It feels like the fashion crowd has waited all season for the other shoe to drop: the moment when some designer would muster the clarity to arrange a viewing of clothes any man could look at and think, Yep, I can see myself in that.
A Celebration of Music, Food and Fashion
Los Angeles based quartet Casxio (pronounced Cas-ee-oh) may have achieved the impossible: created a live show that compels hipsters, scenesters, and unaffiliated Angelinos to dance; that’s right, dance. In public, in gyrations, dance.
Name: Ina Garten AKA Barefoot Contessa
Born: February 2, 1948
Wrote her first cookbook in 1999, simply called The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, which was one of the best-selling cookbooks of that year
Her cooking and entertaining style is best described as elegant and earthy.
Before becoming a television host, chef and cookbook writer. Ina worked as a policy analyst at The White House.
Attended Syracuse University in New York, majoring in Economics.
Grew up in Stamford, Connecticut
In 1966 she studied fashion design at Syracuse University in New York.
Married Jeffrey Garten December 22, 1968 at her parents house in Stamford, Connecticut.
Her idea of relaxing food is roast chicken and vegetables.
The name of her specialty store and television program, Barefoot Contessa, is derived from a film staring Humphrey Bogart.
Learned cooking from Julia Child’s ‘The Art of French Cooking.
*I absolutely LOVE Ina! She’s so genuine and her recipes are DELISH, she inspires me!
Christian Louboutin (born 1964) is a footwear designer who launched his line of high-end women’s shoes in France in 1991. Since 1992, his designs have incorporated the shiny, red-lacquered soles that have become his signature. On March 27, 2007, Christian Louboutin filed an application for U.S. trademark protection of this red sole design.
“I wanted to create something that broke rules and made women feel confident and empowered.” ~ Mr. Louboutin