A sleek pump in a solid color is a closet staple for every woman — and yet, often times, the classic style can seem a bit boring and unexciting.
Yesterday was an insanely busy day but, fortunately, the sun was beaming in New York City, so I took the opportunity to wear a bright shift dress in the hopes that my Field of Dreams-inspired, “if you build it, he will come” ethos and basically will springtime to stay for good this time around.
You’ve heard the expression uttered to unabashed oglers time and time again: “Take a picture — it lasts longer.” Unfortunately, in the age of Twitpic and Instagram, when we’re being bombarded with images on our mobile phones and computer screens, this may not be quite as veracious a statement.
Inspired by the many fashion trends that emerged in the 1990s — think of TLC’s oversize clothing in the “Baby Baby Baby” and “What About Your Friends” era, Salt N Pepa’s bright swimsuits, striped cropped shorts, and hot pants in the “Shoop” video, the vibrant colors and prints Gianni Versace employed during this time, or the oft outlandish ensembles donned by the Spice Girls — NARS Cosmetics founder François Nars created the Spring 2013 makeup collection, an assortment of statement-making colors.
No matter how intense your anti-aging regimen, chances are you worry about a few of the tell-tale spots on your body that could very well point to your real birth year — among them the neck and, of course, the hands.
Yesterday morning, I had the immense pleasure of appearing on Telemundo NY’s 6-month old morning show “Buenos Días Nueva York” to discuss spring footwear trends and, of course, show off some styles every woman will likely covet.
San Francisco-based company Agraria has spent nearly 50 years making their customers’ homes smell lovely and inviting with everything from elegant candles to hand-packed boxes of potpourri and essential oil blends packaged inside vintage-looking perfume bottles and accompanied by reeds that diffuse the selected scent into the air.
It’s been about a decade since sneaker companies began offering customers the option of customizing their sneakers, selecting the color of the uppers, laces, lining, eyelets, outsole, heel counter, and more — and, of course, Converse has provided this alternative as well via its “Design Your Own” tool on Converse.com.