Monthly Archive for June, 2012

: June, 2012

Less is More…more or less

It’s hot again. The kind of hot that sucks away your appetite as well as your desire to wear anything more than what’s absolutely necessary. Lighter weights and colors keep us feeling cool during

Links’ Looks

I spent about 4 1/2 hours yesterday at Hudson Hills Golf Course where my son was playing in a junior tournament. Both boys and girls between the ages of 12-18 were seen swinging their irons at this

Step in Style

There’s nothing simpler and cozier than stepping into a pair of flat, flip flops on a warm summer day. I actually keep a pair in my car to wiggle into when I’ve over-walked in my wedges. But I have to

Beach or Bust

That’s where we’re headed…and here’s what I’m bringing. Valencia Tote from Calypso St. Barth in Westport Sea Bags for J. Crew in Westport, Stamford, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan…. Hanneli

One Piece at a Time

I don’t live on the Sound, I don’t have a swimming pool, and I don’t even have a Slip-n-Slide…which at my age, is probably a better and safer idea NOT to have one. But  I do have parents who

Short Stories

I have a love – hate relationship with Will Shortz. For those of you who aren’t familiar with that name, Will is the creative composer of the NY Times crosswords. I take notice of his name every

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

Dad’s Day Ideas

When I think about how tough it is to find the perfect gift for “our” dad on Father’s Day, I realize it must be even more difficult for them to shop for us outside the SPA Gift Certificate box. We’re

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

The Future of Fashion

When I was about 9 years old, I would cut out outfits from catalogues such as Sears, Spiegel, etc. and magazines such as 17, Vogue and even Life. I would try to sketch the styles that the women wore,