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The Odyssey (In My Own Words)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Calypso: Odysseus, I'm so much hotter than your wife. Just stay on this island forever, and let's be immortal together. I can totally arrange it. ...

Alligator Takes A Big Bite Out Of $100,000 Crocodile Birkin Bag

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.15.2014 | Style

Beauty hurts, but this fashion stunt bites. And somehow, we have a feeling PETA is not going to be happy with this fashion risk. As if setting...

Retail Chatter #7

June Haynes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
June Haynes

You have to imagine why today it's so easy to find many new accessory stores pumping out knock-offs of designer shoes and bags, all for a fraction of its original brands. It's no wonder why more women are in search of finding the best replica at the right price.

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Beauty

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.27.2014 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to slough off winter skin, renew our faces, bodies and souls (and soles) with a stop at our favorite beauty stores and departments. Here are...

Retail Chatter #6

June Haynes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
June Haynes

Luxury retailers should take note of the old saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover." If you want to attract this future generation of leaders, adapt to their beliefs that, luxury is not a symbol of achievement, rather a promise to self that "You Can Achieve."

Great Design Made to Measure: Love Letters

Ken Carbone | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Pick a font, any font; typography is today's common currency of communication. Not everyone can draw, or take a riveting photograph but everyone works with type.

A Moveable Feast for the American Friends of the Musée D'Orsay

Annie Fabricant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

It is 10am. The private coach is waiting exactly where it's supposed to be, in front of the grand main entrance of the Musée d'Orsay. I climb inside and claim a seat alongside my fellow American travelers, of which there are fourteen.

This Designer Bag Cost More Than An Entire Movie Costume Budget

Posted 11.05.2013 | Style

This just in: Hermès bags are so expensive, even Hollywood can't afford them. Turns out, that luxurious camel-colored Birkin Bag that Cate Blanche...

The Faithful Shopper: Power of the Purse

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Our mothers were right - the right purse makes all the difference to an outfit, and there's never been a better time for a new statement. We all know ...

PHOTO: You Don't Need A Pricey Hermès Bag To Steal Jane Birkin's Look

Posted 09.30.2013 | Style

Trends come and go, but some fashions never go out of style. In our new series, we're paying homage to the signature items that have turned our favori...

A Truly Handsome African American Was the Fashion Genius Behind Hermes in Paris. Who knew?

Vicky Tiel | Posted 09.18.2013 | Arts
Vicky Tiel

Very few people ever knew that a black American from Brooklyn via South Carolina was the fashion genius behind the original Hermes in the glamour years of Princess Grace and the '60s.

Barbara Taylor Bradford Talks Marriage, Misconceptions And Her Secrets For Keeping Young

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 07.20.2013 | Fifty
Dustin Fitzharris

Barbara Taylor Bradford is the epitome of class. From the moment she starts speaking you feel as if you're with royalty, which isn't a stretch since she was born in England and was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to literature.

How I Pray

Virginia Bell | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

For years, I prided myself on being an atheist and had no interest in god or religion. Back then, the word "spirituality" wasn't part of our everyday vernacular. But all that changed during the 1970s when spirituality became a buzz word.

Hermès Handbags, Chanel Necklaces And More eBay Finds Of The Week

Mary Kincaid | Posted 02.18.2013 | Style
Mary Kincaid

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my weekly eBay roundup of top vintage clothing finds. This eclectic mix...

How Long Does It Takes To Make An Hermès Shirt?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

"Nothing has changed in twenty years," a veteran shirtmaker at Hermès' Festival des Métiers (which translates to "Festival of Crafts") said through ...

Hermes Sues LVMH Again To Retain Control Over The Brand

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 09.04.2012 | Style

The relationship between Hermès and LVMH hasn't exactly been the most peaceful since the luxury conglomerate's acquisition of the brand's company sha...

5 Fabulous Fall Leather Must-haves

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 10.24.2012 | Style
Susan Holmes-McKagan

This year, more than ever, we're seeing nuances of cool vintage revival (think Hell's Angel biker babe meets Bridget Bardot's sweet yet wild side) strutting down the runways. Here goes my lovely list of luxurious leather must-haves...

Attention Luxury Leather Brands (That's You Too, Hermès) -- Show Us Your Hide!

Cator Sparks | Posted 08.20.2012 | Style
Cator Sparks

I look forward to running around town and country this winter with my new deer hide bag knowing exactly where it came from, the process it took to get it to its present state and the fact that that beautiful stag lived a serene life way up in the foggy, chilly, windy and romantic Scottish Highlands.

Celebrity Collector: Tanna Frederick

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.06.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

When she isn't rehearsing her lines she is scouting shops and the Internet looking for vintage jewelry. And not just ANY brand will do. Frederick is addicted to Chanel. And let's be honest, what woman isn't?

Christie's Conducting First On Line Wine Auction!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Christies is hosting its first-ever on line wine auction from August 6th through August 20th. Participating is simple and who knows? You might end up with a fabulous lot at a very good price.

Are The Kardashians Ruining The Birkin?

Posted 07.18.2012 | Style

The Hermes Birkin bag is the ultimate It Bag, the most visible handbag status symbol this side of a Louis Vuitton print. But is the wildly expensive l...

Hermes Burns Its Unwanted Bags, Source Says

Posted 06.20.2012 | Style

We already know burning Hermès bags is an unpopular activity. So we're a bit stunned to learn that Hermès itself has been engaging in a bit of fashi...

Hermes Celebrates Huge Counterfeit Bag Bust

Posted 06.15.2012 | Style

'Real Housewife' Taylor Armstrong recently got busted for owning several fake Birkin bags --and now tons more faux-Hermès bags will be toast, thanks ...

"I Will Give One Family in Need $100,000": Tyler Shields Responds to Outcry Over His Birkin Bag-Destroying Stunt

ARTINFO | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

For his latest "destruction series" photo shoot, young Hollywood provocateur Tyler Shields desecrated the ultimate luxury status symbol -- an Hermès ...

The Faithful Shopper: April Showers, May Flowers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Mother's Day around the corner, it also seemed like a good time to discuss some of the great florists in our city. Whether your needs are for a simple bouquet or outfitting a full event, take a look.