Executive Training: Your Fast Track To Success?

Should you consider executive training? It’s a question that’s been hitting my inbox a lot of late, mostly from women who have read and implemented the information in my image ebooks and now find that their polished appearance has gained them access to groups of people who are polished in appearance, manners, and culture.  While…

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Consumer Spending Is Up – But So is Debt

The Commerce Department retail sales report released last Friday spelled good news for retailers:  consumer apparel spending was up 3% in September.  This happens each year, actually, as consumers head to the stores to pick up new season fashions and get ready for the weather change.  But results were particularly refreshing this year, as the summer’s high gas…

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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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