Yearly Archives: 2009

The Alchemy of Glamour & Grit

After customers ask, “Where is Paris Montana?” they often ask, “What is Paris Montana style?” It’s not trendy and it’s not exactly boho chic…or straight up couture…It’s more…. “Glamour and Grit?” “Yes! That’s it!” They gleefully reply while layering Coco Chanel style pearls with tarnished vintage metal crosses and fringe leather earrings. Or while discovering the sheer fabulousness … Continue reading

Duck Tape & Gorilla Glue

Somehow I ended up in this do-it-yourself world without the crafty gene. Creative? yes. Sewing, measuring, sawing? no. BUT I don’t let it stop me. My secret weapons of choice? Duck Tape and Gorilla Glue. Works on 92.7% of whatever I need done… (Like glueing my beloved Paris Montana skull back together AGAIN after a¬†particularly¬†nasty crash and burn.) … Continue reading

Gratitude

Sometimes I can’t believe that my office is a wide open prairie of cool grass and wild flowers growing every which way and blue sky stretching out as far as I can see. Ok, and sometimes it’s a parking space sandwiched between the kettle corn guy and the crazy fun sunglasses, but still… This gypsy life overwhelms me … Continue reading