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Friday, November 21, 2014

Smithsonian Exhibition on Jo Davidson (1883-1952): Biographer in Bronze Our Coverage Sponsored by Maine Woolens

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THE GRAMMY MUSEUM® PRESENTS THE TAYLOR SWIFT EXPERIENCE New Exhibit Features Artifacts From the Personal Collection of Superstar Taylor Swift Exhibition to Open December 13, 2014 Our Coverage Sponsored by ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN


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The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to present The Taylor Swift Experience, an exhibition that will debut on Dec. 13, 2014, the seven-time GRAMMY®-winning artist's 25th birthday. Through never-before-seen personal photographs and home videos, interactive experiences, handwritten lyrics of the star's top-charting hits, and iconic costumes, this one-of-a-kind exhibit will give visitors and fans an in-depth look at the multi-platinum selling artist as a singer, musician, songwriter, entrepreneur, and style icon.

"Global superstar Taylor Swift is one of popular music's biggest talents, whose music is beloved by millions of fans worldwide," said Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum. "The story of Taylor's remarkable rise to superstardom is one that the GRAMMY Museum is extremely excited to tell."

On display through May 10, 2015, the exhibit will feature:

Early childhood reading books
Never-before-seen family and childhood photos
Tour costumes from Swift's RED Tour
Handwritten lyrics for the singer/songwriter's hit "22"
Swift's 2009 GRAMMY Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "White Horse"
Official props used in the music video for "Shake It Off"
Dresses worn by Swift in her music video for "Mean"
The dress Swift wore in the music video for "Teardrops On My Guitar"
Swift's banjo used during her performance at the 54th GRAMMY Awards in 2012
And more


The Taylor Swift Experience will be on display in the GRAMMY Museum's Special Exhibits Gallery — where temporary exhibits are showcased on a rotating basis — throughMay 10, 2015. The GRAMMY Museum is located at 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015. With an entrance off of Figueroa Street, the Museum resides within the L.A. LIVE district, at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles.

About The GRAMMY Museum
Paying tribute to music's rich cultural history, this one-of-a-kind, 21st-century museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the premier recognition of excellence in recorded music — the GRAMMY Award. The GRAMMY Museum features 30,000 square feet of interactive and multimedia exhibits located within L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports, entertainment and residential district. Through thought-provoking and dynamic public and educational programs and exhibits, guests will experience music from a never-before-seen insider perspective that only the GRAMMY Museum can deliver.

About Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is the only artist in history to have three million-selling weeks (2010's Speak Now, 2012's RED and 2014's 1989). Taylor is a global superstar and seven-time GRAMMY winner, and the youngest winner in history of the music industry's highest honor, the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year. She is the first artist since the Beatles (and the only female artist in history) to log six or more weeks at #1 in the U.S. with three consecutive studio albums. Taylor has an album on Rolling Stone's prestigious The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time (by women) list, Time magazine has named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world, and she is Billboard's youngest-ever Woman of the Year and the only artist to have been awarded this honor twice. Taylor has career record sales in excess of 30 million albums and more than 80 million song downloads worldwide, and has had singles top both the pop and country radio charts around the globe. Taylor's album RED, released two years ago, sold more than 1.2 million copies in the U.S. in its first week. The only other album to sell more than RED was her critically acclaimed fifth studio album, 1989, the highest selling release since 2002 and the only album to go platinum in 2014. 1989 sold almost 1.3 million albums release week topping Billboard's Top 200 charts and iTunes’ sales charts in 95 countries on its release. 1989 has sold almost three million copies globally. "Shake It Off,” the first single from 1989, topped Billboard’s Pop, HotAC and Hot 100 charts and has earned double Platinum-status by the RIAA for exceeding sales of two million downloads in the U.S. Her current single “Blank Space,” immediately skyrocketed to the top of the Hot 100 and iTunes chart on its debut. 

