Evening Wear Basics

About twenty years ago on a Thursday afternoon around 4:30, my husband called me at work to say he’d just been handed box seat tickets to a touring performance of Mame, starring Juliet Prowse.  Would I be interested in going? The show was at 7:30 that night. When the curtain rose three hours later, we…

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A Guide to Warm Weather Dresses

If you like to wear casual dresses in warm weather, you’re not alone. Many women tend to find them cooler than tops and shorts, while others prefer the camouflage offered by the additional coverage. If you’ve never given the matter much thought, try wearing some casual dresses this season. Not only will they allow you…

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The Lone Ranger Costumes

The Lone Ranger movie is coming to theaters July 3rd, and I, for one, am looking forward to seeing it. It’s from the same group who made all the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, so if nothing else, you know it will be filled with big sets, big explosions, and Johnny Depp one liners. You’ll…

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The “Rules” for Wearing White

The "Rules" for Wearing White

  Wearing white has been a summer tradition for centuries. There’s something cool and refreshing about white clothing that makes it chic on even the hottest days.  Since it reflects light and absorbs perspiration, making it less noticeable than on other colors, the wearer looks cool and collected, even when temperatures soar.  Small wonder then…

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The Best Swimsuit for You

“Women shop for a bikini with more care than they do a husband. The rules are the same. Look for something you’ll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.” –Erma Bombeck Swimsuit. Perhaps no other single word conjures up more emotion than this summer staple.  Because women are SO critical of their bodies, shopping…

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