June 03, 2015
One of the most fantastic shoe tales of all-time must be the one involving Imelda Marcus, a former beauty queen and First Lady of the Philippines, from 1965 to 1986. After being forced to flee her home during a political coup, it was revealed that she left 3,000 pairs of shoes behind. Females worldwide gasped in awe and disbelief.
It seems that, universally, women love to shop for – and own – lots of shoes. I am not one of them. As far as I’m concerned, shopping for shoes is more painful than a trip to the dentist. Now, let’s take a look at all the options currently on the market for the average female in 2015.
NOW, LET’S LOOK AT HEELS
PART II OF OUR “GREAT SHOE ROUNDUP” COMES NEXT WEEK
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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.