Top Indicators of Your Social Class

Top Indicators of Your Social Class

What, exactly, is social class? That’s what I was thinking one morning not long ago as I was minding my own business in a dressing room at Macy’s.  That’s when my sensibilities were assaulted by the sounds of three high school girls trying on prom dresses. As they grunted and tugged their way into various…

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What Should You NEVER Wear?

Back when I was a teenager and trying to figure out my own style, my mother took me by the hand and offered some guidelines on dressing. Spoken in a strong voice and accompanied by a wagging finger, I took her words, “Never wear (list to follow)” to be etched in stone. Until I started…

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The Spring 2008 Review

It’s that time of year again: time to put away the coats, boots, and heavy fabrics of winter and pull out your warm weather clothes. Whether you’ll be working, traveling, or enjoying a little “fun in the sun” (or all of the above) this spring and summer, there are some really cute looks out there…

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Sex, Dress, and Power in 2008

Does what you wear have an impact on how you’re perceived as a leader? That’s the question that’s been burning up the fashion blogosphere the last few weeks, ever since Hillary Clinton declined to appear on the cover of VOGUE magazine and Editor Anna Wintour took umbrage. The story makes an interesting case study regardless…

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A Guide to Elegance

Do you have elegance? Do you take such care with your appearance and manners that people regularly compliment you? Do you have a flair for style and grace that others try to emulate? Do you frequently receive compliments on your children’s manners and appearance? If so, quit reading. You don’t need me. But if the…

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