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The Recording Academy Statement re: Mike Nichols Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

"GRAMMY® winner Mike Nichols was one of the world’s most celebrated directors who achieved great success in both film and theater. In addition to being a GRAMMY Award winner, Nichols also received multiple Emmy, Oscar and Tony Awards, making him one of the most decorated figures in the entertainment industry. A highly accomplished visionary with a career that spanned more than six decades, Nichols was also a gifted producer and comedian. Nichols' knack for impeccable comedic timing paired with unmatched passion for his craft earned him a stellar reputation as countless high-profile stars longed to work with him. We have lost a brilliant member of our creative community, and our sympathies go out to his family, his friends, and all who have benefited from and have been moved by his extraordinary talent."
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Neil Portnow
President/CEO
The Recording Academy

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PISTOLS FROM THE LAST INVASION OF BRITAIN AND ROTHSCHILD PISTOLS HIDDEN FROM THE NAZIS FOR SALE AT BONHAMS Our Coverage Sponsored by Stribling and Associates

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A magnificent pair of Brescian flintlock holster pistols made by Pietro Manani, circa 1660-70 will be sold at Bonhams Antique Arms and Armour sale in Knightsbridge on November 26th for an estimated £60,000 to £80,000.

The 350-year-old pistols were in the Rothschild family’s collection in Austria until 1939 when they were seized together with many other works of art by the Third Reich and stored in salt mines during the war. They were then repatriated to the Austrian state museums where they remained until 1999 when they were returned to the family.

The pistols are remarkable for the fineness of their chiselled decoration which includes bearded grotesque masks, monkeys playing cornetts and diverse monsters.

The pistols come from the collection of the Barons Nathaniel and Albert von Rothschild and were subsequently owned by Barons Louis and Alphonse von Rothschild, the children of Baron Albert von Rothschild.

Scholastic opinion differs on the length of Pietro Manani's working life (variously 1610-1720), and it is possible that there were two, father and son. Nolfo di Carpegna lists him as 'one of the most active craftsmen of his time', and records thirty-eight known examples of his work.

The history of the Rothschild family is only surpassed by dynasties like the Habsburgs and the Bourbons for their pan-European nature. In the family’s heyday – the mid 19th century – they were unrivalled. A painting by Jean-Marc Winckler shows 42 of the main family homes indicating the extent of their estates. And within those palaces was housed one of the greatest art collections ever assembled by one family.

PISTOLS WHICH WERE AT THE BATTLE OF FISHGUARD, 'THE LAST INVASION OF BRITAIN' FOR SALE AT BONHAMS

The sale also features a pair of pistols once owned by Lieutenant Colonel John Colby (1751-1823) of the Pembrokeshire Militia and Governor of Haverfordwest Castle at the time of the last invasion, now known as the Battle of Fishguard.

His cased pair of 40-bore percussion duelling pistols by D. Egg, London, circa 1795 is estimated to sell for £3,500 to £4,500. The brief campaign in which these pistols featured involved a military invasion of Great Britain by Revolutionary France during the War of the First Coalition and took place between 22 and 24 February 1797

After landing 1,400 troops and securing a number of farmhouses inland the French forces were bluffed into believing they faced superior numbers and accepted unconditional surrender. The invasion was the plan of General Lazare Hoche, who devised a three-pronged attack on Britain in support of Irish Republicans under Wolfe Tone.




Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. Today, the auction house offers more sales than any of its rivals. The main salerooms are in London, New York and Hong Kong. Sales are also held in the UK in Knightsbridge, Oxford and Edinburgh; in the US, in San Francisco and Los Angeles; in Europe, in Paris and Stuttgart and in Sydney, Australia. Bonhams also has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25 countries offering sales advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of forthcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit bonhams.com.

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Terrific Takeout: Nebraska Steakhouse Our Coverage Sponsored by Fresh Origins

