Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home – Presented by Superior Mortgage Company Inc. NMLS #43642 – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Lisa Ferrara, Nature Photography, Real Estate, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Wall Art

When it comes to creating a home decor style, it can be easy to get caught up in what other people say you should do or think of as the right way to go about it. But at the end of the day, your home should reflect who you are and how you want to live your life – and that includes your decor style! When it comes to authentic Hudson Valley home decor, there are plenty of simple tricks you can use that will result in an overall effect that’s both beautiful and unique, including these spring home decor […]

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

Posted Posted in 2019, Advertising, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Real Estate, Sponsored Content

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 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 or […]

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

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Architectural Photography, Bathroom Design, Design, Duncan Avenue Photography Studio, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Home, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Modern Rustic, Outdoor Living, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Reclaimed Wood, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, Travel, Vacation

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 […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Lambs Hill Feature - Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio

Hudson Valley Airbnb Weekend – Lambs Hill Feature – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Aerial Photography, Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Architectural Photography, Duncan Avenue Photography Studio, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Hudson Valley Style Wedding, Modern Rustic, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Sustainable Design, Vacation, Wedding, Weddings

Hudson Valley Airbnb Weekend – Lambs Hill Feature – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander The Hudson Valley, located in New York State, is the perfect destination for an Airbnb weekend, with its close proximity to New York City and its wide variety of activities and attractions. While staying at Lambs Hill, one of the many Airbnb rentals available in Beacon, you can enjoy scenic walks through the surrounding trails or even climb up to the top of the hill and view the neighboring Hudson River. Beacon’s gorgeous Airbnb options are sure to please any group of travelers, whether they’re traveling […]

4 Tips on Choosing the Right Spring Perfume for You

4 Tips on Choosing the Right Perfume for You this Spring

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Hudson Valley Style Review, Kelly Jones, Perfumes, Sponsored Content, Wellness

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. […]

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

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Amal Ishak, Fashion Edition, Sponsored Content

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 […]

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

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Beauty, Cover, Cover Story, Duncan Avenue Photography Studio, Fashion, Fashion Photography, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Maxwell Alexander, Miranda Weinberger, Photography, Portrait Photography, Sponsored Content, Style

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

Posted Posted in Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Sponsored Content, Wall Art

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

Posted Posted in Holiday Gift Guide, Sponsored Content

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

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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

Posted Posted in Holiday Gift Guide, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in 2020, 2020 Trend, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in 2020, 2020 Trend, Fashion, Fashion Photography, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in 2020, Sponsored Content

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. Buy Spring 2020 Fashion Issue on Amazon >> 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 […]

Hot trends in kitchen remodeling

Hot trends in kitchen remodeling

Posted Posted in 2020 Trend, Home, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in 2019 Trend, Bathroom Design, Design, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content

(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

Posted Posted in 2020, Beauty, Cover, Cover Story, Fashion, Fitness, Fitness Trainer, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Photography, Sponsored Content, Wellness

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

Posted Posted in Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in Holiday Gift Guide, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in 2020, Happy Holidays, Holidays, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content

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