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Archive for April, 2013


What I Wear to Work: Kyle Scott Battie

You can often find Kyle Battie in downtown Sarasota, whether it’s making you feel welcome at State Street Eating House or sussing out the best in local jazz. But no matter where he is, he’s purposefully pulled together with haberdashery styling choices that are all polished but worn with ease.  And, he always sports a […]


Best of Sarasota :: Pique-Nique Sur La Baie 2013

New College Foundation celebrated three decades of Pique-Nique Sur La Baie this week, co-chaired this year by the adept quartet of Renee Hamad, BJ Creighton, Pat Johnson and Kathy Coffey. A favorite of mine, the event is a virtual eye candy of Sarasota’s doyennes who don their best chapeau for an afternoon on Sarasota Bay, […]


Town & Country’s Kathryn Livingston on Lilly Pulitzer

Some historians argue it was Lilly Pulitzer who introduced the iconic shift dress into pop culture, but it was the Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Kennedy and Whitney families that popularized the brand in a major way, making it a must-have for resort jetsetters. You may be surprised to know that these internationally recognized cheerful prints have humble […]