POTTERY BARN…….. getting ready for Christmas

My problem is solved!  How to jazz up my Christmas luncheon table.

[Martha would be sooooooo envious]

Thank you POTTERY BARN.

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CHAMPAGNE BUCKET……….holds 4 bottles of BRUT beautifully.

My Friend BILL has a friend named BOB

In my art studio I have a bunch of props…………..so we decided to try out a few on Bill’s friend BOB!

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I think this may be the best look for BOB.  YES??? / NO???

Sometimes Life is just a BLUR………..

Life goes by so swiftly…………..some of it just a blur.

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Choosing my mask for a fancy dress ball.

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Shopping at DESIGUAL on Broadway

 

Update your look and shop for Christmas at the same time.  All of DESIGUAL’S designs are “hip”…………”cool”……….

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Remember TWIGGY.………she is yours for $79.  If you want to meet her……..she runs a Bed and Breakfast on the edge of the Peak District national Park in Derbshire England.  TRUE!

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ELY…………..$69

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Just across the street for MACY’S 34th street.

FIT / Chalk Art on the walls. FANTASTIC

Chalk! Returns to FIT for Second Consecutive Year

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CHALK FIT:  60 artists have taken up their chalk……..

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and drawn their art on the walls of FIT on 7th avenue.

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The level of creativity is so impressive.

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So…………take a walk…….see some chalk.  You will “chalk it up” to a fun day.

JONATHAN ADLER FIRE SALE

FALSE ALARM!

LADDER COMPANY 25………..New Yorks finest……to the rescue.

But……..

There was no fire [thank your lucky stars]………

Hence, NO SALE! on Columbus Avenue.

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DANCE AND FASHION………a Century of Ballet Costumes

The FASHION INTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY here in Manhattan has a thrilling exhibit of fashion in the ballet world.

You can see Margo Fonteyn’s ballet slippers………or Rudolph Nureyev strutting his…..!

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The male mannequins used in this exhibit were modeled after Yul Brenner…..and his mesmerizing facial features.

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The Donald and Teddy and Erin were my companions.

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Alexandre Benois for the Ballet Russes…………..Leon Bakst………..and my favorite designer PAUL POIRET [circa 1910].

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Dance and Fashion are two great forms of art.  Designers like Christian Dior and Christian Louboutin have designed for the ballet.