Most of today’s selections are from some of my favorite designers, Donna Karan, Oscar De La Renta, Stuart Weitzman, and Valentino. Evening bags are from the 2012 Louis Vuitton collection. I have to say that while the shoes are elegantly styled, the heel heights aren’t very realistic for all of us. On behalf of Boomacious women everywhere, I’m urging designers to make gorgeous shoes, just like these, in a height that we can wear all night.
Who wants to be the designer to the Boomers? I was able to cull out a few trends that will work for the Boomacious as we strive to remain relevant in a society that still doesn’t get it. Boomers have more disposable income than any generation and maybe we’d spend some of it if we could find a pair of comfortable shoes!
Grammy Award winning singer, Dionne Warwick is joining the 2011 cast of The Celebrity Apprentice. Dionne has a number of serious undertakings and one of them is a new album of music composed by the legendary Sammy Cahn. She is also the author of a bestselling children’s book, “Say a Little Prayer.”
Glamour Magazine asked readers to rate Vanessa Williams and Jennifer Hudson wearing the same gorgeous dress by the late designer, Alexander McQueen. Who do you choose?
I’m not always a fan of the characters Oprah Winfrey plays in the movies. Yet the one being proposed by Michael Patrick King could connect with me. First of all, King is the creator of “Sex and the City”. Enough said? Unh-unh! The films two other stars are Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock.
African American women and other women of color, retiring in large numbers, are spending a lot of time planning new home improvement projects. These new fireplace designs offer baby boomers unprecedented options to locate a fireplace where one could not go before. They add warmth and beauty of “firescape art” to almost any room.
Roy Ayers was overwhelmed by the unexpected shower of love he received from the exuburant crowd. He and his musicians outdid themselves to pay us back, exciting the crowd even more. It was an emotional reunion
The song which is probably Aretha’s most famous was a cover. By that I mean it wasn’t originally written or performed by her. Just as she covered Dionne Warwick’s “Say a Little Prayer For You” which she sang the hell out of, she also re-made Respect.
I have identified 6. All of which I have planted in my garden or in surrounding pots. The lime green colored one that we all love is the most beautiful