Hey, so it's been a while since we've seen each other. I missed you! I've been pretty busy with umm... having a baby. On April 21st, I had a little girl - Sadé Esmeralda Derouet. It was the most magical experience, and at the same time the most difficult and the best thing I've ever done in my entire life. A ...
We all know you have to look out for #1 in this business, and, yes, in life, too.
Being your own best friend is good, although it can get lonely at times. Did you know you have other BFFs? Another support group? Sometimes they may not be so obvious, but they're a constant presence in your career if you look.
A guest ...
Here I was, 9 1/2 month preggo, and CNN contacted me for an interview. It seemed as if, after the NY Observer article, this was a big issue of controversy, and even more so after this interview...
Many Muslims express themselves and their talents in many areas. Bottom line, my faith is between me and God, and only God knows all ...
By Zev Chafets
Moving through Midtown Manhattan on a summer afternoon with Maryam Basir was an opportunity to walk a few blocks in someone else’s shoes—in this case, peep-toe oxford platforms with five-and-a-half-inch heels. As she passed down 38th Street on the way to a casting call, she carried a rolled-up yoga mat and pulled a small suitcase containing three changes of ...
New York City is freezing cold today and I' m ready for some heat. Been freezing my tush off, so today I'm headed out for a much-needed vacay on the sunny beach. I can't wait. I've booked out with the agency, and I'm set to go. I'll be sending you pics and notes through Instagram and Facebook to let you ...
At times life can be lackluster, uninspired and disheartening because all of the wishes and dreams we plan for ourselves haven’t necessarily come true. I too am a victim of this. Driven and impatient for life to be exactly as I planned when I was a little girl. Then when I sit in silence and think about all of the ...
The super-storm, hurricane Sandy that occurred last month was tragic for many - the worst New Jersey has experienced. As a resident of Jersey City, I got to see some of the damage first-hand. I was out of power and water for a week. Having no power wasn't horrible – I was getting used to playing I Spy and Taboo ...
This New Years Eve, amp up your style with sparkles, glamour and glitz! Check out what SMG has to offer!
This is Part Three of my 3-month "Arabian Nights" themed photoshoots. I hope you enjoy!
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Sky Blue Top
Because the film Mooz-lum premiered in Paris on September 7th, I had to head to France for the event, and I missed fashion week this season. I used this opportunity in the romantic country to soak up the culture: gorgeous architecture, adorable public displays of affection between young couples, and creative fashion. Romance was everywhere, even in the clothing people wore. While ...