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With autumn just around the corner, you might assume I went hog-wild fall fashion shopping in New York. Well, reality bites. I actually ended up buying a handful of cool souvenirs—and had only one momentary lapse of reason.

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…To check off the rest of my list, I headed uptown to see the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney and came back to midtown to visit the Morgan Library. Having never been to either museum, I was in for a major treat.

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…What better way to build trust and camaraderie than to visit my New York-based team in person? Of course, it was a no-brainer to stay through the weekend. It would be our first time back in the Big Apple since last year. I’m so glad I made the trek—the business part was productive, and my leisure time exploring new places was priceless…

Sunkist orange accents for a sunkissed summer: Tory Burch sunglasses, Nixon watch, J.Crew palm tree tee.
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is holding a retrospective of the late African-American fashion designer Patrick Kelly. As part of a recent trip to my mom’s house in the Philly ‘burbs, I traveled downtown to check it out. I’m so very glad I did!

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Sorting through my pile of postcards, I spotted a fun design pattern that I then began to notice everywhere. I call it “the rainbow connection.”

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Happy May, everyone! If the warmer weather has inspired you to look for new accessories to liven up your lodging, check out these links for ideas…

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Last summer, I read this article in the New York Times about entrepreneur Peter Thum’s new venture called Liberty United. It’s a jewelry line created from recycling illegal guns and bullets…

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Oh Nike FuelBand, you giveth and then you taketh away. I really thought we had something special. For fifteen months, I was so proud to have you on my arm…