Monthly Archive for September, 2011

: September, 2011

Tempting Toes

The other day while walking in Darien I was handed a coupon for a new nail salon that opened in town. At $10 off, I easily justified a quick pedicure. Spa Grace, which has locations in Westport,

Mary Jane

I was at the Westport Farmer’s Market on Thursday when I met a really neat woman who worked at one of the produce tents. After chatting about veggies I introduced myself as did she….her name was

Belliza Knight for Day or Night

In my search for new jewelry designers to recommend to clients, I found a wonderful collection of local handcrafted pieces from Belliza Knight Jewelry. Brinker Higgins is the creative talent behind

Fall into Fur

Despite it’s still summer, it felt like a glorious Fall weekend…sunny and cool. With temperatures dipping into the low 50’s at night, most of us reached for an extra layer to keep warm while being

Snake Charmer

The snakeskin or python print trend that I wrote about last week has been slithering its way into the ready-to-wear collections. It was shown on the runways for Spring/Summer 2011 and it continues to

trends transcend

So the other day I answered a reader’s question regarding Fall handbags. As I was writing it I realized that some of the handbag trends carried over to this year’s shoe trends. For instance,

Q & A

I received a comment with the question… “I need a new bag. What should I be wearing on my shoulder this season?” Thanks for the note! I love hearing from you so please feel free to send questions my

Rise & Shine…Zara’s on Line!

The site is up and running with lots of new styles to add to your shopping bag.  The shipping is free whether you choose 2-4 days to your house or to your local Zara store.

Local FNO Info

Here are a few local spots to enjoy Fashion’s Night Out on Thursday, September 8th… 1) Join Saks Fifth Avenue for Fashion’s biggest night of the year! Party starts at 6:30 with a red carpet runway


In its 3rd year, Fashion’s Night Out, or FNO as all the t-shirts and totes have written on the front, is a NY city-wide (and global) celebration that kicks off New York Fashion Week and it all begins