Food. Beyond providing basic sustenance, tempting our taste buds, and satisfying our cravings, it has become an ENORMOUS part of our culture. We have countless magazines and blogs that celebrate it, a 24/7 TV network devoted to it, legions of “foodies” who elevate the experience of eating to an art form, as well as a new breed of pop icon, the celebrity chef. But we had NO IDEA that “wearing your ... [Read More]
Cheryl Laughlin is a bona fide wordsmith... a lover of language, a virtuoso of vocabulary, a worshipper of words. So imagine her fear and shock when, at age 33, she was suddenly at a loss for them, unable to remember words as simple as backpack. A TICK bite and a diagnosis of LYME disease were to blame for the years she spent scrambling to find all those lost words. Ironically, this same malady became the ... [Read More]
Ever see something you like and say, "I could make that!"? Woman You Should Know Erica Domesek, a respected design and style expert, definitely has. But unlike most of us, she actually followed through on this DIY declaration.
She did it so often and so well that she single handedly (or two handedly) crafted her passion for reimagining, reusing, and reinventing into an influential DIY lifestyle brand and ... [Read More]
Brittney Levine is a savvy style & trend expert who we're very lucky to know. In between her jet setting on the glitzy media circuit to TV gigs all over the country where she talks about the latest and greatest trends, brands and products you need to know about, she occasionally throws an insider tip our way. Her newest find is a perfectly clever accessory for the 2.0 world order where social media ... [Read More]
Her road from jewelry empire, Harry Winston, to television's HSN was pavéd in diamonds. Carol Brodie, international jewelry expert and host of Rarities: Fine Jewelry with Carol Brodie on HSN, has had an impressive and enviable career working with some of the world's most prestigious brands along the way. From luxury guru to HSN maven, Carol designed and handcrafted her own professional success, leading to ... [Read More]
For lots of us, insects incite fear, annoyance or major gross outs. Then there are some women, perhaps a rarer species, who have a passion for all things arachnid; they are inspired to study them or they simply admire their complex beauty. Whether you hate them or you love them, bugs are fascinating creatures and they are everywhere. Even without an entomology degree, we can promise that you will be seeing ... [Read More]
In 2008, Suzanne Ellis Wernevi set out to become the master of her own destiny. She wanted to build something meaningful. Something that would tap into her passion for the personal connections that jewelry always held for her. Something that would also allow her to craft a rich reality for herself that put her in control of her own time and her own priorities. Smart, savvy, and professionally well equipped ... [Read More]
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]