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A Green Can Opener Sold in 1977 Opened the World to Home Shopping

October 8, 2013 Posted by admin

An avocado green can electric opener sold on the radio in Clearwater Florida in 1977 was the birth of at-home shopping. I was dumbfounded when I learned this fact at my first class of "How to Sell o....

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My Diet by Numbers

September 27, 2013 Posted by admin

Most Americans eat 3 servings of fruits, vegetables and nuts a day. I was shocked to find this out when I did a study while traveling on airplanes for fashion shows at 21 Neiman Marcus stores around A....

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The sexual revolution started in the late fifties in Paris with two movies and two big movie stars

August 22, 2013 Posted by admin

  The sexual revolution started in the late fifties in Paris with two movies and two big movie stars: Brigitte Bardot in And God Created a Woman in 1956 and Jean Paul Belmondo in Breathless in 1....

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There Is No Grey in Paris Fashion This Summer

August 7, 2013 Posted by admin

There is no grey in Paris fashion this summer, only black and white and vivid colors; fushia, magenta, cobalt, lime, tangerine, and rose red. There are magnificent prints; Sweet English flowers, Ic....

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Fashion Historians and Fashionistas Take Note

July 26, 2013 Posted by admin

Fashion Historians & Fashionistas take note: The mystery of who "invented" or who "created" the wrap dress is forever solved. You might ask "Does it matter in the scheme of things?" Well, Irving ....

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A Truly Handsome African American Was the Fashion Genius Behind Hermes in Paris. Who knew?

June 19, 2013 Posted by admin

  Very few people ever knew that a black American from Brooklyn via South Carolina was the fashion genius behind the original Hermes in the glamour years of Princess Grace and the '60s. Jimmy G....

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PINK PARIS Is a Sight for Sore Eyes, or Eyes Tired of the Long Grey Winter

February 22, 2013 Posted by admin

I arrived in Paris just after a rare snow storm left to find FLUO PINK clothes in all the windows, especially in the men's stores. Men's ties went pink and lavender in America last year (as seen b....

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Kidnapping My Parents

February 8, 2013 Posted by admin

Kidnapping my mother was going to be harder than I first imagined. I needed to harness all my power. The kidnap needed a brilliant plan, a coordinated effort between myself, my son Rex, and my paren....

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God Loves Paris, Too!

January 8, 2013 Posted by admin

A visit to Paris is always full of wonder. You can eat everything you desire all day long and never gain a pound. How? Why? Let me explain. It's simply because God loves Paris, too, and rewards all ....

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Elizabeth Taylor’s New Year’s Eve Tradition

December 31, 2012 Posted by admin

Elizabeth Taylor's New Year's Eve at home during our "fun years" in the sixties consisted of family, fashion, and food. Family consisted of her four kids, Michael, Chris, Liza and Maria; a few of Ri....

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