Monthly Archives: January 2015

WINTER GARDEN

FLOWERS BLOOM IN WINTER_MG_2520_R2. . .in this rusched swimsuit by Michael Kors.  Wide set straps and gathered bottom make this suit a winner for all body types.  Super beauty Kim Riekenberg shows off before making the plunge at poolside in this special suit. Location: the Northport home of designer Cynthia Rose.  Photograph by Ernesto Gonzalez.

available at Michael Kors stores.

DÉJEUNER AVEC TINA BOSSIDY

A PRIVATE SHOWING IN ONE OF MY FAVORITE RESTAURANTSIMG_1467IMG_1472Former Vogue Editor and fashion doyenne Tina Bossidy recently gave me a private lunchtime showing of her spectacular resort wear line Samba Soleil at one of my favorite restaurants in NYC, The Barroom.  She, like Marianne Faithful, believes that clothes “should be seen and not heard”.  Watch for her great line coming soon on Swim á la Mode.

available at www.sambasoleil.com

www.barroomnyc.com

TO DIE FOR TIE DYE

BE A MODERN DAY CHIC HIPPIE_MG_3332_01-1. . .in this hand-dyed suit by Lucky Twist.  Beauty Kim Riekenberg sits it out on the rocks in this suit that gives her super shape.  Necklace by Meira T.  Earrings by Lana Jewelry.  Photograph by Ernesto Gonzalez.

available at www.everythingbutwater.com

FRENCH WOMEN KNOW

. . .THE SECRETS TO BEAUTÉIMG_1398Parisian beauties have used Orlane products for years to keep their skin looking trés jeune.  Their Anti-Rides Extreme collection is all you need for beautiful skin.  Plant extracts and natural ingredients are soothing and kind to even the most sensitive peau.

www.orlane.com

START THE NEW YEAR WITH A FLOUNCE

TO FLOUNCE….OR NOT_MG_3160_R1You have the choice in this lovely suit by Zinke.  The flounce is removable so you can go with…or without.  Supermodel Kim Riekenberg chose to go with it and look particularly beautiful.   Necklace by Meira T.  Sunglasses by Ray Ban.   Photograph by Ernesto Gonzalez.

available at shopbop.com