Did you ever dream of having French couture in your life? Well, I have the closest way most of us can make that specific kind of luxury accessible in our daily life, and it’s amazing! Elyssa Dimant, author of The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion, is the 7 Days to Amazing podcast guest this week to share the dazzling history and journey of Paris fashion throughout the 20th century and today.
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Wow, ladies. I am thrilled to have Carson Kressley, fashion makeover expert, TV personality, author, and Fairygodstylist as the kickoff guest of my new podcast, 7 Days to Amazing. If you ever wanted to know how to add the right extra something in your wardrobe to make you feel sexier in your own skin and unleash your personal style, you are in the right place! Tons of fun and frank takeaway tips on amping the style in your life. You […]
I’ll Have What She’s Having: A lust for life that doesn’t quit. And The Power Trip to go with it. I just adore Jackie Collins. My grandmother and I used to hunker down in front of the TV and watch those “Collins sisters” whenever they did a chat show. Jackie and her sister, Joan Collins, the fiery, smart, gorgeous, and quickest wits in an era when women were, well, not so outspoken when they had full glam on. These ladies […]
Just as Raf Simons is set to unveil a newly reconfigured take on the iconic codes of Christian Dior comes a glorious three-volume set of books from Assouline to refresh your palette… With all eyes on Dior and what Mr. Simons will bring to the storied house debuts a look back at one of fashion’s most iconic powerhouses with three volumes dedicated to Dior Fashion, Fine Jewellery & Perfume. >> More: Stylish Reads Recounting the maison’s game-changing history and the revolutionary impact its had on the […]
When editor Mark Evan Chimsky asked me to write a ‘Master Your Look’ essay for the anthology 65 Things to Do When You Retire, 65 Notable Achievers on How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life (Sellers Publishing), I couldn’t refuse. Besides having the opportunity to share my senior style tips for a time in your life when coveting the latest it thing is not as relevant as revitalizing your most age-appropriate personal best, my essay would be in the book along […]
Eyewear designer Moss Lipow discovers the history of eyewear from their humble, practical minded beginnings to their meteoric rise as an impression making fashion accessory in his new book Eyewear. As a designer, collector & enthusiast Lipow combines his first-hand knowledge and curated collection of eyewear with an insightful look at the evolution of eyewear for this just released tome that should serve as an end-all reference for all things optical. Featuring 1,000 optical images that span 500 years, Lipow […]
“RuPaul is America’s Sweetest Drag Queen and Still Prettier Than You. Through the tucks and tapes, padding and priming, he has created the image of America’s sweetest and prettiest drag queen with an extensive body of work that includes his new book, “Workin’ It! RuPaul’s Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style.””
Reading “Follow the Model, Miss J’s Guide to Unleashing Presence, Poise, and Power” by my old friend, assistant stylist / sidekick, former partner in bettering the crimes of fashion is just like sitting around and talking to Alex, ummm Miss J.Well, we’ve already gone through this he has as many names as he has fabulous steps as a runway coach. He is Alex to me as his real name is Alexander Jenkins but others also know him as Jay. Then […]
These and 42 other iconic dresses are catalogued in The Design Museum Fifty Dresses That Changed The World. The book is like a walking tour of the world’s most fabulous closet that may also have a Roland Mouret Galaxy Dress (2005), Herve Leger Bandage Dress (1989), Halston Halterneck Dress (1977), or some crazy Metal Disc Dress inspired from the 1966 Paco Rabanne style.Fifty Dresses That Changed the World is full of fun fashion factoids, great photos, and even has a […]
NARS 15×15 limited edition book to celebrate the beauty company’s 15th anniversary.
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