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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!

An Ode to Shaun White

I may have attended my last press conference for the Winter X Games last month when it took place for the 13th consecutive year in Aspen.  I’ve been attending this sporting ritual for the majority of these years, always excited … Continue reading

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The glamour is back at the annual winter benefit for the Aspen Art Museum, formerly known as the Dennis Basso Freestyle Apres-ski party.  Basso left for a couple of years and it was just not the same.  Well, Dennis is … Continue reading

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“Myer Fashion on the Field Finals” in the Aspen Daily News

Here’s the finished piece in the December 19-25 edition of the Time Out entertainment section of the Aspen Daily News.  It’s an honor to be in our local paper during this special Holiday week edition.  Merry Christmas to one and all!

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Another Day at the Races…. in Melbourne, AU

How deliciously fantastic…. to attend the Melbourne Cup Carnival races two years in a row.  This year, I was lucky enough to be invited to Crown Oaks Day, popularly dubbed Ladies’ Day, which is the third day of the four-day extravaganza, … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black – Art Crush 2014 To usher in the tenth annual Art Crush fundraiser for the Aspen Art Museum, we said goodbye to the old Art Museum and hello to the new one on Hyman Avenue right in the middle ofArt Crush 2014  

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Fledgling Fashionistas

It was a splendid volunteer day for us ladies from Burberry when we were privileged to see the next generation of fashionistas learning their craft from the sketch pad up.  From designing, illustrating, sewing and modeling their creations, these six to … Continue reading

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Tony and me

I had the distinct pleasure of seeing Mr. Tony Bennett again, not only on stage and fabulous, as always, at the JAS Aspen June festival at the Benedict Music Tent, but was thrilled to be invited backstage with my friend, … Continue reading

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Food, Wine & Fashion

For Aspenites, Food & Wine is the official kickoff to the summer season, signaling the welcomed onslaught of tourists and added ka-ching for everyone – from restaurants and hotels to every gallery and retail store in town. The 32nd edition … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby in Aspen

The place to be on Saturday afternoon after a fun morning skiing on Aspen Mountain for the last weekend of the year was at the Square Grouper, the Cajun Creole place on Restaurant Row in Aspen to enjoy the Kentucky … Continue reading

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Aspen AIDS Benefit Hits Its Stride

After an amazing month of fashion, fundraising and frenetic fun in the Roaring Fork Valley, the Aspen AIDS benefit provided the crowning touch.  Read about the third annual AAB in this week’s Time Out.

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