Month: July 2009

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER

Forty years after The Beatles charmed us with their good looks, fab style and great musical talent, they continue to influence fashion and design (and music of course!). Here are some recent Beatles-inspired finding that are so chic. BEATLES 4 EVER! The Fab Four together in 1966. Check out the round shades with colored lenses on Paul and John… Fast…

CHIC READS

I am constantly on the lookout for what I like to call “Chic Reads,” coffee table books, guides and must-have reading I go to time and again to get inspired. Here is a peak at my bookshelf of CHIC READS: Practically Posh by Robyn Moreno. What makes it Tres Chic? Moreno covers everything from being a chic hostess, to beauty…

CHIC & BASIC

Barcelona has long been on my list of cities to visit. The food, the culture, the architecture and the art history make it so appealing. I recently found a fun and cheeky hotel in a hip area of Barcelona, and I am digging their sense of calm… and humor! Chic & Basic Born Hotel in Barcelona claims to be “a…

RIGHT ON THE DOT

In the 1930s my grandmother was married in a navy and cream polka dot dress. It was all she could afford but she looked so chic. Today a polka dot dress is still so classic and still makes me smile. Chic on the street! Love the touch of red! Celebs in polka dot chic: Christina Ricci Kat Deluna (left) and…

TRES CHIC BEST IN BATH

Over the years I have tried countless products, some great, some not so. With an array of options on the shelf it can be difficult to know which product to spend your hard-earned money on. Here are my top picks for the BEST IN BATH! Products I have tried and loved, and many I still use today! BEST IN BUBBLE…

TEE TIME

Who says ladies can’t look chic on the course? With golf accessories from Ame & Lulu it’s simple! Boston based designer Amye Kurson launched Ame & Lulu in 2003 with chic golf headcovers and has since expanded the line to include coordinating golf, tennis and yoga totes and accessories. I love the mix of fun and vibrant prints and colors.…

SWEET TOOTH

Dessert tables are all the rage for birthday parties, weddings and holiday celebrations and Amy Atlas creates the most chic designs. Here is a collection of her to-die-for creations that are both pleasing to the eye and the belly! Visit Amy Atlas Events and follow these tips from Amy to create a sweet ending to your next celebration: 1. Take…