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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Tweet In 2012, I invented my Best Dressed/Wear What You Want combo award and bestowed it upon Piper Perabo and her sheer ballgown at the Golden Globes. You can’t just wear a pretty dress to win this prestigious award! Your look has to be interesting too. Being controversial is a big plus. I enjoy a […]

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Tweet I posted an eye-catching vintage dress by Versace’s diffusion label, Versus, earlier this month. Gorgeous designer/blogger/stylist/neighbor/BFF Stacy Lomman took notice and paid me a visit with a big Versace book in hand. She thought she spotted the Versace season that was then re-interpreted by Versus. While I flipped through the book admiring the photos […]

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Tweet Gorgeous blogger Patti from Not Dead Yet Style is rolling her eyes over the latest “women should wear this, not that” story. This one is titled “59 is the Age Women Should Stop Wearing Red Lipstick, Heavy Makeup, Study Finds.” According to Nuture Skincare‘s survey of 2,000 women age 45 and up, once you […]

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Tweet I started this blog five years ago today. In my initial post, I warned that I wouldn’t be blogging much. Two days later, I discovered Britney Spears had “borrowed” one of my rings without permission. Of course, I had to share that online, and after that, I couldn’t stop. Since then, I’ve changed the […]

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Tweet I started my blog five years ago this month with the motto “Wear What You Want,” but sometimes I have to draw the line and admit that there’s a style that I truly despise. I’ve already drawn the line at a particularly horrible Herve Leger bandage dress with cutouts, but now I’m ready to […]

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Tweet I started watching the red-carpet coverage of the Screen Actors Guild Awards yesterday, but nothing caught my eye, so I moved on. Too many of the same pale shades we saw at the Golden Globes for me. I did see actress Rose Byrne being interviewed, but close-up only, so I just gave her bangs […]

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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Tweet I’m giving my newly invented Best Dressed/Wear What You Want combo award for the Golden Globes red carpet to Piper Perabo. The oversize skirt made her sheer ballgown from Theyskens’ Theory Spring 2012 collection fit for a queen. This is the kind of red-carpet dressing I like. Beautiful, risky and totally memorable. Designer Olivier […]

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Tweet I started this blog in 2007 with the motto “Wear What You Want.” As I explain in my FAQ: “I chose ‘Wear What You Want’ as my blog’s motto because I want people to know the style rules … and then break them! Forget the self-appointed fashion police who snark on anyone who shows […]

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Tweet I relish an excuse for theme dressing. You can count on me to wear a heart dress on Valentine’s Day, an earring from an ’80s Madonna video to a Madonna concert and Gaga rings to a Lady Gaga concert. When MrB retired from his job at the Wall Street Journal in 2007, I wore […]

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Tweet “You won’t see yourself coming and going.” That’s what my late business partner used to say when she was selling one-of-a-kind or limited-edition jewelry. Before I went into business with her, I was her customer, and I was a sucker for that line. After all, I used this as my official “statement” in my […]

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