Couture

Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Kate Middleton Dress Sells for over $125,000

A dress worn by Prince William’s fiancee Kate Middleton at a university fashion show in 2002, which reportedly sparked the royal’s interest in his bride-to-be, fetched $105,000. Including commission, the see-through mesh slip dress designed by Charlotte Todd sold for 78,000 pounds ($126,000). It had been expected to sell for 8,000-10,000 pounds. “I am...

Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Cash ‘n’ Cari ‘repurposing’ HGTV

In early 2010, TV talent scouts were looking for a female estate liquidator for a reality television show. One of those executives happened to land on Cari Cucksey’s website, called her, and the rest, shall we say, is Her-story… Soon to follow, producers came to Michigan and filmed 12 hours of Cari and her...

Caroline Ashleigh Blog – Princess Diana Still Rules

It’s been more than 13 years since Princess Diana’s death, but an exhibit featuring items from her life is now on display in Grand Rapids, Mich,. until Feb. 16, 2011. The Grand Rapids Art Museum is currently home to “Diana – A Celebration,” a rare look into the life of Diana Spencer from childhood...