Fashion Friday: Colleen Caslin’s ‘Ageless Style’ on 1010ParkPlace

August 29, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Colleen Caslin

If you’re like us, you’re tired of seeing clothes and magazines that don’t reflect the women we see in the mirror: smart, accomplished, grown-up. 1010ParkPlace, founded by entrepreneur Brenda Coffee, is out to counter these kinds of misrepresentations with the understanding that a woman’s style continues to evolve as she does. This week the site beautifully profiled “Women’s Voices for Change” board member Colleen Caslin, COO of Verdura fine jewelry.

Read More »

September in Savannah

August 26, 2014 by Susan B. Johnson

Our_garden

By Susan B. Johnson

Thirty-three years ago, after two years spent living on a sailboat, my husband and I decided to head home. But where was that? Fred needed ocean, I needed warmth, and we both needed jobs. Neither of us remembers why we decided on Savannah, Georgia (est. 1733), but it turned out to be the right choice.

Read More »

Fashion Friday: Favorite Summer Indulgences from Susan Sokol

August 22, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

img-thing

As we wrap up summer, we asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 Sweet Indulgences for the season. This week our invitation went to Susan Sokol—a renowned leader in the global fashion industry.

Read More »

How to Break Your Toe in One Easy Step

August 16, 2014 by Roz Warren

6964403180_9bc2c7c646_z

Roz Warren

Roz Warren’s Facebook friends find many inventive ways to snap a toe. For instance, “I broke my big toe coming down from a headstand.”

Read More »

Molly Fisk: Do Something Backward

August 9, 2014 by Molly Fisk

1572151571_67386c9b1c_z

By Molly Fisk

Following a daily routine is like floating down a calm river in the sun, humming a little nameless tune . . . just before you hear that funny rumbling sound, and your mind, in its lazy, somnolent state, adds two and two together to make “rapids.” The universe arranges disasters for people like you.

Read More »

Favorite Summer Indulgences from Amanda Ross

August 8, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Gigi Stoll so pls give her credit. They were taken for Harpers Bazaar Japan when I launched my jewelry collection last October, 2013

As we are now in the throes of summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 sweet indulgences for the season. This week we invited Amanda Ross—an internationally renowned fashion director, stylist, and costume and jewelry designer known for the elegant, refined, and sophisticated eye she has developed through her years as a staple in the fashion industry.

Read More »

The World According to Weber: the Thrill of Seeing

August 5, 2014 by Nancy Weber

1976-2-230_Study_for_Airy_Center,_ca._1940

By Nancy Weber

At the “Thrill of Seeing” exhibition: Look at the Miró-esque palette, the soft edges, in the Albers! Note the Albers-ish geometric riff on the right in the Miró! Can it be that these two beauties were created an ocean away from each other, three and a half decades apart? Zowie!

Read More »

Why We Love Houston

August 2, 2014 by Susan Lieberman

800px-Houston_night

By Susan Lieberman

Maybe Texans are needlessly prideful, but Houston’s can-do energy, along with its amazing variety of people, places, and restaurants, is stimulating and exciting.

Read More »

Fashion Notes: Trending This Week on the Fashion Blogs

August 1, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

XL_1200x800_scattered_jewels_02

Here’s what’s making our hit list as we comb through the mash-up of fashion blogs and trending-this-week articles to find what’s fashionable, stylish, and—more importantly—of substance.

Read More »

Molly Fisk on Birchsong

July 26, 2014 by Molly Fisk

5645432610_9238cfd114_z

By Molly Fisk

When the birch snapped and woke me up, one of the 200 simultaneous swirling thoughts in my head—right after “Am I alive?”—was, “Hey! I can still hear!”

Read More »

Favorite Summer Indulgences from Stylist Cristina Ehrlich

July 25, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

2784340500_af4de9f823_z

As we are now in the throes of summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 sweet indulgences for the season. This week we invited stylist Cristina Ehrlich to share with us her favorite picks.

Read More »

Roz Reviews: ‘Tender Is the Brisket’

July 19, 2014 by Roz Warren

TBCover

By Roz Warren

Stacia Friedman, who has worked in the film industry, knows how to put a scene together, keep it moving, and keep the laughs coming. But her wit carries insight.

Read More »

Profiles in Fashion: ‘The SEAMS’ on NPR

July 11, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Stories from The Seams

The SEAMS is a refreshing and innovative program that allows us to think of fashion differently—to see it beyond the confines of style and instead, explore its substance.

Read More »

Yes, You Can Call me ‘Ma’am’!

July 8, 2014 by Eleanore Wells

yes_ma_am_1

By Eleanore Wells

Back then I didn’t want to be addressed as “ma’am.” “Ma’am” is a lady of 50 years or older, which technically I was, but I had a much fresher attitude . . . or so I thought.

Read More »

Dog Names

July 5, 2014 by Roz Warren

9781451666908-l

By Roz Warren

So you don’t want to give your dog an ordinary name like Fido or Spot. And you love books. So, naturally, you turn to your favorite literary classics when it’s time to name the new puppy.

Read More »