June 27, 2016

Now Let’s Talk About Brows

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I am happy to see that the hyper groomed brow is now on the decline. I have always favored a more natural brow with strays diligently plucked in the privacy of your own magnifying mirror, trimmed occasionally but not to oblivion and then a light penciling in to match your natural brow color. Continue reading “Now Let’s Talk About Brows”

June 24, 2016

Quelle Surprise!

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The big news as of late yesterday is the apparent appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri as artistic director of Dior. The position has been vacant since Raf Simon’s surprise exit last October. The move will put an end to the long and wildly successful creative partnership Chiuri shared with Pierpaolo Piccioli as co-creative directors at Valentino. Continue reading “Quelle Surprise!”

June 20, 2016

Black and White

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Black and White is a great tool to have in your summer style arsenal. It’s easy and you probably already own a ton of both. Here are some inspiration photos for you, just one word of warning; I shy away from wearing black pants with a basic white shirt for fear of looking like a waiter for a catering service…not that’s there’s anything wrong with that. Continue reading “Black and White”

June 17, 2016

Mid Century Killer Covers

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Recently I was looking back at the covers of Bazaar and Vogue from the 40s, 50s and 60s and was struck by how fearless they were in composition and art direction.   There was a reductive quality to the images and very little text. It was the message that mattered, delivered with wit and long on glamour. Collages, hands, silhouettes and heads cut off at the nose were possible then. The tides began to turn in the 60s when the model’s face became the focal point as it still is today except the models have now been usurped by celebs. It was fun while it lasted, here some of my favorites. Continue reading “Mid Century Killer Covers”

June 16, 2016

And The Winner Is…

 

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I know I’m late out of the gate with this one but now that Resort is winding down and the Prada show on an ice floe was cancelled due to global warming (just kidding) I would like to declare Louis Vuitton the winner of the High Stakes Destination Fashion Show for Resort 2017!   Continue reading “And The Winner Is…”