Clothing Color Impact

Have you ever wondered why police officers wear blue or the clergy wear black? Or why purple and red are colors of passion while white and yellow denote innocence and cheer? It’s because different colors impact people in different ways, evoking emotions from trust to jealousy and everything in between. Scientists have studied the effects…

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Fashion TV: What You Can Learn From Fashion Television

While I’m not a die-hard fan of any particular fashion TV show, I think there’s a lot you can learn from the various shows about fashion as well as those that feature fashion prominently in their story lines. While you may not agree with or like everything you see on them, fashion shows – like…

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Green Fashion Basics

With all the press about “going green,” it was only a matter of time before the term was applied to the fashion industry.  But for many, it’s an oxymoron – how can you possibly apply the term “sustainable” to something that changes every season? It’s a good question. After all, fashion has a long, l-o-n-g…

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Mad Men Style

Mad Men, AMC’s Emmy Award-winning series about an advertising agency set in 1960’s New York, has become a hit with more than just viewers – top designers are sending 60’s-inspired looks down the runway for the second year in a row. Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Valentino, and Liz Claiborne have allowed the show…

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10 Classic Fashion Accessories

Looking for fashion accessories that might be missing from your wardrobe? Want to add a little “pizzazz” to the mix? Here’s a look at some classic fashion accessories, not including shoes or jewelry. We’ll look at those another time. A Wide Brimmed Hat A wide-brimmed hat is both stylish and practical in keeping the elements…

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