Great Gatsby Style

The latest version of The Great Gatsby hits theaters May 10th, and if the fashion world has anything to say about it, we’ll all be bobbing our hair and dressing just like Daisy Buchanan this summer. It’s been a long, LONG time since the fashion industry has rolled out the red carpet for a movie,…

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Should You Wear Cropped Pants?

“I watched a fashion show last night,” a reader wrote me recently.  “They said you should never wear Capris.  I am 5′ 7″, long legs, slim size 8. I understand that [they might not be flattering to everyone], but what about for me?  I just ordered a pair online. Tell me, what do you think?”…

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Why It Pays to Be Attractive

“There are no ugly women, just lazy ones.” –Helena Rubenstein Not long ago, I noticed that the non-profit I’d worked for in Houston in the 90’s had FINALLY gotten around to putting up a website. As I clicked around, noting how many of my former co-workers were still there after all these years (it was…

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The What to Wear to Church Debate

The What to Wear To Church Debate

“Have you seen what some people wear to church these days?” a woman asked me recently. “I think God would consider it sloth.” “Just be glad they show up,” said another. “Besides, God doesn’t care how you dress.” “But don’t you think a house of worship warrants special attire?” I asked the second woman. She…

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Reinventing Yourself Madonna Style

“Madonna Is a Billionaire.” I smiled when I saw that headline online last week, but didn’t click on the link. While I’m not a particular fan of Madonna’s music, acting, fashion, or lifestyle, I have long respected her business savvy. The woman knows how to bank coin. While almost every other big artist from the…

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