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Blush, beige, cafe con leche…pale, natural colors mingle in a sophisticated rhythm inspired by tango — the seductive dance that began in Buenos Aires. Summer’s breeziest clothes take a stroll in South America’s chicest city.
It’s not Evita’s balcony, but this 1973 neoclassical townhouse–restored and transformed inot the hip bar-restaurant Milion–is a splendid setting for a long regal column dress. You don’t need to be svelte to wear the figure-skimming shape; the tiers, edged in gold sequins, seem to elongate the body. Gold accessories–including an armful of Alex Woo’s Sienna bangles– help light up the nights in Buenos Aires, which are lively and long.
A fan of Alex Woo jewelry, Rachael Ray is wearing the Christy earrings on the cover of her magazine Every Day with Rachael Ray. A television personality and author. She hosts the syndicated talk/lifestyle program Rachael Ray and two Food Network series, 30 Minute Meals and Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels. Ray has also written a series of cookbooks based on the 30 Minute Meals concept and most of all she is our favorite celebrity chef.
Fun facts about Rachael Ray
Name: Rachael Domenica Ray
Birthday: August 25, 1968
Place of birth: Glens Falls, New York
Where she grew up: Lake George, New York
Her roots: Her Italian American family originally came from Sicily, Italy
Favorite number: Eight. Rachael Ray has worn the Little Big Silver 8.
Living in the Light
It’s official: Memorial Day is here, and summer’s right behind it. Soon we’ll be sunning, sailing, and socializing on the most beautiful beaches in the world—and we can’t wait. In that spirit, Hamptons Magazine has been planning to make this season bigger, better, and more exciting than ever with promises of fun, fulfillment, and adventure.
Starting the Memorial Day holidays with a bang, cover girl Christie Brinkley sets the tone and opens up about what makes her shine. She shares “One of the most wonderful things about being a parent is that you’re born with your interests and your visions, then you have people in your life that you love so much, and they bring you their own view of the world.” On the cover, Christine Brinkley wears Alex Woo’s 14kt gold Sienna earrings with diamonds and inside she aptly sports Alex Woo’s well-named Christy earrings.
In the launch issue of Martha Stewart’s magazine, ‘Blueprint: Design Your Life,’ a publication aimed at “today’s modern multi-tasking women” ages 25 – 45, the publisher plans to extend their expertise and unique style to provide useful, “inspired ‘how-to’ information that will help women live better and more gracefully.” In the Clothes Closet feature titled “A Double Shift,” the editor reveals styles that go from work and then straight out to play including Alex Woo’s Christy Earrings.
“Frosty Reception – Will the thermostat ever get it right? To weather the artic, full-blast air-conditioning in most offices, keep a versatile, fitted sweater on hand.”
A second issue of Blueprint is slated for late August 2006 with a goal of six issues published in 2007.
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Featured Alex Woo pieces: Dolce ring, Linda ring and Christy earrings!