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… →
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.