Celebrating 50 Years in Fashion

May 8, 2014 Posted by admin

I am celebrating 50 years in fashion in 2014 and am today the longest lasting female designer in Paris and America. HOW? How did I last? By what Miracle am I still sewing Vicky Tiel in the back of dre....

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Which Marriage Type Are You?

March 31, 2014 Posted by admin

There are two types of marriages, the piggy back marriage or the marriage with two people side by side but each on separate paths. Side by siders can't piggy back, their paths can separate, often for ....

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Children are changing the world. I call this new generation the selfie generation!

January 8, 2014 Posted by admin

Children are changing the world. I call this new generation the selfie generation. My generation, the wonderful sixties revolutionary generation, has returned in spirit today with a new name -- the s....

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A Magical Miracle Just Happened to Me and I Have to Share It

December 15, 2013 Posted by admin

A magical miracle just happened to me when a turquoise blue ostrich feather fell from heaven and landed on my upstate New York mountaintop cabin doorstep. I had been up in the log cabin alone for a w....

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Ed Baynard: An Artist Fighting Against the Ugly Art Trend

December 4, 2013 Posted by admin

Beauty in art is in the eye of the beholder and today the beholder loves ugly. I have spent a life of loving art and am sad to comment that today contemporary art (more than any other period of human ....

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70 is the New 45

October 30, 2013 Posted by admin

70 is the new 45. I should know; I just celebrated my 70th birthday with a gift to myself -- a week in Paris all alone, just to eat, look at the fashion in the windows and art in the galleries and t....

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My Recent Visit to the Irving Penn Exhibit “Assignment”

October 15, 2013 Posted by admin

My recent visit to the Irving Penn exhibit "Assignment " at Pace McGill gallery in NY was a real shock. I expected to see Penn's famous Vogue photos of his wife Lisa, and his favorite model Jean Patc....

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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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