Maxi-hot in the Hamptons! It’s mid-summer and the like the blazing sun, the maxi dress trend is hotter than ever. These ankle-grazing frocks are in every store window, on the beaches, and at the benefit parties out on the east end.
A bikini guide: from then to now The dog days of summer are here and our favorite beaches are calling our name. Whether you are soaking up the sun in St. Tropez, Majorca, Martha’s Vineyard, or The Hamptons, the most important decision will not be your SPF number, but which little number you will be donning down by the sea.
Last summer Silly Bandz were all the rage. Kids and adults alike grabbed these colorful rubber bands off the shelves before you could say “I want these now” and if you turned around, alas, they were gone. This summer a different variety of plastique bracelet has swept the retailers by storm. Colorful stretchy power chains coined BRACED-LETS are the fashion statement du jour. The colored rubber links are connected by metal brackets. They are the brainchildren of Drs . Marc Lemchen and Jennifer Salzer, New York orthodontists who then enlisted the creative talents of designer Lisa Salzer of Lulu Frost jewelry to produce the line. Funny this should come onto my wrist because I grew up with those metal brackets. My father, Dr. Unter... Read More
What to wear now! Six beach essentials for 4th of July holiday: To commemorate the birth of our great nation, I usually head to the beach for the long weekend to celebrate with friends and family. After years of Friday afternoon road trips to the Hamptons, I know the routine like the back of my hand. Always trying to dodge the traffic but always losing, I now make sure my ipod has fabulous music so I can get my car seat dance groove on. What does this weekend have in store for you?
Hello summer Solstice, my favorite day of the year when the sun stays out forever! It tells me its time to: go to the beach, book vacation plans, read trashy novels, fit into my bikini, and get a hot new pair of sunglasses. It’s when our shades, due to breakage, loss or boredom, give us our first taste of summer gratification.
Fashion rule #103: You can never have too many shoes. A shoe lover that I am, I was lucky enough to attend the FFANY Shoe Expo last week at the Hyatt Hotel in New York City. There, I saw over 350 vendors in a half a day; a quick preview of Spring 2012 and the latest hottest trends. The Shoe Show, is like having a style-savvy friend to give you the inside scoop on what’s hot.