UNVEILING OF THE OSCAR DE LA RENTA POSTAGE STAMPS

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Snail mail just got a bit more elegant thank’s to the new Forever postage stamps unveiled by the Unites States Postal Service at a “First Day of Issue” ceremony a couple of days ago at New York’s Grand Central Terminal. The new stamps commemorate legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta who passed away in […]

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HAPPY FRIDAY

I love, love, love my job but I’ve had a challenging last couple of days due to major deadlines and coordinating efforts. I keep telling myself to “keep smiling” and stay positive. It’s interesting how a smile on your face can change your whole attitude. Which reminds me….I want to book a teeth whitening appointment […]

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HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT POUT

It has been an unusually wet and cold winter in Southern California and I wasn’t sure how my skin would react to the new season. Before any issues could arise I took matters into my own hands to really mix up my skincare routine. I have been using some great products lately and my skin […]

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A BALLY DESIGN DETAIL TO BORROW

They say you can tell a lot about a person by the shoes they wear. I take shoes very seriously. At one point I owned over 120 pairs. And yes, I’ve heard all the jokes, including the references to “Imelda Marcos”. Trust me, it gets old. Very old. Over the years I have found a few brands that […]

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YVES ST. LAURENT: THE PERFECTION OF STYLE

I am a beauty product junkie and my favorite lipsticks are by YSL. My current favorite shade is a beautiful wine color (No. 54 – Prune Avenue-Dark Maroon). The little gold tubes make me very happy and are definitely a guilty pleasure of mine. Speaking of the French designer Yves Saint Laurent…. Did you know that […]

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SUMMER STYLE: THE ULTIMATE TOTE BAG

It’s Day 4 of the summer inspired posts for this week and today we’re talking about summer style.   When it comes to summer style, one of the “must have” accessories is a a tote bag. It’s the most versatile accessory that can actually be used from season to season. Plus, it’s a classic accessory […]

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SUMMER FASHION BY EMPORIO SIRENUSE

My previous post highlighted the legendary Le Sirenuse hotel in Positano, Italy. In case you missed it, Le Sirenuse was once the summer home of the Sersale family who converted it into a beautiful seaside hotel in 1951. The family has expanded their operations by opening their own boutiques and creating the fashion brand Emporio Sirenuse that includes […]

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REVIVING CHARM AT HOME ON NATIONAL SUNGLASSES DAY

Given that’s it’s National Sunglasses Day I thought it would be appropriate, and kind of fun, to provide you with a glimpse of my own sunglass collection and a peek inside the seaside California home shared with Mr. B. Anyone who knows me well enough has learned that no matter what time of year it […]

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CELEBRATING NATIONAL SUNGLASSES DAY WITH SCOTT EASTWOOD FOR PERSOL

In the world of eyewear, the word “iconic” can only lend itself to a very few brands, but every list includes Italian eyewear designer Persol. The company began in 1917; there is something to be said for longevity, don’t you think? Some of their classics have been around since the 1950’s but the company has […]

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HAPPY FRIDAY

Sleep, drink water and treat your skin.    –Georgia Louise The one thing I am really looking forward this weekend is spending Sunday morning at the spa. I have a facial and a massage scheduled. I also plan on taking advantage of the other amenities the spa has to offer such as the steam shower […]

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