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BlogHer ’10!

5 Aug

Today I’m headed to New York for the start of the BlogHer ’10 conference.  I couldn’t be more excited!  It’s the sixth annual such conference and it promises to bring together more than 2000 bloggers from all over the blogosphere for 2+ days of discussions, networking, hands-on learning and meetings with the brands that help to support us.

What a fantastic opportunity!


Calling All Designers: Henri Bendel “Open-See” this Thursday!

28 Jul

As reported on, Henri Bendel is holding an “Open See” designer casting call this Thursday, July 29th.

They’ll be looking for new talent in the areas of: accessories, handbags, jewelry, beauty, fragrance, gourmet foods and gifts.

Guess what current designers were discovered this way…Anna Sui and Todd Oldham!  Not bad company to try and join…

Beating the heat…

5 Jul

It topped off at 95+ degrees today in NY!  The second scorcher in a row, with several more ahead.

Among my coping strategies…

*drinking copious amounts of this:

*AND this:

*spending as much time as possible here:

*skipping this altogether:

…and finally, lusting over spaces like these:

Through the looking glass…

30 Jun

…and into the world of blogging.  This is my first official post.  Be kind.