My husband never writes a list for Christmas, or hints about gifts that he would like. Every year, I encourage him to please tell me what he would like and, every year, he says that I always know the right thing to give him (except the one year I gave him a vacuum – if you know my husband it really…
Added by Audreyvp on December 17, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Many of us women miss the days when our men used to don suit & tie on a regular basis. There is something quite irresistible and sexy about the confidence they exude when they are wearing a tie. Which is why we’ll be sneaking one or two in their Christmas stockings. Our choice? Jack Franklin ties.…
Added by Audreyvp on December 15, 2011 at 6:46pm — No Comments
We’ve loved UncommonGoods for a long time. Probably as long as they’ve been established (in 1999). UncommonGoods.com is a unique online store that offers truly unique gift ideas that range from beautiful to fun, quirky and light-hearted. Never a boring gift idea in their catalog pages… We also love that UncommonGoods is an independent business that supports independent artists and creators.…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on November 9, 2011 at 5:52pm — No Comments
Have you noticed recently that there seems to be a lot of men sporting new mustaches? There is a reason for this. By now, we are well aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month (we wrote about it last month). This month is Movember (mo is slang for…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on November 9, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments
I have a new craving this fall. It’s hitting me hard. I’ll need to satisfy it soon…It’s for a desert boot, with updated styling à la 2011.
FYI, the Desert Boot is now 62 years young. This enduring style with the crepe sole has many fans. My sister and I were among some of the early fans. I remember us both sporting a pair of the “originals” (but we didn’t need to call them that back then…) as little girls and feeling very cool in a tomboyish and powerful sort of way.
And now is…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on October 4, 2011 at 6:55pm — No Comments
I have both a son and a daughter (Lucky me. One of each and I was done!). Needless to say that my daughter has always been – way – more fun to shop for than my son. Boys’ clothing is so predictable and… boring. My son has always enjoyed “clowning around” with his personal style. In his early teen years he was trying hard to discover and differentiate his own fashion style from the same-same sea of cargo shorts, board shoes and logo’d tees. Whether it was to wear a neon pink striped beanie,…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on September 1, 2011 at 6:19pm — No Comments
We love to support companies that do great work here and abroad. By now, we are all now quite familiar with (and wearing) Toms Shoes and we love the great work the company does around the world (Did you know that Toms does eyewear now, under the same One-for-One principle). In fact, we…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on August 24, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments
My husband does not, will not and down right hates to shop. I have spent many wasted hours shopping for him, having to return most of what I had bought. I kept telling myself that, from now on, I would not buy him clothes anymore, but it did not make sense. After all, I was at the store anyway, for either myself or one of our children, I might as well look for him also. Since he would never do it on his own… He’d still wear his early 90′s garb if it was just up to him.
Added by Audreyvp on June 9, 2011 at 5:28pm — No Comments
I recently wrote an article about the in-fashion of cuffs for women. Let’s not leave the men out. No matter what their age this one single piece shows that he has style and is not afraid to show it. They are perfect for both the young and, shall we say, seasoned, men in your life. With both Father’s Day and graduations just around the corner, these may just…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on May 19, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments
Now that Mother’s Day has come and gone, our internal holiday timers know to prep for Father’s Day next month. As studies have shown, men are the hardest people to buy for, but have no fear because The Succulent Wives are here to help. We will be featuring lots of great ideas to help make Father’s Day just as special as they made your Mother’s Day (not that we are competing, but let’s face it, we know how to make that day special!)…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on May 10, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments
If the men in your life (husband, boyfriend, dad, brother, older son…) are anything like mine, I know that I can forget about getting a Christmas list from them. After 24 years of marriage I have finally stopped asking for one…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on December 7, 2010 at 12:17pm — No Comments