In The Spirit of America: Happy 4th!

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In the Spirit of America: I’m celebrating my daughters trip to study pre-law abroad. Congrats Ted! My mid-western family typically celebrated in the holiday in Rockford, IL and in East Hampton, NY. I wrote In the Spirit of the Hamptons to celebrate how amazing and diverse Americans are. And I wrote American Style for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to celebrate who we are as Americans: where we have come from, who we…

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Universally Italian: Family Fun In The Sun

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Universally Italian When it’s Teddy’s Birthday and she wants to go to Universal Studios and I’m dying to go to Capri… we meet in the middle and go to the LOEWS Portofino Hotel at Universal. I can play a little piano, hit dueling dragons roller coaster and the Hulk, feast on great Mexican food and even a taco truck, and visit Harry Potter land for an infamous ButterBeer (cream soda and caramel). They even had jellybeans flavored…

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aMUSEd: This Weeks Fashion

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The world’s newest American Beauty is turning heads and picking muses. The DailyMail and Page Six  have chosen a few muses to inspire the latest beauty, Caitlyn Jenner. I have been thrilled to be included amongst them. Other muses for the Vanity Fair cover girl include: Cindy Crawford, Jessica Lange, Brooke Shields. I am humbled to be in such great company! Photographed this week are some of my favorite on-the-go working mom looks. Like I wrote in my…

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Are you the BESTinSWIM? Calling All Swimwear Designers!

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TO ENTER: Please submit your name, brand, mission statement and 3 photos from your latest collection and submit via email to BESTinSWIM15@kellykbensimon.com for consideration. Submissions will not be considered without a $100 donation made to Generosity Water About BESTinSWIM: First Annual contest to be held at the DREAM Hotel in South Beach Miami during Mercedes Benz Swim Week 2015 sponsored by RICA Swim. Hosted by Kelly Killoren Bensimon, author of THE BIKINI BOOK published through Assouline…

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For The Love of Lavender

For The Love of Lavender
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        Lavender is famous for its light, calming scent. Lavender is a soothing aroma which is versatile, completely natural and pure. Add it to a warm bath for pure relaxation, or let it spread through the room for simple, wonderful aroma therapy. It mixes well with other oils, making it perfect for mixing up a blend of your favorite aromas. Add Lavender oil to water and spray on dog beds, mattresses, and…

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