The succulent New York Strip Steak at Nebraska Steakhouse

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Located way downtown at 15 Stone Street, Nebraska Steakhouse is a true diamond-in-the-rough we'd say based on our initial and only experience there so far!  Peachy Deegan is embarrassed to say when she spent a lot of time downtown she remembers walking by it many times, however, she never visited (she was spending less time in restaurants then).  It has one of the most interesting stories!  Nebraska Steakhouse serves quality cuisine in the most laid back comfortable atmosphere we've ever seen in a steakhouse, and the owner, Mona Muresan, is illustrious in her own right outside of the food industry: we believe she is the only professional bodybuilder to own a restaurant!  Mona came to New York in 1992 and is a native of Romania.  She is really the American dream-she started off as a server at this venue and in 2005 she bought it.  Go Mona!  She's also one smart cookie, and fun.  We were telling Mover and Shaker Kristine Johnson the other day at Mover and Shaker Rita Cosby's birthday party about this place since Kristine went to school in Nebraska; the restaurant gets its name because the steaks do literally come in from Nebraska from the distributor Liberty Meats.
Mesclun Salad: mixed organic greens, tomatoes, onions, croutons and balsamic vinaigrette marked our initial edible entry in our review, and it was wonderfully fresh and vibrant.  Every bite of crunchiness was exactly as it should be, and note Mona listened and put the dressing on the side.  Not only did she put it on the side but it was in a silver serving boat making it beautiful too.  Beauty counts; you know Peachy is also a Fashion Editor and right now she is working on a gorgeous new book by Firefly celebrating Vogue gowns.  Our salad was ready for the gala in Peachy's stomach.
For our appetizer we tried the Sauteed Shrimp: they were sauteed in roasted garlic, white wine and parsley sauce, and were every bit as good as we had hoped.  However, Mona had another appetizer idea that you have to try:
Mona suggested we try the chili which we can assure you is the furthest thing from ordinary.  THIS chili is made with FILET MIGNON TIPS.  We have never seen or tasted such a thing but we can report that it is far better than any other chili we've had.  Black beans, onions, peppers and lots of spices are included in this wonder which we wish we were eating right now.  The pictures should torture you into trying it!
Mona also has a Health and Wellness menu-as you might imagine she is into being extraordinarily healthy for obvious reasons!  We will have to try that menu sometime but we did not try it for our first time so this review is competitive with the rest.
For the steak, we tried the New York Strip steak ordered medium, and it came just as we expected!  Excellent!  It was perfectly medium and its thick juiciness was accentuated by that hot pepper.  The New York Strip Steak is a generous size at 17 oz. and is boneless, hand-picked, prime strip steak.  Delicious!  We can't wait to return...

Nebraska Steakhouse is definitely Terrific Takeout!





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On Money, by Francis Bacon

"Money makes a good servant, but a bad master."
-Francis Bacon

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

READ THIS: Times Square Trouble by Mover and Shaker Charles Kipps Earns Our Highest Recommendation - Peachy Deegan's Literary Debut! Our Coverage Sponsored by Hallak Cleaners the Couture Cleaner


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Here comes trouble!
The best kind.
Mover and Shaker Charles Kipps has been setting the world on fire with his brilliant work in more ways than one.  Emmy?  He's won that.  Peabody?  Charles earned that too.  Humanitas?  No problem, check.  Gold Record?  He's got seven as in plural records, so dance to this number called Times Square Trouble all literary awards givers!  Now his killer writing style featuring stellar IRISH detective Conor Bard, a resident of Hell's Kitchen has got a third book to the series and of course the third time is a charm.  

Conor's ability to listen to his inner voice is unparalleled.  But is there enough peace in chaotic Manhattan to find that voice?  If Conor finds it we hope he shares it with us.  And thank you to Simon and Schuster who pitched us Charles Kipps's first book-they must be reading Whom You Know to know we'd probably like something like an Irish detective who's smart as a whip but not so smart that he first drinks Ketel One written by a guy named Charles.
 The story began with Hell's Kitchen Homicide:
and continued with Crystal Death:

We believe Peachy Deegan was the only critic to love the books but cause trouble of her own in criticizing the vodka choice, so in this edition, Charles Kipps included Star Vodka, the Official Vodka of Whom You Know created by Founder and CEO Mover and Shaker Charles Ferri and the only Vodka you can properly make the Peachy Deegan cocktail with.  
Thank you so much to Charles Kipps who wrote us in on page 102!  Click here to read the quote.  So, this is our literary debut and though more than one author has told Peachy he/she will write her into their next book, Charles Kipps is the first one who made good on the promise!  We could not be more thrilled.  Note: Charles Kipps did not know us before we reviewed his first book.  He wanted to meet us when we said there really is a drink named after Peachy.  He mentions other people in Times Square Trouble he likes too, like Frankie & Johnnie's, highly recommended by Whom You Know, and oh my goodness Peter when will you be getting online.

