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Product Review: Mood Food Aromatherapy Balms and Oils

mood food line photo by ken pierce
All Photos By Ken Pierce Unless Noted

If you’ve walked into a Day Spa, a New Age book shop, or Asian Imports store, you might associate the memory with the calming aroma of essential oils. It’s no mystery why Aromatherapy  — a range of alternative or complementary therapies that use essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds — is so popular. Everyone loves an inviting scent,  and it’s easy to create a relaxing atmosphere in your home using incense, candles or an essential oil diffuser.  But sometimes you might want your aromatherapy to be a bit more personal and portable.  For those occasions, let me introduce you to Mood Food.

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Eye On Design: Tina Turner Iconic Mini Dress By CD Greene

Tina Turner Dress Close Up
All Photos By Gail

Bergdorf Goodman was an early supporter of CD Greene and first featured his designs in its store windows in June 1990.

Tina Turner in CD Greene Dress
Tina Turner Wearing CD Greene’s Design On Stage

In 1996, Greene was commissioned to create Tina Turner’s wardrobe for her Wildest Dreams tour. For this mini dress, he selected a sheer white net and Swarovski crystals to contrast with Turner’s skin, so that she she would stand out onstage

Tina Turner Dress Detail

Photographed at the Black Fashion Designers Exhibit at the Museum at FIT in Manhattan. This Exhibit is Free to the Public and Runs Through May 16th, 2017.

Installation View
Installation View

Who Killed Bambi?

The Folly of St. Hubertus (2010) by Elizabeth McGrath
Sculpture Stands 23″ H x 15″ W x 24″ L
Mixed Media with Gold Leaf and Swarovski Crystals
Price: $22,000
On Exhibit at Sloan Fine Art (Corner of Norfolk and Rivington, NYC) through April 30, 2011