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is advanced style advanced?

 Kathleen Ryan is advanced style advanced kathleen ryan esquivel, american made shoes quoting Is the style known as Advanced Style, the term coined by Ari Seth Cohen, advanced? Is it “over the top,” as some have always believed? Perhaps Advanced Style is simply what it’s always been, a cohort of like-minded women, and men, who like […]


four-inch heels

  I just read a wonderful book, The Lioness In Winter, by Ann Burack -Weiss. At the beginning of the book, she writes about Joan Didion’s late life regrets and how they resonate with her.   “Among the great tragedies of Didion’s life—the deaths of husband and only child—she mourned the loss of four-inch heels with cashmere leggings, […]