STABLES & SILKS DERBY DAY PARTY…..With a new name and new venue, Williamson County’s premier Kentucky Derby party is off to a flying start. Soroptimist International of Franklin is promising their racing-themed benefit, Stables & Silks, will be even bigger and more exciting this year. Read more
Wellington, FL – March 22, 2013 – Pilla Sport performance eyewear couples attractive eyewear with high functionality and durability to aid in athletes’ performance, and now in conjunction with JustWorld International, the JustWorld Liberty model will also aid an important cause. The co-branding of the Pilla Sport JustWorld Liberty performance eyewear will assist in raising much-needed funds for the non-profit organization in their global efforts to reduce poverty through nutrition, health, education, leadership and cultural development programs in Cambodia, Honduras and Guatemala. Read more
Wellington, FL – March 21, 2013 – Lorrie Browne, a Florida licensed interior designer, is also a Green Residential Expert specializing in design projects that bring energy-efficient, healthy and accessible elements together to produce stylish and livable interiors for her clients.
“People who care deeply about animals naturally have concern for the environment, so it’s been a perfect fit for our equestrian clients,” said Browne.
The evolution of the cowboy boot dates back to the time of the America Civil War. In fact, many boots from the 1860’s are indistinguishable from those issued to the military. These boots were plain and utilitarian with low heels and squared-off toes. In early boots, it is impossible to determine the left foot boot from the right. Read more
Spurs originally were brought to the New World by Spanish settlers in the 16th century. The modern period of spurs lasted from about 1860 to 1910. During this period the Mexican spur contained many interesting design elements mixing silver and iron to create figural, as well as geometric, works of art. They were typically large and heavy and were sometimes adorned with semi-precious stones such as rubies and emeralds. Read more