Love Film and Fashion History?

If you like period films with costumes pulled from the pages of fashion history AND you live or plan to visit the mid-Atlantic this fall, make a point of stopping in on the “Fashion in Film” display at the Winterthur museum in Wilmington, Delaware. Winterthur is the former home of Henry Francis du Pont (of the…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Take the Time to Dress Appropriately

Is anyone else tired of always seeing t-shirts and jeans? Sloppy clothes, careless grooming, poor manners – all it takes to set yourself apart from “the crowd” is to NOT be that way.  It’s as if those futuristic TV shows of the 50’s and 60’s have all come true, except instead of everyone wearing tidy…

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Neiman Marcus Christmas Book 2006

A Tuscan villa?  The archives of a famous fashion designer?  A flight into space?  What? Neiman Marcus explores the possibilities with its 2006 Christmas Book.  The fantasy guide, first launched by the Dallas-based retailer back in 1959, offers all of these things and more, including 50 limited-edition M6 BMW’s ($139,000 each), a backyard water park…

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What’s the Difference Between an Image Consultant and a Fashion Stylist?

While perusing the latest offerings from the FabJob guide site, http://www.dianaprefers.com/fabjob.htm I noticed that both the “Become a Fashion Stylist” and “Become an Image Consultant” titles both linked to the image consultant guide.  I found that very interesting.  For while both occupations require a similar skill set, they have very different functions.  That a publisher…

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How to Add to Your Jewelry Collection

I have a weakness for unusual pins.  I’ve been collecting them since I was a teen and still wear some of my older ones to this day.  In fact, one of my favorites, a little giraffe about 2 inches tall, was given to me by my “Secret Santa” way back in third grade.  It’s seen…

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