• An Amazing Woman: Betty Halbreich

    All you need are a skirt, a jacket, a pair of pants and a raincoat.- Betty Halbreich

    Since we talked about Bergdorf Goodman's very own Linda Fargo yesterday, I thought it would be fun to discuss the store's oldest and most legendary personal shopper, Betty Halbreich.  Betty is amazingly chic and at 86 years old is still...

  • Summer Love: Palm Beach Sandals Company

    Wear. Smile Repeat.
    Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, summer is officially here which means it's time to bring out the Palm Beach Sandals!  My mom and I have been wearing them for years and had so much fun, a few years ago, when we stopped at the official store and factory where they're made in Palm...
  • Style Over 50: Sophia Loren

    After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery.  It’s better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe.  Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.- Sophia Loren
    For us, one of the most beautiful and ageless actresses of all-time is Sophia Loren.  She just turned 79 this past...
  • The Driving Moccasin

    A woman with good shoes is never ugly.- Coco Chanel
    One of our favorite spring and summer shoes is the driving moccasin.  They are so classic and undeniably chic.  Driving moccasins are incredibly popular with the European jet set and Princess Diana could often be seen wearing a pair of Tod's moccasins with cropped white jeans as she shopped the streets...
  • Style Over 50: Helen Mirren

    Fabulous doesn't count the years.  It's the years that make us fabulous.- Helen Mirren
    British, award-winning actress Helen Mirren was recently chosen as the new face of L'Oreal's 'The Perfect Age' campaign.  We couldn't think of a better choice.  Helen, who turns 70 later this year, proves age is nothing but a number in both the campaign and in real...
  • Book Review: How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are

    Very, very funny.  While reading, I actually felt chicer, wittier, and tres Parisienne.  I was laughing out loud by the end.- Plum Sykes, author of Bergdorf Blondes
    As a longtime admirer of Parisian style, I finally picked up a copy of How to be Parisian Wherever You Are.  I absolutely LOVE it!  The book was written by Anne Berest, Audrey...
  • Style Over 50: Jane Fonda

    It's never too late- never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.- Jane Fonda
    One of our favorite over 50 style icons is the legendary Jane Fonda.  At 77, Jane is more relevant than ever.  Her style is classic, refined and always on point whether she's walking a red carpet or the streets of Manhattan.  She favors...
  • Mother Daughter Style Icons: Carolina Herrera & Daughters

     I have four wonderful daughters I absolutely love.  It has been great to see them grow up and see how motherhood has changed them.- Carolina Herrera
    Since Mother's Day is this coming Sunday, my mom and I have decided to devote our posts this week to all things mother and daughter related.  We have both long admired the classic and chic...
  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.- Agatha Christie
    If you're a regular reader here at The Ladies McCann, you'll know how close my mom and I are.  We truly are best friends and since this blog is all about mothers and daughters we couldn't be more excited about Mother's Day.  If you haven't gotten...
  • Style Over 50: Christie Brinkley

    I don't believe in allowing my age to define me.  And I really believe attitude plays a huge part in how you feel.- Christie Brinkley
    One of our favorite over 50 style icons is the gorgeous and ageless Christie Brinkley.  At 61, she is as beautiful as ever and hasn't slowed down one bit.  She recently launched a skincare...