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Britain at his Best

Not merely a dressmaker, Charles Frederick Worth was a 19th century fashion designer from England who is better known as the “father of haute couture.” Famous for using lavish fabrics and ornate

Misty May

This spring it seems only fitting that the old expression be changed to “April flowers bring May showers.” Daffodils, hyacinths, lilacs and other sweet smelling perennials bloomed about a month

Closet Envy

I met up with Wendy, a dear friend of mine, last week at 1020 Post in Darien. After some good food and lots of laughs, we walked out onto the Post Road and spotted Wendy’s Closet. Slightly different

Still a Chill in the Air

I can’t speak for everyone, but I know many of us have been tempted to reach for our spring clothes during these wonderfully warm days we’ve been enjoying. Since its still only the third of April, the

Up on Main Street

I popped into Benefit on Friday with my good friend’s daughter to peek at some new lip glosses. While there, the staff was buzzing about their recent trip to a new local store, Caren Forbes. Comments

Shopping Spree

I seem to spend quite a bit of time driving on Route 1. Whether its meeting with a client, buying some vegetables or grabbing a quick mocha, my errands have me gravitating towards this stretch of

Wit-ty and Wonderful

I just returned from a quick weekend away in Chicago where I ate, shopped, ate, people-watched, ate, and stayed at a wonderful, new boutique hotel, The Wit. Perfectly located in Chicago’s Loop

A Look at Loehmann’s

Each year our local high school hosts a fashion show fundraiser to cover the expenses of their senior class party.* Clothes are generously lended from area boutiques such as Darien Sport Shop, REI,


Dear friends of ours, Jim and Rosario, drove from Philadelphia to spend a snowy weekend in the “country.” Friday night after a long, relaxing dinner and some great conversation, I helped Rosario carry

Always in Style

I was working with a client yesterday who said, “I’m just not sure what’s worth keeping and what I should purge.” So I remembered I wrote this piece in another blog and wanted to share. **Fall/Winter