Why I Don’t & Won’t Wear Knock-Offs

These days, it seems like knock-offs are all the rage.  From Gucci Slides and Hermès Sandals to Cult Gaia bags, I see nothing but copycats walking down 5th Avenue.  And yes, I can tell the difference. I suppose many of you can, too. While many brands are guilty, it appears the biggest perpetrator is Steve Madden.  … Continue Reading

Travel Diaries: San Francisco

To celebrate my brother, Zack’s, 35th birthday, my family decided to take him to the one place he’s always wanted to go: San Francisco.  I never quite understood his obsession. Having previously visited San Fran, this New Yorker couldn’t grasp what the big deal was. I mean, it’s just another city.  Right?  Wrong. Unlike other … Continue Reading

Galentine’s Day: An Ode to my BFFs + a Girly Gift Guide

I’ve never been much of a girl’s girl.  Throughout my life, I found it a bit easier to bond with the opposite sex.  It wasn’t until my freshman year of college at Syracuse University that I met my very first female best friend, and not just by title, but by character, love, support and action.  … Continue Reading

Vegas, Baby (Shower)!

When you hear the words, Las Vegas, you think bright lights, big drinks, busy casinos and let’s face it, a never-ending, party-like atmosphere.  One thing that doesn’t necessarily spring to mind?  Babies. Nevertheless, it was actually a baby shower that brought me to Sin City.  Upon first receiving the invitation to Chanel’s baby shower, I … Continue Reading

The Eden Edition Featured By Holly & Tanager

The Eden Edition has been featured by Holly & Tanager!  Check out the write-up below! xo Meet Shelby Eden, TV & Digital Media Producer October 21, 2016 Name: Shelby Eden Age: 31 Occupation: TV & Digital Media Producer Education: Syracuse University (S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications) Meet Shelby Eden! She is a TV Writer-Producer in … Continue Reading

NYFW 2016: Let the Games Begin!

Every September, New York Fashion Week takes the city by storm, beckoning fashionistas from all over the globe.  Listen, I’ve been to fashion shows before.  I’ve flashed my backstage pass to super thin women dressed all in black, guarding the doors leading to a mysterious abyss of fashion frenzy.  I’ve chit chatted with stylists, designers and PR people … Continue Reading

In Memoriam: Loehmann’s

I could feel the hot tears spilling down my face as I sat in the passenger seat beside my mother in the parking lot of my ballet school.   I don’t remember if I was having a bad day, or if I was just a hormonal, confused teenager (I couldn’t have been more than 13 … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: All Aboard the Crazy Train!

We’ve all had one of those days.  You know the kind, when things go from bad to worse?  For me, that day was yesterday. I should have known from the moment I woke up that my day was doomed.  I rose from my not so peaceful slumber only to remember my dream (or nightmare) that starred … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: Here Comes The Bride… To The Bloomingdale’s Registry!

After desperately wanting to get out of the city in October, I was proposed to in New Hope, Pennsylvania, an idyllic country town, roughly an hour and a half from Manhattan.  Beneath a beautiful covered bridge, my now fiance, Ryan, nervously dropped down to one knee, scraping it on his way, and opened a jewelry … Continue Reading

Eden’s Digest: When to Introduce a New Boyfriend or Girlfriend to Your Friends

Everyone knows that feeling.  That feeling of really starting to like someone.  The late night booty calls are getting boring and casually dating mindless idiots is beginning to feel like an enormous waste of time.  You’ve found someone.  You like them.  You really like them.  Screwing it up?  Not something you want to do.  One … Continue Reading