What’s your hat personality?

This is the second part of my look at The Bollman Hat Company and their online website hats.com…. Hats.com 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 […]

Trendy Tuesday…Fall Must-Have Coats and Jackets…

Fall is my favorite time of the year. I love the weather and of course all the new wardrobe options to try. This week I’m featuring the must-have jackets and coats that should be in every fashion lover’s closet. The “Moto” Jacket Anything goes when it comes to the “moto” (motorcycle-inspired) jacket this season. Variations in […]

#2016 Summer Games…Opening Ceremony!

Tonight the opening ceremonies of the 2016 summer Olympics kick-off in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes from all over the globe will compete in the games in the hopes of winning one of the prestigious gold, silver, or bronze medals. For most of us watching the Olympics became a family tradition that continues to be a […]

QVC July Beauty Must-Haves…

**This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. It’s not always glamorous schlepping from here to there in search of the latest and greatest in fashion and beauty, but it’s always exciting to connect with the designers and brands I believe in and trust. One way I continue to build relationships with like-minded companies […]

#NYFW Mens….

This week in the BIG APPLE it’s all about the men. #NYFW Men’s kicked off today and will run thru until Thursday 7/14. Below are just a few highlights from the Max ‘n Chester SS17 collection! Known for their classic silhouettes and luxurious fabrics the brand held true to their roots. The brand’s designer Peter […]

Leading Men….Part One

It’s Fashion Icon Friday here at BDG and to celebrate #NYFW Men’s starting Monday, I put together a collage that highlights the impeccable style of Hollywoods most stylish leading men! Leonardo DiCaprio…a.k.a Leo The Great Yes, that’s right, Leo is first on my list of stylish men, and those that know me personally will understand […]