Written by: James Kicinski-McCoy

James Kicinski-McCoy is the 40-something Founder and Editor-In-Chief of The Bleu. She likes tequila, picks fights with her husband so she can have the bed to herself, and is trying to figure out that work / life balance.

Interviews

Off Duty: Abstract and Figurative Painter, Kristen Giorgi

An eye for the female silhouette, a step-by-step fish dinner, and MAJOR #interiorgoals.

Wellness

I Love You So Matcha: The Best Green Latte You’ll Ever Have

The 4-1-1 on all things matcha, plus a killer drink recipe.

Interviews

Off Duty: Chelsea Hunter Harrison

A newfound art of skincare, croissants for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and living (real) close to home.

Everything Else

Ruby Stewart Shares Her All Female Playlist

Carly Simon, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Joni Mitchell, and more.

Beauty

A Skin Milk Session: Ruby Stewart Talks Beauty & Self-Care

Plus, a unique love for avocado oil.

Interviews

Off Duty: Rock-‘N-Roll Royalty & Songstress, Ruby Stewart

Tales of music, childhood, and stealing dad's clothes.

Everything Else

40 Things I Have Learned In 40 Years

A personal essay.

Interviews

Off Duty: Designer, Katie Caplener, Vada Jewelry

A feline muse, swimming in jewels, and Texas pride.

Interviews

Off Duty: Lauren Kirby, Design Director, House Of St. Clair

Small business running, a love for literature, and ace advice on climbing out of a creative funk.

Food

Our Favorite Burgers In Nashville

The perfectly delicious combination of patty, toppings, and bun.

Interviews

Off Duty With Veronica Ortuño of Las Cruxes

Entrepreneurship, a colorful closet, and a Victorian farm house 20 miles outside of ATX.

Interviews

Off Duty: Lyndsey Butler, Founder & Designer, Veda NYC

An appreciation for good food, Texas roots, and running a small, yet mighty clothing brand.

Everything Else

A Playlist By Musician and DJ Brianna Lance

The Reels, Alexis Taylor, Midnight Sister, Sun Ra, and more.

Interviews

Off Duty: Creative Director, Musician, Painter, & DJ Brianna Lance

A Jill of all trades, her 40 plants, and a female dog named Larry.

Fashion

The Instagram Vintage Clothing Accounts I’m Crazy About

Our Editor-In-Chief shares the shops she usually keeps secret.

Wellness

I Lost My Period Cup Virginity

The start of my journey to ditch the tampons.

Food

Inside Meredith Baird Figone’s Fridge

Help us name our new kitchen voyeur series.

Interviews

Off Duty with Sustainable Fashion Designer & Organizer Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Sustainable fashion, social justice, a growing mixed-race family, and Brooklyn living.

Everything Else

A Champagne Thursday Playlist, Vol. 02

Orville Peck, Bicep, Sharon Van Etten, Kate York, Big Thief, and more.

Interviews

Off Duty With Artist, Organizer, and Activist Sarah Sophie Flicker

On politics, activism, style, family, and more.

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