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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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Going Fabulous or Going Barefoot?

December 23, 2012 Posted by admin

How many pairs of shoes does a woman need? Ten pair, a hundred pair or a thousand pair? I have been collecting shoes since I was 12 and went to my first dance with Jimmy Rowe at Kensington, Maryland....

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Fashion Design Student Style: From the ’60s to Today

December 13, 2012 Posted by admin

If you want to be a top dress designer today, you have to go to a great fashion school, and NYC offers two of the world's best fashion schools: FIT and Parsons. Fashion students today at FIT, which....

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The Human Form Is Back in Art in Paris

November 30, 2012 Posted by admin

The human form is back in art in Paris. It is the leading trend this fall for galleristas -- from nude Marilyn Monroe to nude tribal Africans -- the body beautiful is in center stage in all the top ga....

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Art is Whatever the Artist Has to Say

November 27, 2012 Posted by admin

"Art is Whatever the Artist Has to Say", is a quote given to me personally by Tom Sachs at his Space Program Mars exhibit at the NY Armory last spring. Graffitti Art, or “Whatever Art” has become....

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Elizabeth Taylor was no snob.

November 22, 2012 Posted by admin

Elizabeth Taylor was no snob. She truly felt all humans had the same value in society. She preferred to befriend cooks, housekeepers and secretaries rather than their bosses, my husband, Ron Berkeley,....

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Years ago if you came across ladies dressed like this…

October 25, 2012 Posted by admin

Years ago if you came across ladies dressed like this in Paris on the Rue De Temple in they would be after your money and you would run. [caption id="attachment_338" align="aligncenter" width="313" c....

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Art is a Struggle With the Struggle Erased

October 3, 2012 Posted by admin

"Art is a struggle with the struggle erased" was the definition of art taught at Parsons School of Design, class of 1964. The teacher was painter Paul Brach (later dean of California Institute of t....

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It’s about time women rule in the Art World

August 27, 2012 Posted by admin

It's about time women rule in the Art World. We are half the sky and only perhaps 10% to 20% of the art on display in galleries but that will soon change, as 38 % of women now earn more money than men....

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I Lost Weight in 2 Weeks by Giving Up Eating Everything White

August 19, 2012 Posted by admin

I must tell all you ladies how I lost 10 pounds in two weeks by giving up eating everything white! Here is how it happened. I returned from a Paris trip (where I did my fashion-art-food blog with S....

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