pieces can set […]

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Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Sustainable Building Materials

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 18, 2020

(BPT) – Looks matter and first impressions count! So to pique the interest of potential buyers, refresh your home’s exterior and boost the curb appeal with new siding. In-the-know design pros are choosing cypress siding for the upgrade. It looks great and can last a lifetime, no matter what Mother Nature might have in store. “Cypress siding offers the complete package,” says Zack Rickman of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, www.CypressInfo.org. “It’s not only beautiful, but it also offers proven outdoor performance by naturally repelling insects — like termites and carpenter bees — and minimizing decay, chemical corrosion, and other […]

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Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 15, 2020

(BPT) – 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease, you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and exterior, building materials and surroundings. Connecting with nature: Biophilic design Biophilic design is achieved when natural elements are incorporated into space, helping people feel connected to the natural environment. It creates a calm, tranquil space and reduces stress. Biophilia makes sense for indoor […]

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The Benefits of using Natural Hand Sanitizers

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 15, 2020

One of our major concerns in our health and keeping us void of germs and bacterial infection is with the help of hand sanitizer dispensers. With all the deadly diseases and pandemics that we have encountered in the past, it is very important for us to stay protected and maintain the cleanliness of ourselves and our surroundings not just on what our eyes can see, but even those that we cannot. Check out this natural hand sanitizer.   In our daily lives, we should be aware of where the most contamination and spread of the virus is possible. Crowded and […]

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Odièle Skincare- French Indulgence – Effortless, Effective, and Dripping Hudson Valley Luxury

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 11, 2020

If you ask Marie-Josée Leduc about her organic skincare brand Odièle, she’d likely say she’s playing around and making concoctions. It comes effortlessly to her because she is no newcomer to the world of beauty. Prior to starting Odièle, Marie-Josée has and continues to work behind the scenes as a professional makeup artist. With an extensive list of models and celebrities endorsing her work and products, if you need tips about how to care for your skin naturally after applying makeup day in day out, Marie-Josée is who you want to speak to. As a makeup artist, every day Marie-Josée […]

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Most Recent Hudson Valley Style Stories

Maitopia - Modern Rustic Energy Efficient Retreat in Red Hook, NY - Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 31, 2020

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]

Read More
Get your glow on: 6 tips to make your skin and hair shine

Get your glow on: 6 tips to make your skin and hair shine

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 28, 2020

Face it, winter is brutal for your skin and hair. Between the harsh, cold wind outside and the dry, overheated air inside, it’s hard to look your best all winter long. On top of that, everyone tends to overindulge in unhealthy food and drinks during the winter months. Fortunately, there are strategies you can use to enhance your looks while boosting your body’s natural ability to fight off the ill effects of winter. Here are some tips to look your best — even when the weather does its worst. Treat your skin with TLC Gently cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize your […]

Read More
Hiking Mount Beacon in New York with Fitness and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Hiking Mt. Beacon in Beacon, NY with Fitness Coach Maxwell Alexander

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 27, 2020

Spring is officially here and I opened the 2020 hiking season in the Hudson Valley with my favorite hike of all times – the Mount Beacon in Beacon, NY. Even though the leaves are not out yet, the weather was nice and sunny, almost 60 degrees outside, so it definitely felt like Spring. I know that ticks are out and about, hunting for unsuspecting hikers when the temperature is above 45 degrees, so I knew for sure that when it’s 60 degrees out, it’s time to carry the best natural tick repellent you can find. It was a bit unexpected to see […]

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Thought, quarantine was a vacation? Things just got serious. Continuing the conversation on the spread of COVID-19 and what to do during these unprecedented times.

Thought, quarantine was a vacation? Things just got more serious…

By Katya A Williams | March 26, 2020

To call it “strange” would be an understatement. Uncertainty and anxiety took over the globe and put the entire world on hold. Total absence of toilet paper, empty shelves in grocery stores, closure of all casinos on Las Vegas Strip, worldwide shortage of face masks and ventilators, stock market is the worst since the Great Depression, unemployment rate may soar to 30%, Olympic Games postponed for one year: Is it really happening? The Governor of New York signs an executive order to put the whole state on PAUSE, closing all nonessential offices effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22. COVID-19 […]

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5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in the Hudson Valley

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 23, 2020

House hunting can be exhilarating, exhausting, confusing, and frustrating all at once. Purchasing a home is a big decision, and big decisions sometimes come with mental and emotional challenges. So use the unexpected downtime this spring to do some homework online and get ready for the successful househunting season as soon as the coronavirus emergency passes by. 5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in Upstate New York by Dino Alexander, Licensed RE Broker, CEO Alexander Maxwell Realty One of the ways to lessen the blow of any challenge is to be prepared for it, and house hunting is no […]

Read More
Focus your bathroom remodel with a striking visual statement

Focus your bathroom remodel with a striking visual statement

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 18, 2020

There is nothing more inviting than a luxurious, well-appointed bathroom, but no matter how ambitious the remodel, there are unique challenges that come with every project. Whether updating the guest powder room or redesigning the master bathroom of your dreams, from plumbing and lighting to budget and space limitations, there is a lot to be considered. One way to approach a project is by defining the space through singular choices that will move an everyday interior into a space to remember: an extraordinary marble vanity, exquisite lighting fixture, classic vessel sink or deep soaking tub — pivotal pieces can set […]

Read More
Boost your home's curb appeal

Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Sustainable Building Materials

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 18, 2020

(BPT) – Looks matter and first impressions count! So to pique the interest of potential buyers, refresh your home’s exterior and boost the curb appeal with new siding. In-the-know design pros are choosing cypress siding for the upgrade. It looks great and can last a lifetime, no matter what Mother Nature might have in store. “Cypress siding offers the complete package,” says Zack Rickman of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, www.CypressInfo.org. “It’s not only beautiful, but it also offers proven outdoor performance by naturally repelling insects — like termites and carpenter bees — and minimizing decay, chemical corrosion, and other […]

Read More
Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 15, 2020

(BPT) – 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease, you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and exterior, building materials and surroundings. Connecting with nature: Biophilic design Biophilic design is achieved when natural elements are incorporated into space, helping people feel connected to the natural environment. It creates a calm, tranquil space and reduces stress. Biophilia makes sense for indoor […]

Read More
The benefits of Natural Hand Sanitizers

The Benefits of using Natural Hand Sanitizers

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 15, 2020

One of our major concerns in our health and keeping us void of germs and bacterial infection is with the help of hand sanitizer dispensers. With all the deadly diseases and pandemics that we have encountered in the past, it is very important for us to stay protected and maintain the cleanliness of ourselves and our surroundings not just on what our eyes can see, but even those that we cannot. Check out this natural hand sanitizer.   In our daily lives, we should be aware of where the most contamination and spread of the virus is possible. Crowded and […]

Read More
Odièle Skincare- French Indulgence - Effortless, Effective, and Dripping Hudson Valley Luxury

Odièle Skincare- French Indulgence – Effortless, Effective, and Dripping Hudson Valley Luxury

By Hudson Valley Style Magazine | March 11, 2020

If you ask Marie-Josée Leduc about her organic skincare brand Odièle, she’d likely say she’s playing around and making concoctions. It comes effortlessly to her because she is no newcomer to the world of beauty. Prior to starting Odièle, Marie-Josée has and continues to work behind the scenes as a professional makeup artist. With an extensive list of models and celebrities endorsing her work and products, if you need tips about how to care for your skin naturally after applying makeup day in day out, Marie-Josée is who you want to speak to. As a makeup artist, every day Marie-Josée […]

Read More