A New York Minute


A New York Minute. Defined as “the interval between a Manhattan traffic light turning green and the guy behind you honking his horn” – Johnny Carson.
I can now say, with absolute certainty, I know exactly what a ‘New York minute’ is, and Carson couldn’t of put it any better (I’m pretty sure people honk their
horns just for the sake of feeling included there). Recently I was approached by the lovely Jordana, the founder of The NYLON Project, a concept aiming to
use fashion and influence to raise awareness for homelessness in big cities. She asked if I would like to be featured in her upcoming book, #ItCanBeYou, and it
was an opportunity I simply couldn’t refuse.

A few days later, we were on a Norwegian Airways flight (they’re the future) at 6.45am, we landed directly into the whirlwind of chaos that is New York Fashion
Week and left feeling robbed of the collagen I lost from sleep deprivation. After 26 hours without sleep, 1 photoshoot (in the middle of the 26-hour-no-sleep-stint),
2 fashion shows, 1 brunch, 1 museum visit, 1 boat trip and a fine dining experience in Time Square, my New York minute had flashed by my eyes quicker than you
could say Lady Liberty. It was a culture inhaling opportunity, a must-see squeeze in and the most exciting trip of my career so far. It was definitely one to remember.



Day 1

9.45am – Arrive at JFK airport, NYC

11.am – Through security and collected bags

12.00pm – Arrive at Club Quarters Grand Central Hotel

12.30pm – Coffee at Dishes, 6 E 45th St

2.00pm – Book photoshoot

5.30pm – AMCONYC Fashion Show, Studio 450, 450 West 31st Street

9.00pm – Dinner in Times Square

11.00pm – Dead to the world

Day 2

8am – Workout

11am – Brunch at Blake Lane, Upper East Side, 1429 3rd Ave

1pm – Visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave

2.30pm – Walk through central park and lunch at Loeb Boathouse, Lakeside Eatery and Bar

3.30pm – Took out a rowing boat on The Lake

5.30pm – The NYLON Project Fashion Show at The Delancey Rooftop, 168 Delancey St

8pm – Dinner at Brooklyn Diner, Times Square

11pm – Dead, again, to the world


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