Before we say good bye to summer and hello to Fashion’s Night Out and Fashion Week we thought we’d give you one last look at fashion and the International Polo Club of Colts Neck. While Irene seems to have abruptly ended their season, on Sunday August 21 storming winds and rain did not stop the competition, the party, nor the parade of great looks. Instead of a full match, Simon Garber, founder of the IPCoCN regrouped with a polo shoot out to benefit Work to Ride, a nonprofit  that provides  Philadelphia disadvantaged youngsters with constructive equine activities. What a great […]


Simon Garber Makes Ralph Lauren’s Dream a Reality! For those of you who think “Jersey Shore” is a synonym for leather tans, big hair, and boozy boardwalk crawling, I am happy to report that just a couple of miles west of Asbury Park, in Colts Neck, taxi titan Simon Garber, (think NY Yellow Cab, Chicago Carriage Co., New Orleans Carriage Co.) brings to life the Ralph Lauren “to the Manor Born” concept with fabulous polo matches held throughout the summer. While the polo playing is quite serious and easily as good as one finds throughout the world, the atmosphere is […]

Tattoo WhoDoo?

While taking a shirt off my 18 month old grandson, I was amazed and amused to find a skull and crossbones tattoo decal on his arm.  He was quite proud of his “dadoo” put there by his aunt, a rather conservative woman! Back in those Mötley Crüe days when teens were sneaking off to tattoo parlors in forbidden parts of town getting itty-bitty hearts and smiley faces placed in discreet places mom wouldn’t see, this would have been unthinkable. http://gossip.whyfame.com/brooklyn-beckham-has-a-tattoo-7691 I used to discuss tattoos with my FMM student as a “fad.” As it turns out this could not have […]