Charles Kipps has a pen that's sharper than a razor and a mind more brilliant than all the detectives in the world combined.  We began reading this one night, but then could not sleep because we were wondering what happened next so we woke up in the middle of the night and read more.  We read all of Times Square Trouble in less than 24 hours and it is so gripping.  

The plot could not be better, and is clearly the piece de resistance of this novel meal.  We don't want to ruin a thing so we'll mention little of it, but you know someone's getting killed.  How?  By whom?  Can they figure it out?  Maybe not.  You'll just have to see.  When push comes to shove however, when it rains, it pours...

After the plot, the characters in their own strength and in their relationships between one another are just perfect.  Charles Kipps knows people and he knows how to paint pictures of everything from bipolar head cases of the world to the wolves of Wall Street to characters really cracking under pressure: "... It was obvious she had been crying.  Her eyes were red, full of sadness.  Not the sadness of sudden loss, but the sadness of weariness, the sadness of gradual erosion, the sadness of being beaten down.  On the surface she had everything, the kind of life most women would trade for their own.  But obviously there was a truly dark side..." (p. 116)

The strongest character interrelationship is without a doubt between Conor and his professional detective partner, Rosita.  Their banter is ablaze!  We quote page 241:
"Conor wasn't sure how to explain it to her, given that she had only been a detective for three years.  Just like Ralph was never able to relate to him how a case that has been stalled for days or weeks can suddenly surge like a rogue wave rising from a calm sea, how you had to ride it wherever it took you because if you didn't, it would dissipate in an instant."

There are plenty of authors who write and never reference.  They think it is all about them and the world they created rather than think about how who they are and what they created fits into the context of history.  Literary history matters, and Kipps quotes Ulysses on page 129.  There is a real depth to Times Square Trouble that greatly supersedes the average novel.  

Beyond getting the story right, 
Kipps is not lazy about checking to make sure all details are precisely accurate: did you know that there are 26,400 people per square mile in New York City?  Early in on page 25, social media is advocated...not everyone believed in this concept when we began in 2009.  And Grampy, we know you are reading up there - there's even a dog named Sarge in this for you.

Calling all big and small screen people-this series will look fabulous on you too!  And as far as book awards go, this should take them all.  Murder has never been so much fun!

One final note: Star Vodka has planned an event tonight to celebrate and you can find more details on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/starvodkausa

Times Square Trouble by Charles Kipps has earned our Highest Recommendation!






More trouble:
Charles and Peachy with the next book you ought to read!

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Emmy Award Winning Law and Order Scribe and Songwriter Charles Kipps Pens Third Detective Conor Bard Mystery

The Singing NYPD Detective, Conor Bard, is back in Emmy Award Winner Charles Kipps’ third installment of the Conor Bard Mystery series, Times Square Trouble, out now on Vigliano Books.

Bard has 10 minutes left in his shift when he catches what proves to be a blockbuster case – the stabbing death of a tourist at the crossroads of the world – Times Square. Bard balances a bevy of potential suspects and a profound sexual tension with his partner, Rosita Rubio, all while planning the gig of his life at the Cutting Room. 

Kipps created Bard – protagonist for Kipps’ previous novels Hell’s Kitchen Homicide, Crystal Death and now Times Square Trouble, 20 years ago, after moving to Midtown, Manhattan. But Kipps’ Emmy winning success as a television writer for “The Cosby Mysteries” and “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” left Bard temporarily on the sideline.

“Luckily for him (Bard), the strike happened,” Kipps said.

Finally, with the television writers’ strike of 2007-2008, Kipps had the time to bring Bard alive. He pulled pieces of Bard from the cops he met at bars after moving to midtown in the 1990s. Like Bard, some of them were singers. So, Kipps mulled his character’s idiosyncrasies – like constantly relating popular song lyrics to life moments – at a table in the Upper East Side writer’s haunt, Elaine’s. Bard’s lyrical tick also recalls the Kipps’ own music industry pedigree, having worked as a songwriter for Motown greats Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and Temptation’s lead singer David Ruffin in the 1970s.

