2013 in review

I will be back soon, I promise. 2014 here I come! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney… Continue reading

Sixties Eye Makeup Inspiration

Dramatic makeup isn’t an everyday thing for many people, but I’m of the small group that thinks it’s just fine for both day and night. My dream is to make six-inch wedge boots… Continue reading

Tilda Swinton for the Chanel Paris-Edinburgh Collection

Remember the behind-the-scenes photos we saw a couple months ago of Karl Lagerfeld shooting actress Tilda Swinton? The campaign has finally arrived. Introducing the Chanel Paris-Edinburgh 2013 collection, featuring all the tartan, tweed… Continue reading

Best Dressed: Met Gala 2013

Last night’s Met Gala (my favorite fashion event of the year) featured an edgier theme than in years past in honor of the new “PUNK: From Chaos to Couture” exhibit opening on May… Continue reading

Winona Ryder for Interview Magazine

I know I’ve been quiet for a little while, the last few weeks in Boston had my focus elsewhere, but then I saw something that put me right back in the mood to… Continue reading

Beauty Obsession: One ‘n Only Argan Oil for Hair

To learn more about the Boston beauty/fashion world a few years ago, I started going to every “girls’ night out” event in town – Shecky’s, StyleFixx, Pretty City, you name it. Being the… Continue reading

Oscar de la Renta Hand-Painted Plates

Wedding season is quickly approaching, and whether you’re in the middle of putting together your dream registry or want to buy a fab piece of kitchenware for the soon-to-be bride, Oscar de la… Continue reading

EQO Optics Recycled Skateboard Sunglasses

What happens when your skateboard breaks in Colorado? You bring it to a local skate shop that donates it to EQO Optics, a little startup that transforms the decks into sunglasses. The handcrafted… Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Fashion: Stella McCartney

Since 2001, Stella McCartney has shown the world that high-end fashion does not have to exist in an environmentally indifferent vacuum. Throughout the last decade, she has created beautiful clothing without the use of leather… Continue reading

Buffalo Exchange $1 Earth Day Sale

Earth Day may officially be on Monday, but this Saturday Buffalo Exchange will be celebrating the environmental event with its annual $1 sale. Even on days when I’m not feeling so broke, I… Continue reading

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