The Ideal Proportion

Have you ever wondered why designers use fashion models who are 6 feet tall when “the average” woman is 6 inches shorter? Why show clothes on bodies that don’t match those of their prospective clients? Are they trying to drive us crazy? No. They’re just trying to reach the “ideal proportion” and sell a lot…

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How to Dress a Large Bust

What’s the easiest way to dress a large bust, so it stops becoming the focal point of every outfit? I mean it’s one thing when you want “the girls” to take center stage, but it can be frustrating when you don’t. If you’ve ever had a conversation with a man who stared at your chest…

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Fall Fashion 2014

As the temperatures fall and the leaves begin to change, it’s fun to pull out your cool weather clothes to face those chilly mornings. Fortunately, you’ve got some great, classic looks to choose from this season. Unfortunately, there are also some duds. Choosing between the two is actually pretty simple. Because the key to dressing…

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Sophia Loren for Fendi

How to Get More Respect When You Travel

When I was a kid, people dressed for travel. Not to sit in a car for 10 or 12 hours, mind you, but for public transportation. Trains. Ships. Planes. Especially planes. In fact, the term “jet set” was first used in the 1950’s to describe those members of cafe society who could afford to travel the…

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Beware The Sparkly People

Studies have long shown that attractive people have an advantage. They get more attention from parents, teachers, and classmates growing up than their less attractive counterparts, and from potential mates once they mature. In the work place, good-looking people are hired faster, get promoted more quickly, and earn an average of 10% more than people…

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