Travel: Celebrating Impressionism Where It Was Born

In the late 19th century a dazzling roster of painters — Monet, Boudin, Manet, Renoir, Courbet, Pissarro, Sisley, Gauguin — vacationed in Normandy, drawn by the beaches and fishing ports. They painted light and...


Fashion: The Modern Mix for Fall

There’s one simple way to update your wardrobe this fall. Just throw your clothes on your closet floor and mix them all up. Well, maybe that’s taking things a bit too far, but fashion...


Shoeing Off: Spring Shoe Trends and Tips

Ready to put a little spring in your step? Bette Midler is famous for saying, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world!” It’s so true. A recent purchase of...

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Fashion: The Hot Pants of Spring and Summer

If you’re not into wearing wispy, floral print dresses or metallic leopard miniskirts and prefer to wear the pants in your family, then you’ll want to stock up on some new favorites this spring...


Celebrate Summer With Music on the French Riviera

ANTIBES JUAN-LES-PINS, France — “With our being back in a nice villa on my beloved Riviera (between Cannes and Nice), I’m happier than I’ve been for years. It’s one of those strange, precious, all-too-transitory...

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Petal Poppers: The Flowering of Fashion

Think warmer weather and fashion items that blossom with flower power. Not since the ’60s and ’70s have we seen such a stunning bouquet of floral prints popping up in fashion collections everywhere. From...