Author Archives: Mary Toscano

This Fall, Brown is the New Black

As Thanksgiving approaches and autumn swings into full gear, I cannot help but notice the pervasiveness of not black but brown.  Yes, that’s right; brown has become the new black.

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Dolly Parton Tackles the Amusement Industry

In addition to blazing music trails, Dolly Parton has tackled another industry: amusement parks.  Last Tuesday, Dollywood won the Applause Award and was named the top theme park of the year. 

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Fashion Admist Cloudy Skies

While walking on the congested streets of Washington, DC on a rainy Saturday, I noticed not the gray skies but the sea of color in the crowd.  From bright yellow to baby blue, colored raincoats flooded the streets.

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Lady Gaga to Become A Waxwork Model

The true sign of celebrity status is not publicity or high ratings, but a place in Madame Tussauds museum.   This December, Lady Gaga’s wax model will be unveiled at eight locations across the nation.  

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Animal Prints Become a Fierce Fall Trend

Lions and tigers and bags, oh my! This fall animal prints have made a fierce comeback in the form of boots, sweaters, and purses.   From zebra to cheetah print, expect to see your favorite animal patterns this autumn.

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This season, pea coats have made a comeback, not in black, but every color of the rainbow.

As autumnal breezes begin to blow, I have noticed a sea of color, not in vibrant leaves, but in coats.   This season, pea coats have made a comeback, not in black, but every color of the rainbow. 

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Rain, Rain, Go Away! Why Rubber Boots Are In.

When I was three years old, I donned a hot pink rain slicker and rain boots whenever a storm hit my small town.   For a while, I thought the days of bright rubber boots were in my past, but I have … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber purportedly assaulted a younger boy

While playing laser tag, Justin Beiber supposedly hit a twelve year old boy.  Authorities are currently investigating the events surrounding the purported assault.

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These Boots are Made for Walking

As the air grows crisp and the days become shorter, Washington, DC has plunged into October and the latest fashion trends.   Besides the usual insurrection of designer jackets and bags, I have noticed that boots have been dominating the fashion … Continue reading

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Jay-Z To Release New Album This November

After much anticipation, Jay-Z will finally release “The Hits Collection- Volume 1″ in November.   The album will hit stores November 23 and will be available as a CD, on vinyl, and as a Collector’s Edition Package.

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