Who Wears Short Shorts?! NextTribe and I, That’s Who!

Shorts story made shorter…don’t be afraid to show some skin this summer! Have a read of my latest story up on NextTribe. Because a gal’s gams become her BFFs when transitioning from the hot pants of her youth to the haute pants of this season. Just pull on a pair of dressy shorts, don a pair of {comfy} heels and make for the office like a beautiful busy bee. You’ve got this!

Denim jeans shorts, like cut offs, but better!

Denim jeans shorts, like cut offs, but better!

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That’s Madame #ResetYour Ambassador to you!
This is mine! What’s YOUR Reset?

I couldn’t feel more honored or appreciated…. Guess who’s #ResetYour Ambassador over at The/Reset today?!  Me! And, yes, that’s me, below, SUPing on my head. There was a lot of resetting going on before I got to that point in that picture and to where I am today, even since writing that post. As part of the body positivity wellness movement, I still have a lot to accomplish and a long way to go. But maybe I can help inspire just one person to take similar steps. Please have a read here. Dive in, the water’s warm.

Me! #ResetYour Ambassador of the Day!

Me! #ResetYour Ambassador of the Day!

My dear friend Lisa Marsh is part of the start up over there at The/Reset, the new site launched recently by founder Maria Peevey. The #ResetYour stories are awesome and inspirational. Lisa’s put together a great group of writers and cheeky stories. And starting to trickle in, fashion for sale. Yup. Ultimately, The/Reset will be “resetting” your closet. Check it here.

Happy paddling! What will #ResetYour__________?

 

What’s Next: Yoga Pants 24/7!

Namaste!

Sun salutations to my dear friend Jeannie Ralston, who has just launched www.NextTribe.com with her business partner, Lori Seekatz. Trust me, NextTribe is a must-read, must-follow website for women everywhere. I’ve made it easy for you: click to sign up!

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Yes, that's me, in tree pose on Pawley's Island.

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New York Men’s Day – A/W2017 Part 2

Last week’s New York Men’s Day afternoon session had a lot to say. The looks were wearable, street savvy and creative, with a definite message to the medium — and to the political world at large. Wood House took a stab at a twisted nursery rhyme. By Robert James kept the Women’s March and protestation moving, while Private Policy went straight for the political jugular, with a racial mix of models, a “suit” of flags and words like “terrorist” temporarily tattooed on foreheads.

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New York Men’s Day – Part 1

Gooooood morning, menswear!

New York Men's DayNYFW: Men’s week kicked off Monday with the first half of  New York Men’s Day shows presented in the warren-like corporate-environ of Dune Studios in downtown Manhattan. The morning shows were a wearable lot with creativity, spunk and the requisite uniform and workwear inspiration. Take a look!

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MensWearNetwork Gets Sweet at Maple NYC

What a way to welcome in the Autumn/Winter 2017 menswear season.

This past Tuesday night saw a wonderfully warm, intimate gathering at Maple NYC for the first MensWearNetwork event of 2017. Many dropped by after the MRKET / Vanguards Gallery show, among the other menswear market trade week shows of that day like Project and Liberty, and had quite positive things to say about the industry showcases, new fashions and crowds. Even in the nasty weather, many came to represent – designers, marketing execs, stylists, editors and the like. Really great to see, meet, re-greet the new, refreshing faces to the evening.

Looking forward to New York Men’s Day next week. Who’s ready for the gauntlet of wild fashions as the true style mavens walk this way?!

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Nick GrahamWriters Bart Boehlert and Kimberly Cihlar (co-host of MWN events) withdesigner Nick Graham, whose menswear presentation "Life on Mars" will showcase {moon walker-to-runway walker} astronaut Buzz Aldrin Tuesday during NYFW:Men's
Huston Julian and Ed JonesMenswear legend Alexander Julian's son Huston and industry great 
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NYFW SS17: Desigual

Desigual is always one of my favorite shows during NYFW. Exuberant. Happy-making. Uplifting. And delightfully designed.

This season was no different. All about the “Global Traveller,” the show certainly transported those in the audience. Magical embroideries, prints, embellishments and crocheted textures.

Book my flight. I’m ready.

Photos courtesy of Bjorn Nasett, The Fashion Farmboy, www.fashionfarmboy.com

 

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It May Be NYFW, But Don’t Forget About Menswear!

Bjorn Nasett, my fashion buddy (and general all-around great guy; you NEED to know him, too!) shared my menswear trend wrap up ideas with his Amazing Goodwill readers recently. As NYFW swings into full force this weekend, here’s a little wrap-up rewind of menswear love to balance out the women’s runway offerings!

http://www.amazinggoodwill.com/ask-the-experts/fashion-expert-bjorn-nasett/menswear-trend-watch

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His Men in Havana: Nick Graham’s SS17 Menswear Collection

Hey guys, cue the salsa music, shake a leg and get ready to cut a sisal rug for Spring Summer 2017 (or today, since it’s going to be HOT AS HELL again). At least you’ll have great fashion for it, considering last month’s NYFW:Men’s shows, in particular Nick Graham’s.
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Haute Summer Cocktails: MensWearNetwork July 2016

It was the hottest day of the summer until the heavens opened up with a monsoon just as the MensWearNetwork group was set to descend upon The Lambs Club’s second floor bar at The Chatwal.

But the interior of The Club prevailed cool, serene and packed with just the right proportion of menswear industry members, including newcomers like menswear legend Alan Flusser, there for our July event to catch up after last week’s New York Men’s Day and NYFW:M menswear shows and this week’s Project, Capsule and MRket trade shows.MensWearNetwork July 2016

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