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Fashion Massaro 01

MASSARO- PARIS

I am obsessed with craftsmanship and artisanal workmanship because so much these days has become mass produced. Since 1894 the house of Massaro has made custom made shoes. Raymond Massaro who studied the craft of shoemaking, like his Father and Grandfather, heads the family company. Massaro was bought by Chanel in 2002 and is located in Paris at 2 Rue …

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Fashion ROCHAS Accessories My Happy Place

ROCHAS Accessories- My happy place!

Anyone that knows me knows that I deal with my issues, stresses and bad days with by collecting shoes! I am obsessed with shoes because as a businessperson shoes allow me to change my look from casual on a plane, to professional for a meeting, to glam at night! When traveling for business I can’t take tons of clothes but …

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Beauty Aventus For Her CREED

Aventus for her— CREED

In this age of mass production I am on the search for the artisanal, organic and local. I always adore the different and those that have been creating for generations allowing their craft to continue. I adore fresh scents as they are soothing and certain scents remind me of happy times and events.   I was recently given a bottle …

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Fashion Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca—– sweaters a social message!

This has been a week of receiving many great gifts. So many thoughtful people in this world! I am humbled by their kindness.   My dear friend thought I would enjoy a sweater, even though we are heading into summer, by Lingua Franca, a brand founded by Rachel Hiruska Macpherson that uses hip hop lyrics to send a great social …

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Fashion Summer Party Fare

Summer Party Fare

We live in a complicated world full of obstacles that can hinder our happiness and cause us undue stress. We all need hobbies and stress relievers and for me it has been fashion and the arts. My family has been in fashion so I grew up with fashion as a positive force in my life. With fashion, I feel I …

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Fashion Beauty TooFaced

Better than Sex Mascara-Too Faced

Like so many woman I apply my makeup early in the morning, head to my office and then again at a business event after work. There is little time to get glamorous and retouch my makeup between events. I was telling my friend Paula Garner from Toronto about my makeup woes when she introduced me to the best mascara that …

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Fashion  Lets Kick Up Our Heels

Lets’ kick up our heels!

Spring is here and Summer is around the corner! Even though summer is one of my busiest business seasons the days are longer and there is a casualness in the air! I feel more carefree, spending weekends by the water to relax my soul and wash the work week stress away. I love to dance because it is a great …

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Beauty Health My Favorite Facial Sunscreen

My favorite facial sunscreen!

I learned from my Mother early on that sunscreen is a must 365 days a year. Just because the sun is not shining doesn’t mean the UV rays can’t cause damage to our facial skin. I wear a sunscreen every day and the results are noticeable in fighting premature aging. I believe in preventive care especially for those of us …

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Beauty Fashion Nail Laquer TF 01

Sparkling Nail Lacquer for Spring-Summer toes!

Ladies, we are all short of time for ourselves because of work, family and other obligations we place on ourselves! It is at times necessary for us to have some time to recharge, reflect and get centered. For those of us in the business world there is a constant need to look polished and professional. I feel we still leave …

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Fashion WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS DIOR 02

“WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS”-DIOR

When the new artistic director at DIOR Maria Grazia Chiuri presented her first runway show for spring 2017 the message was celebrating woman globally! The first female to be appointed the artistic director at the House of DIOR made a statement. The T-shirt she sent down the runway inspired by the works of Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie read “we …

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