She's No Victoria's Secret Model...

  My dogs are in need of serious therapy. ...more

Is Fashion Your Bag? Design a Winning Wine Tote at

Looking for a fun way to win a trip to Las Vegas for 4 (for 4 nights too) and a $2,000 shopping spree? Georges Duboeuf, the reknowned winemaker, has created a contest called Is Fashion Your Bag at Download your template from the Is Fashion Your Bag contest page and design the winning tote - deadline for entries January 7, 2010. Prize value $5700 (see rules for other details). ...more



High Protein Scramble (for B-L-D)


Derek Lam: Latent Wild Child of San Fransisco

By Kanani Fong ...more

If you give a girl a carriage...

I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was 7. And toothless. And wanted a dolly carriage more than life. I had a pretty extensive doll collection, complete with dresses and shoes and hair clips and jewelry. I'd lock myself and my cat Smudge Pot in my room and play fashion parlor for hours. ...more

Fifty is the new forever.

For a couple of generations at least, we’ve succeeded in blurring age lines - literally.  Aging doesn’t happen gradually anymore.  Now we age in clumps of time and style. First we’re very young - say teenagers.  Then we continue to dress like teens for at least another decade - sometimes two.  ...more

Fall, A time for Renewal, New Beginnings and Cleaning Up

As summer vacation comes to an end, the children are back to school, and all has settled, I always like to clean out my kitchen cupboards, fridge, empty drawers of a lot of clutter--call it a renewal or a refreshing of my household. September has always represented the beginning of a new year. With this said, I also suggest to many of my customers to give the same attention to their jewelery. Do you have broken jewelery that you have been putting off to being repaired? ...more


Those of you who know me know that I'm far from shy. I'm pretty outspoken, quick to rock the boat when something irks me and fast to shout from the rooftops when I feel something bears praise and publicity. So it came as such a surprise to me to find out that I'm really quite the wuss.Last week as I was perusing the produce at the grocery store I looked up from the lettuce to find Robert Duvall standing not three feet away from me. I quickly looked back down and up again - thinking for sure my eyes had deceived me and he would morph into someone more common looking.Nope. ...more

Bye~Bye Brows

We bald beauties simply have no control over the loss of our precious hair follicles, especially the ones that are overtly noticeable, such as our eyebrows.  It is something we have come to deal with and accept as an inevitable part of medical hair loss.  We have creatively learned to apply makeup to give the illusion of eyebrows or actually have a tattoo to replace our brows.   We strive to look as normal as possible  - but then again - WHO decides what is ...more