Saturday, October 9, 2010

Style Maven Series: Eileen Davidson

Many of us know and love Eileen for her long standing role on The Young and the Restless as chemist and cosmetic business power player Ashley Abbott. We get our daily dose of this Genoa city style maven on CBS, well at least I do. I have watched her daily trials and tribulations since I was in high school. I love how my 65yr old father calls Y&R "his story" and no one can interrupt or talk when "his story" is on! Ashley and the Genoa city crew are serious business around my parents home and also now in mine (DVR Status). Y&R is seen in many countries including France the birthplace of fashion. Did you know that in France Young and the Restless is called “Les feux de l’amour” (The Fires of Love).

Ashley & Jack (Y&R CLIP)

Eileen is not only a brilliant actor, playing many other roles other than Ashley over her career but she is also a mother (1 son and 2 step-sons),

wife and AUTHOR. She is the author of 3 successful novels; Death in Daytime, Dial Emmy for Murder and her most recent release Diva Las Vegas. She recently tweeted that her 4th book will be entitled: "Swingin' in the Rain" she's currently working on it.

Any multi-tasking, hard working, creative mother inspires me. She is a Style Maven who is not only beautiful but hard working, creative, intelligent and she loves her vintage clothes! a girl after my own heart. We can all only aspire to look as bright, fit and flawless when we are 50+ and FABULOUS! BRAVO Eileen, you are an inspiration to us ALL.

I have an opportunity to do a twitterview (an interview VIA twitter) with Eileen:

LISAG: Can you describe your personal Style aesthetic and attitude about fashion?

EILEEN: My personal style is all over the place. I love classic and contemporary, feminine and menswear.I dress according to my mood.

LISAG: What are the key components / pieces in your closet?

EILEEN: Wrap dresses. I love them & have many. Casual.. dressy I wear them with boots, flats and heels, to the beach or a premiere.

LISAG: How do you feel about Vintage Clothing and Accessories?

EILEEN: LOVE LOVE LOVE VINTAGE! I've been wearing vintage clothes since I was a teen & have gorgeous dresses, blouses, hats & shoes.

LISAG: What are your favorite Vintage pieces (Clothing and/or Accessories)? Do you only wear designer vintage?

EILEEN: I wear any vintage that's beautiful and/or interesting.Last June in London I got a fabulous 60's cocktail dress.TO DIE FOR!

LISAG: What are you wearing this fall? Tell our readers the key elements for your Fall/Winter wardrobe.

EILEEN: This fall I'm all about sweaters and sweater dresses. Thigh high boots, tights and booties. Some menswear thrown in for fun.

She also said, "I'm not that Facebook or Twitter savvy. I hope this does the trick for you!"

I say, you don't need to be FB or twitter savvy honey when you are STYLE SAVVY!






VINTAGE MILITARY LONG WOOL VEST (styled w high boots for fall 2010)


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