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Zero George This past May, I enjoyed Memorial Day weekend with my boyfriend in Charleston and Kiawah Island for a wedding. We had such a lovely time!  We stayed at the Zero George Hotel – which I highly recommend!  It’s a boutique hotel comprised of historical buildings with a restaurant on property and delicious cocktails.  One… Read more »

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  The Hundred Event hostesses! It was wonderful to attend some sessions of The Hundred Event held a week ago in Dallas. A long time fan of the Aspiring Kennedy blog, I was excited to learn that blogger Lauren Bryan Knight was involved in organizing and hosting a bloggers event at the Warwick Melrose Hotel from… Read more »

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    I’m all about maxi skirts at the moment.  The piece can take you from day to night with a quick change of accessories.This Striped Piece from J.W. Anderson is a great item to pair with the gorgeous pink maxi from Temperley. For the evening, favorites are: Metallic and Leather Mary Jane Pumps from Miu… Read more »

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  Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the sneak peek of the new Oscar de la Renta exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center hosted by Laura Bush. This exhibit celebrates five decades of style, a retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s career. The exhibit features stunning celebrity red carpet gowns, attire… Read more »

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“We practice slow design, which is the opposite of ‘fast fashion.’ The ‘slow’ philosophy is a direct response to the instant gratification mindset often seen in fashion. We are not interested in creating garments that are cheaply made and meant to last for a season. To the Alabama Chanin standard, a quality garment is designed… Read more »

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artist Sally King Benedict  - photo credit: Ben Gately Williams An artist’s pieces at the top of my wish list are those of Sally King Benedict. Benedict was recently featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Domino magazine. If you haven’t picked this issue up, be sure and do so!  I asked the Atlanta based… Read more »

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  Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to chat about seersucker.  And, who makes some of the best seersucker styles out there? Jolie & Elizabeth of course!     N/S: Has seersucker always been a staple in the Jolie and Elizabeth collection?   J&E: Absolutely! The first dress we ever made was seersucker… Read more »

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“Our clothes have been described by the Sunday Times as ‘just the right side of fancy dress – when wearing Cabbages & Roses I feel as if I am in a film, A Room With A View or Alice in Wonderland’.    I think this sums us up pretty well!” – Christina Strutt photo: Katy Lawrence When I interviewed… Read more »

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  The Ylang 23 Sample Sale is THIS week! It’s the first ever in-store sample sale, you don’t want to miss it.  This weekend shop one-of-a-kind pieces, vintage, and more in-store from 10am-7pm.  

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Elizabeth Hurley with Leonard Lauder at Neiman Marcus This past Wednesday, Estée Lauder hosted a special event in Dallas to celebrate their 64 year partnership with Neiman Marcus. Estée Lauder Companies Chairman Emeritus Leonard Lauder with Estée Lauder spokesmodel Elizabeth Hurley attended to celebrate the opening of the new shop and compact museum (for a… Read more »