Style

100 Everyday Ways to Be Adventurous

1. Drive a different way home from work today 2. Take wine tasting classes 3. Buy an amazing new cookbook and try recipes from it for a week 4. Wear a colour you never thought you’d wear, even if it’s only in your tie 5. Try that new ethnic restaurant around the corner 6. Take… continue reading…

100 Ways to Raise Kind, Intelligent Children

1. Teach them to respect others, by respecting others ourselves 2. Place the same value on being well-mannered and kind that we do on being popular, wealthy, attractive, good at sports, or getting straight A’s 3. Read to them every night, and take the time to enjoy it 4. Teach them to have empathy by… continue reading…

100 Ways To Be a Man of Style and Substance

Since writing “100 Ways to Be Elegant”, I’ve had numerous requests from both men and women to write a version for gentlemen. Although I’m far from being an expert on the topic, I have had the honour of knowing men who embodied many of the traits considered stylish for both the classic and the modern… continue reading…

100 Ways to Have More Romance in Your Life

1. Believe in your own version of a very modern fairy tale, and go find it 2. Have your morning coffee in bed, while listening to “Zou Bisou Bisou ” 3. Have breakfast in bed on Sunday mornings, while listening to Diana Krall and reading the New York Times 4. Wear lovely lingerie 5. Wear… continue reading…

100 Ways to Age With Grace, Elegance & Joie De Vivre

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ~Sophia Loren 1. Celebrate every birthday with friends, family and champagne 2. Practice yoga, stretching or… continue reading…

100 Ways to Be Elegant

1. Send thank you notes 2. Practice good posture 3. Speak more softly 4. Listen without interrupting 5. Wear solid colours 6. Ignore fads, or use them sparingly 7. Have a signature wine that you serve at home 8. Wear only 2-3 accessories 9. Have impeccable manners 10. Read on a variety of topics 11.… continue reading…

< previous posts