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Let’s go antiques shopping in Richmond

Written on April 5, 2013 at 1:43 pm, by

In this city of beautiful old homes are beautiful old things to furnish them. It’s a great place to go antiques shopping. On a recent trip to Virginia’s capital we trolled West Broad Street for possibilities and found The Galleria Antiques & Interiors. Now about seven or eight months at this location, owner Jim Strickland […]

Fashion replicas

Written on February 19, 2013 at 11:23 am, by

I thought I’d take a look at the replica industry and the paradigm shift in language for it to be acceptable to buy ‘replicas’ as distinct from the ‘imitations’ and ‘counterfeits’ of yesteryear. Even softer than ‘replica’ is ‘influenced by’ and the most delicate, ‘referenced by’, although I most often hear this said in thick […]

Ladies Cherokee Syllabary Watch Available for Valentine’s Day

Written on February 12, 2013 at 2:27 pm, by

Looking for a “timely” gift for that special lady in your life? The Cherokee Nation has got you covered—with a stylish wristwatch that features a Cherokee syllabary motif. “This one of a kind watch is another way we’re working to promote Cherokee culture to a modern audience,” said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker […]

Alcoholic Spirits: Halloween Puts the Boos! in Booze Sales

Written on November 1, 2012 at 10:36 am, by

Turns out, the holiday of “boos” and spooky spirits is also one of the most popular for booze and tasty spirits: The period around Halloween is the second only to the Super Bowl for alcohol sales in the U.S., according to Arthur Shapiro, head of A|M Shapiro & Associates LLC, a strategic marketing company that […]

The harmful side effects of your beauty products

Written on October 18, 2012 at 10:41 am, by

A recipe for disaster. From great skin to luxurious hair, the beauty products you’re using may contain not so pretty chemicals for your skin. Abc 4 news talks with a dermatologist to break down the biggest culprits and keep you safe. 1. DEA – affects fetus development DEA (Diethanolamine), is a substance used to produce […]

Winter beauty woes: Caring for your skin during cooler months

Written on October 12, 2012 at 10:43 am, by

Temperatures are poised to plunge this winter and severe climate changes can negatively impact skin. Plus, harsh irritants, dyes and artificial perfumes can trigger sensitivities, making it even more difficult to effectively care for skin. Simple skincare consulting dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Segal reveals common seasonal sensitive skin triggers and shares her top tips for maintaining […]

Timperley family keen to trace stolen Rolex

Written on September 8, 2012 at 10:29 am, by

A TIMPERLEY family who had some items of large sentimental values stolen in a recent burglary are appealing for their return. The burglary took place at a house on Marbury Drive sometime between October 11 and October 14. A laptop, Sat Nav and camera were stolen, but the family said they only desire the return […]

Michigan International Women’s Show Opens Thursday, May 3 in Novi

Written on May 2, 2012 at 10:09 am, by

The 17th annual Michigan International Women’s Show opens Thursday, May 3 and runs through Sunday, May 6, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi featuring hundreds of exhibitors displaying cosmetics, fragrances, lingerie, purses, shoes, gifts, décor items, food, fashion, accessories, arts and crafts, and more. “The first 100 show attendees will receive gifts,” said Beth […]

Melrose Jewelers Launches its Rolex Watch Store with Mens Rolex & Lady Rolex Watches in the United Kingdom

Written on June 27, 2011 at 1:30 am, by

Melrose Jewelers, an online genuine Rolex dealer of Preowned Rolex wrist watches, today announced the launch of its retail website for the United Kingdom with mens and lady Rolex watches including used Rolex Presidential and Rolex Datejust watches for sale. As a unique promotion Melrose Jewelers U.K. will pay customers’ VAT on all Rolex watch […]

Body Jewelry Was This Year's Hot Stocking Stuffer, Says

Written on June 16, 2011 at 3:52 am, by

Many may think that this year’s hot holiday must haves were a brand new Xbox 360 or iPod Nano but the often overlooked body jewelry industry thrived this holiday season. Sales of body jewelry are up over 100% Quarter 4 of 2005 over Quarter 4 of 2004 according to Brandon Hoffman, owner of STH body […]