Primates of Park Avenue: Charmed Women, Sad Lives, Semi-Fiction

I just finished Primates of Park Avenue, a “memoir” by Wednesday Martin, published a couple of years ago.  Written in a  satirical manner, the book criticizes the lives of Upper East Side women, particularly mothers, from a “transplant” perspective –… Continue Reading

The Death of the Skinny Jean Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

People have been predicting the death of the skinny jean for years.  In fact, they say that the fall season is most definitely the end.  After all, New York fashion editors have been photographed wearing anywhere from flares to boot… Continue Reading

The Knockoff: A Book Review

I typically don’t listen to novels, but I felt that a book about an online publication HAD to be an audio…on my iPhone.  The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes (she’s Plum Sykes’ twin) and Jo Piazza and narrated by Katherine Kellgren… Continue Reading

New York Fashion Week FW 2015: Covering Shows Remotely

I’m so glad the internet exists.  That way, I can watch fashion shows from other cities without having the need to travel!  Once again, DelectablyChic! will be writing about select shows presenting at New York Fashion Week, including BCBG MaxAzria,… Continue Reading

Politics, Family Conflict and ‘The City of Conversation’

I recently saw The City of Conversation, now running in at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York until July 6 (extended).  The play, by Anthony Giardina, chronicles a liberal Georgetown political hostess and her relationship… Continue Reading

The shOws Recap: A Tale of Schoolgirls, Bulky Looks and a Snowmageddon

The Shows, the shOws, Steven Tai, Fashion, Canadian Designers, Storys Building

For the Fall 2014 season, Toronto’s OTHER major fashion event, The shOws, moves to the Storys Building in the Adelaide and University area, not too far from the Tents of World Mastercard Fashion Week.  As usual, there were delicious appetizers… Continue Reading

New York Fashion Week: February 6-13

New York Fashion Week starts today!  Though we will not be in New York to see the shows in person, we will be watching online and will post reviews for the Fall 2014 collections on selected designers either the day… Continue Reading

J.Crew Spring/Summer 2014: Mix of Wearable and Shapeless Looks

Like many brands, J.Crew always creates very interesting, slightly edgier looks for their Collection line, and the upcoming Spring/Summer 2014 collection is no different.  According to a briefing, the collection was inspired by two stories, one of surfing at a… Continue Reading

New York Fashion Week Starts Today!

And like previous seasons, DelectablyChic! will be covering some of the shows remotely (watching online), including BCBG, Nanette Lepore and Tory Burch.  We are hoping to post a review of at least one show a day. Will you be watching… Continue Reading

Wedding Series, Part 4: Best Urban Honeymoon Hotels

DelectablyChic! is excited to present its 4th Annual Summer Bridal feature, our four part series on Wedding Prep, Gifts, The Wedding Day, as well as Best Urban Honeymoon Hotels. We end with Best Urban Honeymoon Hotels.  Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna, Austria… Continue Reading