On the Road Again

Episode 5: Bravotv.com's Associate Editor ponders what she would have taken home from the Hamptons.

The Hamptons! Wasn't it a delight to see our dear Fashion Hunters on the road? Particularly wasn't it lovely to see Tara taking her best yellow smock for a spin? I personally love a blousy, bubble dress in mustard. So take that Wilson! Now to the swag they brought back.

The Alberta Ferretti skirt
Over lunch, the gang had a side of cosigning with their Ceasar salads. And this skirt would be on most anyone's menu. I know Ambria has her foot issues, but I would have gladly gone barefoot for this gem.

Tom Ford for Gucci Pants
All I'm saying is no wonder Amy had a hard time giving up the ghost on these guys. I personally would have kept them, because one day those pants will fit again, and all will be right in the world. She could have strutted from room to room of her incredible house visiting all the world's greatest destinations without having to hike up her pants and remove her shoes for the TSA.That's the pleasure of having a home with rooms dedicated to your favorite global hot spots -- you never have to worry about finding a good plane outfit and a seat away from someone who snores.

Also, I've never met a caftan I didn't like so the Calypso top was a big win for me. I feel Countess LuAnn de Lesseps would be a fan as well.

Ms. Rogers Neighborhood
I saved the work of the delightful Jackie Rogers for last, because, I mean really. Look at this gold dress.


The movement in her dresses is so infectious. I just want to wear one and slink around, occasionally twirling for effect. It's hard to pick a favorite of the three, but if you're going to go for it. Go for the gold right?

Next week Wilson gets his androgyny on as he vies to become a stylist. I'm already loving this lip top he's throwing out there.

But on task, what Jackie Rogers dress did you love. Leave it in the comments.

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What The Water Gave Me

Ambria discusses the team's work with Generosity Water and how proud she is of Tara's progress.

I loved going to Kelly Killoren Bensimon's closet. Aside from Keni Valenti and Eva Lorenzotti's closets, Kelly's was my definite favorite. Handbags, shoes, dresses, suits, an entire Missoni shelf. . .seriously? I aspire to have that closet. On top of the clothing, the bags, the ridiculous apartment and Kelly's down-to-earth friendliness was her charitable demeanor. She knows she has been fortunate, and she makes it a point to give back in her life, which is such an admirable quality. Generosity Water is her pet charity, and I see why. You see the direct results of the funds you send, which is not always the case with charities.

I have always wanted to get involved with charities but I've never been in a position to do so. Working at Second Time Around gives me opportunities to be around clientele who have plenty of clothing and plenty of money. Linking Generosity Water with our clients to build a well in Haiti was finally my opportunity to be a hands-on part of something extremely beneficial. I knew being the one to auction everything would be a challenge -- I've never done that before in my life! I figured because I knew a lot of the women, and we had those amazing items from Peter Som, Kelly Bensimon, Rachel Roy, and Alexa Ray Joel it would be a walk in the park. I was secretly hoping to raise enough money for two or three wells. I was totally wrong. These women did not come ready to give their money away. . It was a real fight to even get a paddle raised. Luckily Wilson came to my rescue with that deep, masculine voice that commanded those women a bit more than mine. Wilson has such positive energy and he definitely added a richer dimension to the party.

Persistence pays off, though, and after a few glasses of champagne the women began bidding. It wasn't the triumphant, over-the-top success I had wanted, but that one well does give water to a thousand people. So I guess I'll just give us four a congratulations for getting that far. Water is something that we take for granted; I can't imagine taking a sip of water and worrying that it's contaminated. This was by far the most rewarding thing I've done in a long time.

I was soooo hoping that Colin's bracelet actually belonged to Coco Chanel. Obviously Coco was one of the most influential women in fashion, so I got really excited. It was a let down to find out it wasn't. Visiting the Elle accessories closet was a nice little band-aid. You didn't even really get to see how much stuff was actually in there! I only wished Karina could have been there to fulfill her fantasy of accessories.

I am proud of Tara for sharing about her alcoholism. Everyone has different past experiences which leads them into certain circumstances they would rather not have to deal with it; I definitely have my own. It hasn't always been easy to watch her go through the motions at work. It's the type of situation that there is nothing you can do but be supportive. She has handled herself with dignity and grace, and I believe her sharing is quite inspirational for others who have similar demons.

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