- October 6, 2003
- Who Can Make A Copy of My Fave Dress?
My favorite dress is wearing out—who can make me an exact copy?
- November 3, 2003
- Who Can Rebind My Rare Book?
Who can rebind my mother's ancient copy of Grimm's Fairy Tales without charging a Rumplestiltskin-size pile of gold?
- September 15, 2003
- Where Can I find a One-of-a-Kind Engagement Ring for My Bride?
I want my bride to have an engagement ring like no other. Where can I get my own design rendered in platinum and diamonds?
- April 26, 2004
- Who Can Help My Kids Pack for Summer Camp?
My kids are going to sleepaway camp this summer, and I’m dreading the thought of packing their trunks and remembering everything they’ll need. Is there anyone who can do it for me?
- July 21, 2003
- Cornice Restoration
A building inspector tells me that the cornice of my brownstone is about to break off and clobber someone. Who can replace architectural details?
- July 14, 2003
- Photo Cakes
It’s my best friend’s birthday, and to celebrate, I’d love to put an incriminating disco-era picture of him onto one of those photo-cakes I’ve seen.
- September 22, 2003
- Where Can I Get My Mirror Re-Silvered?
I just bought an antique mirror, but the reflective surface is blotchy. I know it used to be possible to have a mirror re-silvered—does anyone still do this?
- January 12, 2004
- Who Can Update My Fur Coat?
My mother gave me one of her best furs, but it’s a little too Dynasty for my taste. Is it possible to alter the style without ruining it?
- May 3, 2004
- Where Can I Donate an Old Computer?
I just bought a fancy new iMac, but my old PC from ’96 still works, and I can’t bear to throw it out. Where can I donate?
- February 9, 2004
- I Need a Chic Wig Alternative
Since she went through a tough medical treatment, my mom’s had really thin hair, and it’s got her moping behind closed doors. She’s too proud and fashion-conscious for a wig—is there a stylist who can whip something else up?