“Or, how I spent my summer vacation, Part Uno:Italian Style- It’s all in the details!The family and I (pooch included) were lollygagging about in Venice for a bit. In true Italian style– as I know it– everything is beautiful but doesn’t necessarily work as expected.The loft apartment we rented was amazing: Brand new renovation in an Old Venice building with a fab rooftop deck and view, super clean and modern Italian style with attention to every detail, except completion.Wow, that […]
Beauty bonanza, stock up until you drop…M.A.C. Cosmetics is having a 25% off Friends and Family sale online. They have NEVER done this before. At the end of the holidays they had a 25% off sale on their holiday kits (and that was unheard of!)! Use code
Make their lose your gain, by cozying up in front of your computer and checking out some of these great post holiday sales online…. let the shopping begin!Read some of our Discount Designer Style Tips for Chic on the Cheap and our ongoing list of online coupon codes and free shipping.
Almost too gorgeous to eat…When it comes to home entertaining, the food presentation should be as beautiful to look at as delicious to savor. On a shoot for Nathalie Findlay Lifestyling, a lifestyle consultant service based in Paris, Tinko shares his photographs of a sumptuous gourmet display that will surely brighten any table and add elegance to every special occasion.
“Dyker Heights takes holiday decoration to new heights…Growing up in Brooklyn, NY, I was always amazed at the extensive holiday house decorations in some areas of the borough– too much was never enough to create a holiday wonderland on the front lawn. Friend and now Brooklyn resident, Mark Moskin of Salient Design photographs some of the most outrageous and brilliant Christmas house decorations around and shares a shot of a “classic” house done up in true Dyker Heights style– his […]
What not to wear…Admittedly in the land of the fashion free for the holidays, where 3D crochet ornamentations and stamped-on snowflakes are the poor excuse for something cute. I didna
Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, and Sak’s Fifth Avenue holiday windows for the kid in all of us…New York Christmas windows are famous for the animated displays which put put a smile on all our faces, and not just the the young children hoisted up onto their parent’s shoulder.
Bergdorf Goodman and Louis Vuitton holiday windows…In what are probably one of the most visually stunning New York Christmas windows, Bergdorf Goodman creates artful displays that recreate the feel of the dioramas of the Natural History Museum.
“Scrap the luxury orange or turquoise signature shopping bag and make hers a modest plain Jane…We are totally behind carrying your own eco bag to the grocery store, but this shopping bag switch is on a whole other level!The Daily Beast reports, “What Rich People Don’t Want You to Know About Their Spending” is that although the cash cows are more than happy to drop a mother lode to support their luxury indulgences, they simply don’t want to be caught […]
Nothing says oh la la luxury more than Hermes Paris…Richard Nahem, the Paris Insider has brought s the gorgeous Paris Christmas windows at Galeries Lafayette and Printemps and now the very short list of luxury and absolute elegance with the Paris Christmas windows from Hermes, Paris.
Karl Lagerfeld dresses up Printemps and Galeries Lafayette gets a dose of shocking pink…So much gorgeousness, so little time. What’s a chic recessionista to do?No need to fly off to Paris, when we can bring the best of the Christmas holiday windows to you.Kaiser Karl Lagerfeld was tapped by Paris retail giant Printemps to create some very magical holiday French chic windows. Lagerfeld concocted a whimsical animated marionette theme with a marionette named, guess what, Coco! Coco the marionette dresses […]
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