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Spring Shoe Splurge!

As I edited my closet recently getting ready for spring,  I realized I was lacking in a few functional pairs of shoes and sandals so I madly surfed Ebay typing in my favorite brands and this is what I came up with:Ten pairs of designer shoes, avg price 30.00. The designers I consistently type in are Cole…
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Fashion Shoots

I am fortunate to know  many young talented ladies who are photographers, hairstylists, makeup artists, and models here in Tucson and Phoenix.  We get together from time to time with enthusiasm, energy, creativity  and hope that this photo shoot will be the one!  You know.......................... the Italian Vogue spread. Stephanie Lew- Photographer Brittney Christie- Photographer…
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Ten Spring Trends that Tucsonans will Love

This Spring the Fashion Trends include the Good, the Bad and the Ugly!  I was inspired with so many beautiful looks that  I am showcasing the Good, with specific detail to the needs of those who live in the Desert, Tucson Arizona.   I consistently hear the challenges Tucsonans face when approaching their wardrobes with the heat,…
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The Luxurious Life of Lady Dolci

Who is Lady Dolci?  Well she is my gorgeous blonde chihuahua  brought home from the  Tucson Human Society  2 years ago.  She has brought so much joy to the Negri Manor. Barolo, our not so friendly canine adores her, plays with her and grooms her. My husband adores her, plays with her and  grooms her.  Myself…
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Phoenix Fabulous Weekend

Living in Tucson as wonderful as it is, sometimes I get a little antsy and feel the need to see something besides cactus,  desert homes that are typically built low, and the color  brown, meaning lots of dirt, clay whatever you want to call it.   Phoenix is 100 miles away and whenever I go…
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Ten things that make me smile during Christmas

1. Dressing Up and the Shoe Possibilities!  Vintage Tartin Plaid Tie, Weiss Vintage Brooch Nine West Glitter Platinum Peep Toe Pumps, Chinese Laundry Red Foil Peep Toe Pumps Vintage Beaded Top, Theory Jacket Betty Muller Black Velvet Slingbacks with Vintage Shoe Clips   Target Ballet Pink Glitter Clutch Vintage Pendelton Plaid Jacket, Ciner Starburst Brooch…
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Ten Comments on the 60 Mile El Tour November 17th, 2012

1. Rattlesnake Pass was the prettiest and most scenic part of the race. 2. No Flat Tires! But we passed lots who did. 3. Bananas for Breakfast and fueled with electrolytes in our waters. 4. Great Volunteers at the break stops. So kind and generous. Very Supportive. 5.  Silverbell Road SUCKS with all the crack…
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Spinning, Cycling and the El Tour de Tucson

As we are approaching Nov 17th the day of the “Race” it is hard for me to believe I am going to be in it!   I am participating this year with hopes of completing the 60 mile length that I signed up to do.    My Sister is flying in from Virginia to join me…
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I'm into Leather

One of my favorite quotes in a movie is:  “ I'm into leather” in Woody Allen’s Annie Hall.  I have watched this movie at least 20 times and It makes me laugh every time.  Yes I confess I am into leather too!   The quote in the movie comes early as the young Neurotic Alvy Singer reflects on how his…
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Boots to Lust Over

Tis the Season for wearing Boots and these are just a few that I am lusting over! Zara Stud Bootie $159 Zara Baroque Bootie $169 Chloe Bootie $995 Cole Haan Burgundy Suede Bootie $550 Derek Lam $790 Lanvin Metal Bit Chunky Ankle $1450 Christian Louboutin Black Tall Boot $1435 Christian Louboutin $1595Maison Martin $825 Manolo…
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Scoring Shoes on Ebay

Shopping for shoes on Ebay is one of the easiest ways to go about getting designer shoes at a fabulous price.   All you need to know is what designer you want and your size.  For example my husband loves Tsubo's ; a sporty mens shoe.  Since he knows he is a 9.5 he just…
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Shoes that Speak

1.  Vintage Cowboy Boots from a Clients Closet 2. AAAHHHH Valentino Red Patent Bow Pump from a Clients Closet 3.  Christian Louboutin Classics- Impulse Buy in Chicago 4.  Naturalizers can you believe it???  Clients Closet 5.  Cole Haan Yellow Suede Dreams!  Clients Closet 6.  Anne Klein Satin Slingback.  On my way to the Arizona Theatre 2008 7.…
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Two Days in Santa Barbara County

When you have little time for a  weekend in Santa Barbara County - you plan ahead, get your ducks in order and set forth to conquer. Santa Barbara has been referred to as the "American Riviera" and I would never argue with that comment. The architecture reflects Spanish Revival, rich ornate and a little rustic. I selected my Bally…
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Nike Flyknit Race Olympic Shoe– Hot Trend

As I was visiting the Bay Area last week, I had the luxury of watching the Olympics in my hotel room at night after my daily excursions.  I viewed the gymnastics, swimming and track.  I couldn't help notice the majority of the athletes on the track field were wearing lime green shoes. These shoes are…
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