Class With a Bit of Dash and Never Trash

A lot has been said and written about Lynn Wyatt. She’s 80 after all, and (still!) leading a more-than-public life as a flashy Houstonian Socialite. Some call her La Lynn, because “with all due respect to Beyonce, it could be… READ MORE

February 23, 2016 / 1 Comment

Poetic Justice

Maybe it’s odd timing to post these begone Zambia pictures. There was very little to report anymore after my numerous and elaborate stories last summer. But it seems I have left out a few details. Like the true and tragic tale of Jack Goddard,… READ MORE

February 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

The Future of Fashion Week

There’s an interesting conversation going on in the fashion industry. On the eve of New York Fashion Week, when everyone is gearing up to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on samples, models, backstage teams and venues, designers and institutions like… READ MORE

February 4, 2016 / 12 Comments

Are you a Polite Woman?

Relax. I’m not asking you to dissect your character. Or do I? Because if you are the type of woman that wears the designs of Carlos Polite, one might assume a lot… Maybe you remember the post I did last year… READ MORE

January 29, 2016
The Color Reform Silk Overdyed rug was handwoven from silk in India, over dyed in a smoky slate palette. Each Color reform silk rug transforms new, luxurious silk rugs into exotic works of art through unique patterns and tonalities.

Five Days To Own the Dream

I know you’ve wandered up there. We all have. Perhaps by accident, when you were looking for the nearest bathroom, or got stuck on the wrong elevator in the midst of your bewildered exit. Or maybe you just wanted to… READ MORE

January 20, 2016 / 3 Comments

The Brains Behind the Bangs

The last time I had a haircut I came out looking like a sheep/poodle cross breed. My familiar curl had somehow mutated into a tenacious frizz that seemed to agree with vertical gravity but alas, in the opposite direction. Which made my head… READ MORE

December 9, 2015 / 9 Comments
On Lika: Orange jumpsuit by Lako Bukia. Necklace by Atelier Marta. Rings by Eka Samkharadze, chunky cardigan by Bulli.

Don’t Underestimate the Locals

Because they sometimes have more talent and imagination than the people you work with every day. Take Gregory Devejiev for example, a fiery, chain smoking Georgian man with a big mustache, a zealous Canon camera and enough energy to light… READ MORE

December 3, 2015 / 5 Comments

Why Tbilisi is the Single Man’s Jungle Gym

Four million Georgians. Five hundred thousand single women. How’s that for a crazy statistic? It’s quite accurate though, and a tragic phenomenon. Because if you’re a Georgian woman, you’re inherently appalled by your fellow male countrymen. Or as one of them… READ MORE

December 1, 2015 / 23 Comments

The Istanbul Posts That Could Have Been

Little known secret: I was meant to be in Istanbul in December to accept my “Blogger of the Year” award at the Elle Style Awards. I know: shocking! I read the invitation letter a few times, scrutinizing every syllable against embarrassing misinterpretation…. READ MORE

November 19, 2015 / 3 Comments

A Winter Boyfriend

Kristin Gallegos wants this to be the 60s. Bent over the old record player she puts on another Rolling Stones album and tells me she hates Birkenstocks and has big fat issues with norm core. “People always dressed up in… READ MORE

October 29, 2015 / 5 Comments


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