Some questions for the ladies about supporting the girls…

Gentlemen, you’ve been warned... What is the purpose of those originally flat and smooth removable cups in swimsuits and some other garments? You know the ones that bunch up and never lie flat again after your wear/wash the item? Are they to prevent an observer from being offended by one’s nipples? Am I supposed to … Continue reading Some questions for the ladies about supporting the girls…

Don’t ever buy me earrings

It would be impossible to count all the earrings I’ve lost over the years. Hoops, studs and danglers - none are safe in my ears. Even screwbacks have inexplicably gone missing my from my lobes. I just can’t win when it comes to earrings. Until recently, that is. A couple of weeks ago, following dinner … Continue reading Don’t ever buy me earrings

The thrill of espadrilles

While I wouldn’t describe myself as incredibly traditional, there are some classic wardrobe pieces for which I have a genuine fondness. My Frye Campus boots or the gold charm bracelet I’ve been adding to for decades, for instance. I love the fact that neither will ever go out of fashion and that adding either to … Continue reading The thrill of espadrilles

Saving money with Rent the Runway

  All right, look, I could probably find 10 reasons to justify spending $159 a month on my Unlimited Membership, but let me tell you the number two reason why I’ve been continuing the service - since I became a subscriber in November, I’ve spent a total of about $55 buying new clothes and $0 … Continue reading Saving money with Rent the Runway

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Currently OBSESSED with The Gianni Versace miniseries. It is one of the creepiest things I’ve ever seen. And that’s really saying something because I have to close my eyes a significant amount of time during nearly every episode. Darren Criss portrays the murderer, Andrew Cunanan, as squirm inducing in the worst possible. Andrew is intensely … Continue reading The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

19 Things I’m loving

The Super Bowl was already weeks ago (Remember? The Patriots won. Again.) but there’s something I’ve been thinking about ever since the big game...why would celebrities, like really rich and successful public figures, appear in advertisements or commercials about products which they weren’t enthusiastic about truly using? All of those actors and sports figures in … Continue reading 19 Things I’m loving