Sheer blouse & skirt

Unabashed Glamour

“I’m the man who has spent 40 years measuring and studying women’s bodies. Not just thin women. Everyday real women. Real bosoms. Real problems. Women who have no tits and want them, and women who want them smaller. I build frocks.” – Antony Price
Red velvet… Keep Reading »

My first Price, the Monroe Dress 1982

The Price of Fashion

I met Antony Price at a party for Elton John at the Embassy Club in London in 1982. I was speechless when he sidled up next to me (without formal introduction), and announced “you must be in my Campden Palace show next week!¬†Practice walking with… Keep Reading »

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Dreaming of a Lite Christmas

Jewels: Frankly, there are three days of the year I have never been on a diet – my birthday, Thanksgiving day, and Christmas day, but only those days (not the whole period leading up to them), and I do not give myself a license for… Keep Reading »

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Frock My World!

From playing dress up as a child to dressing up for Party Accomplished, go ahead – frock my world!
Here are my top ten favorites…

It all started with being a flower girl in my neighbor’s wedding…

… grew slightly more sophisticated on the love boat (although I… Keep Reading »

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The Light Painter

DON’T CHANGE THAT DIAL! I see the stats – I know many of you switch off when I write about art, but I think you¬†will be interested in this one. Dean Chamberlain is a longtime friend of mine (and my ex-husband’s), who did the mega… Keep Reading »

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How Long Can You Celebrate a Birthday?

At this rate, I will be celebrating this past birthday until the next one!

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My favorite personal chef from Yuma, Karla Billdt, showed up on my doorstep with her daughter Brityn…

The dastardly diet derailleur’s Brit and Karla
… and a birthday cake three weeks after my birthday!… Keep Reading »

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Size Matters: R Rated due to Adult Language

If I called you, and said “send me your measurements, and I’ll have a drop dead gorgeous couture gown made just for you, but the catch is – you can only have it, if it fits like a glove once it is made,” what would… Keep Reading »

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Sometimes on Sundays: Budget Chic

Sundays are made for lounging about and perusing the web. Sometimes there are finds that I just can not possibly keep to myself. It may be a photograph, a recipe, point of view, some goodies I lust after, … today it is clothes.

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Oscar and The Chocolate Box Dress

Julie Anne Rhodes doing her best Oscar impression

Uber hip fashion designer Julia Clancey sent me a text this week… “frocks and cocktails in my Oscar suite?” She was very generously offering to dress me for the parties again this year. Alas, even though I feel… Keep Reading »

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The Filthy Rich Woman

Julie Anne & Nick Rhodes for Hello magazine

It was a given that Thanksgiving would be at my place in London… being yet another American holiday. By nature of it’s name alone, Thanksgiving is a time of year to be thankful, and my friends are a… Keep Reading »