Williamson, Matthew

Williamson, Matthew Pronunciation: Mat-thue Wil-yum-son English fashion designer Matthew Williamson started his eponymous line in 1997 after working for fashion brands Marni and Monsoon Accessorize. Williamson’s designs immediately gained attention for using bright colors, prints and intricate designs with Indian influences. He gained a great deal of attention when he had Kate Moss, Helena Christiansen […]

Wu, Jason

Wu, Jason Pronunciation: Jay-son Wu The twenty-six-year old became a household name when First Lady, Michelle Obama, chose the newbie designer’s white chiffon dress for the inauguration ball. Prior to becoming the premiere designer of choice by the First Lady, Wu was the creative director for a line of designer dolls called ‘Fashion Royalty’, sold […]

Make Your Own Air Fresheners: Green Tips

I have to admit I’ve never been one for air fresheners.  I’m too cheap (and too chemical-averse) to bother.  But the holidays always inspire me…all those cookies baking in the kitchen, the hot apple cider simmering on the range. A moment later I think to myself, “Hey! i can do that!”. I can have sweet […]

Yea or Nay: 2007 Fashion Trends

Gray, patent leather, stirrup pants, Uggs, lady-like suits, comfort pumps, platforms, new color combinations, skinny jeans, catsuits, 2007 has been quite a year for fashion. So what was your favorite fashion trend of 2007? Was it the return of gray? Or perhaps the return of the stirrup pant? The emergence of stylish comfort pumps by […]

Seed Sale Announced

Park Seed has announced this season’s seed sale. Each season, Park Seed orders just a tad bit more seeds to ensure they have enough and when there’s an overabundance, there’s a sale. Check it out now for the best selection of seeds, including seeds for annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Best-sellers like impatiens, morning glories, […]

Reuse Your Plastic Bags: Green Tip

Every time we go shopping the last question we asked when making our final purchases is, paper or plastic?  Since being asked this question over and over again, I’ve built up an extensive collection of plastic bags that seems to be more like a mountain.  There are actually very practical uses for these grocery bags […]