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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Tweet Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Awards lunch was held on Tuesday at Cipriani (the home of delicious Bellinis). I won the Rising Star Award for fine jewelry in 2012. This year, I nominated jewelry-designing sisters Yolanda and Amaia Torrubia of Torrubia & Torrubia for the same category, so I went to the lunch to show […]

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Tweet Fashion Group International is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the business of fashion and design. It’s near and dear to my heart because I received FGI’s Rising Star Award for fine jewelry last year. I’ve posted this video before but, hell, I’m going to post it one more time. Getting that kind of […]

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Tweet The uproar over Miley Cyrus‘s twerk-tastic MTV Video Music Awards performance caused me to seek psychological help. Not for me, bitches! I was looking for assistance for the many traumatized viewers, including the ones who play it cool(er) by saying it wasn’t the sex-ay-ness of the performance that was a problem for them: Their […]

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Tweet MrB received his honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Columbia University at yesterday’s commencement ceremony for the class of 2013. He perfected his royal wave in time for the occasion. My parents and youngest stepdaughter attended the commencement with me. Before we left my apartment for the Columbia campus, my four-year-old nephew was FaceTiming […]

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Tweet I love that Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the GIF, got a lifetime achievement award at The Webby Awards. (If you don’t know what a GIF is, click here.) What I love even more is that Wilhite is adamant about the often-disputed pronunciation of his file format. The New York Times quoted him as […]

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Tweet Fashion Group International held its annual Rising Star Awards luncheon yesterday at Cipriani. Last year, I won the Rising Star Award for fine jewelry, and designer/blogger/stylist Stacy Lomman was a finalist in the women’s apparel category. (To give you an idea of how prestigious the apparel category is: A past Rising Star winner in the […]

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tweet My Marie Antoinette earrings didn’t win an American Gem Trade Association Spectrum award, but I got positive feedback, so I feel proud anyway. Thanks to Cheryl Kremkow for including my design in her post about earring trends at the awards. READ CHERYL’S POST HERE. I already know which design I’m going to enter in […]

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Tweet I’m proud to say that I got an honorary mention in the American Jewelry Design Council (AJDC) 2012 New Talent contest! I received my certificate at the JA (Jewelers of America) New York summer trade show today. I wore a 2011 Prada dress that I’d worn earlier this month, accessorized with my Hatshepsut locket […]

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Tweet Gorgeous blogger/designer/Fashion Group International Rising Star Award finalist Stacy Lomman just stumbled across this video of me accepting my Rising Star Award for jewelry in January. It was strange for me to watch it because I’ve had a lifelong fear of any type of public speaking that I’ve only begun to get over in […]

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Tweet Gorgeous blogger Jac of Dirty Shiny Pretty was checking out her fashion horoscope on Honestly … WTF when she realized that the Leo illustration was wearing a red version of my blue, cropped and ruffled Junya Watanabe motorcycle jacket. (Apparently, Capricorns like me should be wearing Givenchy. I could live with that!) I wanted […]

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