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CAN HAPPINESS CURE SLEEPLESSNESS ?

June 7, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

I have just discovered that two girlfriends who are 40 and 75, both told me the same complaint within a week. They are both super smart, with super-high IQs, and both have near-genius ability to solv....

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TIMELESS FASHION TAUGHT BY COCO

May 24, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

COCO CHANEL WAS MY MENTOR. She taught me one important life-changing thing (besides telling me to make a perfume), Coco said “fashion is not forever, perfume is” I realized that her saying fashio....

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HALSTON THE MOVIE ...MY CRITIQUE

May 24, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

HAVING BEEN A PART OF THIS TIME IN FASHION HISTORY I HOPE TO GIVE THE FILM AND HALSTON AN AUTHENTIC REVIEW. Ewan McGregor was awesome, totally mannered, totally the same face as Halston with that ove....

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MY COVID LOCKDOWN THOUGHTS

April 16, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

We all have our stories of how we survived during the worst worldwide medical upheaval of our lifetime. Here is mine. THE LOCKDOWN LOOK:I HAVE BEEN WRITING THIS BLOG TO HELP WOMEN DRESS DURING LOC....

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COCO CHANEL WAS MY MENTOR

April 9, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

I WAS LUCKY TO HAVE COCO AS MY MENTOR. As a fashion student at Parsons School of Design in Manhattan in 1964 and I wrote my theme paper on Coco Chanel and got an A. I was blessed to become partners i....

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DYING FOR LOVE OF FASHION

April 7, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

Carla Zampatti, the most famous Australian fashion designer died this weekend after falling down the majestic marble steps of the Sydney Opéra House while attending a ball. Of course, there was no h....

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I DON’T DO MAD.

April 5, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

I DONT DO MAD, I DO HAPPY. AS AN ONLY CHILD ( MY PARENTS DIVORCED IN 1948 WHEN I WAS 5) I WAS ALONE A LOT AND I LEARNED TO BE HAPPY ALONE. I learned to be happy from the weather, the garde....

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IT’S A QUIRKY WORLD TODAY

April 2, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

The word is QUIRKYQuirky is everything for the 2020’s The 1960’s word was HIPPY SEXYThe 1970’s word was MINIDRESSThe 1980’s word was DISCO-STONEDThe 1990’s word was SOBRIETYThe 2000’s ....

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REIMAGINE YOURSELF EVERYDAY

March 26, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE JUST ONE THING, JUST ONE LOOK, OR ONE PERSONA.Why not reimagine yourself? I know I’m an artist, a fashion designer, and a perfumer, but this week I’m reimagining myself as ....

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FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

March 15, 2021 Posted by Vicky Tiel

Do whatever your head tells you to do (IF it’s legal).I went to Parsons Fashion School in NY and wanted to become a « FRENCH COUTURIER ». The head of Parsons in the sixties did not like my s....

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