Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2019’

Fashion TomFord My Favorite Pencil Skirts F01

Tom Ford- My Favorite Pencil Skirts

Like many women I am constantly on the run! I need to look professional but at my age I can’t be a slave to trends and want to be chic but comfortable. I have found that pencil skirts are my go-to for business in the spring, summer and fall. In the winter its slim pants in cold weather climates! I …

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Bistro Aracosia- Afghan Gourmet Fare

One of the advantages of living in Washington, DC is having access to so many great ethnic restaurants. I adore kabob and Afghan food so multiple friends suggested I try Bistro Aracosia, an authentic Afghan restaurant. Bistro Aracosia serves an assortment of kabobs, stews, dumplings, roasted eggplant and a variety of rice to accompany the kabobs and stews. Located in …

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Ulker- Turkish dark chocolate with roasted pistachios

One of the best parts of international travel is discovering delicious local food, pastries and chocolates. During a brief trip to Istanbul last Fall I had a chocolate craving. Instead of going for the international brands I decided to try a local Turkish brand Ulker. I don’t speak Turkish and the shop owner spoke a little bit of English, so …

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St. Anselm- An American Tavern- Washington, DC

Last Friday I met a group of female business colleagues for dinner at St. Anselm. I adore exploring different parts of DC and seeing people go out and enjoy this fabulous city! I have lived in Washington, DC many years on and off and the city has been transformed with new innovative dining venues and revitalized neighborhoods. I love to …

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Swan- Design District Miami

Swan is a beautifully appointed restaurant in the design district of Miami. With a luscious interior and a tropical exterior patio, you can’t go wrong. We sat outside to dine because the weather was stunning, and we wanted to enjoy the calming breezes after a hectic day of business meetings. The restaurant is co-owned by the artist Pharrell and one …

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Steak 954- Waterfront Dining Ft. Lauderdale

On a recent business trip to Florida my friend and business colleague Carolyn selected Steak 954 for dinner. I was a bit hesitant of the venue because I don’t eat red meat and I am not a big fan of restaurants in a large hotel. I was pleasantly surprised because Steak 954 has a large selection of fresh seafood and …

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My Favorite Vintage Bags- Valentino

I am enamored with vintage. I love to mix the new and the old for my own distinct look. Fashion to me is about individuality. I don’t like to go with trends even though I might incorporate a few in my wardrobe as a node to modernity. On a recent trip to Italy. I found some great bags at Spinnaker …

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My Fashion Go To- Spinnaker San Remo Italy

Last December when I visiting my family for the holidays I was able to take a drive to Sanremo Italy to have lunch, an espresso with a pastry in the afternoon and do some retail therapy!   One of my favorite boutiques is Spinnaker, a family owned store with an amazing selection of clothes and accessories. The owner picks the …

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