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About fashionistainaspen

Hi! I've been the fashion writer for the Aspen Daily News for five years. I'm probably the only one in the Rocky Mountains since no other ski area in the region can boast our brand of style, events, and now, even our own Fashion Week. Please contact me with any ideas, events or links that you think my readers need to know! My motto: Do it with style!

A Special Night at the Museum

Last Saturday night was a balmy early summer evening, perfect to dress up for a soiree designed as a fundraiser for our city’s grande dame of art and culture, the Museum of Fine Arts.   Women shone brightly, predominantly in … Continue reading

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Urban Zen Revisited and Valentina Kova

It was wonderful as always to be back in Aspen, as always, but this time was particularly poignant, as I sold our beloved Aspen Edge condo building, where I spent ten fun-filled years owning my very own piece of the … Continue reading


Fashion & Technology

 It’s been a long time, my dear readers.  For that,  I apologize.  I’ve been in Boston for the last year, caring for my dear Mother, Gloria, who is 93, and suffering from dementia.  It’s been a hard road, but I … Continue reading

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The Aspen Buddy Bash – Rebel With a Cause!

It was so good to see the fabled Buddy Bash return to its roots at Boogie Weinglass’ beautiful mountain-top Merry-Go-Round ranch.  Boogie was one of the founding members of the Buddy Program in 1973, and has been hosting the summer … Continue reading

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There were two amazing events on the same day in July – not a big surprise during our Aspen summers, but ones I was fortunate to attend, not only for the great fashion and style, but for the wonderful causes they benefitted.   Besides the … Continue reading


Food, Wine…. and Fashion!

Last weekend was the official kick-off of summer in Aspen with the annual Food & Wine three day orgy of gastronomy and oenophilia.  Love of fashion was also in evidence as the ladies and gentlemen pulled out their pretty colors … Continue reading

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In Memory of Mary Eshbaugh Hayes

It’s been a joy for the last nine years to go to events where Mary Eshbaugh Hayes, esteemed social columnist for our competitor, The Aspen Times, was covering them too.  I don’t think she ever knew how honored I was to … Continue reading

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