Cannes’ Dirty Little Fashion Designer Secret

The Cannes Film Festival has come and gone, with several behind-the-scenes fashion designer stories coming to light. My favorite is the one where fashion designers decide who gets to wear the best clothes, because it reiterates something I’ve been preaching for years: image counts. Here’s why you need to keep your image as polished as…

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Summer Dress Forget-Me-Nots

Summer dress season in nearly upon us. As the weather heats up and clothes start coming off, it’s important to remember the little details that can make or break a great look. Great skin, gorgeous hair, and appropriate undergarments are just a few of the items that top the list of summer dress forget-me-nots. Summer…

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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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