Celebrating Chloe

Celebrating Chloe

It’s a new year. And there are many interesting exhibitions on in New York at the moment. One show, at the Jewish Museum, focuses on the looks that Chloe has done for the last seventy years and is celebrating Chloe. Founded by Gaby Aghion, the Chloe the show displays the works of the many designers […]

It’s Leather Weather

Dress For leather weather

Do you want to be on trend this fall and winter? Then dress for leather weather. This year the stores are full of all sorts of leather looks. Some of it is real leather, some is pleather, and some is even the newly devoping vegan leather, made from things like mushrooms. Whatever it is made […]

The New Dress Codes for Fall

Dark and smoky evening dress codes

Are you dressing up more? Dressy clothes used to arrive in stores towards the end of November in the past. This year the floors had displays of cocktail dresses and other fancy dress from September onward. Benefits and celebrations are back big time. And designers are helping you celebrate. What are the new dress codes […]

Shades of Green Look Fresh

A Long Green Dress

Shades of green look fresh as we start to exit summer. It is likely to stay warm in most of the country in September and into October. There are shades of green that transition perfectly into fall. All shades of green look fresh, and some shades can be worn year round. Other shades of green […]

Enjoy the Fruits of Summer

wear the fruits of summer this year

Summer is here. The world is traveling and enjoying being out and about. New clothing is flowing into the stores in New York. It is all about color this season. Yellow, orange, tangerine, apricot and more. Celebrate the fruits of summer this season when you chose your outfits. Casual or occasion-wear, it’s all bright. There […]

Put Your Boots On The Ground

Moon Boots on the Ground | NYC Private Shopping Tour

WInter is here. Life remains casual. The stores are full of all kinds of sneakers and boots this season. It is sort of hard to find shoes. Designers want you to put your boots on the ground this season. One question as to how to make fall looks stand out is simple. Chosing an interesting […]

Soho Is Coming Back, New York Reopens.

Soho Reopens | Soho Shopping Tours | NYC Shopping Tours

The Corona Virus has smacked down the world’s economy, kept everyone in lock down for months, and killed far too many people. New York is reopening thanks to our Governor watching the numbers and everyone following guidelines to keep us safe. We are in Phase 2 and Soho is coming back, along with the rest […]

A Storm of “New” In Soho

A Storm of "New" In Soho

This week’s Column looks at a storm of “new” in Soho. Many new brands are opening stores downtown. Several of them are bringing new tech ideas along with the retail. Brands with strong businesses are finding that having their own brick and mortar can be good. And with every brand it is the experience that counts. […]

Midtown Means Business

Midtown means Business

This week’s Column takes you to Midtown and Rockefeller Center. Midtown means business this time of year. The boutiques are full of a little bit of this and that.  Whether you are shopping for holiday gifts, or for yourself, Fifth Avenue and nearby streets have so much going on right now.  Some of the spaces are […]

The Way It Is In Soho

The Way it is in Soho column

This week’s Column looks at some of the many new brands opening stores downtown. That’s the way it is in Soho. Many of them are American-made, but new concepts and popular brands from other countries are arriving here too. Brands with strong businesses are finding that having their own brick and mortar can be good. And […]