Tracey Lewis is a writer investigating the narrative, through journalism and brand association, behind modern-day cultural connections, social responsibility, and corporate identity.
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God’s Holiday Gift: Be Mindful of What You Pray For

God’s Holiday Gift: Be Mindful of What You Pray For

Earlier this year, I read somewhere that it is possible to train yourself to spend an entire day in prayer. Virtuous as it may be, this piece of information stunned me. How is it possible – between responsibilities, relationships, work, eating, and exercise – to spend an entire day praying? Of course like most Christians,...
2012: It's the Year of You!

2012: It’s the Year of You!

AP / Kin Cheung Happy 2012, everyone! It will be a monumental year ahead, for several reasons. We are entering a time where everything that we once believed to be truth, reliable, and secure is now in question. TIME Magazine named its 2011 Person of the Year “The Protestor,” which is telling of our overall...

You Should Be Reading: The Golden Hat by Kate Winslet

In her new book, The Golden Hat, Kate Winslet compiles a collection of celebrity self portraits that have one thing in common: each of them is wearing a “magical” hat that represents their support for autism awareness. Winslet is a known advocate for autism outreach and founded The Golden Hat Foundation for autism after being...

Best Style Watch Ever! DKNYC Launches Timepiece Collection to Support Female Veterans

When we think about our nation’s military, we are certainly aware of the hard work, sweat, and effort that goes into protecting our country. But sometimes it’s hard to imagine the challenges that female veterans face when they’re out there in the throes – as if women didn’t have enough on our shoulders already! The...

Vivienne Westwood Travels to Kenya to Create Ethical Handbag Collection

Grazia Daily British designer Vivienne Westwood recently took her quirky fashion eye to the slums of Nairobi, Kenya for her latest design inspiration. With support from the UN International Trade Center’s Ethical Fashion Program, the designer created a colorful range of handbags made of recycled canvas, plastic, and clothing fabric, and hand constructed by women...

After Grant Reductions, the English National Ballet Gets Support From Big-Name Designers

Vogue.co.uk Leave it to Christian Louboutin to turn a ballerina into a red-soled diva. The French shoe designer was recently quoted as saying, “Isn’t the classical dancing ballet slipper the ultimate heel? The heel which makes dancers closer than any other women to the sky, closer to heaven.” And how many inches does it take...

Tiffany & Co. Supports Japan Relief

Undoubtedly, the folks at Tiffany & Co. have a profound appreciation for beauty, even in the face of tragedy. Therefore, it should come at no surprise that the diamond retailer would want to be affiliated with something remarkably beautiful, provocative, and timeless. At the “LOVE & HOPE” Exhibition in Omotesando Hills — a retail and residential development in...

You Should Be Reading: Start Something That Matters

Blake Mycoskie: Businessweek I am always inspired by people who manage to do well in business, and do good in the world. In my opinion, these types of entrepreneurs are the ultimate threat, as they have a firm moral foundation that can transcend economic and cultural volatility when well executed. When times are good, people can...

Model Citizens NYC 2011

Design met function at the Chelsea Art Museum this weekend for Model Citizens NYC 2011. There were some very cool pieces! I spoke with a few of the designers there, and you can read my full article on Ask Miss A. Meanwhile, here are some of the photos I took. I wonder how long something...