A profile of Comme Il Faut shoe designer Alicia Muniz

If you have been to any large argentine tango event and seen Tango dance shoes from Argentina, then, you are sure to have seen ‘Comme Il Faut’ shoes. They are the eye candy of shoes. Beautifully made with exquisite detailing, In fine leathers of so many amazing colors, prints, textures. Comme Il Fauts boutique is located in Recoleta, Buenos Aires and a must go for the shoe addict – but make sure you are ready to leave with a few pairs in hand. This video features Alicia Muniz , it shows the whole process from design thru making – what a treat and in the process shows how thru her innovation she has became so...
Tango photo shoot with Chelsea Eng on location In San Francisco

Tango photo shoot with Chelsea Eng on location In San Francisco

This weekend my Photographer Diane Pedersen and I had a great photo shoot on Location around San Francisco featuring Tango Teacher and performer Chelsea Eng. We toured Chelsea around San Francisco to our carefully chosen locations focusing on urban architecture, structures and textures. Chelsea very patiently keeping warm as the weather started to chill by the water...

Bridal and Evening gown dry cleaning

Heres a few suggestions for dry cleaning your Bridal Gown Always seek out ‘personal’ recommendations for dry cleaners. Some bridal stores get kick backs for their referrals to dry cleaners and there are strangers on the web/networking who refer you to their own family business. Be sure to check it after its done. A high price does not guarantee a good job. I know of a cleaner that charges $150 and did a useless job – my local cleaner charges $30 for instance. If you plan to wear the dress a second time at a new destination and are on a time limit. I would recommend that you ensure you do leave enough time for the possibility of needing to take it to a second cleaner if the first cleaner does not meet your satisfaction. Storing the cleaned dress before the second wedding: Plan ahead where to store it when you get it home (eg. in mum’s spare room ). Find out how the cleaners are bagging it – you may have to open it out to stop creasing. If they bag it in plastic you may need to re-bag  it into a fabric bag. Or you may have to take the dress off the hanging hooks and lay it open and flat so that the hanging loops do not...