When one thinks of style, inevitably a list of those Mostly Fabulous People who grace the covers of the high fashion magazines every month (and occasionally the tabloids) instantly spring to mind. Kate Moss, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Middleton…. the usual fabulously glossy suspects. But I like to... read more
Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to exchange our summer sundresses and shorts for cozy knits and boots. Though it can sometimes feel daunting to pull together a wardrobe for each new season, it doesn’t have to be that way. Below are several fall wardrobe basics to help you build the ... read more
I know the Emmys were a week ago, but I’m a working mother so forgive me if I’m behind everyone else on this topic. I’m not so interested in who won which award, but more interested in the dresses. I can be shallow sometimes and when it comes to fashion and style I certainly... read more
Amanda and her dear friend, the fabulous Garance Doré, give us an inside look at what goes on at fashion week. Who doesn’t want to know how to get a front row seat?! This behind-the-scenes video shows what happens when Amanda is being interviewed; it’s no surprise she turns the ... read more
My “skinny jeans” hang in the closet, begging for me to try them on. I know they are too small, and that especially after eating a rather large burrito for lunch, I definitely won’t be able to squeeze my full body into their tiny legs. I decide not to try them on, because I... read more
Where does a former rrriot girl go? Does she quietly disappear as soon as dirty diapers trump darkened music dens, right around the time when black rings appear naturally around her eyes without any help from a smudgy kohl pencil? I ask because, like many mothers, I slowly evolved out of an edgier ... read more
“Gone was the housewife, apron in tow. In her place was the Cosmopolitan Girl..She looked great, wore fabulous clothes, and had an unabashedly good time when those clothes came off.” – New York Times on the influence of Cosmopolitan magazine under Helen Gurley Brown Anyone who (really) ... read more
I have always worked. I’ve raised two children. I was lucky enough early on to find something that I loved doing and was very successful at. And to me this is the key because if you love it, and you’re being rewarded for it, you don’t want to give it up.