Reflections

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would I wear that?

Would I Wear That?

Okay, tell me if this ever happens to you. You are flipping through a magazine, watching TV, walking down the street, or see someone at work, and you catch yourself gazing at their whole outfit thinking how well it is put together. Or you are drawn to a part of their outfit, like a necklace, scarf, belt, the shoes and you think how cool, how great looking, how different the item is. Then after a

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Can Fashion Be Compared to Real Estate

Can Fashion Be Compared to Real Estate?

Hey, what is the mantra of real estate? It is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. That is a good philosophy and is useful in a variety of areas — where you work, your favorite restaurant, shopping, sex, and, oh yes, fashion!!! Think about it. Where you put what you wear can make or break your appearance. Let’s talk about this, shall we? Location is important. Now, if you are a tall, lanky, perfectly aligned model type, you

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discrimination it still happens

Discrimination: It Still Happens

Ladies: Have you ever been to a store where the staff looks at you as if you are some strange being from another planet? Do they make comments which make you feel like less than a human being? It happens more often than you might think. Facebook hosts all sorts of videos that teach morals about treating one another fairly, which have been called fake, non-realistic, and other negative labels. While these stories might seem

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Communicating With Your Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist

As a New York make-up artist, hairstylist, and former model, I can’t express how imperative it is to communicate and express your opinion when having your make-up and hair done for a photoshoot, an event, make-over, or your frequent trip for your cut and color. Do not worry about being offensive or that “this is not your expertise so you’ll leave it up to them.” Regardless of whether you are up to date in fashion,

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Finding a Soulmate Shouldn’t Be Your Mission in Life — Here’s Why

Since we were little girls, we’ve been fed this view that one perfect person is out there waiting to make all our dreams come true. But here’s a groundbreaking newsflash: you are your own soulmate. Expecting to find a romantic partner who checks all the boxes and meets all your unique needs isn’t only unrealistic – it’s unhealthy. While it’s never too late for love, what mature women should be focusing more on is seeing

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Color Me Beautiful

That little black dress may be essential to a girl’s wardrobe. It’s slimming, simple, and elegant. For decades women have been inspired by the simple black sheath Givenchy dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in the film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” The Brilliance of Color While the brilliance of black had its share of appeal in cultural history, let’s not forget how popular color was to fashion. According to Time Magazine, the call for clothes of color

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Get Your Style Back On!

Though we still have a long way to go, it seems we’re getting to the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Vaccines are here. Selected movie theaters and concert halls are re-opening this spring and summer. And so is your office.  New Office Challenges — Updating Your Fashion While some may be excited to get back into their workplace groove, others may dread it. Maybe it’s the commute. Maybe it’s your gossipy coworkers.

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