Madelyne Ortiz

19 Flips | 2 Magazines | 14 Following | @MadelyneOrtiz | New Yorker who loves interior design, travel and has a new passion for fashion.

5 Truths the Fast Fashion Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

The fashion industry gets a lot of flack these days. The excess, the overtly sexual advertising, the humanitarian issues, the waste, the lawsuits, the list goes on.<p>The industry giants have dedicated millions of dollars to massive PR campaigns, going so far as to launch "conscious collections" and …

Eye Candy: 10 Extravagant Heels for Spring

We've rounded up some of the most beautifully embellished, feathered and impossibly high heels to lust after this season.<p>While having these 12 classic shoes are very important for any stylish woman's wardrobe—we can't help but be drawn to extravagant shoe styles that we know could turn any look on …

Sandals

Getting personal with penguins

Penguins are the number one attraction for many visitors to Antarctica. You're pretty much guaranteed to see them up close (as long as you go on a ship that is allowed to make shore landings.)<p>Keep in mind:<p>To get personal with penguins, you've got to be smart. First of all, keep in mind that visitor …

Regulation

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Caribbean

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

Beaches

It takes two to tango

Tango is an integral part of Argentinian culture, so dust off those dancing shoes and get into the swing of it. Here's the lowdown on where to see it, hear it, dance it - and how to turn down any unwanted tango advances.<p>See it<p>Tango classes, <i>milongas</i> (dance halls or dance events) and shows are …

Dancing

The best hiking in Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego

The south of Chile and Argentina is a hiker’s dream. The melange of craggy mountains crowned with glaciers and glistening with waterfalls, scrubland dotted with pale glacial lakes, flowering meadows, marshlands, and windblown cliffs that skirt the Magellan Strait present countless opportunities for …

Hiking

Rio: the top 10 attractions of the Cidade Maravilhosa

It's a rare visitor who doesn't fall hard for the alluring beauty of Rio de Janeiro. Known as the <i>cidade maravilhosa</i>, the 'marvellous city' stretches between rain-forest covered peaks and white-sand beaches, with a wild mix of architecture – from beaux-arts theatres to art-deco apartment buildings – …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

vacation

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Peter Pilotto for Target - Printed cotton-blend sweatshirt

Make a bold statement in Peter Pilotto for Target's printed sweatshirt. Crafted from a mid-weight <b>cotton-blend</b>, this graphic design has a soft <b>fleece</b> …

Fashion

Waiting Room

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