Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Retro-Metro, Let’s Go & Let Go

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Aeolian Islands – Jetsetters, Fashion Designers, Volcanoes

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By Travelin’ Gal Maxine Albert Fashion designers, jetsetters and aficionados of stunning nature are flocking to the Aeolian Islands, a volcanic archipelago located off the coast of northern Sicily. Jutting out of the Tyrrhenian Sea, these pearls of the Mediterranean are a Unesco World Heritage Site. The isles are named for Aeolus, the keeper of […]


Cognac’s Corner Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is New York City’s largest fashon media event.  The famous event takes place twice a year during late winter in February and September at Lincoln Center.   The event provides top fashion designers an international platform to showcase their collections to over 100,000 industry insiders from around the globe, including buyers, editors, retailers, […]


Made in America

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By Miriam Silverberg I was invited to the atelier of B Michael on Seventh Avenue to see his new ready to wear collection, B Michael America Red. I was very interested for two reasons:  his couture collection, started in 1999, is very beautiful and well made and wonder of wonders, his clothes are actually made […]


On Fashion & Frugality

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By Miriam Silverberg As a comfortably middle-class Baby Boomer with a passion for fashion, I do have to exercise some frugality. Fortunately, this comes naturally to me since I was raised by parents who were children of the Depression and passed on their values to me. This column is a continuing commentary on my efforts […]


Jean Shafiroff: Commitment to Community

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By Christopher A. Pape Jean Shafiroff is a philanthropic leader and active volunteer for multiple Southampton and New York City charitable organizations. Her managerial skills, compassion, generosity and enthusiastic dedication are among her strongest traits.  She possesses a unique ability to connect different charitable groups with interested people and resources. In her philanthropic career, Shafiroff […]


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