Fashion

Cuban Fashion Resurgence Thanks to Chanel : Coco Cuba

Cuban Fashion Resurgence Thanks to Chanel : Coco Cuba

When Chanel models walked El Paseo del Prado in Havana, I should have been there, but I wasn’t. However, months later in December, during Christmas I was in Paris. And I had the pleasure of standing in the foyer Coco Chanel’s own apartment. International celebrities may have graced the red carpet in Havana as Chanel, the ultimate in worldwide fashion staged its first Latin American catwalk show last May, but my experience in the Chanel boutique below Coco’s apartment was quite unexpected.

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Irregular Choice for Designer Shoes: Characters for your feet

Irregular Choice for Designer Shoes: Characters for your feet

Ann Taylor

Wait a minute! This name sounded so familiar when I first passed it on the streets of London. Why? This is the same store that I purchased my wedding shoes from!!! Seriously! I had searched the world over for Union Jack shoes to walk down the grassy isle on my wedding...

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Design

Choccywoccydoodah! Carnaby Street Cafe in London Takes the Cake!

Choccywoccydoodah! Carnaby Street Cafe in London Takes the Cake!

Have your cake and eat it too - both possible at Choccywoccydoodah! After admiring shoes for over an hour at Irregular Choice on Carnaby Street I moved onto creative eatible art. This post should come with a warning that these are real baked goods that look sooooo...

The Haute Spot in London: Harrods Market

The Haute Spot in London: Harrods Market

My favorite part of Harrod's is the market! Yes, the food market. This place is a London haute spot bustling with people doing everything from grocery shopping to having lunch. I must admit, when I walked in I was unbelievably impressed. The architectural details are...

Relax & Enjoy Eats in the Clos Maggiore Conservatory

Relax & Enjoy Eats in the Clos Maggiore Conservatory

Soon after arriving in the United Kingdom (U.K.) my hubby, Boyd attempted to check his email and phone messages. Considering we’re both always ON, or sleeping, being without one of his two phones isn’t really an option. Therefore we had no choice but to visit an Apple...

Travel

Tour Museo d’ Hospital Paris: Travel Advice For Parisian Healthcare

Tour Museo d’ Hospital Paris: Travel Advice For Parisian Healthcare

What to expect from an emergency room experience in Paris, France and how to provide care for a person having a seizure. About 48 hours ago, Boyd and I evacuated Miami on a preplanned trip to Paris, France for Fashion & Design Week in Paris which includes one of...

Why I Used Richard Branson’s Kitesurfing Board in the Dominican Republic

Why I Used Richard Branson’s Kitesurfing Board in the Dominican Republic

There’s nothing like a good travel story, especially when it involves flying on more than one plane. I have a story to tell and if you will oblige, I would like to share it, as I still can’t believe it myself. I’ve had five kiteboard lessons, but yesterday I had my...

Sketch: A Perfect Designer Find for English Rose Tea in London

Sketch: A Perfect Designer Find for English Rose Tea in London

After leaving Carnaby Street with no reservations at the cake parlor cafe I was on a quest for my afternoon English rose tea experience. Come on! Don’t tell me you’ve never imagined tea with the Queen of England? If your answer was “no” then you’re definitely not...

People

Inside the Life of Purely Patricia Fox

Inside the Life of Purely Patricia Fox

Photograph by: Susan Portnoy There aren’t too many people that will tell 92-year old fashion icon Iris Apfel to “move over…this isn’t about you.” Nope! There’s only one – PURELY PATRICA FOX! And a pure, well-spoken foxy New Yorker she is. Extremely graceful, she...

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    THE CHRISTOPHER GUY: International Design Super Star

    THE CHRISTOPHER GUY: International Design Super Star

    There’s nothing quite like meeting legendary people at work. Yes, at work! I am very fortunate to hang out with some of the most influential people in the world. Especially when it comes to the world of design, architecture and product designers who make the spaces...

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    China

    Come experience an intoxicating blend of ancient culture and modern chaos! China is a country that’s experiencing explosive growth in virtually all areas of life, from business to art to entertainment. Let us be your guide to one of the world’s most powerful and most populous nations.

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    Los Angeles

    The star power of Hollywood is just one of the things that makes this city great. Incredible history, amazing architecture, and impeccable interior design have also put it on just about everyone’s must-see list. From studio backlots to Rodeo Drive to Highway 1, we’ll be your eyes and ears here!

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    New York

    A city of unparalleled energy, the Big Apple is powered by leading companies, world-renowned chefs, and trendsetters of all kinds. It’s also home to 50 shades of black and gray fashion, all in an incredibly creative five-square-mile area. We’ve got the scoop on some of the city’s coolest hidden hangouts.

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    Miami

    Travel to the most beautiful coastline in the U.S.A. and tap on the Caribbean’s door, soak your appetite for art + food in immense Latin American flavor, and call Havana home; welcome to our home city of Miami and the soaring South Beach vibes. Click to find our local hangouts from Wynwood and throughout South Florida.

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    Las Vegas

    What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas — other than what we share with you! As part-time locals in Sin City, we know all the celebrity hangouts and secret hideaways. Before you head to Lost Wages (oops – Las Vegas), get insights that will help you have an exceptional experience.

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    Dominican Republic

    Home to incredible beaches, pristine coastline, and lavish private resorts, the “DR” is an unrivaled and unspoiled destination. Whether you’re a thrill seeker looking for your next outdoor adventure or just want to kick back in paradise, we can share insights from our many visits to this gorgeous getaway.

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    Dallas

    Go Big or Go Home! Some impressive estates can be found in the Dallas area, but there are also some can’t-miss locations that buck the “bigger is better” trend. We know all of the best shopping, dining, and vacation destinations in The Lone Star State, and we’ll share our secrets.

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    Scotland

    Only one of us here actually understands Gaelic, but we’ve all traveled to this enchanting land. Put on your kilt, pull up your knickers, grab your walking stick, and come along as we tell you where to find the coolest castles, best pubs, and most spectacular scenery.

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    Paris

    The City of Lights is calling your name! Whether you’re interested in great wine, outstanding cuisine, breathtaking art, groundbreaking fashion, or sensational shopping, Paris is your place. Join us for a stroll down the Champs Élysées, a trip up the Eiffel Tower, or a creepy tour through the Catacombs.

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    London

    God Save the Queen and please pass the bubble and squeak! From our home aboard in Dulwich Village, we’ve spent countless hours touring London’s storied streets and exploring the best of the UK. From iconic points of interest to hidden gems, we’ll cover everything that makes this city so fascinating.

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    Atlanta

    Christi was born in Georgia and is a card-carrying member of G.R.I.T.S (Girls Raised In The South)! Today the state attracts everyone from business tycoons to Hollywood stars with its deep-fried cuisine, fresh hot biscuits, and southern hospitality. We’ve got the details for you.

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    We the People

    Invite you to experience amazing journeys, delicious food, awesome people in diverse cultures and all of the necessities to pack for a ROCKin’ good time! Enter your details and receive the first stamp in your P.S. This Rocks passport….

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