rue franklin table for two

[easyrotator]erc_47_1340974330[/easyrotator]   Thursday night, worked all day. Last week husband was selected as one of the 100  best trial lawyers in the state of New York and we finally got to celebrate. I wore a dress with feathers that I had ordered back in March to wear to a family wedding in Greensboro, SC. Please […]

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small preview of winter 2012

[easyrotator]erc_65_1340899897[/easyrotator] While you are thinking of fun things to do for the upcoming national holiday, here are a few shots for you to ponder that I snapped while in NYC last week. These looks will be available mid-September. Enjoy these wonderful days of summer and know that there are many good things to come your […]

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olympic gold

[easyrotator]erc_87_1340761226[/easyrotator] The design team medaled again. This blouse is fabulous. I am not kidding when I tell you this. I was in the garden after dinner doing some therapeutic weeding in my cream denim lucy pant, the ones you see here, and I thought to myself, the lighting is fantastic, I need to share how […]

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chanel lips and nails

[easyrotator]erc_99_1340734245[/easyrotator] Chanel lip and nail colour has been my go-to since the age of nineteen. With coming up on almost two and a half decades, omg, of daily wear, here are my top picks for the month of July and all festivities revolving around the 4th: Le Vernis Nail Colour 617 Holiday, limited edition, Rouge […]

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more from new york

[easyrotator]erc_6_1340645516[/easyrotator] As it took me 13 hours to get from JFK to Buffalo on Friday and I didn’t arrive home until 3 am on Saturday, I have been a bit behind the eight ball with reporting back from my trip. Also hosted two dozen seventh graders yesterday for hotdogs, hamburgers, pool and pond swimming, kickball, […]

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worth new york runway

[easyrotator]erc_49_1340412891[/easyrotator]Yesterday Diane Manley and her incredibly talented team presented Worth New York Fall 2012 at the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC. Professional photographers were on site; here are my amateur offerings from the third row. The clothes were modern, elegant, and sophisticated. Color, fabric, texture, cut, and shape all came together to enhance the beauty of women. […]

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back to black

[easyrotator]erc_78_1340228465[/easyrotator] Back again on JetBlue flight #1, 5:40 am to JFK. This time I hit default with respect with what to wear while traveling. Michael Kors knows a good thing.  Black summer weight cotton stretch skinny jeans, black tee with mesh circle cutouts, black cork wedge shoe and soft suede jacket make it quick and […]

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wine spectator

[easyrotator]erc_84_1339985875[/easyrotator] Father’s Day, June 2012. Husband requests full menu minus Fried Oysters with Remoulade from this month’s issue of Wine Spectator. Of course I oblige. Note to self: do not repeat Pork Ribs recipe or make darn sure I don’t burn them all again. 23 and 22 year old son’s both say Tejas Coffee recipe is […]

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have a backup

[easyrotator]erc_89_1339872590[/easyrotator] The lighting is great, location divine, food and wine have been delivered, and everyone is dressed and in a good mood. It’s time to break out the camera to take a few shots for the new fashion and lifestyle blog.  We’re ready to smile and wouldn’t you know? The battery pack needs a charge. […]

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how to shop sample sales

[easyrotator]erc_93_1339796207[/easyrotator] So you are headed out the door to a great sample sale. How to navigate to prevent regret? Buy if you can walk out the door wearing your desired purchase that minute. If it looks and feels great and needs no or minimal alterations it is an absolute yes. Adjustment of pants length is […]

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