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THANKSGIVING: THREE IMMENSELY TALENTED DESIGNERS WE LOST THIS YEAR
2010's Blood and Opulence couture; Thimister confection in Vogue 1999
ADVENT CALENDARS: BEST OF BEAUTY
TINY TREASURES By MICHELE MEYER Why should Christmas last a mere 24 hours —or even 12 days? Thanks to beauty-themed...
HEAVENLY HOLIDAY: BEAUTIFUL BEAUTY GIFTS
A Hint of What's to Come.... GIFTS THAT ARE BEAUTIES IN THEMSELVES By MICHELE MEYER I love lingering in beauty...
SORDID, BUT NEVER UNSIGHTLY: ALLABOUTVISION.COM
Eyeglasses addict tells all: Fashionista Fesses Up By Michele Meyer Before we plummet down the spiral of my addiction,...
ALLABOUTVISION.COM Father’s Day Gift Guide
EYEGLASSES Father's day eyewear gift ideas By Michele Meyer, for AllAboutVision.com Get real. Your dad may not even wear...
MADE IN THE SHADE: RiRi’s New Fenty Line
Rihanna sunglasses line Fenty marries style and glitz By Michele Meyer, for AllAboutVision.com (my latest client!) Robyn Rihanna Fenty ―...
WHEN THE SKINNY IS TOO MUCH
By MICHELE MEYER Fashion is built on the backs of models. Their elegance, beauty and tall, broad-shouldered, “clothes hanger” bodies...
CHANEL’S KARL LAGERFELD: The Witty, Prolific Designer Will Be Missed
By MICHELE MEYER Karl was the most talented person I knew: larger than life, a maestro of la mode, a...
MAKE IT STOP: Another Italian Label Has to Do an About-Face Over Blackface
Another Italian label -- Gucci -- offends with its $890 balaclava-style sweater. It joins Prada and Dolce & Gabbana, who...
HAUTE COUTURE AT ITS FINEST: Fly Away with Me
Usually I judge clothes by their wearability. For one Dutch designer I make an exception. Former dancer Iris van Herpen...
WHAT ARE THEY THINKING? Fashion Rant of the Day
This room says it all. Violently vivid fast-food yellow walls, cheap plastic piñata-befitting fringe, a Target-reminiscent wall hanging and a...
THE FASHIONABLE AND THE FRIVOLOUS: Random Thoughts
My mother -- also my best friend for many years -- had exquisite taste. She surrounded herself with the...
BACK TO THE BEACH
Stressed by the holidays? The following delights will take you back to the beach, prolonging your post-vacation relaxation. By MICHELE...
CELEBRATE THE SEASON
IN THE NICK OF TIME Still looking for pampering gifts that dazzle and are perfect fits for beloved family...
GREATEST SHITS, ER, HITS OF THE SEASON
Where do I begin...Everything that's wrong with current trends is captured in this label's wares, starting with the Maison Alexandrine...
KATE SPADE AND THE UGLY SIDE OF FAME
On some level, fashion is a façade -- the one you choose to present to others. New York accessories designer...
MEGHAN MARKLE: Looks Unbefitting a Princess
Day and night. Black and white. A month before her wedding to Great Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's personal fashion...
OSCAR RED CARPET: We Wait, We Wince
Forget the glorious circle of life. As Oscar’s red carpet looms, let’s diss about the sometimes less inspiring circle of...