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New Brand Watch! Introducing ROI


The most successful businesses in any industry will solve a problem or fulfill or create a need. This is one of the reasons I love this new contemporary fashion brand ROI. They are a problem solving designer brand. “What am I going to wear tonight?” ROI answered this with their first season launch now in […]


My Top 10 Fall Fashion Picks & Trends

It’s the most…wonderful time…of the year! Here are the items on my personal Fall Fashion wish list, from the trends I’m feeling the most. A couple of pieces are branching outside my normal style zone, but I’m excited to incorporate some new looks into my wardrobe. Maybe you’ll see some in future posts. I’m a […]


Why I am closing iona…

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Many have been wondering why I am closing iona. In early March, upon returning from New York Fall Markets, I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. At that time, my husband Monty & I decided no matter what the treatment path, we would close the store. I already have an underlying rare disease called GBS (Guillain Barre […]


When Should I Shop? Fashion Delivery Schedule

It’s March and spring styles are just hitting the store, but fall 2015/16 runway shows are going on too? The fashion timeline/schedule is confusing so let’s shed some light on it. I remember when I first began learning about the fashion timeline in school. I remember thinking to myself, ‘Yeah, I’m not going to remember that.’ As […]


Q&A with Maggie of Maggie Modena


Maggie will be launching her first line of handbags and backpacks exclusively at iona. To kick it off, next week we’ll be hosting a Valentine’s Day Trunk Show. More info here. By merging handbags with art, Maggie Modena has created more than just a well-made, functional bag, but rather, a wearable art piece. If handbags are […]


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