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A Touch of Soho in Sono

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

Favorite 4-Letter Word

S-A-L-E! Summer sales are in full swing. Get these and other great deals while they’re hot…and hazy….and humid! Anu Dress from BB Dakota @ Apricot Lane in Fairfield Kara Triangle Dress from

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

Major Tie-ups

In 1970, Vogue Magazine featured the “Tie” sandal for the first time with photographs from Irving Penn, noted photographer with 158 Vogue covers to his credit. Today, the ankle tie and gladiator

Lifestyle Shopping

After graduating from college in Philadephia…some time ago…I was torn on where to start my career. New York was close to home and offered quite a few opportunities for employment in the country’s

Flip Flop and Fruity

Six years ago, Tropical Smoothie Café created National Flip Flop Day to raise money for its national charity partner, Camp Sunshine, the only retreat in the nation whose mission is focused solely on

A Perfect Parallel

öOne of my favorite classes as a sophomore in college was a color course where the syllabus consisted of drawing and painting subjects and patterns using chosen hues in different values and

Some Things Never Change

It was just over a year ago that I wrote about the wedge sandal.  Last spring runways were filled with this geometrical shaped heel…and this year was no different. When paired with soft dresses and

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

Run, don’t walk, to Walin & Wolff

Just when you thought Fairfield County had lost another great shoe store, an even more fabulous footwear find opened in its place. Walin & Wolff has stepped into 36 Elm Street giving New Canaan