The de Young Museum in San Francisco's exhibition of Muslim fashion was one of their best, in my opinion. As an American woman, I don't know much about modest fashion or the hijab. But by the time I finished perusing these stunning designs, I grew to appreciate the cultural backdrop and current . . .
We women love our shoes. I, for example, have a shoe obsession. Which is why Linda Hobden’s blog caught my attention more than a year ago. Photos of incredible, interesting, gorgeous shoes and boots intrigued me so I had to ask about her obsession with footwear. She claims that she’s more obsessed . . .
As a woman of Sicilian descent and the corresponding womanly figure, I have noticed a disturbing trend in women's clothing. It's a lot smaller than it used to be. Not only that, but it's not as well made. Quality control issues abound: too tight (or too long) sleeves, narrow shoulders, blouses that . . .
Oscar de la Renta died in 2014, but left an amazing and varied body of work. His fashions ranged from simple and elegant to over-the-top costumey to frothy, feminine designs made for a fairy princess. There's nothing I like better than a costume exhibition, so when his came to the DeYoung in San . . .
In person, my husband is what used to be called a hail fellow well met: known to be hearty, friendly and congenial. A guy's guy. Or, what Dave Barry calls "a guy." My husband is a private person, though, who eschews social media. He has no idea why anyone would be interested in the daily minutiae . . .