One of my all-time favorite fragrances: Annick Goutal's Petite Cherie…
In my mind—and nose—nothing conjures up a memory more than fragrance.
I can tell you what my date was wearing 30 years ago just by catching a whiff of Geoffrey Beene’s Grey Flannel.
Past presence: Grey Flannel cologne.
Christina Aguilera's shoe closet (courtesy of mizztissa.com)
A while back, I told you I’d be on the look-out for budget-friendly versions of the hottest heels on the market. The nice thing (or dangerous thing) for shoe freaks like me, is that every time I turn around there’s something new to love.
I’d buy these with a [...]
Gem-like cocktail rings from Emitations….
I’ve always loved the term “cocktail ring.” Conjures up a sort of glamorous, Gatsby-esque image…which makes sense, since I read today that these oversized, right-hand baubles first became popular during Prohibition, when they were worn by women at illegal drinking parties as a sort of visual [...]
Happy Thursday Dear Readers!
New Year’s Resolution (#514): to blog consistently and frequently so as not to confuse my poor readers, who occasionally confide to me that they never quite know when a new post will appear. (I feel your pain; I never quite know when it will appear, either!)
I was talking to a friend about parties once and she confided to me, “Hillary, I’m never the life of the party…I’m the life of the party planner.” I instantly got what she was saying: For some people (me), it’s almost more fun to think, plan, dream, create, organize, and throw the party… [...]