The Real Costs of Making an Italian Bag

Posted By Jill Fraser - Oct 19, 2014 4:30:54 PM|

Italian manufacturers have to abide by some of the most stringent environmental and labor laws in the world.  Laborers in handbag ateliers have paid vacations, health insurance, and must undergo a yearly physical exam to determine their fitness to perform their jobs. But these strict regulations and renowned craftsmanship come at a price.  

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What’s on Trend for Fall 2014

Posted By Jill Milan - Aug 23, 2014 4:59:18 PM|

Many designers were influenced by the 1960s and 1970s in their fall collections. Models paraded mini-skirts, A-line skirts, Mary Janes and high boots across the runway. Models at Yves Saint Laurent wore hair long and straight with bangs, cats’ eyes and nude lips.

Fashion Trends Fall 2014

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Visiting with Muttville, Friends to “Older” Dogs

Posted By Jill Milan - Aug 10, 2014 9:27:44 PM|

Over the weekend we visited with some of the folks from Muttville, a non-profit organization which helps find homes for dogs that are … well, older. Muttville finds homes for such dogs, and some of their staff was at the horse show with dogs looking for homes – see their photos below. Several were adopted by horse show attendees during the week.


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PCRM Benefit in the Hamptons August 9

Posted By Jill Milan - Jul 31, 2014 3:34:01 PM|

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is hosting “A Benefit in the Hamptons” at the Amagansett home of John Bradham on August 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The evening will feature cocktails, vegan hors d'oeuvres by Suite ThreeOhSix, desserts by Vegan Treats, music by DJ Stretch Armstrong and a silent auction. More about the event and details on securing reservations is available online here.

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