For this week’s look back in celebration of the 15th Anniversary Year of FocusOnStyle online, I want to rewind a bit further to this very special post about how I met my style icon, Audrey Hepburn. What a lovely moment and privilege… S.H. My evening with humanitarian and style icon Audrey Hepburn… Having someone to inspire your work is so important to manifest your own personal abundance. Finally, I found my misplaced 35 mm slide of Ms Hepburn and myself and had […]
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Salomé calling… Hubby & I did a little stroll around the Metroploitan Museum of Art the other night. The Kid is getting older and he’s not too keen to do every family outing. I walked passed Salomé by Henri Regnault (oil on canvas, 1870) and felt like I stumbled upon an old friend. You see, once upon a time, before my husband, before my son who lost interest in museum visits, I found a kindred spirit in the gypsy Boho allure of this painting. […]
Have you ever been so overwhelmed in what life offers you that you forgot about taking care of yourself? Or continue to put everyone else’s needs in front of yours? Let’s help this reader look pretty again- we all deserve that! –S.H. Dear Sharon: I need some serious advice. I have always been the plain Jane type, and have never really felt beautiful. I am 25 years old, I have two children and a wonderful husband. All my life I have […]
A funny thing happened to me at the Genius Bar- it was more chic than geek. I’m the poster child for excessive Mac consumption (and, not of the cosmetics variety) so I’ve spent plenty of time perched at a Genius Bar. This weekend was no exception. While we were waiting for a diagnostic to run its course on my ailing iMac the Genius and I started chit-chatting to pass the time. Once he learned that I was in fashion, he […]
How does she do it? From climbing the Seven Summits to expertly packing a Carven dress for a business trip, Alison Levine is no ordinary traveler. As a matter of fact, she is pretty darn extraordinary. An adventurer, explorer and mountaineer who has climbed the Seven Summits being the highest peak on every continent, Alison was the Team Captain of the First American Women’s Everest Expedition, skied to both the North and South Poles, and is an Adjunct Professor at the United States Military Academy at West […]
Award Season Starts Early Thanks to Jewels from the Roving Stove . Plus, my picks for The Most Stylish Bloggers!Thank you, thank you to the gorgeous and talented Julie Anne Rhodes, aka Jewels from The Roving Stove for the Most Stylish Blogger Nomination!I'm more than flattered to get the thumbs up for constantly amusing you with the Impromptu Madness videos that Brad Boles and I have so much fun working on. If we had our own TV talk show (hint, […]
Giddy up to iconic western style like no other or be inspired for your own Home on the Range Here’s a little tidbit that most of you don’t know, I may be a native NYC girl with a post-modern loft that has minimalist sculptural designs but when it was time to redecorate our vacation place in Wyoming, my design motivation was a homage to iconic western legends, Dale Evans and Roy Rogers! >>RELATED: Get your giddyup on with more Cowboy […]