Provencial Lunch in New York

A Provencial celebration without the hassle of flying to Provence.  

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The only thing missing were the Charentais Melons which I can never find at my local farmers market.

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Several summers ago I grew my own on a trellis.  

Lunch with our friends on my terrace……..Barbara and Paul………..and their kids Joey and Jackie.

New Yorkers COMPOST their TRASH

We have a SUSTAINABILITY CENTER near our apartment……….so we dump our garbage in their bin………..P1620668

Which elephant ???

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When you donate garbage they give you a brown bag of compost..…….

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The plants on my terrace LOVE the compost.

NY MEN’S Fashion Week S/S 2016

This was the third time a NY FASHION WEEK for MEN hit the runways.  It was not as spectacular as the shows in Paris last week but it does show that men’s fashion is experiencing a revival.

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KELLAN LUTZ…….a crowd pleases with the women and the men.

[Thank you “Just Jared” for this photo].

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“Machine Gun Kelly” at his fitting for John Varvatos.

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Swimwear by Parke and Ronen

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Hilfiger with a take on conservative and traditional.

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PERRY ELLIS on a rainy day with flip-flops

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Parke and Ronen…..a mixed bag!

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HILFIGER……one button……two button……..three button and a double breasted.

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David Beckham made the rounds………..shows and after parties.

 [Thanks to Just Jared for this photo].

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Perry Ellis back to a 1950’s look.

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Ronan and Parke and his boys in swimwear

 

THEATRE TICKETS………I snagged a few

Times Square…….42nd street…….is always an adventure……..like stepping onto another planet.  

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Got tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON………..snagged orchestra

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Got tickets for the wickedly wicked “WICKED”.

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And of course KINKY BOOTS at the Hirschfield Theatre.

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Scamming a tourist with false tickets.

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30 Shades of SHADES on the streets of NY

Fabulous women………fabulous sunglasses……….fabulous New Yorkers who let me snap their sunglasses.

30 Groovy GUYS in their SUNGLASSES

The BOLD and the BEAUTIFUL…………..the BAD and the ????? are all seizing the summer and loving their sunglasses.  Some are cool…..others are sporty and a lot are farfetched!

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We call them SHADES…..or SUNNIES.  Some like their AVIATORS…………others  like theirs MIRRORED.

For some men only RETRO will do.  CHANEL is a fave of the fashionistas.

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This cool dude is sooooooo “out there”.

Summertime Fashions………in VOGUE

Vintage covers from Vogue Magazines in my collection.

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June 1, 1916 is my favorite illustration………perhaps it reminds me of my summer in Venice………tho……..I did NOT wear that dress or paddle along in that gondola.