Category Archives: Aging gracefully

The Fabulous Grandmas 04/08/2023

May 12, 2023 Posted by admin

TO ALL THE FABULOUS GRANDMAS OUT THERE, PLEASE READ THIS. After COVID I decided to stay put on the farm and leave PARIS  for a while. I also sold the family NEW YORK mountain cabin . From’the fall....

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Girlfriends Roadtrips, Pt. II

August 18, 2015 Posted by admin

The CHILHULY piece at the entrance really greets visitors. It was the color of my new Harrod's straw Panama hat. I've traveled the world collecting glass and porcelain for over fifty years whil....

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Girlfriends ROADTRIPS

July 24, 2015 Posted by admin

While watching the setting of the sun on my Florida riverbank and doing the last laps in my kidney shaped pool, I think of what I'm grateful for and it comes to me, I'm grateful for my latest foli....

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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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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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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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My Hot Babe Makeover

April 23, 2012 Posted by admin

My 'Hot Babe' makeover for my first TV appearance on HSN started with a cab ride to New York City from our family mountain cabin and the train ride down the Hudson River. "Go slower," I screamed at....

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