Monthly Archives: March 2011

Transition Time

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We’re in seasonal transition again, those couple of months between Winter and Spring, typically spanning 40-60degrees, where it’s nearly impossible to find anything to wear. I have this period (and its accompanying temperatures) almost down to a science, as my entire Winter wardrobe sits unwearable, my Summer pieces still in boxes, and I stand in… [Cont.]

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Cuff Culture

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Cuff bracelets are among my most favorite and treasured pieces of costume jewelry. I find that if an outfit calls for only one piece of jewelry, a chunky gold cuff is always the way to go. Here are my three favorite cuffs in high, medium and low price points. The Hermes Collier de Chien bracelet… [Cont.]

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A New Take On Fragrance

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bubbles

Just based on the fresh and fun factors alone, I want to try this new(ish) product. Put these scent bubbles in the guest bathroom. Available online at Bergdorf Goodman.

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Bringing Back Boudoir

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I’ve always loved the highly feminine look of a Boudoir vanity: a beautiful antique table covered with various stylized, intricate accoutrement: makeup, perfume, jewelry, keepsakes. But much like the closet rendering the armoire nearly extinct, modern bathroom furniture has eliminated the need for the old fashioned vanity table. If you have the space in your… [Cont.]

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Green With Envy

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green malandrino

That I’m not a size 2 or 4, because this Catherine Malandrino top is divine. These sales move fast, so grab it now!

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Sandal Etiquette

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I’m not a follower of rules, especially as they apply to style. But when it comes to wearing sandals before Spring has officially sprung, I think it becomes more an issue of etiquette. Simply put, March is too early for open-toe shoes. Until the majority of your outfit is warmer-weather appropriate (exposed shoulders, linen, bright… [Cont.]

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Speak Up!

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In my business, I am privy to many conversations between friends in and out of the dressing room. Women like to shop in pairs (actually, we like to do most things in pairs) to get feedback on how clothing fits and looks. Recently, I overheard a young woman express her doubts about a pair of… [Cont.]

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70s Summer Style

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One undeniable trend for the upcoming Spring/Summer season is the reemergence of 70s style. Specifically, look for high-waisted trouser jeans to be back in a big way, beckoning to you from shop windows and computer screens. I don’t spend much time focusing on trends because I incorporate them into my wardrobe in a way that… [Cont.]

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