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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
  • Looking for Silver Linings

    Looking for Silver Linings

    How the power of positive thinking helped one woman beat cancer

    As a palliative care nurse, Hollye Jacobs is trained to help the sick but when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, she was forced to quickly switch roles. In her first book The Silver Lining, co-written and photographed by Elizabeth Messina, Jacobs documents her personal journey to healing in the most honest and ... More

  • 8 To-Die-For Fragrances

    8 To-Die-For Fragrances

    The gift with an extra personal touch: Our round up of seductive new scents for him, her and the home

    There's a bit of a gamble in gifting fragrances. Because scent is so personal and subjective, the thought actually counts here. And with thousands of options on the market, choosing wisely is key: one imperfect note could mean the difference between a pretty bottle forever on the vanity and their ... More

  • Block Party

    Block Party

    The trendy American retailer turns 10 and sports an all-new attitude on style

    Known for bringing celebrity street-style fashion to the masses online and in-store, Singer22 founder and CEO Jon Singer hosted an intimate shopping event and preview of Songbird, the company’s own private label of cashmere sweaters. “When we first started it was celebrity driven,” Singer says, meaning to say that ... More

  • Friends for a Benefit

    Friends for a Benefit

    The new film 12-12-12 chronicles the highs of putting on last year's Robin Hood Relief concert after Hurricane Sandy

    When disaster strikes, Harvey Weinstein springs into action. Although Hurricane Sandy will always be associated with devastation and destruction, the super producer is focusing on one of the positive outcomes: last year's star-studded Robin Hood Relief concert, which raised $50 million for Sandy relief. Last Friday at New ... More

  • Who’s the BOSS?

    Who’s the BOSS?

    Josh Duhamel and Liam Hemsworth celebrate the art of suiting up

    "You kind of feel like you're in a heartbeat or in a place that is fully alive, which of course New York City is," says Art Production Fund's Yvonne Force Villareal at the opening reception of Hugo Boss' flagship store in Columbus Circle. The night's ... More

  • A New Dedication to the City’s Youth

    A New Dedication to the City’s Youth

    New Yorkers for Children founder Nicholas Scoppetta is honored for his unwavering service to youth in foster care

    Having grown up in foster care from age five, New Yorkers for Children (NYFC) founder Nicholas Scoppetta has had his fair share of bad experiences. He moved in and out of group homes more than three times. "It was chaotic. There was no place to sleep. Any minor infraction, you ... More

  • A New Look for Hermes

    A New Look for Hermes

    On Rodeo Drive, the French luxury brand's flagship store reopens after an ultra modern renovation

    Open for Business: Hermès Beverly Hills, 434 North Rodeo Drive, California 90210 Atmosphere: White marble panels add dimension and drama to the flagship store’s new façade, designed by Paris firm RDAI. With 12,000 total square feet, three floors and a roof terrace, the flagship's renovation features a women's and men’s ready-to-wear collections, a ... More

  • Model Behavior

    Model Behavior

    Top model Jacquelyn Jablonski now adds philanthropist to her name after successfully hosting her very first charity event

    Agents, designers and friends gathered at the Gabarron Foundation Carriage House in New York City on Monday night to support Autism Speaks, a leading science and advocacy nonprofit for people with autism. Model Jacquelyn Jablonski and her mother turned to the organization after her younger ... More

  • Blast Calories with Ballet Bungee

    Blast Calories with Ballet Bungee

    A new workout offers a dance-inspired twist

    Fitness trainer Rachel Piskin (shown, right) of Flatiron's Chaise23 studio in New York City has introduced a new class designed to make civilians move and feel like dancers (and, hopefully, end up with dancers' bodies). For the first half of each 45-minute session, students point, flex and jump ... More

  • Jason Wu Hosts a Summer Soiree

    Jason Wu Hosts a Summer Soiree

    New York’s fashion and art crowd dine and shop for a good cause

    Designer Jason Wu hosted a fundraiser and intimate dinner Wednesday night in support of the Young Friends of ACRIA (YFA). Held at the scenic Glass Houses in Chelsea in New York City, guests Diane Kruger, Kate Young and others enjoyed summer cocktails, surrounded by flickering candles and bright ... More