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Flirty Fashions, Grandmotherly Wisdom at Lettie Gooch in Washington, DC

March 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – If “Lettie Gooch” sounds like an old-fashioned granny’s name, that’s because, well…, it is. This chic women’s fashion boutique in DC‘s U Street Corridor is named after owner Theresa Watts’s grandmother, whom she describes as an “inspiring turn-of-the century woman.” Sounds like one hip granny! The… (more)
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A well-heeled giveaway: win your SoleMates!

August 11, 2010

LONDON AND EVERYWHERE- High heels have been making headlines in London this summer, thanks to Beyoncé stepping out for a browse of London boutiques in sky-high Lucite platforms (perhaps not to be outdone by Miley Cyrus teetering in seven-inch Louboutins in Madrid just weeks before?). And the tabloids were abuzz… (more)
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Fashion deal newsflash: Barneys shoe sale

December 10, 2008

NEW YORK, USA – Today I’ll build on yesterday’s theme…taking advantage of deals made possible by this unbelievable recession. Yesterday evening, while taking in NYC at Christmas with Mom, we wandered from our first viewing of the Rockefeller Center Tree, to Fifth Avenue, to Madison, and right into Barneys. My… (more)