Monthly Archive for May, 2012

: May, 2012

A Palm Springs Partnership

From the start, Banana Republic sold a concept, not just a product.  With a theme of travel and adventure, the first catalogues of ink and watercolors drawings offered well-worn military surplus

A Day to Remember

It almost feels like summer today with the temperatures in the 80’s and the sun shining brightly since first thing this morning.  I almost forgot it was Memorial Day until I turned on the news and

Thanks for the Memories

Speaking of being patriotic, I happen to be at a basketball tournament in the state capitol of New York…Albany.  Since we’re booked solid with games, I doubt I’ll be heading to any parades over the


During their 1492 journey, Christopher Columbus’ sailors encountered a primitive form of what we now refer to as a cigar in an area that we now know of as Cuba. Today, Havana is widely recognized as

Toning Trouble

Well, I have good news and bad for you this rainy Monday. Footwear firm Skecher, USA has been found guilty of “false advertising” claiming that their toning shoes would help wearers improve their

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

Eye Spy a Trunk Show

Norwalk Eye Care will be hosting its Spring Luau Trunk Show…and just in time for tomorrow’s sun! They’ll have an array of frames and sunglasses from designers such as Gucci, Kate Spade, Vera Wang,

Tan-less Togs

What an amazing day for Mother’s Day. The entire weekend was absolutely stunning – sunny, warm and wonderful. I woke up to jeans, a crisp, white button down and python print flat thong sandals. But as

The Look of Lace

Many years ago, my maternal grandmother went through a creative, filigree phase…crocheting lace doilies.  And she didn’t stop at the small, floral, round doilies that are used under vases, lamps and

Mom’s the Word

The definition of “mother” is very simple, yet so complex. It is defined as the woman who gave birth, and/or raised a child…but as we all know, her role doesn’t end there.  The social, educational,