Kipps’ efforts led to the publication of Hell’s Kitchen Homicide in 2009, and Bard was on his way. 

Charles Kipps has won an Emmy, a Peabody, and an Edgar Award. Kipps’ television credits include Exiled: A Law & Order Movie, Little Bill, Fatherhood, The Cosby Mysteries, Columbo, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Kipps co-wrote Fat Albert: The Movie with Bill Cosby. Along with the Conor Bard mystery series, Kipps is the author two non-fiction books – Out of Focus and Cop Without A Badge.

Times Square Trouble is available for purchase on Amazon and wherever books are sold.

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By Megan Alexander and Brittany Alexander, Owners of Special Cakes

"Peachy is one of a kind. It is so rare to meet someone who recognizes your brand vision, shares a review of your products that even the brand owner could not articulate better, and is so thoughtful as to show genuine interest in you and in what you like! She is a real gift to the world with what she does – a diamond in the rough. Peachy is truly someone whom everyone should want to know!"
- Megan Alexander and Brittany Alexander, Owners of Special Cakes



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On Books, by Francis Bacon

"Some books are to be tasted; others to be swallowed; and some few to be chewed and digested."
-Francis Bacon

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The World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop Comes to the World Famous Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills Reality Television star Rick Harrison Brings a Treasure Trove of Memorabilia to the Auction House to the Stars Our Coverage Sponsored by Paul Mayer Attitudes

Paul Mayer's luxuriously, comfortable designs keep women coming back for multiple -- even dozens -- of pairs. Classic, yet contemporary and always comfortable, his shoes are an addiction that we highly recommend. A staple of the Paul Mayer collection is the simple ballet-flat, with true ballerina construction for a perfect fit that comes in a variety of colors and materials. A cult favorite is the cozy, a flat with lavender-scent infused soles adding style and fragrance to collector's closets as Paul's designs emerge in sophisticated design incarnations season after season in the most incredible hues, textures and modern innovations in luxury footwear because we know firsthand how incredibly brilliant he is. Mayer founded the brand in 2004 with partner, Jeff Levy. All shoes in the line are manufactured in Spain’s Valencia region, along the Mediterranean coast by a skilled staff of 12 artisans. They craft each pair of shoes with an old-world attention to detail that includes in-house embroidery, quilting and stitching as well as custom tanned leather. This allows the brand to cater to each retailer’s specific demands in with timely and consistent alacrity, with orders completed in an unheard-of 3 to 5 weeks. When not in New York, Paul can be found traveling to his myriad of stores across the country meeting his loyal clientele or vacationing in his favorite spot, the Royal Hawaiian on Waikiki Beach.




Julien’s Auctions, auction house to the stars, located in Beverly Hills, has announced the Collection of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop of Las Vegas to be auctioned during the upcoming “Icons & Idols: Hollywood” auction eventDecember 5-6, 2014 at Julien’s Beverly Hills gallery at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard.

The famed reality show pawn broker, Rick Harrison, will bring a cast of characters and a vast array of memorabilia from his own private collection, some of which has been featured on the show, to the Julien’s Auctions event. The reality show featuring the “World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop” airs weekly and stars Rick Harrison, his father “The Old Man,” Rick’s son Corey (aka “Big Hoss”), and the charming Chumlee. The cameras follow an endless stream of guests who bring in their valuables to be assessed at the pawn shop. The haggling over the items is only the beginning of a series of surprises and fortunes found during the program.

Highlights of the historic World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop collection include a number of rare vehicles including a 1933 Chevrolet Master Eagle Series four-door sedan (Estimate: $15,000-$25,000), a rare 1917 Indian Model B motorcycle, one of only four ever made (Estimate: $40,000-$60,000), and an early 1960s Spacelander bicycle (Estimate: $8,000-$12,000).

