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London Favorites

Everyone in London probably knows all these dining hot spots, but these are my favorites because they are consistently good and just plain fun.  Best of all, the evening dress code in London is men in great sports jackets and ladies in terrific dresses (opaque hose now that Fall is here) or great dressy black […]

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Behind The Scene At The Prada Show

This is a little late but I thought I would post it anyway because I think it’s so interesting…just a few more scenes from the organized mayhem outside and inside the Prada show as everyone waits their turn to get in and then proceeds to enter Prada’s own special venue.  Then, a special moment for […]

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Military Mix-up Meets Dick Tracy

Even though Milan  is one of the fashion capitals of the world, things can go awry with the best of intentions for attention.  The beautiful Jada Pinkett Smith takes quite a different interpretation on Cavelli and is a real military mash-up. You decide. Thumbs up? Or Thumbs down? -The Brunette Recommend on Facebook Tweet about […]

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Making A Change

I not always good with changing to the latest gadget as I am invariably the beta in the crowd. However, this time I didn’t drag my feet and decided to be an early adopter and switch almost immediately to the new Blackberry Torch. It took a few days to learn all the nuances but it […]

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Next Stop? London!

I swim against the tide and love the Brown’s Hotel.  It’s the oldest hotel with exceptionally modern rooms and baths and it boasts an intimate lobby and one of the most famous teas in London. The service is beyond reproach and the concierge staff is spot-on everytime.  Welcome home! -The Brunette Recommend on Facebook Tweet […]

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Milan Hot Spots

Not wireless but just as good. A small list of a few of the trendy dining, drinking and clubs that are sure to turn your head from all the great people-watching. My personal favorite is the Bulgari Hotel‘s outdoor garden for late night drinks. For lunch, try Cracco Peck for gourmet cuisine and no reservations. […]

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Day Break In Milan

Fashion Week in Milan is demanding, but the icing on the Milano cake was definitely the CultiSpa. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen or experienced a more complete array of services to pamper yourself or that special someone in your life – perhaps the most luxurious his and hers day spa I’ve encountered. With everything […]

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Prada SS 2011: Cabo (or Caribbean) Meets Flapper

Muicca Prada mounted her Spring/Summer 2011 Runway Collection today on a dazzlingly set with a brightly light runway that basked a striking color palette straight out of Cabo (if you are from the West Coast) and the Caribbean (if you are from the East Coast).  Models with flapper-inspired hairstyles confidently basked in the glow of […]

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Fashion Week Milan: What To Wear?

I choose a simple but not-so-simple Prada sleeveless dress with velvet panels insets and a lace underskirt for the Prada Spring Summer 2011 Show in Milano.  I added a simple belt and sequined vintage platform shoes and I was ready to go.  It was perfect for comfort and dinner after the show. -The Brunette Recommend […]

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Waiting For Prada SS 2011

The sidewalk was jammed with attendees waiting in anticipation to get into the 6 PM Prada Spring/Summer 2011 Runway Show.  Inside, the set was magnificent.  Seating was stadium style with bleachers and bright orange seats with a beautifully bright light runway. -The Brunette Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this […]

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