Category Archives: Beauty and Fashion

New collection for Swedroe Art to Wear by Ariel

Remember those kaleidoscopes we played with a kids?  Wouldn’t you like to wear some of those wonderful prisms and swirls and colors?  Now you can: teen fashion designer Ariel  Weinberg combines the visionary collage art of her grandfather Robert Swedroe with luxurious fabrics and  sophisticated designs to create her stunning collections.  The new season is no exception with graphic prints on charmeuse, silk, and neoprene.  No two pieces are exactly alike and all are guaranteed to be conversation piece.

Photography by Allana Wesley White Photography

Swedroe Art to Wear by Ariel

Robert Swedroe Art


Teen Fashion Editorial: Eccentric Style goes neutral in a winter whites palette

Photography by Allana Wesley White Photography

Hair and makeup by Colleen Stone of Blush and Beyond

Model Tèa Elbaz

Styling available at   H&M   Forever 21   Zara

Cole Haan’s “Emma” satchel – a classic for fall


I recently took my new Cole Haan “Emma” satchel out for brunch  – “walking the bag”,  as my husband so beautifully put it.   Top-handle handbags are right on trend for fall, and this deep orange-red color works as a neutral, working with everything from casual jeans outfits to office attire.  The pebbled leather is sturdy, and there is an optional shoulder strap so you can wear it as a cross-body purse as well.  I am in love with this jolt of happy color and I plan to wear it right through fall.

Photography by Allana Wesley White

Anthropologie’s “Meave” dress: summer’s prettiest cutouts

“Meave’ dress at Anthropologie

Photography by Allana Wesley White

Styling by Pamela Sarmiento

Makeup by Yvonne Rivero

Model: Daniela


Free People “Night Jasmine” dress: pretty in pastel

“Night Jasmine” dress by Free People

Diamond necklace by Tiffany & Co.

Sandals by Nine West

Photography by Allana Wesley White

Styling by Pamela Sarmiento 

Makeup by Yvonne Rivero

Model Daniela 




Hidden Crown Hair Extensions 100% Natural Hair Extensions without clips or glue for fabulous hair

Everyone deserves to have fabulous hair but sadly almost none of us are born that way.  Who doesn’t want to look like all the models and actresses who go from short to long hair in a blink, look sporty one minute and full-on glam the next?  Believe me – very few models and actresses arrive on set with hair that is full and lush and healthy.  Most of my models actually bring their own extensions to the set now,  and every hair stylist packs an arsenal of hair that can be styled any way the shoot dictates.  It should be that easy for the rest of us to have luscious hair – and finally it is!

Hidden Crown hair extensions are the newest and most amazing hair extensions on the market today, loved by hair stylists, actresses and models, alike.     They are made up of 100% natural human hair that can be easily washed and styled over and over, and are virtually undetectable.  It is super fast and easy to use and save your hair from damaging glue and clips.  The extensions are available in both 16″ and 20″ lengths, and come in 17 shades.

It really is so easy to place Hidden Crown extensions in your hair.  You can get Hidden Crown for yourself on their website here where you can see before and after pics from real customers, and even watch videos that show you just how simple they are to use.

A great add-on is the convenient carrying case, complete with clips to hold the extensions in place, and suction cups so you can attach the case to a mirrored or tiled surface so you can style the hair.

I have resisted extensions all along as I was concerned about damaging my own fine hair, but a simple filament with natural hair is perfect for giving volume and length to my otherwise thin hair.  Easy on, easy off, low maintenance, and it gives me the option of styling it myself.  The color matches my hair exactly and I never have to wonder if it is visible to others or not.

I can finally rock enviable hair without wrecking my own or giving a horrid glimpse of badly-         attached extensions with clips or glue.  Move over old-school extensions!  No-show Hidden Crown will be my new beauty secret.

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