11 Howard’s Conscious Hospitality

There’s a new buzzword on the streets: conscious hospitality. Aby Rosen is the brainchild behind the creation of 11 Howard, Soho’s newest hotel that prides itself on defining that term. ethical muse seized the opportunity to spend a night in Soho in order to learn more about conscious hospitality from Director of Sales and Marketing, Shannon Sheppard. Read on and discover a bit … Read More

Look Who We Met: Private Chef Charle Boshoff

If you can’t stand the heat, invite Charle Boshoff into your kitchen! Currently working as a private chef, Charle’s career as a culinary guru has brought her opportunities to travel the world. A girl after our own heart – a foodie and a traveler! Originally from South Africa she got her culinary start working with the Radisson hotel group. There, she … Read More

A Visit to Union Square Greenmarket with Private Chef Charle Boshoff

When new acquaintances learn that Cathy is married to a CIA graduate, their eyes widen with amazement and intrigue. Don’t get too excited…it’s not THAT CIA. We’re referring to The Culinary Institute of America. This premiere culinary college has a track record for turning out some of the best executive chefs, restaurant owners, top-tier hospitality executives and personal/private chefs. Honestly, here at … Read More

July 4th on Land and Sea

July 4th celebrations mean school’s out and summer is here; complete with barbecues, fireworks and all things red, white and blue. It is also a day for remembering the values that the country was founded upon. Inherent rights as American citizens focus on sustaining equality, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  This year, Christina pursued happiness on land by … Read More

100 hours on the Algarve with the ethical muse Squad

Isn’t there a saying that goes, “All work and no play…..” ethical muse ensured business and pleasure would go hand-in-hand during our brief 5 days, 100 hours on the Algarve for The Lost Warhol exhibition. Our squad was supported by @flairhunter of Stephanie Hunt Interiors (Globe roamer. Interior Designer. Trend spotter. Art collector. Vintage obsessor. Color junkie. Boy mom.); Kate … Read More

The Lost Warhols Found in Vilamoura World, Portugal

If we were lost, it would be an absolute dream to suddenly be transported to southern Portugal; the captivating Algarve where the sun shines daily, the sky is a cloudless vivid blue, and the sea is invigoratingly nippy. This is exactly where Omey Projects brought The Lost Warhols for their inaugural international holiday, far from their starting point in Los Angeles. … Read More

Look Who We Met: Instagram Muse…Flairhunter

Flairhunter in snow

Last week we introduced you to Stephanie Hunt, the traveling treasure hunter searching for flair wherever she goes. We focused on her interior design business and evolution into an Instagram influencer, but in part 2 of our interview we get more personal. Since she will be joining us next week in Portugal to hunt for flair and soak in the uber-cool art scene during … Read More

Going on a Hunt for Flair with Flairhunter…

Flairhunter in front of orange doors

Have you ever met a traveling treasure hunter?  Well, you are about to! Stephanie Hunt is an Interior Designer based in Park City, Utah and Newport Beach, California, who travels in a quest for flair; managing to find it wherever she goes. Her Instagram feed is filled with photos of her discoveries including art, antiques, vintage, salvaged pieces and clothing lines. She … Read More

Sustainable Luxury: 1 Hotel Central Park

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 “The world around us is beautiful and we want to keep it that way.” – Barry Sternlicht There is no doubt in our minds that Barry Sternlicht, CEO & Chairman of 1 Hotels, is on a mission. His 1 Hotels beautifully blend both luxury and responsibility to create a refreshing platform for change. Not just a brand, they are also a … Read More

Sustaining Self: It’s The Little Things

Buddha zen

Last week we wrote about the importance of sustaining your goals. Whether they are long-term or short-term, goals involve a certain amount of planning. But do you ever think about the little things that sustain you weekly, or even daily? The choices that you consciously or even subconsciously make in order to refocus, reinspire and nourish your inner goddess or god? When speaking … Read More