The Staggering Cost of Dressing Down

The other morning, I saw a woman at a coffee shop…dressed in pajamas. Later, I saw people at the grocery store…dressed in workout clothes. That night, I saw a woman go into a nice restaurant for dinner…dressed in yoga pants. Yes, I get that relaxed clothes are comfortable. Yes, I get that “most people” dress…

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Dressing to Date

“You want a quality man?” Patti Stanger asked a group of New York women on a recent episode of Bravo TV’s Millionaire Matchmaker.  They all nodded enthusiastically. “Then stop dressing like hookers!” Their jaws dropped.  So did mine.  I’d been flipping through channels, looking for something to watch, but after hearing that in-your-face remark, I…

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Dressing to Lead: The Dark Side

There are many, many benefits of dressing to lead. When you stand in front of people wearing the structured, tailored clothes of a leader, they act like a picture frame, showcasing your abilities and enhancing your credibility. That’s why people in positions of power, wealth, and influence often wear structured clothes. But there’s a dark…

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Dressing Lessons from the Rich and Famous

Last week, fashion designer Giorgio Armani announced that he would be underwriting the annual Costume Institute Ball next May at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. George Clooney and Julia Roberts will be co-Chairing. When a Clooney-mad friend of mine heard the news, she called me right away and asked me how to score some…

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The Top Five Dressing Mistakes

What does it take to dress well?  A lot of money?  A perfect figure?  An enormous closet? Nope. Dressing well is a lot like cooking well or painting well or playing the piano well:  once you learn the basics and apply them repeatedly, you become proficient.  Like a botched sauce or a missed chord, you…

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