Other highlights include an "American Flag" fuselage art piece from a WWI airplane (Estimate: $2,000-$4,000), a first edition Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol" (Estimate: $8,000-$10,000), a Fender Stratocaster guitar previously owned by Vic Flick and used in the recording of a number of pop songs including "Ringo's Theme (This Boy)" from the classic Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night" (Proscenium Films, 1964) ($40,000 to $60,000) and an original driver's license and photo ID issued to the great Johnny Cash in 1964 ($2,000 to $4,000).

The collection also includes The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Alternate Album Art (Estimate: $800-$1,200), an outlaw John W. Hardin business card (Estimate: $2,000-$4,000), an Antique Trephine Bone Drill (Estimate: $1,000-$2,000), a Jimi Hendrix painting by artist Denny Dent, signed (Estimate: $5,000-$8,000), a collection of 1960’s Vintage Rock Flyers (Estimate: $1,000-$2,000), a Marlin Model 1894 Lever-action rifle (Estimate: $8,000-$12,000), a WWII German U-Boat Memento (Estimate: $800-$1,200) and a Pistol Range Arcade Game, circa 1920 (Estimate: $4,000-$6,000) among many other items to be offered.


PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills Gallery
Monday, December 1st – Friday, December 5th, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time Daily

LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION
Friday, December 5th, 2014
Session I: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Session II: 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Session III: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time 
Session IV: 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time

EXHIBITION AND AUCTION LOCATION
Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills
9665 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 150
Beverly Hills, California 90210

For more information, email: info@juliensauctions.com or call 310-836-1818.

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Peacon in Blue and Brown by Posh Wellies of Lotus Shoes Recommended by Whom You Know! They are Gorgeous for both Town and Country and These Boots are Made for Walking!

These boots are made for walking, and we're talking to all of you including our Twitter friend Nancy Sinatra. (Nancy and Peachy both love eating at Patsy's and the Scognamillo family!  Sal is a Culinary King.
We have been thrilled with Posh Wellies for the past year and they are a division of Lotus Shoes, the oldest shoe brand in England newly making its North American debut.  New is a relative term; this brand started in 1759.  This two-tone Peacon is a stunning style and the pop of color really adds a stylish flair to this number.  We write in teal to honor the hue!
Meet the Peacon!
Peacon from Posh Wellies captures quilted effect stitching and polished buckles making it an eye-catching casual style. What makes Peacon a practical, off duty, style is the waterproof foot and a wearable 3cm heel!  They are stylish to go out in and practical to wear in getting to your destination, and we know arriving in style is as essential as having a comfortable time getting there.
Their stats:
Posh Wellies boot
Ladies’ knee high boot
Quilted effect stitching & buckle detailing
Waterproof foot
3cm heel
As is typical of this brand, all details are heeded and the buckle is this shiny-we did not polish it.  The accents add panache without being clunky which lesser brands can be.
The leather is beautiful:
The quilting is stitched perfectly:
The back is intelligently designed with elastic.  This means when Peachy Deegan wears them to Patsy's and her calves expand during the meal because Sal is so talented, the boots still fit.
Have you added the Peacon to your boot collection?
Please do!
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stablished in 1759, the Lotus brand holds an incredible heritage with a wonderful tale to tell and Posh Wellies is part of the Lotus brand. Unfolding the Lotus story and echoing the intriguing legacy of the oldest British footwear brand in existence, the Lotus archives hold an abundance of delightful artifacts from the brand's 250 year history. Signature Lotus styling is applied to both timeless classic options and a wealth of contemporary, easy to wear footwear styles. Lotus designs exude sophistication and quality. Many styles from the ladies' Lotus footwear collection perfectly harmonise with a number of co-ordinating bag designs in key shapes for the season, the perfect mother of the bride combination. In addition, Lotus recently introduced a range of formal and casual handbags aimed at the style minded women in search of a chic work bag or weekend option and Whom You Know looks forward to reviewing the bags in the future. Lotus also offer stylish men's collection which we have been thrilled to feature this fall. The Lotus collection is functional, stylish and distinctive, options range from essential casuals to smart formal options.
The Peacon in Blue and Brown is Recommended by Whom You Know!


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