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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
  • Behind Body Conceptions

    Behind Body Conceptions

    Mahri Relin, founder of the dance-inspired fitness regimen, offers her advice for an optimal workout

    New York-based trainer Mahri Relin's life-long love of dance and music all started when her parents took her to see the ballet. "Watching 'The Nutcracker' made me want to move so beautifully," she told DuJour. Now, she has made the surprising transition from professional dancer to fitness expert. ... More

  • Celebrities Party Down for a Great Cause

    Celebrities Party Down for a Great Cause

    See inside the 2015 Pencils of Promise Gala, which raises funds to help provide quality education for children around the world

    John Legend caused stars like Karlie Kloss and Chiwetel Ejiofor to rise to their feet Wednesday night after the singer surprised guests with a special onstage performance.  "If you were to say to me five years ago that John Legend will perform at a Pencils of Promise (PoP) Gala, I wouldn't believe ... More

  • Drink DuJour: Beets by Dre

    Drink DuJour: Beets by Dre

    A beautifully crafted cocktail with unexpected flavor

    When Lazy Point mixologist Jeremy Strawn was tasked to launch a new flavor profile for his beach-themed Tribeca bar, the Texas native immediately turned to the “Gypsy,” an ancient cocktail recipe made with rosemary and grapes.   “I really liked that cocktail, but finding Concord grapes year-round is difficult," he says. ... More

  • Meal Inspiration from a Few Special Moms

    Meal Inspiration from a Few Special Moms

    At this year's Edible Schoolyard NYC Benefit, chefs shared stories about the most memorable dishes their mothers ever made

    David Chang, Momofuku "After my mom came back from the hospital when she should not have been cooking at all, she made me a Korean kimchi stew, kimchee jjigae. It's an extraordinarily spicy fermented cabbage soup. It's not something most people would make when they just had serious surgery. She said: 'You're home; I have ... More

  • The 8 Best Moments from the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

    The 8 Best Moments from the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

    Here's what happens when Ansel Elgort, Kevin Hart and an eighth grade baseball prodigy take over Madison Square Garden

    Mo’Ne Davis revealed her pregame ritual. “I keep money in my back pocket before every game,” she explained. Despite making history as the first girl to pitch a shutout during the Little League World Series, the extraordinary eighth grader said that basketball is her true calling.  Kevin Hart won his fourth consecutive MVP ... More

  • Face Forward

    Beauty Tips from an Industry Pro

    Celebrity makeup artist Rae Morris on her top beauty tools and anti-aging techniques

    Australian beauty pro Rae Morris—who has famously painted the faces of A-list stars Naomi Campbell, Dita Von Teese, Cate Blanchett and Miranda Kerr—returns to the U.S. with a glamorous e-book guide and a willingness to share all her secrets in Makeup: The Ultimate Guide Version Two (the follow up to her original best ... More

  • Feeling Alive with ‘The Walking Dead’

    Feeling Alive with ‘The Walking Dead’

    Actor Josh McDermitt shares behind-the-scenes insight about his character, including the significance of the mullet

    If you haven’t been up-to-date with the undead last season, here’s a recap. When we first meet Dr. Eugene Porter (played by Josh McDermitt), the latest comic book character to appear from Robert Kirkman’s Walking Dead series, we learn he may hold the answer to what caused the zombie plague. And although the ... More

  • New Yorkers for Children

    New Yorkers for Children

    The esteemed organization celebrates 15 years of achievement at its annual fall gala

    Victor Cruz, Rachel Roy, Jemima Kirke and more stepped out Tuesday night for the New Yorkers for Children (NYFC) annual fall gala. Lead by NYC Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scopetta since 1996, NYFC has helped children and teens in foster care “catch up to their peers” by offering college ... More

  • Wynn Win

    Wynn Win

    Communities in Schools honors philanthropist Elaine Wynn at its New York City gala

    For more than thirty years, Communities in Schools (CIS) has provided 1.3 million young people and their families with basic needs like food, clothing, healthcare and, most importantly, a network of support. At this year’s gala, the non-profit organization honored chairman Elaine Wynn for her fearless leadership and 15 years ... More

  • Mulberry Loves Cara

    Mulberry Loves Cara

    Celebrating the launch of her new handbag collection, Cara Delevingne recruited fashionable friends to join her for a glamorous evening at the British luxury brand’s Soho shop