Category Archives: Fashion

Best Story of the Week…April 15th

There’s a smart looking woman, I’d say, in her early 70s walking up Madison I’m trailing behind. She’s wearing black capris, a black boat-necked top peeking under a simple understated, slate gray gabardine trench, with Audrey flats beneath bare ankles. … Continue reading

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I’m a J. Crew Girl

I always marvel when people say I’m well dressed. It’s more, I’m simply put together that never lets on it’s fashion on the cheap.  Lesson number one…don’t ever follow a fad since, you’ll look dated before you pay off your … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…March 19th

I’m en route to the dentist way downtown. I have two. Dr. Levine whose fees rival college tuition, and the place my insurance overs. I choose the latter hoping they can tell me without emptying my wallet, why my gum … Continue reading

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When Manhattan Stopped for Me

I was barreling down the subway steps towards the express train downtown, late for an appointment, when the doors began to close. A young girl brazenly stuck her leg in the door so it would stay open, but like a … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…February 4th

It’s Tuesday, the day after the snow storm that paralyzed New York City for a whole day, but like always, she got up off the mat and got on with her business, explaining why I’m out in my Teddy Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Is J. Crew Single?

I only ask since, he emails 3 times a day to let me know about his package, so to speak, that’s on its way, though a little late as though my socks stopped off for a beer. To find a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions I Probably Won’t Keep

Letting my hair go gray, like Patti Smith.  Now if I could only sing. I might grow bangs, to hide my wrinkled brow, but what if I look like Lucy, in Peanuts.  Not resembling a refugee when I run. Perhaps … Continue reading

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PUTTIN’ ON THE DOG

This is New York where one shouldn’t be surprised over anything…but every once in a while… I’m coming out of the bank. A Corgi, AKA the Queen’s dog, and a white Maltese that looks like a package of Hostess Sno-balls, … Continue reading

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What There Is To Know About Me

There’s an older man I’ve befriended who sits in the Park…. aristocratic in bearing…gray flannels and navy blazer over a seasoned Shetland sweater offsetting the Wall Street Journal he reads. I’m particularly taken with his yellow, cashmere socks peeking from … Continue reading

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Hats Off

As I come out of my building, a little girl of 3 is screaming her head off while a patient woman tries putting on her hat. She will have none of it, despite the polar temperatures. I stop, wearing my … Continue reading

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