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Gala Hostess Skirts (which can, of course, be worn out)

Saturday, December 27th, 2014
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Entertaining at home this winter or attending a dressy home party where style meets festivity and comfort? Wear a long skirt- warmer, easy, feminine. Dress

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Oscar de la Renta – Class and Style

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
by on Living Around

On the October 21st CBS Morning News, the female anchors paid tribute to designer Oscar de la Renta by wearing his dresses – a bright

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My Career Choice: Dale Noelle – TRUE Model Management

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Dale Noelle was a Ford Model and one of the fashion industry’s most successful and sought after fitting models for nearly two decades before she

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Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s

Friday, May 17th, 2013
by on Playing Around

The title comes from a New Yorker cartoon by Victoria Roberts. Two women sit having tea, one telling the other, “I want my ashes scattered

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Gilles Montezin, Couturier

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
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Though confined to our destiny, we do get to pick the color scheme. ~Robert Brault There is no discernable reason Gilles Montezin became what Americans

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Sandi Miller Burrows, A True Artisan

Friday, May 20th, 2011
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Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1652,) today considered one of the most accomplished painters of her generation, was, against all odds, the first female painter to be admitted

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Barbara Flood—Her Own Best Creation

Monday, November 8th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

As an adolescent in Manhattan, Barbara’s European parents sent her to the private, conservative, upper middle class girl’s school, Calhoun. Each day, she’d leave a

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