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Seeing Spots

Seeing Spots

Leopard print.  Love it or hate it, it has been around for a long time and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.  I was wearing leopard print ballet flats yesterday with a black dress when a woman commented to me that she thinks leopard print is tacky.  While I agree that it … Continue reading

“Speedy” or “Audrey”?

“Speedy” or “Audrey”?

Do you have a particular handbag that has become your signature bag?  Perhaps you splurged on a big purchase and now this bag has become your favorite and you carry it with you always.  Maybe all of your handbags are big splurges, but you have one that you absolutely love more than the others. Jackie … Continue reading

Jackie and Rose

Jackie and Rose

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis  loved being a grandmother just as much as she loved being a mother to her own children.  When her first grandchild was born in 1988, it was Jackie who chose the baby’s name.  Although Jackie never got along with her former mother-in-law, Jackie named the little girl Rose after Rose Kennedy.  … Continue reading

The Devil’s Life

The Devil’s Life

Miranda Priestly from “Devil Wears Prada” is my all-time-favorite movie character.   I was ecstatic when I learned that Lauren Weisberger is working on writing a sequel to the “Devil Wears Prada”, called “Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns”, due out in June 2013.  Both Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt have said in recent interviews that … Continue reading

How to be a Hitchcock Blonde…

How to be a Hitchcock Blonde…

Grace, Tippi, Kim, and Eva Marie. These actresses were Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous leading ladies. There are two movies about Alfred Hitchcock currently under production and Hitchcock’s 1958 “Vertigo” just ousted “Citizen Kane” as #1 on BFI’s Best Movies of All Time List. With all of this renewed interest in Hitchcock, I thought it was … Continue reading

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

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