Be Warm

1It’s Halloween weekend and I am on Block Island where I have managed to escape for a couple of days of R & R.  It’s isolated up here, windy, cold and rejuvenating with the shroud of ocean air and autumn light that anoints this tiny jewel floating 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island.  I have been here many times, on retreats with my friends, summering with my family, finding a moment of peace … Read More

This week’s Intimate DiscoveryFruit De La Passion corset from the Anette Collection

From Fruit De La Passion, based out of Sao Paulo, Brazil, I am highlighting style 400.166 one of the fabulous corsets from the  Anette Collection.  Available in S-M-L for immediate delivery, it is a perfect crossover piece for any party atmosphere.  This brand is know for its latin mystique and french flair.  It is an obsession of women who shop in luxury boutiques in South America and Europe.

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Eternal Style

Chrysler building photo from Getty ImagesThe New York skyline is an exquisite work of art, a sculpted landscape of concrete and glass that seems to defy gravity with skyscrapers whose facades soar skyward in a diaspora of architectural grace.  The details on these surfaces reflect the evolution of our national ethos and distinguish the differences that inform the New York character.  There is a vitality and sensuality in these structures that define a cultural diversity that cannot be duplicated in … Read More

Montelle 8020

Introducing  BRIEF ALERTs ! to the Lingerie Briefs Blog: This week’s Intimate Discovery.

From Montelle Intimates based out of Montreal, Canada I am highlighting style 8020, a full coverage contour bra.  Unbelievably comfortable, with sustainable coverage for a large cup customer,  I wore it from 7AM until 11PM with no loss of support.  Available now in 34 -40, C – DDD sizes, it’s also an incredible value.  Worth looking into, we will surely blog about … Read More

The Essential Woman

seven_stones_350bYesterday was a pretty hectic day.  I was up and out by 7 AM for an appointment and back at my desk by 9.  Then, quite unexpectedly, I was training into Manhattan by 5 PM to meet my nephew for dinner and a show.  After the performance, a private backstage tour capped the day.  Exhilarated and exhausted, we arrived back in Westchester after midnight.   I am happy that the week-end is a casual affair.  I … Read More

Leg Lore

634432.a784f141.560I have had a long and diverse career, but I have to say that the best job I ever had, because it was just so much fun, was when I was the Hosiery and Bodywear buyer for Macy’s New York .  It was before Macy’s was Federated, when it was a regional department store chain in which each branch had its own focus but was still part of a larger identity that defined the company … Read More

Outta Here

bc_ribbonIt is October 1, 2010.  My sister in law, Celeste died today at the age of 54.  Cancer claimed her life.

The past few years have been a very poignant time for me.  Cancer has sabotaged the lives of several people very close to my heart.  Navigating the waters in this dark storm has taught me a grave lesson in confronting fear.  This voyage has been life bending as I witnessed the courage and perseverance … Read More

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