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Welcome to my blog, taking you behind the curtain of fashion.
As a fearlessly frank fashion writer, I tell it like it is on Instagram at @Michele_Meyer77
HAPPY HOLIDAYS: In the Nick of Time Pampering Treats to Give and Receive
By MICHELE MEYER We all have aromas that evoke joyous holiday memories—for me, cookies cooling on the baking rack,...
GREAT ESCAPE: Advent Calendars Take You to New Places for the Holidays
Molton Brown Advent Calendar By MICHELE MEYER Advent calendars are hard to resist: Who...
A HINT OF THINGS TO COME: Easy Living in Hothouse Hues
Courtesy of designer Adam Lippes By MICHELE MEYER Tired of sweatpants? Get used to them....
MASKNE: A Sign of Troubled Times
The things I miss: smiles, mani-pedis, brunch with besties—and most of all, being blissfully unaware of a terms we’d...
AND THE BRIDE FORGOT THE GROOM: Fashion Crimes
OVERDRESSED The Bride Wore White Again and Again By MICHELE MEYER Instagram has ruined love. In...
THANKSGIVING: THREE IMMENSELY TALENTED DESIGNERS WE LOST THIS YEAR
GIVING THANKS: Two Greats Should've Been on More Fashion Radars I wish you’d known them and their work and understood...
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
GIFTS THAT ARE BEAUTIES IN THEMSELVES By MICHELE MEYER I love lingering in beauty and home gift stores. (A shout...
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...