Gift Ideas For The Guys

If you still haven’t gotten a Christmas present for the special man in your life, here are a few great ideas that you can’t go wrong with. My husband is pretty difficult to shop for, but he always loses hats and gloves so those are going ...

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Fall Boots for Kids

Last week we shared our favorite Fall booties for big folks. The cold has officially rolled in this week so it’s time to think about keeping the little ones warm. First up we are thinking about boots. Stay tuned as we look at Fall coats and clothes. ...

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Fall Booties

The weather has already dipped into real Fall temps so it’s Bootie time! Last year I lived in a pair of motorcycle boots and shearling sneakers, both of which are nearly dead from overuse. This Fall I want to mix things up with some Booties (les bottines in French)—so here are a few Fall ...

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My Book Birthday: Where’s Karl?

I’m so excited!! September 15th is finally here. It’s the birthday-well the official launch-of Where’s Karl? the book that I have been working on for about a year and a half with Stacey Caldwell and Michelle Baron. You remember Where’s Waldo? or Where’s Wally? (Où est Charlie for ...

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First Look: Nubian Skin

Nude in fashion is supposed to refer to fleshy-colored shoes, dresses, fill in the blank. But if you  google “nude ______” you will basically bring up pages of items in various shades of peach. (I checked out shoes and clothes, but I have to warn you if you ...

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Summer Gear For the Little Ones, Part 3

You are probably getting ready to head off for holiday in a week or two. Here is our final installment of our guide to protective summer gear for your kids. As we got to know in Parts 1 and 2, decking the kids out in shoes, hats, and swimwear that protect from the sun is great but the ...

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Summer Gear For the Little Ones, Part 1

La canicule is here! As I mentioned last week, I am pretty crazy obsessed about protecting my daughter from the sun’s skin-damaging cancer-making UV rays. Surprisingly enough stylish UV protective gear is hard to find here. I know Europeans love to bronzé (tan) and wear as little as possible on the plage (beach) and at the pool, but ...

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Spotlight On: Hamac UV Protective Swimwear

My daughter Noomi loves to be in the sun splashing around in the water. We usually have to drag her kicking and screaming into the shade or indoors for nap time. I also have to be really responsible about slathering on sunblock and limiting her fun in the sun because ...

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First Look: Hatch Underpinnings

When I was pregnant with my daughter and even post-birth, I couldn’t stand underwire bras. (I suppose they are good for support and fighting gravity, but damn they be uncomfortable.) Half the time, my maternity bras of choice were ratty old sports bras that had been washed so many times the cotton ...

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