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 […]

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

There is a long-standing debate among the fine art community and the fashion industry as to whether or not fashion is considered art? As a former student and graduate of two prestigious fashion, art, and design institutions, I believe that fashion is art. The traditionalist’s classification of what is considered fine art, fashion falls into […]

Letters to Andy Warhol…

The new exhibition of “Letters to Andy Warhol,” kicked off with a “VIP” opening night the Cadillac House in NYC. The Andy Warhol Museum collaborated with Cadillac to honor Warhol’s legacy of artistic endeavors and adventures. The traveling exhibition starts in NYC and moves to Los Angeles, then Miami, and ends with a global tour […]

Halloween Costumes…

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. This year there are a variety of popular themes that the “big box” costume stores are promoting. Often these options are expensive and the overall quality of the garment is poor. As a devote fan of “dressing up” I admittedly put quite bit of thought […]