Note: This post is inspired by one of our readers, Judy H., who asked: It is the 5th day of February and all I’m getting online is information for Spring clothes and newspaper, magazine ads, and catalogs for the same thing. I still need things for winter and what I find in the stores are […]
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When we think of the United States Postal Service, thoughts of bills and cards from Grandma come to mind. But accessories and clothes? Hmmm. In an effort to combat financial struggles (Saturday delivery ends this summer), the agency recently announced that the USPS line “Rain Heat & Snow” will debut in a variety of department […]
Can a woman ever be too old to wear something? Sigh. Usually, I’m a “who says you can’t?” gal, urging ladies to stand up against commony held fashion beliefs. White after Labor Day? Who says we can’t? A patent leather purse with patent leather shoes? Who says we can’t? However, my 38-year-old self has one exception when it comes to certain fashions: […]
From the unflappable flappers to the Black Is Beautiful women to the hats and dresses of hard working designers, black women have influenced American fashion in fabulous ways.
As someone who has yet to plan a wedding for herself, I’ll be quick to admit that an evening wedding sounds rather lovely. Perhaps it’s indoors and winter, or outdoors during the summer and right at the cusp of sunset. No matter how you plan it, the 6pm wedding (from a bride’s perspective) sounds very […]
My grandma Doonie has been a seamstress for over 70 years. