Monthly Archives: October 2011

Side Sensibility

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When it comes to furniture shopping, few purchases are as underwhelming as side tables. For one thing, the sheer diversity of selection is overwhelming. For another, their price is out of proportion to their overall use and necessity. You’re paying a lot for something that serves essentially as an accessory.  An easy remedy is to… [Cont.]

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SMOOCH!

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As I’ve said many a time, this is not a beauty blog… However, every once in a while I’ll make a recommendation on a product I love or, in this case, stumble onto something new that I absolutely must share.   I’ve never been a huge fan of lip plumping products, finding the quality of… [Cont.]

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Clutch Time

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If you’ve read my list of must-have items for every stylish woman’s closet, you know of my love of the clutch. This leather embossed bag from Denver’s superstar boutique Goldyn has real presence and, in the kelly green color, real attitude. A safer, more subdued alternative exists in the brown, but I say go big… [Cont.]

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The Real Pan Am

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During my last trip to New York, I got my hands on my mother’s photos from her years at Pan Am, which I have to post because they are just too fabulous. She is third from the right. 

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In Appreciation Of Trends

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Have you ever been looking for a specific piece, scouring all your local stores and those online, only to come up empty handed? It’s not because your item is sold out or too exclusive or expensive to be mass market; rather, it was never available in the first place. Let me explain. Every season, what… [Cont.]

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Candy Shop Cool

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When it comes to decorating your home with cool objects, the rarer the better. This 1923 gumball machine will add a hint of fun and color and isn’t something you see (or can find) everyday. Available here. 

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I am always hesitant to single out one item as the most important of a season, as great outfits depend on multiple working parts all in balance. However, I am so taken with burgundy shoes and so convinced of their power to elevate an outfit, they are my must have piece for this season.  Pictured… [Cont.]

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