When in doubt, wear red

When In Doubt, Wear Red

“When in doubt, wear red,” said designer Bill Blass. His suggestion was most likely aimed at women who like to stand out, but attracting attention is just one of the psychological aspects of red. Research shows wearing red generates all sorts of interesting responses, so tuck some of these fun facts into your image arsenal…

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How to dress fashionably in a male-dominated industry

How to Dress Fashionably in a Male-Dominated Industry

You’ve got the smarts. You’ve got the experience. You even know how to deal with the locker room talk. What you don’t have are all the cute clothes your friends in creative industries get to wear, because fashion and male-dominated industries just don’t mix. No one would take you seriously. Because apparently, women can only…

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Old School Style

Go Old School Style for New School Success

So my younger daughter, Peyton, and I were at the mall after school one day and decided to grab some Thai food to take home. This little restaurant in the food court is good, cheap, and in a prime location, so the queue at rush hour can be 10-15 minutes. It’s worth the wait. We’d…

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Tricky Hem Lengths: The Midi and Ballerina

In case you missed it, 70’s styles are back in fashion which means hems are longer for fall. Which can be good or bad, depending on how tall you are. If you’re a fan of the longer lengths, listen up: these can be tricky to pull off. Let’s start with the good news: more coverage.…

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Fall 2015 Beauty Trends

Fall 2015 Beauty Trends

So we’ve talked about fall fashion and accessory trends; now let’s turn our attention to grooming. Because just as clothing and accessories change every six months, so do hair and makeup. If you want to look current without spending a lot, freshening up your beauty routine is an easy way to do it. Start with…

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