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SOoooo while I was getting sun-burned at a Flea Market in New Jersey and NOT making nearly enough money to justify the one and half hours spent on Friday organizing stuff, getting up at 5:30am on Saturday to set up the booth and spending the day smiling at lookers, not buyers….yes while I was doing that I could have been in Liberty Park attending the 2012 Veuve Cliquot PoloClassic!

Veuve Cliquot polo classic, Nacho,

NACHO FIGUERAS

POLO classic

Nacho in action

Veuve Cliqot polo classic 2012, Nacho

Are all polo players this good-looking???

Be Still My Heart

OMG, the hair, the teeth, the eyes! LOVE his looks!

All photos courtesy of Murray Head

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Invited to a holiday cocktail party? Or to a Hanukkah latke supper? Or a Christmas dinner party?  You know you gotta bring a hostess gift…of course you can always opt for the traditional (read boring and unimaginative) bottle of wine, perhaps even some Veuve Clicquot.  OR you could bring a jar of that strawberry jam you made this summer.  In the past I have made batches of seasoned nuts and given them as gifts – but we’re running out of time to shop for ingredients, find appropriate containers and then make the peppermint bark or spicy pecans, so take a look at this list and maybe a couple of the items will jump off the page for you or at least inspire you to think a bit creatively when picking out that Hostess Gift.

Apartment48.com, kitchen timer, retro timer

Retro Kitchen Timer

Retro Kitchen Timer

An aluminum timer buzzing with old-school charm will wake up any kitchen’s style. Available in six colors.

To buy: $18, apartment48.com

uncommongoods.com

Still Hot From The Oven

Bread Warmer

Heat this terra-cotta plate, then tuck it into a bread basket to keep rolls soft and warm. Score brownie points by showing up with it packaged with a fresh-baked loaf of focaccia.

To buy: $15, uncommongoods.com

crate and barrel,

Say Cheese

These markers are a great gift for any hostess.  Perfect way to identify an assortment of cheeses for a cocktail party.

crate and barrel, kitchen soap and lotion

Sweet Clementine Soap & Hand Lotion

This refreshing scented duo is perfect for the hostess’s kitchen. 

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FAB FOTO FRIDAY

It was a gorgeous day in Manhattan with blue skies and sun shining down on Governor’s Island where an audience of fashionistas, philanthropists and glitterati gathered to watch a Polo Match.  The occasion was the annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. 

Donna Karan visited Haiti after the devastating  earthquake last year and was deeply moved by the artistic spirit of the people.  She came home and set up Hope Help & Rebuild Haiti.  Veuve Clicquot chose it as the beneficiary of their annual Polo Classic, Hugh Jackman (one good-looking Aussie) and Nacho (one hunky Argentinian) co-hosted and thus a major social and charitable event is born.  It was held on Governor’s Island, a place in New York City rich in history and so this will be a two part blog post;  But first, the fashionistas because they constitute a very classy, eclectic FAB FOTO FRIDAY.

Wearing the colors of the day!

Veuve Cliquot polo classic, Governor's Island, Nacho, Donna Karan, Hope help and rebuild Haiti

Exquisitely Green

Governor's Island, Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, Hope Help & Rebuild Haiti, Donna Karan

Up, Up and Away Hat

Donna Karan Hope Help & Rebuild Haiti, Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, Governor's Island

Let Me Show You My .....Hat

Veuve Cliquot Polo Classic, Governor's Island, Donna Karan, Nacho

Perky, Pretty, Pink and Purple

Donna Karan hope help & rebuild haiti, Nacho, Governor's Island

Seersucker Suit and a Bow Tie

Governor's Island, Donna Karan, Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Saucy Pink Saucer Hat on the Side

She's Got A Big Pair of ....Sunglasses and A Pink Hat

The Colors of Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot Champagne

The Sponsor

Hope Help & Rebuild Haiti

The Benefactress - Donna Karan

All photos courtesy of Murray Head

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