The 14th annual Nantucket Film Festival ended this past Sunday and I felt the usual ambivalence of sadness, joy and relief.  I have attended 14 of 14, and as I get older, it gets more and more challenging to see films all day, party all night and not run my business into the ground.  This […]

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I was reading a wine blog recently and the writer referred to her  “wine crush”—and she was not referring to stomping grapes.  That made me think of Joel Gott, who I would say is my current wine crush.  He is one of the coolest, cutest and busiest winemakers in Napa.  He makes an $18 Zin […]

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When is a designer a not a designer but a cheating copycat? I “design” dresses using a 1950s pattern and modern fabrics.  I tweak the proportions for a modern figure sans foundations, but I’m not so sure it is “designing” so much as it is “re-imagining”… The dresses are stunning, wearable and I am proud […]

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