cool green dress

Last week I wore this cool green dress for cocktail reception and then dinner while in Chicago previewing fall and winter collections. The dress is from the summer 19 collection and the fabric is a beautiful stretch Italian linen. I knew when I first saw the line sheets even before seeing the dress that it […]

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day seventeen, moving forward

Wow, putting yourself out there in the social stratosphere can feel pretty overwhelming at times. Even on the best of days there’s second guessing. On hard days it’s really hard. Talked with my twenty-six-year-old daughter this morning and she said ‘mom, I delete my Instagram app now Monday to Friday simply so I can focus […]

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day 10, a clean palate

In an effort to minimize, so far to go with that concept, for new house down south furnished in a flash I stuck with a color palate of white, grey, and dark brown, or one of my favorite words chocolate. Mostly white and grey, and we moved fast. At Rooms to Go we picked up […]

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day 8, or is it 9

Started the day in the pool at 5:30 am for lap swim, something I’m uncomfortable with yet I know is good for me and feels incredibly good when done. Followed that wet half mile with an hour of spin (including very hard push-ups) and try to get that double session in once a week. Other […]

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day three

I’m working trunk the entire upcoming month of April, minus a getaway to celebrate Easter and maybe a quick trip to Florida. Working trunk means being with women one to one in my downtown studio surrounded by 300+ pieces of luxury clothing items and helping them find styles that they love. This has been the […]

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yes, we’re hiring

me, far right, posting to Instagram last night while youngest of six smiles on Last night dinner for four turned into dinner for eight, as usually happens, and after a glass of wine or two I posted twice to Instagram announcing we’re hiring, maybe a little desperate. We’ve got a total hands on hands in can […]

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5 and 10

always love a LBD and little black suit men’s white shirt, black cashmere v-neck, blue denim, love always travel outfit: silk, denim, leather, suede, cross-body, tote Spring 2017 and we’ve got a couple of milestones to mention: 5 years here at the blog, every day dress, and 10 years at the company, Worth New York. […]

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a bit of a gap

one shouldered cashmere, Worth New York | burn marks on right arm, classic culinary perks Last May, one of our mentors (we’re talking to you, Wendy), talked a bit about her ‘gap’ year at a high-profile event here in BUF, and we were listening. Our heights and accomplishments not equal to hers by the usual […]

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the subtle power of good clothing

hand cut vegetables and bouquet garni going with carnations instead of the expected roses, on Valentine’s Day So, Tuesday night we were cooking up some short ribs, parsnip puree, green beans and creme brûlée. Wednesday night I was standing gurney side as they were about to wheel our eighteen year old daughter, fifth child, into […]

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loving a little pink

small bouquets for a small dinner from our summer country garden  Some self-promotion here, I’ll be working spring trunk two weeks straight starting tomorrow, February 14th, (Valentine’s Day!), so let’s talk a little pink: Wall Street Journal calls it Spring Fashion’s Biggest Trend, read more here at Making Peace With Pink. (simply click on the […]

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