NEW YORK CITY THROUGH A CULTURAL LENS
Mark: From Egypt to Bed StuyRead more
Mark is Brooklyn resident with Egyptian roots. He’s a lawyer by day, and an unsung hype beast by night. In true New York fashion, Mark’s creativity and personal style redefine what a young Esquire looks like today in the age of millennials.
Anish: From India to Greenwich VillageRead more
Anish is a senior at NYU Stern, on the cusp of young adulthood – yet he’s already launched a successful non-profit business which gives back to his community. During his high school years visiting his family’s hometown in India, Anish found an opportunity to make an impact. He transformed a passion project into the non-profit called Uplift Humanity. Uplift creates a unique opportunity for Anish to contribute while also connecting to his Indian roots and involving other Indian-American youth so they can do the same.
Dominique: From Holland to Columbus CircleRead more
Dominique is a charismatic beauty guru from Holland who moved to New York City to bring his talents to a global level. He’s the man working behind the scenes, responsible for the flawless faces – and smiles – of today’s top supermodels and actresses. Behind every pretty face, there’s a story; which Dominique proves with his journey leaving Europe to the make it in the Big Apple.
Michael: From Italy to Greenwich VillageRead more
Michael is a native New Yorker with a strong connection to his Italian roots. With a family originating from the land of high fashion, delicious cuisine, and romantic culture, he represents everything we love about European lifestyle. By identifying with both countries, Michael demonstrates how New York City is a microcosm of the world. The combination of his elevated taste and appreciation for la dolce vita is also enough reason to make us want to book a one way ticket — pronto!
Maeshal: From Pakistan to the East VillageRead more
Maeshal is an Iowa native that ventured to New York City to pursue a career in finance. Although he was raised with conservative Pakistani values, today he lives in one of the most eclectic neighborhoods in New York. Coming from the Midwest, Maeshal has a strong appreciation for the international diversity and exciting experiences that the city has to offer.
Esmond: From Ukraine to Gramercy ParkRead more
Esmond’s a member of a rare breed of humans that you’ll only encounter in New York City. He’s the guy who unapologetically chases his curiosities and lives everyday passionately pursuing his love for music. Although classically trained, he branches out into all genres and is excited about the possibilities when mixing various styles. To put his words into action he recently launched the music collective called The Players House.