No-Nonsense Fashion –THe POSH Sale by Deb Chase

If you ever wondered how  New York City women get their style here is one key– the annual  POSH sale.   For more than 30 years, each spring the rich and  famous donate their lightly  used designer duds to raise money for the Lighthouse Guild.

The sale  is often held at the Plaza  or the Pierre hotel.  The  rooms of   clothing and furnishings are beautifull organized.   Rolling racks are crammed with nearly new  furs, cashmere coats, evening gowns,  and sportwear while tables are piled   high with shoes and bags.   The prices, well the prices are up to 90% off original retail price tags.  The sale lasts  3 days  and each day they bring out  new wonders.  On the last day, the organizers start  dropping the already low prices.

I think  my favorite  part of the sale is the communal dressing room where New Yorkers  drop their normal reserve along with … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

This week the host for Fashion Flash is Kari  at Fab Over Forty. She  has, IMO, the best  makeup picks on the web.  Recently she reviewed the new Burberry colors for Spring.  Too many make-up colors are either too bright, too brown or too pale for me.  Kari   profiled the Burberry  shades that  work for women  who find  most brands  miss the mark.  She spots new colors and trends  and puts them into context with 40 plus beauty needs. And the Glam Gals at Fabulous After 40  offer incredibly timely fashion advice on trench coats.  Apparently it is never going to stop raining– and good  looking rain gear is  now as important as the right shade of lipstick.  Reading the Glam Gals advice this week, I am definately going  out to buy that red raincaot I saw on sale at Filene’s.

And after … Continue Reading…