Category Archives: Lifestyle

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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Williamsburg, Brooklyn Is Where the Cool Kids Live

July 9, 2015 Posted by admin

Williamsburg , Brooklyn is where the cool kids live. If you sit on a bench on the corner of Bedford and 7th near the METRO, you can see all the latest fashion on the "Twee generation"and then some! ....

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Forever Bleeker Street, Forever Young

June 23, 2015 Posted by admin

In 1961, at 17 years old, I moved into a floor thru pink brownstone on the corner of Bleeker and Jones Street in the West Village of New York City. It was heaven. There were cozy woodsy cafe houses on....

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Artists, Assume the World Is Waiting for You

July 23, 2014 Posted by admin

Fifty years ago this week, I was twenty and I showed the mini dress in Paris Couture with my best friend Mia. How and why did two American girls have the COURAGE to cross the Atlantic in May 1964 on ....

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A NEW LIFE ~ 21 Bonaparte by Vicky Tiel

July 15, 2014 Posted by admin

The following is reposted from Lanier - scents memory published 07/12/2014 (http://sentsmemory.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/a-new-life-21-bonaparte-by-vicky-tiel/) Diana Vreeland looked across ....

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Upstate NY Hottest Destination a Return to the Roots

July 9, 2014 Posted by admin

The picture perfect romantic getaway town of Claryville, New York has opened its Art Center this weekend with its first show, the work of acclaimed Russian-American artist, Alexander Kaletski titled "....

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If You Love YSL and Paris Fashion You Must Read This Juicy Story

June 13, 2014 Posted by admin

It's 2007 and YSL, Pierre Berge, Sonia Rykiel, Emmanuelle Khahn and myself, all old and wrinkled and not so fabulous anymore are all seated par hazard on the same banquette in Paris. We were all five,....

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Where to Find Your Second Husband?

May 22, 2014 Posted by admin

Where to find your second husband, and it's not online. Finding husband number two, three or four is very different from finding husband number one as your first husband is made up of innocent dreams....

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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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