Get The Guy: His Snarky Comment Proved My Point

So I posted a picture for my Clothes That Get The Guy ebook on the Fashion For Real Women Facebook page over the Labor Day weekend and got some likes and shares on it: But I also got this snarky comment: I don’t know this man, I’ve never had any interaction with him, yet he…

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Miley Cyrus: The Problem With Being Outrageous

“Miley Cyrus: Biggest Winner At The VMA’s” wrote Zack O’Malley Greenburg on Forbes.com. He claimed that even though Miley didn’t take home a single VMA on Sunday, she did pick up 100,000 new Instagram subscribers, 50,000 new Facebook likes, and that 300,000 Tweets per minute were flying while she was on stage. All paving way…

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What Does a Fashion Stylist Do?

A fashion stylist helps clients put together outfits for various situations. She determines what level of dress is appropriate for the occasion, then selects the best color, cut, and style of clothes that will allow her client to shine. She then adds flattering accessories, creating a finished look that makes her client look like she…

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Hoochie Mama and the 8th Graders

Hoochie Mama and the 8th Graders

A “hoochie mama” is someone who dresses very provocatively. The term was originally used to describe a woman “of a certain age” who dressed in a skin-exposing manner, but more and more, it’s become another word for tramp. This week, I heard it used in connection with a group of 8th grade girls, and it…

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Cannes’ Dirty Little Fashion Designer Secret

The Cannes Film Festival has come and gone, with several behind-the-scenes fashion designer stories coming to light. My favorite is the one where fashion designers decide who gets to wear the best clothes, because it reiterates something I’ve been preaching for years: image counts. Here’s why you need to keep your image as polished as…

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