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Of all the articles we enjoyed presenting, What to Wear to a Hunt Ball is one of our most popular. When a friend asked to find a dress for the Hunt Ball, our great pal, Darren Henault lead us to Badgley Mischka for a beautiful selection.   Traditionally women wore either white or black and long length to a hunt ball but through the years, the accepted color has become black.  It creates quite a spectacle on the

This week I chose items with Parents Weekend in mind. It is that time of year again when we make the annual trek to visit our children in College or Boarding School. I headed to J.Crew to find the perfect pieces for a fall weekend cheering on our school teams. I love a good peacoat and this one fit the bill. Top it with a scarf in your school’s color and you are ready

Love these boots!
“Just how many boots do you need?”  My well-meaning husband asks, when the boxes are spilling out of the closet.  Of course, I avoided the answer, but am sharing it here.  You need low heeled for every day wear, medium heel for sturdy style, wedges for chic attire, and high heels for evenings.  Booties or Knee Highs?  Your choice.  Lucky for us Tory Burch has a great selection in all styles

A friend wrote in with a great question, “I am a chaperone for a high school trip to Washington DC and will be attending a Communications Conference for 4 days.  How do I pack efficiently, looking stylish and comfortable for day long events? What shall I wear” 
Hmmm.  I hope your students are better behaved than we were on our Classical Tour to Rome, when we tortured Sister Mary Mary, by staying out all

These are the articles that caught our eye this week.
THE CUT: 25 Famous Women on Getting Older

GUEST OF A GUEST: Last Minute Halloween Costumes to Pull From Your Closet

ARTNET NEWS: Top 10 Art-Inspired Halloween Costumes For You

WWD: Nicole Miller Unveils Dresses for Philadelphia 76ers’ Dancers

HALLOWEEN-NYC: New York City’s 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade

A Sad Day
“A huge mistake we make is forgetting that one day we will die. We think that we are going to live forever. I always say life is a little like a garden. There is a time to plant, then a time you have to weed. Just think about people you’ve deeply cared for. And then think of the people you wish you’d spent more time with. I always say this: Live, love

These are the articles that caught our eye this week.
VOGUE: Exclusive: Cara Delevingne Is a Designer! The Model Talks DKNY, Social Media, and More

20-20 VISION COSMETICS: To All Fabulous Women On-The-Go! LAUNCH of 20-20 Cosmetics

INSIDE HOOK: The 9 Scariest Rooms in New York

VOGUE: The 45 Best Instagrams From Chanel’s Epic Spring Show

CHANEL: Video The One That I Want

Move over Angelina, make way for a new, beautifully villiainous, Maleficent, the self proclaimed “Mistress of all evil!”  So many years have passed, since a wicked wind threw Maleficent, uninvited, upon the christening of the innocent Princess Aurora.  Her heinous, heartless spell cast on to the young girl, created the long slumbering Kingdom of Sleeping Beauty.  You will love this dangerously flattering costume, that begins with a perfect Nicole Miller gown, to wear in  endless ways.  This version takes

One of our favorite themes for Halloween is Día de Muertos or The Day of the Dead.  It is a a Mexican holiday observed around the world, that coincides with Halloween and All Souls Day, when people gather to remember and honor those friends and family who have passed on to the other side.  We had a ball shopping for two grave-worthy ensembles with otherworldly  elements to make your costume gorgeously ghastly. We are loving the temporary tatoos, to create

What to be for Halloween?   There, there darling girl, dry those tears for your dearly departed, devoured lover, a Black Widow simply  must carry on!   “The animals most at risk from the black widow’s bite are male black widow spiders. Females kill and eat their counterparts after mating in a macabre behavior that gave the insect its name.  To feed, black widows puncture their insect prey with their fangs and administer digestive enzymes