Greetings and welcome to the March 2012 issue of Southwest Flair Magazine online.
Spring is just around the corner and there are lots of exciting southwest events coming up to celebrate! Two major fashions weeks are happening this month: Aspen Fashion Week and Fashion Week El Paseo in Palm Springs (be sure to check out celebrity designer Mark Zunino who has dressed everyone from Liz Taylor to Angelina Jolie). Trunk shows and MIM Rocks Fashion in Phoenix are all coming up as well and you won’t want to miss these events.
Travel this month includes yoga vacations in New Mexico and a look at the green side of Scottsdale, two destinations that can’t go wrong!
New Mexico is cookin’ this month with the Fiery Foods Festival and New Mexico Restaurant Weeks happening all month long, a different city each week, so check the map and make your reservations to hit the trail for some outstanding New Mexico cuisine from the top of the state to the bottom.
Lots of news in the arts this month from galleries to book reviews and our EXCLUSIVE cover feature with the multi-talented Houston Singer/songwriter and jewelry designer, Monica Matocha. Catch the article and our interview with Monica, then take a listen to her latest single, Imposter.
Wellness Week is coming this month and we have a special message from actress Mariel Hemingway on how you can get involved and the steps to take to a healthier lifestyle. Read the article and take the pledge! Plus, a complete list of participating spas and wellness centers in the southwest! In celebration of WellnessWeek, we have two yoga features this month sure to set you up and on the path to good health.
I hope you enjoy this month’s issue, it’s been a labor of love.
Cheryl Bruedigam, Editor