“I’d like to Thank Tadashi Shoji, Dior and Spanx”: Oscar Party Review

I am a proud member of a prestigious old Los Angeles women’s education and philanthropic organization that is housed in a 1927 Italian renaissance revival building (a national landmark) and is filled with a membership of amazing women from all over the City of Angels. We are writers, politicians, directors, hoteliers, mothers, designers and journalists and our events are to die for. This year we … Continue reading “I’d like to Thank Tadashi Shoji, Dior and Spanx”: Oscar Party Review

Thank God For Red Lipstick Goes Nude, Sometimes

To see you naked is to recall the Earth. -Federico Garcia Lorca The idea of being naked and unclad is appealing on many levels. Nude brings to mind light, airy, peaceful beauty to me. It recalls the feeling of weightlessness when you sink into bed in nothing but your warm, clean skin. As much as I adore the ritual of putting color on my lips, … Continue reading Thank God For Red Lipstick Goes Nude, Sometimes

Lipstick Muse: Tom Ford Strikes Again

Three seconds after the tsunami of shoppers pushed me through the doors of  shopping mecca Harrods, my eyes caught sight of a striking red mouth that was surrounded by flawless, medium olivey skin and black eyes with even blacker lashes. This mistress of the Tom Ford cosmetics counter drew me in through the sea of shoppers like a siren from the gold lacquered rocks of the … Continue reading Lipstick Muse: Tom Ford Strikes Again