Amal Ishak – Queen of the Valley – Winter 2021 Fashion Edition

Amal Ishak – Queen of the Valley – Winter 2021 Fashion Edition is Available to Order Now

In this issue: – Tour Newburgh Brewing Company with Kei Kullberg – Learn Home Decor Tricks with Jessica Hill – Explore The Hudson Villa with Miranda Weinberger – Learn why 2021 is a great year to become successful with Maxwell Alexander – Find out what to do before starting your Kitchen Renovation project with Naomi Harris – And much more… Amal Ishak – Queen of the Valley – Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Winter 2021 Please allow 7-10 business days for order processing. – Hudson Valley Style Magazine™ is a flagship publication of the Duncan Avenue Group™ and Hudson Valley’s […]

Welcome aboard, Naomi Harris! – Interview and Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Welcome aboard, Naomi Harris! – Interview with Maxwell Alexander

Maxwell: Hello, Naomi and welcome to the Hudson valley Style Magazine’s Editorial Team! Wow! We are really fortunate to have you and so looking forward to creating amazing Fitness, Lifestyle and Wellness Content with you! I know it all, but please, tell out readers about yourself! What is your story? Welcome to the Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Naomi Harris! – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Naomi: Thank you for having me here, I am honored! I am a true local to the Hudson Valley, born & raised in Kingston. Having grown up athletic, I earned my […]

Amal Ishak - Queen of the Valley - Exclusive Interview by Miranda Weinberger Style by Cream, Hair by Liberty & Beauty, Makeup by Miranda Weinberger, Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Amal Ishak – Queen of the Valley – Cover Story and Exclusive Interview by Miranda Weinberger

Miranda: It is such an honor to be interviewing you for the next cover feature of our Winter 2021 issue! So tell us about yourself, where did it all begin? Amal: I am 35 and a mommy to 2 beautiful boys Christian & Noah, and I live and breath everything fashion. I am not really sure how it all it began… It feels like love of fashion was born with me LOL! Miranda: That’s amazing! I can definitely relate to balancing motherhood and entrepreneurship! It’s obvious you have a passion for fashion. What about the fashion industry was most attractive […]

10 Smart Tips for Choosing Art for Your Home

10 Smart Tips for Choosing Art for Your Home

If you love shopping at the local art gallery and wandering the rooms of your favorite museum, you probably wish there was a way to bring those artworks home. But what do you do if you are not a multimillionaire with money to burn? How can you realize your dreams of a home art gallery, and how do you get started. Turning your bare walls into a stunning art gallery is not as daunting a process as you think, and you do not need a ton of money to make it happen. Here are 10 smart tips for incorporating works […]

This grooming pomade adds control, style and hydration to hair. Apply a small amount in your hands and rub together. Run fingers through hair for desired look. Reapply if necessary. Style with a comb, brush or fingers. A blend of Beeswax, Organic Aloe Vera Butter, French Green Clay infused with Resins and Organic Essential Oils.

58 Leather Grooming Paste by 58FLORA / Kingston, NY

LEATHER GROOMING PASTE $24.00 This grooming pomade adds control, style, and hydration to hair. Apply a small amount in your hands and rub together. Run fingers through hair for desired look. Reapply if necessary. Style with a comb, brush or fingers. A blend of Beeswax, Organic Aloe Vera Butter, French Green Clay infused with Resins and Organic Essential Oils. Shop at FloraBeautyHudsonValley.com Shop at FloraBeautyHudsonValley.com SMOKE EVERYDAY HAIR & BODY WASH $24.00 An all-over wash for hair, body, and hands. Keep in the shower for a fresh, clean feeling and an easy start to your day. Enhanced with Vitamin C, […]

Equestrian-themed Wall Mirrors by Hudson Designer Stephanie Reppas

Equestrian-themed décor by Hudson Designer Stephanie Reppas

Shop at octoberdesign.com Hudson-based designer Stephanie Reppas creates inspired décor using unique sustainable materials found around New York. Her equestrian-themed wall mirrors are framed in hand-tacked leather and detailed with genuine polished steel snaffle bits. Each piece of vintage tack Stephanie uses is uniquely found and is well-aged and well-used. She cleans, conditions and touches up the leather as much as possible, though it can contain some natural wear and tear, an occasional scratch or even a faint ‘horsey’ smell, adding to the overall character of each mirror. Mirrors are available in an array of colors and sizes up to […]

