berlin style: why you want it & how to get it

When my husband, Howard, turned 60 this fall, I gave him a trip to Berlin. Rivaling London and Paris, the German capital has emerged as a mecca for food, historical sightseeing (of course) and fashion. Did I have an ulterior motive? Absolutely! Though Howard’s primary interest is architecture, I hoped he would help me capture the clothing … Continue Reading

new study: is sun screen not enough?

 Not long ago, I developed skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma, the most common form) from years (decades?) of worshipping the sun at Coney Island and Jones Beach. Back then, simply basking wasn’t enough for me. To make sure my fair skin got the maximum number of rays, I slathered on baby oil mixed with iodine, … Continue Reading