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Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Where I shop in Italy: Venice

I’ve been fortunate enough to build a business — Sorelle Bionde — that requires travel to Italy, frequently. Logging countless hours wandering the streets and passageways of cities such as Milan, Florence, Venice, Rome and more, I have uncovered great finds from artisans and designers who truly do march to their own beat. The result:

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Get Nailed: Making friends with your feet

Summer travel is particularly hard on feet. Liberated of socks and the protection of boots, peds are front and center and therefore demand attention. Besides, most likely you packed a great pair of vacay sandals with high...

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

TRANSFORMERS: WE ALL NEED A FEW IN OUR SUITCASE

I’m a multi-tasker. Aren’t you? Dodge a bullet, spin plates on sticks, keep an eye on the ball, hop up and down on one leg and smile all the while. It’s expected of us these days, and...

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Shopping online for deals: A code we can crack

As consumers, we are quickly moving from a group that pushes carts to one that pushes computer keys.   Online shopping, in some categories, has usurped the bricks and mortar experience: think movie rentals and travel. Consumers opt...

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Extra, extra! Newspapers get a second life in fashion

All newspaper writers have heard that the stuff they compose today has an excellent chance of being used to wrap tomorrow’s mackerel.  ~Ira Berkow   These days, newspapers should be so lucky! The state of journalism and...

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Bitten by the Bug: Academy of Art’s Annual Spring Show a heady mix of local talent

To say San Francisco’s Academy of Art is omnipresent is an understatement. Between student housing, numerous campus outposts and signature black buses, one can easily start considering the institution just part of the landscape that is our City....

Monday, June 7th, 2010

A Flea it is not: Alameda Point Antiques and Collectibles Faire delivers treasure

One woman’s junk is another’s treasure. In the case of the Alameda Point Antiques and Collectibles Faire, I found mostly the latter. I have long wanted to check out the Faire – touted as Northern California’s largest antiques...

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