Tag Archives: Coco Chanel

C(‘s) Flat

31 Rue Cambon. We all know the address and have seen the photos. Here is the virtual tour, courtesy of NPR.org. What I find interesting is that there is no bedroom in Ms. Chanel’s pied-á-terre; she walked the five minutes … Continue reading

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‘Tis Better to Give

(Image: The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Gentlemen, this is the time that all good men should rise to the aid of the other party. In other words, it is time to pony up for a few extravagances and thoughtful gestures … Continue reading

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A Head for Dressing

(Image of Edith Head: TCM) “The basic elements of any business woman’s wardrobe should rely on this trio: simple casual suits, tailored dresses, and good separates.” Edith Head wrote that in 1967 in her book “How to Dress for Success.” … Continue reading

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