• Maternity Fashion, A Divisive Issue

    1 week ago.

    In a world where anything and everything is ripe for contention, I came across this story by Savannah Guthrie in TodayParents.com. Do you or a friend have a bun in the oven? Apparently people feel strongly about what pregnant women should wear.…

  • Yeti's First Soft-sided Cooler Available in October

    2 weeks ago.

    From Outside Magazine: "Fishing guides and festival goers take note: High-end cooler maker Yeti just revealed its first soft-sided cooler, the 5.2-gallon Hopper that’s sealed with a waterproof drysuit zipper." It’s got an inch-and-a-half of heavy-duty closed-cell foam for insulation…

  • Fire Phone Immerses Users in Amazon’s World

    1 month ago.

    David Streitfeld, a New York Times Technology Reporter, offers up some initial impressions on Amazon's new Fire phone, announced yesterday by Amazon CEO, Jeffrey Bezos. Here are several excerpts: Amazon on Wednesday announced a device that tries to fulfill the…

  • The Year's Raddest Tech Gifts for Father's Day

    1 month ago.

    Yohana Desta, a features writer for Mashable, has some high tech ideas for Dad. You can still teach an old dad new tricks. How? By getting him one of the year's coolest tech gadgets as a Father's Day gift. The…

  • New Year's Eve: Cool or Comfy?

    7 months ago.

    Fashionistas, this one's for you. Found this tongue-in-cheek (not really) blog in HuffPost Style about shooting for the stars on New Year's Eve  – only to crash land back on Earth. New Year's Eve is probably the most overrated event…

  • "Twelve Days of Christmas": Cost of Doing Business

    7 months ago.

    Turns out the cost of engaging the lords and ladies went up the most. The price of the fowl held steady. Swans are the big ticket. The Business section of Christmas Day New York Times featured a great story by Elizabeth Olson about…

  • What's Better Than Black Friday?

    8 months ago.

    According to Huff Post Style, skipping it. Okay, so there is a lot of pressure to go out on Black Friday. And we totally get it: There are deals to be had and money to be saved. But there is also a…

  • Riga, Warsaw and Bucharest: The New Frontiers of Fashion

    9 months ago.

    Here's an interesting take on on Fashion from Alison Taylor that appeared in Telegraph:  Riga, Warsaw and Bucharest: The New Frontiers of Fashion: Move over Brooklyn, make way for Bucharest - some of the coolest shops are now to be…

  • FASHION FRIDAY: TELLURIDE AIDS BENEFIT & 2 SKIRTS

    1 year ago.

    Editor's note: Vogue does it. The high powered glossy hosts "7th on Sale," the proceeds from which go to AIDS-related charities working in the U.S. and abroad. Just like the Telluride AIDS Benefit whose six beneficiaries (one, Ubuntu Africa, is…

  • LUSTER AT LUSTRE IS NOUVEAU & DECO: TRUNK SHOW THIS WEEKEND

    1 year ago.

    In response to a recent Internet survey about the upcoming holiday, Valentine's Day, people waxed optimistic, saying they would spend more than they did in 2012. Per usual, men plan to spend more than women. A whopping 20 percent said…

  • FASHION FRIDAY: SILVER AND GOLD

    1 year ago.

    “Silver and gold, silver and gold, everyone wishes for silver and gold." Those are the lyrics to the famed Burl Ives Christmas song. The words are also in a song from the movie "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer." And they…

  • HO HO HO!: NOEL NIGHT IN TELLURIDE

    1 year ago.

    The I Hate to Shop Guide to making the season bright It’s true. I really do hate to shop. But Noel Night – Telluride’s annual kick-off to the holiday season – actually makes shopping fun. This Wednesday, December 5, is…

  • FASHION FRIDAY: WAISTED, AGAIN

    1 year ago.

    Baggy tunics, slouchy tees, and boyfriend sweaters! Great looks, but they wasted the waist, slim lines hidden from view under the bulk. The good news is now the waist is back big time, thanks to the recycling of an old trend:…

  • FASHION FRIDAY: DRESSING FOR THE HOLIDAY

    1 year ago.

    Wayward relatives are not the only reason to stress about Thanksgiving. There's also the turkey to cook just right (or get tsk tsk looks from those wayward relatives). And the side and pies. Oh yes, and cleaning the good china.…

  • FASHION FRIDAY: FALL FAVORITE "WAI MING"

    1 year ago.

    Emily Brady Koplar earned a degree in economics from Boston University. Then she followed her bliss. Koplar went on to study fashion at New York's celebrated Parsons School of Design in New York, spending her 20s working for the likes…

  • FASHION FRIDAY: BOOTIES- DON'T BE AFRAID

    1 year ago.

    Short boots are the only style that have remained non-stop popular since the 19th century, when boots became an established footwear trend. From shoe boots to styles that cover the lower part of the calf, booties are on the march…