Fashion Icon & Royal Legacy!

Fashion Icon Friday! It has been a while since my last #FIF post. Nevertheless, today’s post features a woman that was more than just a fashion icon. Twenty-one years ago today the world mourned the tragic death of Diana Frances Spencer, the Princess of Wales. To honor her remarkable life and the legacy she left […]

Miami Swim Week Recap!

For the second year in a row, I traveled to Miami to see the newest collections in luxury resort and swimwear. In July the fashion industry descends on Miami for a week-long stay in South Beach to catch a glimpse of the upcoming season’s collections. The festivities kicked-off with runway shows held in the PARAISO […]

That’s A Wrap!

The Academy Awards ceremony is Hollywood’s biggest film night of the year, but the Red Carpet is all about the fashion. Trends of the night included mixed metallic colors with sequins, sleek white body-hugging gowns, nude and blush ethereal tulle with beading, and bright pops of color. METALLIC & SEQUINS WHITE GOWNS, BODY HUGGING, & […]

The Red Carpet goes Black at the Golden Globes…

Each year Hollywood honors the best performances from the previous year in the film and television industry. The Golden Globes broadcast on Sunday night was the first of seven shows, leading up to the most coveted of all the award shows, the Oscars. The Golden Globes is my favorite of all the shows and this […]

Go Bananas at #BRFACTORY

Today at 1pm I will be hosting a shopping event at the Banana Republic Factory Store in The Philadelphia Premium Outlet Center. Check out the new FALL arrivals and take advantage of the 40 % OFF Friends & Family Event Now thru August 21st! So Be sure to stop into any Banana Republic Factory Store or […]


Last week I traveled to Miami Beach to attend Miami Swim Week. There is some debate among traditionalists in the industry regarding Miami’s relevance in the fashion industry. As I witnessed the styles on the runway, there’s no doubt in this fashionista’s mind that Miami is the fashion capital of luxury resort & swimwear. Paradis […]

Coming SOON…

BDG will be covering the latest fashion in swimwear and cruise for 2018 in MIAMI! Stay tuned for more info on the upcoming shows during Miami Swim Week 2017. Coverage will include runway shows and events at SWIMMIAMI, Funkshion, the Cabana Show, and Art Hearts Fashion! Till next time… xo, BDG  

Golden Globes 2017

Trends of the evening… Sunny shades of yellow gowns… Silver sparkle and metallic gowns… Whiteout gowns…   Beards and facial hair… Romantic gowns… Back to black gowns… Standout gowns… Fashion gowns… Runway style… Leading Men… And last but certainly not least… #1 Best dressed of the night goes to Best Actress Winner Emma Stone for […]

What’s your hat personality?

This is the second part of my look at The Bollman Hat Company and their online website…. is the online retailer that is maintained and operated out of the headquarters in Adamstown Pa. The website features the brands and products the company manufactures in addition to their private label brands. Recently, the site […]

Oldest Hat Maker in America…Part 1

Local hat maker continues to produce American-made quality hats right in here in Berks County. In 1806 there were 40 hat factories located in Reading, Pa. Along with dozens of other industries, Berk County was a thriving area for manufacturing during the Industrial Revolution. The Bollman Hat Company began in 1868, during the second industrial […]