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The Many Lives of Miss K

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In the book, “The Many Lives of Miss K,” you will read about “Toto” Koopman’s life filled with glamour and tragedy, and like her contemporaries Lee Miller or Vita Sackville-West; Toto lived with an independent spirit more typical of the men of her generation. She was involved in many different worlds; fashion, art and politics, and often lived her life …

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007 James Bond Daniel Craig as Roger Moore

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84 year old Sir Roger George Moore is an English actor, perhaps best known for his role as British secret agent James Bond in the official film series between 1973 and 1985. In 2012 Daniel Craig has taken the spot light. Sir Roger Moore believes Daniel Craig is the best ever James Bond – even better than he was! The …

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Book of the Month: Vogue The Covers by Dodie Kazanjian

Book of the Month: Vogue The Covers by Dodie Kazanjian

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This book is absolutely stunning and fashionistas will LOVE it!  After 120 years of Vogue, you can well imagine that there are many, many covers. I found it fascinating to see the changes through the years.  Since the debut of this magazine in 1892 to our present day, these covers continue to influence our style and culture.  Important artists such …

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Book of the Month:100 Unforgettable Dresses by Hal Rubenstein

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With the New Year upon us what better time to make a resolution to check out a great book for all fashionistas!  Get your fashion fix here and enjoy these amazing images and exciting prose written by InStyle’s  fashion director, Hal Rubenstein.  The facts are fascinating and the gossip is juicy…this beautiful book adds a touch of fabulous to my …

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Diana Vreeland Documentary: The Eye Has to Travel

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It is always fun to meet personalities and get to shmooz with them and ask questions. Enjoyed meeting the director/filmmaker and author, Lisa Immordino Vreeland at Barneys this weekend. I know that there isn’t a person who follows and embraces fashion, like me, that doesn’t know the name Diana Vreeland, formerly of Bazaar, Vogue and later the Metropolitan Museum in …

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Barneys Book Signing Event Sat

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Yes, I did put up another book on Diana Vreeland in June but this is a very special new book by a family member. Join Barneys Creative Ambassador at Large Simon Doonan to welcome author and fillmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland to fete the launch of her book Diana Vreeland, The Eye Has to Travel. Saturday, October 15th from 3:00- 5:00. …

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Book of the Month: Eleanor Lambert: Still Here: A Chic Read!

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Eleanor Lambert, the fashion publicist known as “the voice” of  Seventh Avenue…the story of her fascinating career is told in John Tiffany’s book, “Eleanor Lambert:Still Here”.  Her fashion influence still remains nearly 8 years after her death at age 100! She spent her life promoting other people yet this woman’s story and her most influential career deserves to be told. …

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Book of the Month: Stylelikeu

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My motto has always been “what you wear says who you are” and this book certainly celebrates individuality and diversity in the world of fashion.  This book was created by a mother-daughter team, Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum and together they bring us into the homes and spirits of unique individuals….we enter the closets of the most stylish people on the streets …

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Book of the Month: Diana Vreeland: An Illustrated Biography by Eleanor Dwight

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This is a beautiful book about the glamorous Diana Vreeland, considered fashion editor of the 20th century.  She reigned as fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar (1937-1962) and editor-in-chief at Vogue (1962-1971). The book is prefaced by fashion authority Andre Leon Talley (one of my team bloggers, Joshua Kalipeni, interned with him at Vogue this year!)  A must-read for all fashionistas!