Sizing women’s clothing today

January 26, 2017
As a woman of Sicilian descent and the corresponding womanly figure, I have noticed a disturbing trend in women's clothing. It's a lot smaller than it used to be. Not...

Pretty things

January 12, 2017
We need some pretty to counteract the ugliness in the world today, and I've got some for you today.       Which...

Happy girls are the prettiest

October 28, 2016
Ok, so style icon Audrey Hepburn didn't write these beauty tips. But she did quote them a lot, it's said, and I can see why.  I mean, who doesn't believe in...

High heels or no?

July 19, 2016
My happy place is Macy's shoe department in San Francisco. I could spend hours in there, and have. My nearby Macy's can't even compare to the breadth and style, but was...

Bra-fitting and more. Much more.

May 11, 2016
Brassieres and bra-fitting were the premise for a recent scene --I mean bitchfest--on RHONYC. If you don't know what RHONYC means, that's ok. You probably don't want to....

How to live rich

April 28, 2016
This kitty is here to tell you that living luxe is not just for the very rich. She's a believer in small indulgences that make her feel like a queen, and she'd like to...

Oscar… Oscar de la Renta, that is

April 5, 2016
Oscar de la Renta died in 2014, but left an amazing and varied body of work. His fashions ranged from simple and elegant to over-the-top costumey to frothy, feminine...

Gorgeous 7-free spring colors

April 1, 2016
You probably can't pronounce them--I can't, either--but if you're any kind of cosmetic junkie, you've probably heard about the seven toxic chemicals usually found in...

Why I wish I’d had kids

March 24, 2016
Looking around, I can see that this having kids thing is pretty much a crapshoot.  It hardly ever goes as planned. My hat is off to any and all parents who have had the...

What I did with my old engagement ring

March 7, 2016
I was only 19 when Michael gave me my first engagement ring and a young 19 at that. It was an oval cut, full carat solitaire, which seemed gigantic and indulgent back...

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