The Color Is Yellow, Not Mellow but Bold, Bright Canary

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Canary Yellow…a color perfect for the transition in to Spring…as an accent piece in your home or an addition to your wardrobe. It is a happy color and instantly puts you in a better mood, and it is the perfect color to get us through the dreary weather in Houston the past few days! It […]

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NYFW Fall 2015: Nanette Lepore Designs for the “Posh Rebel”


I was smitten with many of the “tailored with a twist” pieces in Nanette Lepore’s Fall Collection at NYFW; particularly right for my wardrobe would be this deep raspberry coat…a great topper, along with the great cape featured below, for anyone’s wardrobe! Nanette Lepore set the stage for her Fall Collection message by stating in […]

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Last Night’s Oscars Brings the End of Award Season with a Night of Highs and Lows

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The custom Pearl Dress (6,000 pearls) that Lupita Nyong’o wore was so very non-Calvin Klein like but truly a work of art,  Margot Robbie in a Saint Laurent gown and Van Cleef & Arpels jewels, and Reese Witherspoon in black and white tailored gown by Tom Ford, accompanied by Tiffany jewels……..these three were among my very favorites of the night! Oscar night is […]

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NYFW Fall 2015: Naeem Khan Aims for more Red Carpet?!


Naeem Khan, whose show was a tribute by the designer to all of the artisans that have been a big part of his success, also had a point-of-view that he is appealing more to the younger Hollywood set.  Knowing that he was represented at last night’s Oscars, it should also be noted that he has […]

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In Love with TOOTSIES: Spring Glamour on the Runway

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Lane Craft and Chita Johnson, one of several celebrity couples that had a grand time, strutting their way down the catwalk for charity at Tootsies Hi it’s Francene here again, the MRG contributor from across the pond, and I’m so excited because due to Roz and Julie’s travels they were unable to make TOOTSIES ‘Love’s […]

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NYFW Fall 2015: Nicole Miller’s Newest Fashions Inspired by Mythic Arts, Have a Dark Twist


Nicole Miller’s collection for Fall inspired by fantasy, included many prints and uniquely designed furs. Nicole Miller’s Fall 2015 Collection is inspired by mythic art illustrations.  For those of you unfamiliar, possibly something like Lord of the Rings?!!  It was about fantasy…not just by taking a look into the forest but deeper. The end result was […]

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NYFW Fall 2015: Tibi’s Inspiration Draws from the Arctic, Just Right for NY Weather-At-Hand


Tibi Designer/Creative Director Amy Smilovic’s color palette of earthy neutrals, greys and navy’s shown monochromatically throughout the collection is a fresh approach showing many options for her clientele. Amy Smilovic could not have planned how insightful her collection would appear, drawing inspiration from the Inuit/Arctic regions as her collection literally blew into the arctic blast […]

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Dr. Angela’s Valentine Message….Pucker Up!

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Dr. Angela’s Valentine message centers around the Lips and how to ensure that we keep a beautiful smooch for our loved ones Shot by Cupid’s Bow Dr. Angela Sturm here with Valentine’s Day upon us, not only do we want to find that perfect valentine, but to have an irresistible pucker for them, beyond just […]

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