Fashion Designer Basics

Some women will wear ANYTHING, so long as they think it’s designer. They’re easily seduced by labels and blindly follow along without a second thought to appropriateness or appearances.

I certainly hope you’re not one of them. For if you’re a long-time reader of this ezine, you know it’s not the name on the inside that marks you as being well-dressed; it’s how you present the clothes on the outside that delivers the final verdict.

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Nylon Stockings Introduced

Did you know that on this day in 1939, nylon stockings were sold for the first time in Wilmington, Delaware by the DuPont Corporation?  They’d been introduced at the World’s Fair earlier in the year and were met with wild enthusiam. Why? Because before nylon, stockings were typically made out of silk, which was delicate…

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Armani Letting the “TomKat” Out of the Bag?

According to today’s edition of Women’s Wear Daily, Armani has been chosen to design the wedding attire from Tom Cruise’s and Katie Holmes’ upcoming nuptials.  The Italian designer is reported to have designed five outfits for Holmes to wear during the wedding weekend. There is still no news on the date or place, although George Clooney has denied…

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Executive Training: Your Fast Track To Success?

Should you consider executive training? It’s a question that’s been hitting my inbox a lot of late, mostly from women who have read and implemented the information in my image ebooks and now find that their polished appearance has gained them access to groups of people who are polished in appearance, manners, and culture.  While…

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Consumer Spending Is Up – But So is Debt

The Commerce Department retail sales report released last Friday spelled good news for retailers:  consumer apparel spending was up 3% in September.  This happens each year, actually, as consumers head to the stores to pick up new season fashions and get ready for the weather change.  But results were particularly refreshing this year, as the summer’s high gas…

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