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Golden Globes 75th - Fashion Highlights

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Time's Up, Television, Movie'sFashion!



"Be a Warrior" - Oprah Winfrey

Big Little Lies (HBO) Stole the Show 
The 75th Golden Globes soiree was held on Sunday, January 7, 2017, with Seth Meyers hosting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  The primary focus of the event was on the Time's Up protest supporting Hollywood's anti-sexual harassment movement rather than just film.   Time's Up is an effort to raise money for legal defense fund for victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. After the good riddance of Harvey Weinstein and many others with sordid behaviors in the movie industry, it was moment to move forward with a new expectation on how humans conduct themselves in all workforce arenas.  Everyone was encouraged to wear black advocating solidarity for all that have been abused, silenced by discrimination or harassment.   Meyers was witty and Oprah Winfrey, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille award, rendered everyone speechless with a powerful dissertation ab…

2018 Fresh Start - Apparel

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New Beginnings, New Chapter






TheNew Year of 2018 has opened with promise, hope and a fresh chapter in life.  The beginning of a new year for me is always anticipated with upbeat enthusiasm.  There are adventures to be had, unknown challenges and joys to behold and embrace.   Many after the holidays feel sadness with the completion of the whirlwind holiday month of December.  The chaos, gift giving, visiting friends, dealing with families, enjoying winter vacations has been finalized for another year.  Often in January the weather can be dreary, which in turn can send people down the rabbit hole.   Yet, even Alice in Alice in Wonderland found the astonishment of each day and was ready to accept a spot of tea and a new page in life with vigor.  It is a glorious beginning even when it is raining, snowing and dark out. These are the days to grasp creativity and to focus on self rather than others.   While you are building, painting, writing, working, working out, laughing and partaking in…

Best Picks of 2017

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Hits of 2017


The year of 2017 has flown by and is slowly coming to a close. Fashion has been ladylike and ever so classic.   Hopefully, 2017 has been a memorable adventure for everyone.  Of course, ups and downs are always part of the grand scheme of life yet with a positive outlook all does seem to end on a high note.  If a fan of history, one knows that the human condition remains intact and the craziness of yesteryear is always forefront.   Never fear, those with grace, smiles and a zest for life enjoyed the blessed year of 2017.   After all, why not?   As for fashion, there were a few numbers that remain key for a timeless wardrobe. As noted style mavens have been adorned in ladylike and classic apparel sending a nod of hope for this year and beyond.  Yes, bargains are very attractive for a "moment" but spending money wisely is a prudent approach.  By the way, in this delightful holiday season we spent $800B according to Mastercard which equals the highest purchasing pe…