Archive for December, 2010

The perfect t-shirt for dudes with an iPad

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Looking for a handy way to lug around your iPad but not quite sold on the murse/European carry-all look? Consider scooping up the oversized pocket tee. Perfect for carrying an iPad, small dog, or giant pencil, and it matches your entire selection of worn-out denim. ...

Louis Vuitton host party for Sophia Coppola’s latest film ‘Somewhere’

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Louis Vuitton-clad guests enjoyed a preview of Coppola’s new film then partied the night away at the Chateau Marmont. Stylish film director Sophia Coppola gets on famously with Louis Vuitton’s artistic director Marc Jacobs, so it was fitting that the French fashion house threw a party in honour of her new film, ‘Somewhere’, in Los ...

Blake Lively Is Supposedly the Next Face of Chanel Handbags

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Blake Lively is too young, perky, and good-looking not to lend her luminosity to a high-fashion advertising campaign. Seems like the time for the inevitable to happen may be now, according to E! Online: The Gossip Girl beauty will star in a new ad campaign for Chanel. I’m told she was just in Paris shooting ...

The death of cheap tickets? Four factors to watch!

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Are the days of bargain pricing over? There’s a lot of pessimism around this issue. After getting smacked around in 2008 and 2009, this year has been a good one for air carriers, and USA Today reports: “Airfares are on the rise again and unlikely to fall again anytime soon.” Yet, a travel industry recovery ...

Cruises from Baltimore sailing year-round

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Royal Caribbean International, parent of the largest cruise ships in the world, announced this week a plan to have cruises from Baltimore sailing year-round. Offering a series of five and nine-night sailings, 2,252 passenger Enchantment of the Seas will sail year-round, replacing 1,950-passenger Grandeur of the Seas. Initial five-night sailings to Bermuda will feature an ...

Daily Pampering: Ojai Valley Inn & Spa New Years Eve package

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

So, you’re new on the job. In fact, your title still has “trainee” in it. And then something goes wrong. That’s enough to make you go home, pop the cork on a bottle of wine and lament the fact that you work for a third world company. Now, imagine the whole thing happening 30,000 feet ...

Disney World at Christmas: Expect crowds. BIG crowds.

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

I spent many a childhood vacation driving back and forth to Florida. My family loved to vacation here. We went to various beach communities around the state, and our trips would often involve a day or two spent at Walt Disney World. So the whole family was excited when, in 1984, one of my aunts ...

Breathing Tips for Lifting Weights

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Does it really matter how I breathe when I lift weights? — Shannon via Twitter Breathing is such a ridiculously easy thing to do, even new born babies get the hang of it in seconds. Why would anyone need explicit instructions on how to breathe during any sort of activity? Because in the case of ...