Posted in July 2012

Which is your favorite Jackie look?

Which is your favorite Jackie look?

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is the biggest style icon of the 20th Century.  Over the years, Jackie’s styles changed as her life changed. Jackie spent 7 years living in Georgetown after she married JFK.  The film “Roman Holiday” had just premiered, starring Audrey Hepburn.  Jackie cut her hair very short, just as Audrey’s hair is cut … Continue reading

Lilly of the Beach

Lilly of the Beach

Many years ago, I worked at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.  The Pulitzer Foundation is a museum featuring rotating visual, literary, and performing arts exhibits.  Many of the paintings and sculptures in the museum are from Joseph Pulitzer’s private collection.  The Pulitzers are quite famous in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper was … Continue reading

Brit on the Brats

Brit on the Brats

A few years back, I was really into Burberry.  It was my brand of choice.  I loved the plaid so much.  To me, it represented British elegance.  It was classic, timeless, and refined.  In 2009, Burberry started a new ad campaign featuring Emma Watson, Tom Hughes, Dou­glas Booth, Char­lie France, Nick Wil­son and Tom Guin­ness.  … Continue reading

Tiffany, Holly, and Kiki

Tiffany, Holly, and Kiki

I remember being sick and staying home from school when I was 12 years old.  I was obsessed with watching old movies on AMC.  My favorites were ones from the early 1960’s and preferably took place in either New York or Paris.  On this particular day, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” was on TV and it was … Continue reading

Miu Miu’s Bad Girl Bling

Miu Miu’s Bad Girl Bling

I picked up a copy of Vogue’s June 2012 edition and inside I found an advertisement for Miu Miu’s Summer Jewelry Line.   Earrings, bracelets, and necklaces in two designs–one cameo face of a woman with her hair pulled up and herself wearing lovely little gold drop earrings or a second cameo face of a woman … Continue reading

COACH IS BACK!

COACH IS BACK!

I was in New York City a couple of weeks ago and I couldn’t help but notice the sea of Louis Vuitton handbags everywhere I looked.  Women had them on 5th Ave., the subway, at the museums, cafes in Little Italy–even on Coney Island!  I suddenly convinced myself that my life would be so much … Continue reading