Find structure and decay, utility and cosmology in Tiny Anvil Jewelry by Erin McNally

Aligned Necklace $104 Armor-like bib style necklace. Fold formed seams align in the center. Oxidized brass 12” chain + 5” bar. Hangs 3” from chain Hook Closure Learn more at tinyanviljewelry.com Aligned Necklace – Tiny Anvil Small Phoenix Earrings $80.00 Flying bird earrings. Oxidized brass. Small 4.5” Learn more at tinyanviljewelry.com Chain of Fools Earrings $62.00 Interlocking large links. Polished brass with sterling silver post and backs. Hangs 3.75″ from post Learn more at tinyanviljewelry.com About: Tiny Anvil Jewelry references armor, talisman, simple tools and instruments of measurement that provide the wearer with a sense of grounding and protection. Tiny […]

Andrew Finnigan Woodturning - Hudson valley Style Holiday Gift Guide

Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson Valley Style Holiday Gift Guide

Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson Valley Style Holiday Gift Guide Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson valley Style Holiday Gift Guide Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson valley Style Holiday Gift Guide Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson valley Style Holiday Gift Guide Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson valley Style Holiday Gift Guide Andrew Finnigan Woodturning – Hudson valley Style Holiday Gift Guide About: Andrew is a professional hand woodturner and furniture maker located in New York’s Hudson Valley. He draws from classical designs and shapes to inspire his own individual versions with a modern interpretation. His work is designed to be both […]

Cocktail railing and more: 5 trends for your deck

Cocktail railing and more: 5 trends for your deck improvement this summer

Discover 5 fresh ways to frame your outdoor space (BPT) – When determining the look of your outdoor living space, decking is only half of the equation. In many cases, it’s the deck railings that are most visible and the design element that makes the first impression. “Railings serve a necessary safety function, but they also play an important aesthetic role,” explains designer Alison Victoria, star of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab” and “Rock the Block.” “They frame an outdoor space and define the setting’s style and personality.” Following are five fresh ways to frame up your outdoor space for maximum […]

Summer 2020 Fashion Edition - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Summer 2020 Fashion Issue with Luisa Löffel

Coming soon to Amazon Bookshelf near you! In the Summer 2020 Fashion Edition, Hudson Valley Style truly goes global with amazing fashion photography by Alla Rodionova and Art Direction + Style and Makeup by Marina Welz. Together with the fashion model Luisa Löffel, the amazing “House of Chicks” team tells an inspiring and fashionable story of an albino girl of African descent who was born and raised in Germany. Look for the printed book on Amazon!  

Spring 2020 Fashion Photo Story by Photographer Helena Palazzi - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Spring 2020 Fashion Photo Story by Photographer Helena Palazzi

Spring 2020 Fashion Photo Story by Photographer Helena Palazzi Our very first Fashion Issue, featuring Spring 2020 Hudson Valley Fashion Photo Story by Helena Palazzi with Viktoria Viktorenkova of Supreme Models in New York City. Contributing Photo Editor/Photographer and Art Direction: Helena Palazzi www.helenapalazzi.com Model: Viktoria Viktorenkova @ Supreme Models, NY Wardrobe/Styling: Leah Levin www.leahlevin.com Hair: Hikari Tezuka @art department, NY Makeup: Marie-Josèe Leduc @art department, NY Photo Gallery: Spring 2020 Fashion Photo Story by Photographer Helena Palazzi // Hudson Valley Style Magazine Spring 2020 Fashion Photo Story by Photographer Helena Palazzi – Hudson Valley Style Magazine Spring 2020 – Fashion Edition […]

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

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 […]

Hot trends in kitchen remodeling

Hot trends in kitchen remodeling

Year after year, the most popular home improvement project for American families remains the same: remodeling the kitchen. Today, kitchen makeovers are more ambitious than ever, with homeowners willing to spend larger budgets to upgrade both the aesthetics and the functionality of what is, after all, the most used room in the house. “Many architects, designers, and homeowners are specifying hardwood as an essential part of any kitchen refresh,” notes Linda Jovanovich, of the American Hardwood Information Center. “That’s because wood not only offers a wide variety of looks and design possibilities, it also exemplifies the kind of material today’s […]

Top options for customizing a bathroom - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Top options for customizing a bathroom

