I recently wrote on pre-holiday self-care in my Style Bulletin newsletter, and it seemed to spark a lot of interest. In particular, I was asked what were my personal favorite pampering rituals, so here they are, in no particular order. (It was fun to actually think about them and write them down. That alone made […]

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If you’re planning on doing some on-line Christmas shopping this weekend, you’re going to want these codes. I personally prefer the on-line vs. the long-line, in-person mode of shopping – it’s just so much less stressful. You may not be aware of some of these discounts, so search through and find the ones that jingle […]

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I don’t know of any woman who wants to make herself look older, do you? (We’re not counting when we were younger and wanted to look 21 or 30, so we could be considered ‘adult’.) I’m all for aging gracefully but there’s no reason to move things along more quickly than necessary. As a general […]

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It’s my birthday week – woot! To celebrate, I’m giving away 2 sets of these two items: a pair of  travel “diamond” earrings (they’re gorgeous – look like 1.5 carats – the picture doesn’t do them justice!) and a copy of my book. (Well, I’ve written a chapter on stylish travel in this book) “My […]

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I know…most (all?) of us have more than 20 items in our wardrobe. In truth most of the closets I see in my work as an image consultant benefit from a regular purging, and still have many more than 20 items. However, whether you are young (say, recently out of college) and looking to build […]

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There are very few trends that I immediately fall in love with, but when I saw this one it immediately became my favorite Fall layering piece. I found it in camel (one of my favorite Fall neutrals) at a reasonable price at Zara. (As it works at Zara, this particular item is no longer available, […]

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You’ve probably heard of the latest rage in getting organized – based on the method described in the bestselling book by Marie Kondo “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” She’s a young woman from Tokyo who has been keenly interested (obsessed?) with tidying-up since she was a very young girl. With that innate drive, she’s […]

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I’ve been getting inquiries lately about my exercise routine and what, in particular, I like to do. So here we go. First of all I will say that I’ve been a pretty consistent exerciser all my life, although my routine (like everything else in life) has definitely changed throughout the years. Years ago when I […]

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Here in northern California we’re finally starting to get a few Fall-ish days mixed in with the warmer ones. I’ve been itching to bring out some of my Fall clothes and now I can. Of course, we’ve been seeing Fall fashion in the stores for months, and the September issues of fashion magazines are now […]

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Getting ready to run out and only have 5 minutes to put on your makeup? You’ll be amazed at what you can do in those 5 minutes, and it’s totally worth the effort. Make-up expert Lisa Eldridge shows you how – it may take a bit of practice to finish up as smoothly and quickly […]

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