5 Evening Wear Essentials

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

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Great Evening Attire Options

What should you wear for evening events? While we’ve become much less formal in recent years, it’s still fun to get dressed up sometimes. Whether you’re going to a gala or barbecue with friends, a fancy wedding or date night with your husband, “live in the moment” and draw more fun from these special times…

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What Clothing Reveals About Your Background

Whenever I’m in a crowd, I like to watch people. Young, old, rich, poor, thin, thick – you name it, crowds always provide entertainment. For within that cluster of bodies, you can learn much about the people in them, from the well-mannered to the insecure to the natural leaders among us.   It’s almost spooky.…

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How to Dress the Science Professor

How should you dress for work when a suit ISN’T your industry uniform? It can be tricky situation – particularly if you’re surrounded by people who couldn’t care less how to dress. But there IS a simple answer IF you pay attention. Let me give you a real-life example: I know a college professor with…

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Stylish Transitions

Why is it that extreme temperatures seem to make people forget how to dress? Whenever it’s blazing hot or freezing cold, you see lots of kooky combinations on the street – but unfortunately, little style. That’s the thought that occurred to me as Robert and I walked through the university campus on our way to…

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