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I was saddened to hear of the death of legendary French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy this past weekend at the age of 91. The world has not only lost an immense talent but I remarkable human being full of elegance and grace. I came across a wonderful interview he gave to How to Spend […]

I can’t believe it’s been 20 years since Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed in a car crash in Paris. I can remember hearing the news in Boston like it was yesterday. She was such a kind and caring person that it would be interesting to have her here today to guide us all through […]

Sam Shepard’s Style

08 . 01 . 17

American playwright, author, screenwriter, actor, and director Sam Shepard passed away last week. He grew up in the Midwest but moved to New York in the 1960’s where he hung out with Patti Smith and Robert Maplethorpe and went on tour with Bob Dylan. He wrote 44 plays including Buried Child but most people probably […]

Remembering Oscar

10 . 21 . 14

Every single person who commented on the passing of  Oscar de la Renta described him as a true gentleman. Perhaps this was due to his early training from Cristóbal Balenciaga and at Lanvin in Paris or his years heading Balmain. He was one of the last greats from a different time but he never forgot where he came from […]

“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” – Oscar de la Renta (July 22, 1932 – October 20, 2014)