(BPT) – As you probably remember, choosing your home was strongly influenced by the layout and appearance of its bathrooms. But no matter how long you’ve lived in your home, there are bound to be improvements you’d love to make. And almost everyone needs options for optimizing bathroom space. Before remodeling, it’s best to think through your plan. Unless you’re selling your house immediately, don’t make the mistake of considering resale value alone. Take a good look at how you actually use the room, paying attention to what’s working — and what’s not. Ask yourself about daily issues that bother […]

Cover Story with Fitness Trainer Sophia Martelly - Winter 2020 Edition of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

#FitLife #CoverStory | Interview with Fitness Trainer Sophia Martelly

Maxwell Alexander: Wow, congrats on an amazing cover photoshoot, Sophia! I must say, natural beauty always rocks! Let’s don’t waste any time and get to your #FitLife cover story right away: What happened? How did you arrive at the decision to become a personal fitness trainer? Sophia Martelly: I went to college. I picked a random major. I wasted time and money. I had no idea what I wanted to do in life. I feel like many young people go through a phase of figuring out how to find themselves and their purpose in this crazy life. It seemed like […]

Innate ornamentation, fascinating subtleties, and the astonishing beauty in paintings by Gemma Kahng

Gemma Kahng Brown Boobie II, 2019 $1,750 Acrylic on canvas 40 × 30 in 101.6 × 76.2 cm Buy at artsy.net Gemma Kahng Baby Heron, 2019 $350 Acrylic 20 × 16 in 50.8 × 40.6 cm Buy at artsy.net Gemma Kahng Maroon Oriole, 2019 $2,500 Acrylic on Canvas 48 × 24 in 121.9 × 61 cm Buy at artsy.net Gemma Kahng About Gemma Kahng: Gemma Kahng is the Founder of the Beekman Arts Club and a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Best known for her work as a fashion designer, Gemma has dressed numerous celebrities including Madonna, […]

Jan Studio - Hudson Valley Style Magazine Holiday Gift Guide

Practicality and function, timeless and minimalistic – Jan Studio – Hudson Valley Style Holiday Gift Guide

Hand-made Sisal Zimbabwean Bowl Cinco $78.00 Through the art of basket-weaving, women in rural Zimbabwe earn money to help support themselves and care for over one-thousand orphans. Your purchase of a bowl will help us continue to educate and support them. What you should know: 100% Sisal // Sold individually // Black and White // Handmade // No two pieces are the same // Made in Zimbabwe // Approx. 13.5″ wide and 2″ Buy at Jan Studio Mango Wood Plate Set of Eight $70.00 Everyone loves these. Timeless, functional, and let’s be honest, pretty. These are side plates measuring 8″ […]

Happy Holidays 2020 Postcard from the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Happy Holidays Postcard from the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Whatever is beautiful. Whatever is meaningful. Whatever brings you happiness. May it be yours this holiday season and throughout the coming year. May your holidays sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill, And may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Happy Holidays from all of us at the Hudson Valley Style Magazine! – Maxwell, Dino, Katya, Helen, and Michael

A tasty guide to the perfect holiday cookies (BPT)

A tasty Guide to the Perfect Holiday Cookies

When Inga Lam of BuzzFeed’s Tasty, the world’s largest social food network, gets going in the kitchen, she makes sure to consider all aspects of her baking process when creating the perfect treat. As a Tasty Creator, Inga is known for showing budding chefs how to sharpen their skills and live out their top-chef dreams by creating viral recipes that are easy to recreate at home. Below, you’ll find her tips to make holiday cookies that will stun this holiday season. A tasty guide to the perfect holiday cookies (BPT) 1. Check Your Temperature To ensure top-quality results when baking, […]

Winter is a great time to make your home come to life - Interior Design and Plantscaping Tips from Maxwell Alexander

Winter is a great time to make your home come to life – Interior Design and Plantscaping Tips from Designer Maxwell Alexander

Plants are a powerful but underused tool in interior design. Their green, leafy bodies can add life to even the coldest rooms and they are versatile enough to be able to be included either as a major feature or as a last-minute detail. But as living creatures they are, plants can be tricky to work with since they need good lighting, settings, and the right planters to look their best. So make sure you keep these tips in mind to breathe style and nature into your home’s interior. Planters are more than just containers Plants and planters go together like […]

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home by Maxwell Alexander, REALTOR®, Editor in Chief, Hudson valley Style Magazine

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Hudson Valley Home

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage the Home in Style When a prospective buyer walks into your home, they don’t want to see a space cluttered with all of your belongings. Nor do they want to see a home totally devoid of fixtures […]