It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week my midlife  role model, Barbara of Best of Everything After  50, is  hosting Fashion Flash. Author, wife,  mom, marathon runner, spokesperson  for AARP, Youtube star and Huffington Post columnist,  Barbara Hannah Gufferman demonstrates how to  make  the second half of  life  the best  time of our lives.  She is a source of constant affirmation and growth.  If I am feeling  a bit at  lose ends, I  click on her site for some  much  need positivity.  Its always works. Get 2017 off to a great start and subscribe to  her always  valuable site.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: A Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

Anne Fogarty was an iconic fashion designer when I was a teenager. She invented  the … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week the  Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash!   Smart and sassy, Erika has a keen eye  for make-up and takes  her own  amazing photographs. Her giveaway on our  Evine Holiday Gift Guide campaign   grabbed more than 2000 entries!

Fashion Flash Book Review: The Fashion Design Workbook by Annabel Benilan

Like most women over 50, shopping can feel like a blood sport. Its so hard to find affordable clothing that fits both our bodies and lifestyles.  Some of  my friends  have dreamed about  started to design their ownn clothing lines.  They are struggling for  ways to translate what they want into what they can wear.  When I found  this workbook in a bookstore in London,s  Portobello market,  it seemd like the perfect  holiday gift for … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoMaryLou Floyd  of Secod Lives Club is an expert on  reinvention and I am so excited that she is hosting Fashion FLash at a time when we are looking  forward to the changes and opportunites of a new year.  She is looking to profile women who have made major  career choices after  50 and is  looking to profile them.  If you  taken big steps in the second half of your life, please contact her at Second Lives Club.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: London Society Fashion– The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank

I was  in London last month and one of my first stops is always the Victoria and … Continue Reading…

Announcing The Evine/Fashion Flash Giveaway Winners!

Fashion Fash Evine Holiday Logofashion flash logoThe Evine/Fashion Flash Giveaway made me feel like I was a character in  an episode of the  iconic   TV show, The Millionaire .  Each week, a reclusive millionaire with the impressive name of John Beresford Tipton, Jr, gave away one million dollars to a person in crisis and then watched the outcome of his  gift. We got more than 4800 entries to  our giveawaay and while  the prize was less than  a million dollars,  the joy of our  winners  is contagious:

-” Ohhhh… thank you so  much! This is AWESOME! I cannot wait to try it– already looking at their site! This makes  my weekend” — Christina of Texas winning the  Cailyn  Gel and Lip Collection from Prime Beauty

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It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash! IMHO  she  has just about the best take on choosing the best makeup for any skin at any age.  She swatches every lipstick, foundation and eye iner and shadow to demonstrate the true  texture and color.  Her indepth analysis of every recommendation has  made it possible for me to confidently  buy cosmetics onlne– and be delighted with what I received.  Make certain that you subscribe to her  lovely sie so that you  don’t miss any of her posts.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: Talk About Fashion by Catherie Schvvaab

This book  covers so much territory that  it could … Continue Reading…

Welcome to Fashion Flash!

fashion flash logoThis week one of our newest bloggers Allison of Never Say Die Beauty, is hosting Fashion Flash for the first time. Like  me  she is a New Yorker, but now lives in the Boston area. Allison is  smart with a great sense of humor and Never Say Die Beauty is a must read  for me.  Last week  she posted the second of our Evine holiday gift guide series. She  has been flooded with entries for her giveaway of cozy red suede gloves, but there is still time  for you to take a chance of winning these iconic  holiday gloves.

Fashion Fash Evine Holiday LogoFashion Flash Holiday Guide, Part 3

This week  Marcia of Beauty Info Zone will be hosting the third  part … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week the always  fascinating and funny Erika of Notes From My  Dressing Table  is hosting Fashion Flash.  She shakes  me out of my comfort zone with blue hair and deep red lips.  I love the way  she stretches the way I choose and use  make-up– and I  know you will too.

Fashion FLash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  Awakening Beauty– the Dr Hauschka Way

I had seen shelves of Dr Hauschka products  for years  but it  just  looked too complicated to me.  When I saw a copy of  Awakening Beauty at Strands I decided to  try to explore  this long time popular  philosopy.  I am so glad I did. This  beautifully … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week, Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash!  She is that rare blogger that  knows how  to ask all the right questions to  develop truely valuable lifstyle posts.  I  have  seen her in action and  she is uber  impressive. Interviewing  a brand Cindy drills down to uncover the unqiue   properties of each  beauty product, how  it works, how to use it and  which  skin type would benefit. Before I  do some retail therapy at Sephora, I  check out reviews on Prime Beauty to help me pick exactly what I  need.  If you already subscibe to Prime Beauty, you know what I am talking about.  If not,  sign up  so that you don’t  miss  a single post.