Make Your Clothing Match Your Content

There’s a Public Service Announcement playing here in the States that features the First and Second Ladies talking about supporting the military and military families. While I’m all for the message, the commercial irritates me every time it’s on because of how they’re dressed. Mrs. Obama is in a brow, white, and blue cotton dress…

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When Status Accessories “Jump the Shark”

One morning as I was driving the kids to school, I noticed a woman standing at the bus stop with a Michael Kors logo tote bag slung over her shoulder. Later that same day, I stood behind a woman at the grocery store who pulled a food stamp EBT card out of her Coach logo…

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Coats for Professional Women

A few weeks ago when actress Brooke Shields was making the talk show rounds to promote her new book, I saw these two pictures: On the set of “Good Morning America,” November 17, 2014: Photo Courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk Leaving the building afterward: Photo Courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk Now I like Brooke, I really do, but I’m…

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Rhythm In Dress

Think of your favorite piece of music. Of how the instruments play together in harmony. Of how the chorus repeats itself. Of how it ebbs and flows. The pattern is familiar, comforting. Now imagine a grade school band trying to replicate that song after only a few months of lessons. They’re out of sync. Pitchy.…

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The Importance of Balance in Dress

What happens if you put a big kid on one end of a seesaw and a little kid on the other end? Bam! The big kid hits the ground and the little kid pops up in the air…and stays there. Game over. No ride for them. Because a seesaw works best if the riders are…

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