Bra Fitting

The Bare Facts

February 24, 2012 by

It was Mark Twain who said, "the clothes make the man", but us women know that it is what's underneath that really counts. Oh, it's not what you think… we are talking about the BRA! If you are fighting your own battle of the bra, don't despair you're far from alone. This battle is a long one, with generations of women tackling it in their own way. Urban legend has it that the bra was invented by a man, ... [Read More]

Ursula Burns

Ursula Burns: A Leader Making History

February 17, 2012 by

We were excited to learn that the theme of this year's Black History Month is to "explore black women’s contributions to America". History has given us some incredible stories of courage, strength and leadership from African-American women, including pioneers for freedom and equality: Harriet Tubman, the leader of the Underground Railroad; Sojourner Truth, who spread the word of equality; and Rosa Parks, ... [Read More]

Gail Riggs

Gail Riggs Gives Inspiring Purpose To Purses

February 16, 2012 by

192 years ago yesterday, February 15, Susan B. Anthony was born. We all know her as the pioneering 19th century suffragist who was one of the most important advocates in leading the way for women's rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the U.S. In doing so, Ms. Anthony traveled across the country and to Europe for the cause, averaging 75 to 100 powerful speeches per year on the topic. No matter where ... [Read More]

woman buying her first home

Single Women Are Doing It More Than Men

January 19, 2012 by

Recently, as we were catching up on some of our favorite HGTV shows, we were surprised to see that the host of Property Virgins, Sandra Rinomato, is no longer on the show. HGTV hasn't updated their website with any info about the switch, so we went on a fact-finding mission to see what happened to the veteran real estate agent and beloved host. After a little digging around, we found out that Sandra, famous ... [Read More]

Savannah Smiles Cookies

It’s Cookie Time

January 11, 2012 by

This week marks the start of one of our favorite times of year, the Girl Scout cookie sale! To celebrate their 100 years of service, the Girl Scouts have added a new cookie to their assortment - Savannah Smiles - named after the Georgia city where founder Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop in 1912. Savannah Smiles are tasty, bite-size lemon cookies, dusted in confectioners' sugar. ... [Read More]

Elizabeth Taylor

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor: Life, Love and Jewelry

December 6, 2011 by

This weekend one of our WYSK team members went to check out the Collection of Elizabeth Taylor exhibition that is scheduled for sale December 13-16, at Christie's New York. Liz Taylor was known for her many passions over the course of her grand life, certainly her career and seven husbands were among them, but it can be said that one of her greatest passions of all was jewelry. For many of us, jewelry ... [Read More]

Veterans Day

11/11/11: Honoring All Who Served

November 11, 2011 by

Today is the first time in a century that the three 11s align on the calendar. That's a very cool datebook occurrence and one that might particularly interest numerologists, gamblers, the superstitious, storm chasers and horror movie fans. But, let's not have the "wow" factor of today's date overshadow the fact that November 11th is also Veteran's Day, the day when we honor American veterans of all wars in ... [Read More]

Made In Dagenham Movie Poster

When The Sewing Machinists Took On The Auto Giant: The Modern Movie That Taught Us A Women’s History Lesson

October 25, 2011 by

This post could be considered long overdue. But, we all know it can take a busy woman some time to hear about a movie that's worth watching. Then tack on the additional time it takes her to actually sit down to watch that film. But, as soon as she does, she wants to tell everyone about it. So, at long last, we want to tell you about Made in Dagenham, an independent British film from Director Nigel Cole ... [Read More]