October 17, 2016

Victoria Beckham Adds Makeup To Her Empire

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It’s no secret that I’m an admirer of Victoria Beckham. She has great style and has successfully evolved from a girl band, pop icon to a serious designer. Continue reading “Victoria Beckham Adds Makeup To Her Empire”

October 10, 2016

Fresh Faces at Chanel

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Image vogue.com

Despite the twin robots that opened the Chanel show and the mainframe computer set, the hair and makeup was anything but high tech. One might have expected a severe visage on the unmasked models that followed. Instead the girls had fresh faces with nearly bare eyes, natural brows and clear rosy lips and cheeks. A face easily adapted for real life. Maybe Mr. Lagerfeld was emphasizing that despite all the technology that increasingly informs our lives it’s essential that we stay in touch with our true selves and the natural world around us. Just a thought…

Chanel clad robots open the show
Chanel clad robots open the show
Chanel Sp'17 1
Natural hair, sheer tinted lips and blush swept high on the cheekbones and outer brow bone on the runway at Chanel.
Chanel Sp '17 2
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October 5, 2016

Neighborhood Watch: A Day at the Whitney

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Photo Ed Lederman

I’m a little embarrassed to say that just last week I finally made my first visit to the new Whitney Museum of American Art. The Renzo Piano designed building opened May 1, 2015, replacing the former site for the Whitney on Madison Avenue and 75th Street. Continue reading “Neighborhood Watch: A Day at the Whitney”