Tag Archives: Fifth Avenue

universal standard

Calling all women sizes 10-28, who want a really stylish winter coat… The Standard When I looked at my mail this morning, Universal Standard was there telling me that this coat, the Beas coat, was now available. A month ago I tried the coat on at the Standard showroom; it’s soft, cocoonish, and brilliantly designed.  You can […]


color pop

When you wear mostly black, when it’s your “base layer” so to speak, what do you do if you want to splash around with a bit of color? You go for the pop. You can do it with almost any article of clothing. Scarves are a common way of adding color to any basic outfit, but you can also […]


women working

A café, bookstore, florist’s shop that leads to a Club Monaco store. It’s on Fifth Avenue, a kind of Manhattan souq, cozy, but no bargaining.