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Winter coats that make me happy this time of year

Winter coats that make me happy this time of year

Every winter I make an effort to stop wearing black.  I crave anything with color, pattern or texture to combat the drabness of winter and standout against the sea of black puffer coats that are so ubiquitous in New York City.  So while I was putting together looks for a client, I paused with longing […]

Outfit of the Day

Outfit of the Day

Off the shoulder circle top, high rise wide leg jean and suede sandals by Rosetta Getty.  Earrings by Pilar Olaverri. Bag by Zara.

Outfit of the Day

Outfit of the Day

Edia Dress, Emma Sunglasses, Soile Bag and Rin Sandals all by Maremekko

Fall Winter 2012 Bag Trends

Fall Winter 2012 Bag Trends

Last season was all about the cross body bag.  Fall is the season of short-handle doctor bags and oversize clutches.  Here are some of my favorites from 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Marni and Proenza Schouler.  

Pointy Shoes are Back!

Pointy Shoes are Back!

Ladies, I hope you haven’t thrown away all of your pointy toe shoes because they are back for Fall 2012.  Check out these amazing ones from Reed Krakoff, Nina Ricci, Balenciaga, Alexander Wang, Jill Sander and 3.1 Phillip Lim. You know what’s also back?  Square Toe Shoes.  Bet you never thought you’d see those again, […]

Hacienda Montaecristo

Hacienda Montaecristo

If you were to leave Mobile, Alabama heading directly south, you would hit the Yucatan Penninsula, or the toe of Mexico.  If you continued on a little farther, you would come to the town of Tulum, named by the Mayans who first inhabited it, meaning City of Dawn. Barely visible from the main beach road, […]

Penchant for custom made clothing?

Penchant for custom made clothing?

If you favor clothes that fit you perfectly, in beautiful colors, in fabrics of your choice, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars, your solution is here: Penchant Dressmakers.  You go to their small but chic showroom in Midtown Manhattan where you will be shown samples of dresses in 3 styles with variable necklines,  […]

What could be better than pashmina?

What could be better than pashmina?

Until recently, there were few things in life I coveted more than pashmina.  Today, however, I learned what a Shahtoosh shawl is.  Originally, Shahtoosh shawls were called “pleasure of the kings” because they were so soft and fine they could pass through the hole of a wedding ring. Whereas, pashmina is made from the undercoat […]

4 Cool Fall Coats

4 Cool Fall Coats

The first coat is the Cocoon Coat (Verlaine, $699.00, available at 219 Mulberry, NYC and K3, Japan) and to me it would be the perfect coat to wear over a slinky dress when you are going somewhere fancy, but don’t want to freeze to death, and it’s made out of wool and angora so you […]

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