Green Goddesses

Peace and Plaid

What The Water Gave Me

We Are Family

El Final Feliz

Cuff Love

True Value

Respect the Guidelines

Lou Lou Louboutin

Accustomed to Customs

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Officially Thrift

Little White Exaggeration

Role Models

Her Little Blackbook

Tara Muscarella New York

Judging a Book by Its Raincoat

The Green of Fashion

Laughing Stock

Twirl Tracker

Some Party

Closet Cases

Phone Home

Off the Rack

Something for Everyone

Art Appreciation

On the Road Again

Fun Fun Fun

Be Bold

It's a Sickness

Hamptons Style

Lauren Bagcall

The Price is Right

Feet First

Out of the Bag

Guilty As Charged

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Domo Arigato Mr. Mugatu

The Ex Factor

So Not Over It

Ex-Boyfriends Happen

Fakes and Leather

Green Goddesses

Episode 7:'s Associate Editor ponders boho style and Prince-worthy pieces.

Hello my earth-loving fashionistas! Strap on a pair of f—k me pumps for an eco-friendly cause, and let’s celebrate the recycling of fashion.

Gucci, Gucci
Wilson and Ambria put their poker faces on hardcore for these Gucci shoes and with good reasons. They were climate change December hot. The platform's hint of gold was incredible, and they radiated an aura of fierceness that you just don't see every day. And just like Hands Across America, there was something for everyone -- the consignor got a major a deal (50-50 on $800). I'm surprised Ambria didn't strap those on for herself and take off -- must have been too small.


Green Goddess
When Karina and Tara walked into Lisa's eco-friendly home I was immediately smitten. The broken glass fireplace, incredible light, and roof garden said, "I'm crazy rich, but I'm crazy rich and I care." Needless to say her closet wasn't just filled with recycled cotton tees. The super precious polka dot Dolce & Gabbana suit was so cheery and adorable I could barely stand it. Nothing says, "My sister's getting married, and I'm still more fabulous," like a Minnie Mouse power suit.


Between that and the incredible gown, it's no wonder that Tara fully embraced in the earth mother mindset and decided to throw a shindig. (I'm sure her back-to-Native American days Navajo sweater didn't hurt the shindig's spirit either).

Just Jack(et)
Karl is a fashionable fellow. He's rocking some major man jewelry and toting a jacket worthy of a Prince concert after-party attended by Mary J Blige. But that’s just the problem. Now that he's been snapped in this snazzy jacket, he’s got to unload it. . . or does he?

In the end, Karl does not sell the jacket, which is a bummer because his boyfriend hated it. Not only are you depriving the world of this jacket, Karl, you're disappointing your man! Stop being so selfish! He is not going to be pleased to see you trot back in with that LV bag. Think of your boyfriend. You should probably just give me the jacket and call it a day. Sure it's a little Delta Burke with a bedazzler on Designing Women, but that's fine. I'll deal with it. Got to wear something while I'm drafting up sketches of balloon valences.

Go Coconuts
Two important eco-facts we learned this week. When in doubt skip silk and button your shirts with coconuts. Maybe I'm not fully grasping the concept, but I was too distracted by the myriad delights in Samantha Pleet's studio. It looked like the staging area for a Feist video in there, what with her floppy hats and organic cottons. Personally, I am obsessed with her Chart dress and I agreed that Tara did look like a sexy little school girl. The chariot dress gets some major points since it was easily changeable however I would like to see it in action. I feel that on a short gal like myself it might look a little Coraline-ish.

But even without a carbon footprint there was a negative o-zone hanging over the shindig. Wilson thought Tara's pre-party attitude was a little too much to handle. And like any obedient employee he told her so.

Oh honey. Maybe the Goo-Gone fumes from cleaning those beer bottles were going to your brain, but you need to respect the "pecking order" (is this The Real Housewives of New York City or The Real Housewives of Atlanta, since Wilson was also singing "Tardy for the Party"). Tara is in fact Wilson's boss, and perhaps he should start acting like it. . .

In the end, the party was a success, with people snapping up items left and right despite the pre-party mojo issures. What do you think though? Which eco-friendly item was your favorite -- besides the well-watered arrangements?

El Final Feliz

Wilson shares his experiences in Haiti and his sadness over the season ending.

Wow this episode was so fabulous and meant so much to us that I just won't get tired of watching it over and over. How Amazing was Kelly Killoren Bensimon's apartment! I would die for her closet space. I didn't get a chance to meet her but Ambria and Karina said she was such a doll and I think we can all see that in the camera.

I did get to hang in Alexa Ray Joel's apt with Tara! Alexa was so welcoming and attentive to us at her home. She has the most eclectic and cozy apartment ever. I need to visit her soon for some tea, haha. I knew Alexa's pieces would sell really fast in the auction since she is such an icon. I mean the daughter of Billy Joel? One would be silly to not own a piece or two of her closet! Plus, she does have a good taste.

This auction meant so much to me in particular, since the money that we raised would go to the charity Generosity Water to help build a well for thousands of people in Haiti, which is my neighbor country. I remember being 10 years old and going on a school trip to visit the boarder of Dominican Republic and Haiti. I was completely heartbroken to see so many kids my age drinking water from a river that was so dirty, with their mothers washing clothes right next to them. I was baffled by those children's poverty and the living situation. Therefore raising that money for the charity was very important to me, and the girls as well. And we did!! We just received the pictures about a week ago of the well and the people making lines to drink and use the clean water. It was such a great feeling for all of us, and I am certain we would do it all over again!

El Final Feliz (the happy ending)! No! we want more Fashion Hunters! Haha! As we all know everything has to come to and end and our Season 1 finale couldn't have a better ending! Great consigners, Karina's pricing perfection, Ambria opening to find love, and finally the mysterious cuff that "belonged" to my mother Chanel! And it's story revealed in the one and only Elle magazine accessory closet! Ugh I would have died in there!

Although there was so much other unseen footage that we would have loved that had made it to the show such as a fashion show, my own photoshoot, along with a GQ photoshoot! (Editor's Note: see the fashion show below.)

I will say that I am pleased with how everything came along and feel very grateful for being part of such amazing show. I also want to thank the girls for teaching the business and being so patient with my over-the-top comments at times. Our journey will go on as we continue to hunt fabulous people's closets. And who knows maybe you ll see us back sooner than you expect!

Hasta la vista baby! (In Arnold's accent.)