The Lone Ranger Costumes

The Lone Ranger movie is coming to theaters July 3rd, and I, for one, am looking forward to seeing it. It’s from the same group who made all the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, so if nothing else, you know it will be filled with big sets, big explosions, and Johnny Depp one liners. You’ll…

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The “Rules” for Wearing White

Wearing white has been a summer tradition for over a century.  There’s something cool and refreshing about white clothing that makes it chic on even the hottest days.  Since it reflects light and absorbs perspiration, making it less noticeable than on other colors, the wearer looks cool and collected, even when the temperature soars.  Small…

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The Best Swimsuit for You

“Women shop for a bikini with more care than they do a husband. The rules are the same. Look for something you’ll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.” –Erma Bombeck Swimsuit. Perhaps no other single word conjures up more emotion than this summer staple.  Because women are SO critical of their bodies, shopping…

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Hoochie Mama and the 8th Graders

Hoochie Mama and the 8th Graders

A “hoochie mama” is someone who dresses very provocatively. The term was originally used to describe a woman “of a certain age” who dressed in a skin-exposing manner, but more and more, it’s become another word for tramp. This week, I heard it used in connection with a group of 8th grade girls, and it…

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Mixing Fashion Trends

Fashion trends. Should you mix them? Should you match them? Should you wear them at all? While I’m a big advocate of building a core wardrobe of simple, classic silhouettes that you can wear in a variety of ways, I do recommend freshening your wardrobe each season with a few trendy pieces that make your…

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