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Reiss Sparkle Embellished Leggings: Viva Las Vegas

It’s my anniversary on today, and my hubby and I are going to Vegas to properly celebrate! When you’re in Sin City you’re competing for attention against thousands of dazzling lights, and you want to shine brighter than all of them. But I do Vegas tastefully (as oxy-moronic as that sounds, but it’s important to … Continue reading “Reiss Sparkle Embellished Leggings: Viva Las Vegas”

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Michael Kors Resort 2013 Collection: She Sells Chic Down by the Seashore

The unstoppable Michael Kors and the season known as Resort go hand-in-hand. If you think about it, whether he’s doing safari-chic or pumped-up minimalist, Kors’ vibe is always a little cruise-inspired. That’s why, when other designers might falter, his collections always seems to be a homerun, packed with pieces to make you say, “Fall who?” … Continue reading “Michael Kors Resort 2013 Collection: She Sells Chic Down by the Seashore”

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Chewbeads Store Baby-Safe Non-Toxic Mom Jewelry: Chew On This

I’m not certain if this is an ingenious idea or just a really weird one: a necklace that your tot can chew on. The mom who devised Chewbeads (a fashion industry veteran) did so after the birth of her son. She wasn’t comfortable with him chewing on his favorite thing – her necklace (so why … Continue reading “Chewbeads Store Baby-Safe Non-Toxic Mom Jewelry: Chew On This”

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Tory Burch Foundation

It’s easy to be jealous of designer Tory Burch – not only is she beautiful, driven, and savvy, but she lives in the Pierre Hotel! For all her fortunes however, Burch is serious about giving back and so she founded the Tory Burch Foundation, which offers economic opportunities for women and their families in the … Continue reading “Tory Burch Foundation”

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Call it Springs Opens in NYC

A few days ago I went to an event hosted by Shine Media PR to celebrate the opening of the Call it Spring store in NYC. The chain, which belongs to Aldo, sells inexpensive shoes, accessories, and handbags (we’re talking cheaper than H&M). I was not familiar with the chain, but from what I can … Continue reading “Call it Springs Opens in NYC”

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Uterque

Since so many of us are traveling now that it’s finally summer, I thought I would highlight another popular European chain of boutiques. You wouldn’t know it from the outside, but Uterque is owned by the same folks behind Zara. The boutiques have the same minimalist-sleek decor as Zara stores, but they’re a lot darker, … Continue reading “Uterque”

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J.Mendel Resort 2011

I can’t remember the last time I was this bowled over by a resort collection. Gilles Mendel, the master creator of all things couture-like at J.Mendel, unveiled his Resort 2011 confections on not a blank-faced model or boring mannequin, but New York City Ballet dancers–for whom he has designed their costumes for the June 5 … Continue reading “J.Mendel Resort 2011”

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Three Blondes New York

Two of my friends, Summer Rej and Jennifer Meyers, launched their on jewelry, glove, and hair accessories line recently and it has already been featured in the fashion bible, Vogue (well, online at least:-) ). It’s called Three Blondes New York and it’s currently available at Clyde’s on Madison in NYC as well as online. … Continue reading “Three Blondes New York”

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Top Ten of 2009

Happy New Year!  As we celebrate a brand new decade, I would like to look back and recap on my favorite products from 2009.  These are things I cannot live without, some are luxuries but all of these make my life as a mommy better! Beaba Baby Cook One of the best inventions of all … Continue reading “Top Ten of 2009”

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