What to Wear to a Wedding

Going to a wedding? Spring and summer are the busiest times of year for weddings.  If you’ll be witnessing some nuptials this year, do a little prep work before you pack your bags.  The weather, location, and formality of the event will determine what you should wear. Weather From balmy and breezy to hot and…

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Dress The Kid But Not the Parent? Bad Idea

Over the weekend, my daughter and I performed in our dance studio’s annual production of “The Nutcracker.”  It’s a big production – 100 dancers, handmade costumes and sets – and we’ve been rehearsing since September.  So imagine my annoyance after each performance when I saw a lot of audience members dressed in t-shirts and jeans,…

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Holiday Clothing Guide

Holiday clothing is fun and beautiful and can help get you into the holiday spirit. But it can also be confusing, depending on your activities.  If you have a full social schedule this season, here are some guidelines to help you determine what to wear when: Holiday Party Holiday party clothes can be casual, semi-formal,…

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Are Looks Important in a Relationship?

From the “Can You Believe This?” Department: I was surfing the Net the other day and came across a couple of stories that talked about the importance of looks in a relationship — in a way that made my jaw drop.  Here’s why: #1  You Risked It All for HER? So a middle-aged man has…

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What to Wear to a Funeral

“Do you have to wear black to a funeral?” a reader once asked me. “Is it some type of requirement?” Once upon a time, the answer was yes.  Black symbolizes mourning in Western Cultures, and wearing black or dark clothes to funerals has long been considered a sign of respect.  Black was the first choice…

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