Hints of Style

Ideas for what, when and wear

Inspiration

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The beginning of each new fashion season can often be overwhelming. We browse through magazines and skim through catalogs to see what styles and trends are being offered by designers and retailers for the new months ahead of us. We compare what’s hanging in our closets and folded in our drawers to what’s shown on […] [Read More]

A Touch of Soho in Sono

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Mercer Street. Broome Street. Spring Street. Washington Street?? Well known for its collection of hip boutiques, artists’ lofts and galleries, and creative eateries, Soho, the area south of Houston Street in Manhattan, has always conveyed a feeling of urban lifestyle style mixed with a trendy, yet bohemian attitude. And Company, Inc. (or & Co.) captures […] [Read More]

Britain at his Best

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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 trimmings, he is said to be the first to have his own label sewn into the luxury items he created. Other British men […] [Read More]

Misty May

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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 earlier than usual, while rains held off about a month later than previous years. I really can’t complain as so many days have been filled […] [Read More]

Closet Envy

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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 than my friend Wendy’s closet, this store was filled with bright, new spring merchandise just waiting to […] [Read More]

Still a Chill in the Air

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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 temperatures start off brisk then rise to their highs by the mid afternoon. The best way to succumb […] [Read More]

Up on Main Street

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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 such as, ” Oh my gosh, I just got the best earrings!” “That bag was so great I wanted […] [Read More]

Shopping Spree

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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 roadway. Most times I take a direct path to my destination without taking notice of too many places or […] [Read More]