- February 15, 1999
- Love Bites
This Valentine's, stick with the tried-and-true -- but not the expensive or stodgy. Chocolates plain and fancy that'll ensure a mouthful of kisses.
- February 8, 1999
- Steeling Home
Metalheads unite! The brushed-steel kitchen fixtures you see in every design magazine, custom-built in Chinatown at Home Depot prices.
- February 1, 1999
- Peachy Cobblers
Have snow and sleet left your Blahniks battered? Careful craftsmen can render them almost immortal. A visitation with the city's saviors of the sole.
- January 25, 1999
- Out, Damned Spot
Tea on your tie? Coffee on your cashmere? Don't send those items to the cleaners' when you can scrub them yourself: We got a professional to spill his secrets.
- January 18, 1999
- Don't Sweat It
Budget stretching: Undo holiday damage to wallet and waistline -- without freezing your assets.
- January 11, 1999
- The Last Reduction
'Twas the season: And now, savvy shoppers, is the real time to be jolly. From cashmeres to Manolo Blahniks, take home what wasn't under the tree.
- January 4, 1999
- That Pixieish Look
Designer Pixie Yates reveals where to shake off seasonal stress -- without spending a week and a fortune -- and how to stock a spa-quality cabinet.
- December 14, 1998
- Package Deals
Your presents may look too pretty to unwrap -- but these bulk prices on ribbons and papers will keep you smiling as your loved ones do it anyway.
- December 7, 1998
- Patchmaker, Patchmaker
A stitch in time: Where do you run when you've snagged your favorite threads? To Manhattan's haberdashery heroes, who make the world safe for sweater girls.
- October 19, 1998
- Get That Glow
A lecture series on bringing up baby for new parents and moms-to-be, and eye-opening prices on Luceplan's Italian illumination.