This week, I am answering my own fashion question – spending Spring Break and beyond in Florida with my daughter.  It takes us from the hip pool scene in Miami for her birthday, to the exciting equestrian village of Wellington, to the clubby atmosphere of Palm Beach and Vero Beach.   What to pack? Luckily I have recently honed my skills writing a book, What2WearWhere’s Packing for Travel, which will be available shortly.  So I chose

If you have missed Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis, the fascinating personal interview series at the 92nd Street Y, here is your chance to peek inside the lives of the most influential icons of fashion and culture.   Join Fern on Monday, April 20 from 6pm to 8pm at Saks Fifth Avenue to celebrate the launch of Fern Mallis’s Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis. 
This revealing volume provides unprecedented access to master designers and industry

Spring is slowly getting here in NYC. And this year the fashion trends are so great, that I cannot wait until the weather turns and I can break out my Spring looks. This week I shopped at Bergdorf Goodman for the latest looks. These pieces can transition from cooler to warmer days. And with the fabulous accessories out there, every look can be updated with ease. Adding a suede bag or shoe, like these,

Please join us in supporting the NYC Mission Society at the annual Champions for Children Gala on April 1st at 6 pm at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel  expertly hosted by the glamorous Chair, Jean Shafiroff.    Cole Rumbough, the dashing chanteur, is spearheading a lively Junior Society After Party at 9 pm, following the gala at Doubles. Please visit Champions for Children Gala, for more information and to purchase tickets to this wonderful event.
For what to wear when the suggested attire is Black Tie

These are the articles on the web that caught our eye this week.
BERGDORF GOODMAN:  The Bergdorf Goodman Cookbook

BEST MOVIES BY FARR: 10 Fantastique Films to Watch If You Are Missing Paris

VOGUE: Gisele Retires From the Runway

VOGUE: Here are 15 Things You Never Knew About Pretty Woman

ARMANI: #Atribute, 40 Years of Armani

PBS: Mr. Selfridge Returns Sunday March 29

It is that time of year to get into the trenches – trench coats that is.   From Wikipedia comes the origins, “A trench coat or trenchcoat  was originally an item of clothing for British Army officers of the First World War, hence its name, and it shows this influence in its styling.  Traditionally this garment is double-breasted with 10 front buttons, has wide lapels, a storm flap and pockets that button-close.The coat is belted

This will be a delightful event hosted by Nina McLemore, and the Madder Hatters girls themselves, Diana Niles King and Belle McIntyre.  Check out their gallery of “Real Women, Our Hats“ to see  women wearing Madder Hatter creations to social and sporting events.
Please visit Madder Hatter’s website to view the current collection.

Next week I am headed to Florida and I am counting the days!  With the winter we have had I am longing for warm weather and green trees. I have been looking at my resort wear and decided I needed to refresh my white jeans and shorts. I am loving the flared jeans these days and MiH makes the best. Emilio Pucci is fabulous this season, there were so many pieces to choose from

Please join or support our friend, Amanda Meigher and Team Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at  Cycle for Survival,  a national movement to beat rare cancers.  This high-energy, indoor team, cycling event provides a tangible way for you to fight back—100% of all money raised directly funds lifesaving rare cancer research.
Why Ride? Approximately 50% of people with cancer are battling a rare cancer. Rare cancers include brain, pancreatic, stomach, ovarian, and thyroid cancers; leukemia and lymphoma; all pediatric cancers;

Bad news or good news!?  Juliette Longuet is closing her Upper East Side Boutique.  Whaaaaa!  Wait!  Juliteet is bringing her French Chic City Style to Bloomingdales.   Yahhhhhhh!  Please join us on Tuesday, March 10th at 6pm at the Bloomingdale’s 59th Street for a unique pop-up shopping experience. After three successful years at their flagship location, the Juliette Longuet brand has chosen to seize an exciting new opportunity within the retail industry. For one month, starting March 1st, the line