10 Drool-Worthy Fashion Websites

Drool-Worthy Fashion Websites

Ever follow a link to a magical site that captures your imagination? Where you promptly spend hours consuming content and lose all track of time? Me, too. Happens all the time. Especially with fashion websites. Which is why I suggest you visit some of these when you have the time. You’re not going to want…

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Eleanor Lambert, The Empress of Seventh Avenue

Once upon a time, Paris was the center of fashion. Louis XIV had wrestled the title from the Italians in the 1650’s, so for the next 300 years, Western Civilization looked to France for style. Until Eleanor Lambert came along, that is. Born in Crawfordville, Indiana in 1903, Eleanor Lambert wanted to be a sculptor.…

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Great Gifts for Fashion Lovers 2012

What should you give the fashion lovers in your life? It’s a challenge fraught with danger, because if you give someone a bag or shoes or clothes they don’t like, it will either sit somewhere unworn, or be returned to the store and exchanged. In other words, a waste of time and money for everyone…

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Beauty Products That Changed the World

You probably have a drawer full of beauty products. Some are brands you discovered on your own, others are probably old favorites women in your family have “sworn by” for generations. But have you ever stopped to wonder how all those creams and ointments came to be? Or why those “oldies but goodies” have withstood…

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The Mystique of Coco Chanel

“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” Coco Chanel Coco Chanel lived a glamorous life with beautiful clothes, famous friends, and rich lovers.  She was the epitome of chic in her day, yet more than forty years after her death – and a hundred years after opening her first shop – she…

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