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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

“Andi” and my father in Mexico City on their honeymoon Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone!  Not to burst your celebratory bubble, but I just found out from my Mexican-born yoga instructor that the holiday is not celebrated in Mexico at all. It was just made up by certain beer companies to get us Americans to buy more beer made in Texas to think we’re being authentic. (wah-wah). Oh well, any excuse to wear my Mexican peplum top worn by
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Something Blue

“Andi” and my father on their wedding day I’ve been in wedding mode for the past couple of weeks—not for my own, but planning for an editorial that will be out this June. It’s every girl’s dream to plan a wedding, but it can be quite overwhelming when you see how many choices there are! I’m amazed how many options are out there right now for the bride who doesn’t want the traditional white ball gown. My mother
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Following Suit

“Andi” circa early 1960’s. Go figure that the birth of the bikini and my mother happened at the same time. Of course the bikini’s popularity rose in the 60’s with its appearances in James Bond and surfer flicks. So my mother, who followed a pack of surfers in a van across country to California during this time, followed suit (too punny?). I recently styled the lookbook for K.Belo‘s summer 2012 collection and thought of this amazing image of my
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Mad Women

“Andi” and my grandfather, 1963 “Andi”, 1967 I’m pretty addicted to the AMC show, Mad Men. I’m not sure about you, but I’m loving that this season takes place in 1967 and the fashions begin to drastically change from the earlier part of the decade. I found these images of my mother, “Andi” from just four years apart during this era, and you can really see how the prim and proper look of the early 60’s quickly transformed
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