Anna Wintour and Grace Coddington sat front row at Ralph Lauren and witnessed the Fall throwback to the '90s: long, floral print dresses, romantic peasant sleeves, and a return to classic menswear. The runway featured layers of blazers and waistcoats over a variety of heavy fabrics and Fall's must-have accessory: lace fingerless gloves.
Not too long ago, I attended a wine tasting. Amidst a sea of Pinots and Zinfandels, I found myself drawn to an unassuming bottle: 2007 Stephen Vincent Crimson.
When I found out the price of this wine, which is made from grapes harvested in California's Central Coast, I was shocked. It tasted far more complex than its extremely affordable $10 price tag. Composed of 75 percent Syrah and 25 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, this lusty blend has room to age a few years, but is also ripe for enjoying now, with oak and lots of dark berry and cassis.
2007 Crimson's not easy to find, but it's one of those wine bargains that I'd go out of my way for. What are your favorite value wines?
Hooray for another sleeping puppy! And look how precious lil Crimson looks with his poochie paws all up in the air. But, unlike this sleepy pooch we've seen before, the proud pet of Sunshine in Seattle is not a baby husky but instead a rare breed called an Alaskan Klee Kai. This handsome fella loves to run around and jump and play and holds the impressive title of Best Tug-of-War Player in the Entire World: Rope Bone Category. I especially like how this pooch got his name — if you're curious then just read more