DuJour Navigation

Ivy Pascual

Research Editor


Ivy Pascual is DuJour magazine’s chief research editor. Prior to joining the staff in 2012, she was a freelance reporter at InStyle and a graduate of Syracuse University. She loves testing out fancy beauty products, HGTV and stealing cuddles from her Bichon named Coconut. 

Recent Articles
  • Rock Solid

    Tibi's Fall 2014 Collection

    Inspired by history and moved by the earth, Tibi designer Amy Smilovic uncovers an unlikely setting for her fall '14 campaign

    In homage to New York City's architectural past, Tibi designer Amy Smilovic headed 90 miles north to Stony Creek Quarry. "I'd been looking around for natural settings that would be nearby," she says of the historic construction site. Located in Branford, CT the outdoor space of exposed granite ... More

  • 10 Things to Know About Caviar

    10 Things to Know About Caviar

    In honor of National Caviar Day, a self-professed "Caviar Queen" shares her top facts about the aquatic superfood

    You may have seen her climb into a tank full of sturgeons for golden caviar in an episode of E!'s "Buying for Billionaires." For Deborah Keane, satisfying the requests of her most discerning clients is all in a day's work. As the founder of California Caviar Company—which she launched in ... More

  • Power Play

    Power Play

    Inside the premiere party for the new STARZ drama

    He may not pitch like a pro ball player but Curtis Jackson (AKA hip-hop star 50 Cent) showed off his other strengths Monday night at the New York premiere of Power, the new crime series he produces alongside The Good Wife’s Courtney Kemp Agboh. "When I first met him, I didn't know what ... More

  • Room Request! 45 Park Lane

    Room Request! 45 Park Lane

    Check in to the most desirable room at this chic, art deco-inspired hotel

    Situated in the heart of London’s posh Mayfair district is 45 Park Lane, the art deco-inspired hotel designed by Manhattan-based architect Thierry Despont. Since opening in 2011, the youngest Dorchester property contains 45 guest rooms, sweeping views of Hyde Park and an extensive collection of contemporary paintings. Sir ... More

  • A Hot Pink Black-Tie Affair

    A Hot Pink Black-Tie Affair

    Elton John, Donna Karan, Josh Groban and Victor Cruz suit up, let loose and lend their support at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation's 14th annual gala

    On April 28, Elizabeth Hurley emceed the Breast Cancer Research Foundation's annual Hot Pink Party. Held inside the Grand Ballroom at New York's Waldorf Astoria, the CanCan-inspired affair invited guests like Vera Wang and Victor Cruz, who suited up in Calvin Klein, to sport their best shade of pink. And there was no shortage of ... More

  • Made in Chelsea

    Made in Chelsea

    At its New York gallery space, RH Contemporary Art presented a group show by both emerging and award-winning artists

    "An artist's work has to be about their life, essentially," says London based artist Tom Owen, standing among the sound proof quilts he installed for He Muscyler, his first solo exhibit at Chelsea's RH Contemporary Art space. "It's the first time I've really displayed on this scale and it's fantastic," he says of the work, which explores ... More

  • Keeping up with Kate

    Keeping Up With Stylist Kate Young

    We spend a moment with Kate Young, the red carpet stylist on the verge of her busiest year yet

    It's hard to believe celebrity stylist Kate Young doesn't take fashion too seriously, especially when she's the woman behind the scenes pulling red-carpet looks for A-list actresses like Michelle Williams and Natalie Portman. But between sketching designs for Jason Wu, meeting with her muses and penning her first coffee table book about evening attire (Dressing in the Dark, due ... More

  • Last Night, School Ruled

    Last Night, School Ruled

    Edible Schoolyard NYC, a healthful nonprofit, throws one of the season's most delightful feasts to celebrate local breakthroughs in the edible gardening realm

    After successfully building NYC's first edible schoolyard at PS216 Brooklyn and recently breaking ground on a second location in Harlem, Edible Schoolyard NYC's executive director Kate Brashares had a lot to be proud of on April 7. Brashares, whose organization builds gardens and culinary classrooms in disadvantaged neighborhood schools, was joined by ... More

  • Spring’s Minimalist Beauty

    Spring’s Minimalist Beauty

    Sport a fresh new look this season with a few pointers from the runway's backstage beauty geniuses

    1. Warm complexions The Expert: Dick Paige The Details: With the Hollywood sign as his backdrop, makeup artist Dick Paige is inspired by desert beauty at Band of Outsiders. The result? Bright, natural eyes and a sun-kissed glow. To achieve this Paige warmed up skin according to tone by blending a trio of bronze, beige and plum blusher ... More

  • The Azrouël Aesthetic

    The Azrouël Aesthetic

    Commissioned by Emery LeCrone, the designer’s ballet costumes push the boundary of what contemporary dancewear should look like

    When New York based Yigal Azrouël was tapped by acclaimed choreographer Emery LeCrone to create a collection of ballet costumes, the chemistry was instant. "I immediately recognized our similar appreciation for modernism, minimalism and the details," Azrouël explains to DuJour. Set to premiere at the Guggenheim this month, principal dancers from the American Ballet Theatre and New York ... More