June 09, 2013
The official first day of summer was last Friday and with it came a heat wave and sunny skies that is forecasted to last well into this week, at least here on the East Coast. So, in honor of that, I thought that we could talk a little beach fashion.
“Beach fashion?” you say. “Isn’t the beach the place where I can escape fashion and just wear cut-off shorts and grubby t-shirts and tank tops over my swimsuit?” Why, yes it most certainly is and that is what you will find even me in most of the time.
However, if you need to step things up either because you are at a fancy beach resort or pool, you are lounging beachside or poolside with co-workers or clients or if you just simply want to feel more fashionable at the beach in the off-chance you might meet someone, here are some quick upgrades that you can make.
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October 22, 2020
I just read an article that sounded – to me at least – like “a canary in a coal mine” or an early warning of danger. This piece, written by Joe Pompeo, appeared in the May 2020 issue of Vanity Fair magazine with the title “The British Tabloid Invasion” and a subtitle that read, “How the Daily Mail is conquering American gossip.”
The paparazzi horde, La Dolce Vita, 1960 – photo courtesy of Vanity Fair
October 14, 2020
Apparently the good old U.S. is a nation of “not great” sleepers. Really? And I thought I was the only one! According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it was revealed that one out of three Americans are chronically sleep-deprived. Yikes!
October 06, 2020
I think we’re all taken by the incredible mystique of the famous French fashion house, Hermès that has been with us for two centuries and is still owned and operated by the same family. From its beginnings in fine equestrian leather goods, they are – in the tumultuous year 2020 – best known for their handbags and many other items.
My image of Hermès has always been rarified products at equally rarified prices so imagine my surprise when I recently received a very stylish publication of theirs in the mail.