La Nouvelle MsErinsita is BACK. J’arrive!

Oh my gawd. It has been MORE than A YEAR since I last checked in with you. Here I am, back on my gorgeous website which is about to be rejuvenated momentarily by my amazing web developer Brad Cummins. Speaking of rejuvenation, that is exactly why I have been missing in action. Yours truly, homegirl, needed a break. It was time to beautify from the inside out. 2017 was pretty damn ...

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Bon Appetit, from A Girl Who Used to Eat to Live. Now, I Live to Eat. My Guide to Paris and Beyond…

This morning, I woke up to news that Andrea Greenberg passed away in her sleep. The tears have not stopped rolling. I dedicate this post to a 53 year old gem, a boss lady, an inspiration, a star and I am proud to say, a friend of mine for the past eleven years. Andrea, I had the opportunity to dine with you and Alejandro in Aspen a few months ago. ...

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The New SLS Brickell is SO ‘On Brand,’ that I DO NOT KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF!

My latest obsession is all things ‘on brand.’ I never considered myself to be a ‘brand,’ but years ago, my old producer at Plum TV told me that I was. So be it. Here it goes: I have a new obsession. I learned about the SLS Brickell, and its restaurant Fi’lia du Michael Schwartz just last week. I was sitting in John Lin’s living room, chatting with cultural god Dennis Scholl. ...

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A Cartagena y Bogota Experience….ala MOI.

Happy new year yall…2015 was probably one of the most exciting years of my life with many major changes that ensued.   A few months ago I decided to  to venture to a city unbeknownst to me, and as usual, it was absolutely the right decision, and I’m pretty confident when I say, it was the best new year of my life. Cartagena, Colombia, is just an hour flight from Bogota, where we ...

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My Free Gift to YOU = The Best Vintage y Consignment Shops in Mexico City

As you know, I am an absolute lover of vintage {and consignment} fashions. Being so global, the first thing I do when in a new city is my research, also known as a fashionista’s homework, and find out where to go get myself some old designer clothes that are guaranteed to wow, myself at the least. Somebody’s yucks are others treasures. J’adore. Having spent much time in Mexico City, I have ...

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My 48-Hour ‘Chic’ago Experience

When it comes to standing out: I am guilty. First, there is that recognizable laugh. Then, the tone-deaf voice, followed by this unique style. Lets just say, you know when I walk into a room. This past weekend, I jetted off to Chicago to visit one of my best friend’s. You may know her. She’s kind of cool. Julie Fogel is the newly appointed Marketing Director of RockitRanch, a well known ...

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How to Travel Like MsErinsita, le Pro, Always On-The-Go!

J’arrive! SHE IS BACK! Look, I am a pro when it comes to travel. #oldnews. So, why not share some tips on how this 32-year ‘ol diva manages to look fierce while on the go? After all, I am a self-proclaimed expert considering I have been jetting over seas to France since I was two. This past summer, I realized there are some necessities that have made my existence more conveniently ...

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7 Tips on how to best Survive St. Tropez.

St. Tropez….I swear, it was most recently my first time there. No one ever anticipated me saying that, but back to the good ‘ol MsErinsita philosophy: B is for Believe. Originally, the plan was to go for a fabulous soiree, that a social acquaintance in Miami invited me to, after all, it was her alleged boyfriends famous annual fiesta. After our flights were booked with the plan of attending, the ‘friend’ ...

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Manzanillo, Mexico = A Bohemian Paradise

This past weekend I jetted over to Mexico, to a destination that I was told was a bohemian heaven. Boy was that the perfect descriptor. Manzanillo, Mexico, in the State of Colima, is located on the Pacific coast. I will tell you, Manzanillo is my new favorite, uber casual and easily accessible spot for INCREDIBLE food, a great tan, and a casual dress code, which for me, entailed a lot ...

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Beau Beasley teaches MsErinsita how to do Berlin in under 36-Hours! B is for Believe!

Did you know that Berlin is a mostly Protestant city? You learn something new every day! Berlin in 2-nights and approximately 36-hours? Yes. I did it. It was a city I had always wanted to travel to, from the art, affordability, architecture and modernity with a major history that is part of my heritage, so that was enough to spark my initial interest. My best friend, Christian Roth and his husband, ...

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In the Mood to Vintage Shop in Paris, France? MsErinsita’s Top 8 Shops Will Blow Your Mind

For those of you who know me, and those who don’t, I have been traveling to Paris since I was two years old. As an adult, I lived there as well, at the time, aimlessly walking around, lunching, socializing and being a part time journalist, etc. There is always a method to my madness, and now, those four long years of residing in Paris, has allowed me to share with ...

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Florence, Italy, for Under 24 Hours? Here’s Your Guide to the Perfect Quickie

While just in Florence, Italy, for a mere 12 hours, I decided to expose my inner equestrian. I have not actually mounted a horse in years, however, something deep inside made me want to look like I had just strutted down the Hermes runway show, 12 years ago. My mood was orange’s, reds….. and due to special circumstances, I had no choice to pair what I had with my black ...

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Where John Galliano and I Get Our Bespoke Groove on in London

Bespoke is SO 2014! It is chic, and if you have the means to jet over to London like I did to experience it, I suggest you give it a shot. Just last week, I ventured across the pond for some good ‘ol glam time, shopping, catching up with friends and a tad bit of debauchery included in the mix. Strategically located in Mayfair, one of the only neighborhoods I know in ...

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Want to Know What I Wore to Bed while Traveling Abroad? Only the BEST: HANRO of Switzerland

Since I was a child, my mother always taught me about the best things in life, including Swiss cottons. HANRO of Switzerland was a brand that I discovered at a very young age. High maintenance? Indeed! So, most recently, I took a great trip to London, where I stayed at one of the BEST HOTELS in the WORLD, the Connaught, and I managed to pack my: HANRO Pj’s. This brand new ...

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Feel My Fur……

Last Art Basel, I was dining with Patrick McMullan, Milan Vukmirovic and Edison Lozada when I was introduced to a handsome lad named Alex Garcia. Garcia, based in Lima, Peru, was in town for the week. At the time, he was about to launch his collaboration of A Different Fur with fashion genius Vukmirovic for his amazing website. As a gift, Garcia shipped me a few items, and now I understand why ...

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Lara Spencer and I Have Something in Common: Our Favorite Flea in Paris

Lara Spencer, co-anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America, host of HGTV’s Flea Market Flip and NYT bestselling author of I Brake For Yard Sales, just released her second book Flea Market Fabulous. As you know, I love vintage. Clothing more than furniture, but regardless, my fascination of 'the hunt,' is always in full effect. Both Lara and I have something in common: our favorite flea! When I lived in Paris, Porte de Clignancourt was where a few ...

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