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May 2012

PAGE TURNER :: Stylish Summer Reading

Nothing new or hot off the press on this summer reading list, but these picks are taken from my own bookshelf.  I’m of the opinion that these are should-be-classics for the stylish… Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to Travel Known as the “High Priestess of Fashion,” Diana Vreeland, former Harper’s Bazaar fashion editor, was a […]

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April 2012

SUIT REQUIRED :: Make a Splash

It’s nearly time for social obligations to wrap and for the soleil to beckon your inner bathing cutie to a peaceful afternoon by the pool. I did a little personal shopping for you–pulled a few standouts in this season’s swimwear for guys and gals, just so you can make a splash… All this retro pin-up […]

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April 2012

FUTURE’S BRIGHT :: Take Shade

Even though sunnies have become a year round stylish staple, this is usually the time of year when many of us go on a vision quest for new frames. And since sunglasses had a major moment on the spring/summer runways, I did a little homework for you. So, if you don’t like to be kept […]

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April 2012

WHAT TO WEAR :: Under There

Great-Granny would’ve gleefully traded her torture-chamber girdle for our modern and sleek shapewear options. And as I begin writing this, I quickly realize that you might be thinking there’s nothing new to discuss about these shape-shifting knickers, but I go to my fair share of events and…I notice…things… Since so many of us have hesitated […]

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March 2012

GET NEAT-CHIC :: Organize It

Carrie Bradshaw kept a highly organized closet… For some, it’s difficult enough to motivate yourself for spring-cleaning, not to mention the procrastination of getting to the daunting task of closet re-organization. But consider that you may be cramping your style if you cannot see what you own. If it’s time to air out your fashion […]

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March 2012

NAIL FILES :: Look Polished

Taking a cue from the runway shows to the front-row seats to the street stylists, nail art is your best new accessory. Not to point fingers, but if you’re tentative, start with your toes to try it on for size. For the nail junkies, here are some playful to chic concepts to keep you on […]

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March 2012

GOING FOR BAROQUE :: Marie Antoinette

Difficult to explain why, but I’ve always been a bit obsessed with the history of the French Revolution and the fashionable Marie Antoinette. So imagine my delight when I learned that this year’s Selby Gardens Orchid Ball theme is "An Evening at Versailles." If you’re facing the challenge of dressing like the Queen of Fashion, […]

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March 2012

PRODUCT PLACEMENT: Beauty

I’m just going to dive right in with my latest obsession: the T3 Voluminous Hot Rollers for medium to long hair. When it comes to achieving waving locks away from the salon and on my own, I’ll just admit that I’m follically challenged. Seriously, think: Shirley-Temple-child-pageant-hair. Not with the T3. On my first go (which […]

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March 2012

TREND REPORT: Man About Town

OK, fella, I’ve done the R&D for you – sussed out all the Spring/Summer 2012 Fashion Week shows from New York to Milan. I promise to make this painless; we’re going straight to the bottom line on the top men’s trends for the season. PS:  If you want a quick primer on designer pronunciations, I […]

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February 2012

SPRING’S HOTTEST BAG :: The Satchel

Need a cure for your baggage?  Want a chic new handbag to hold your dear things near?  If you’re like me and get a little bagitated with your Fall tote around this time of year, then consider the latest reinvention in the fashion world, now the hottest arm candy for Spring: the satchel. //// Marc […]

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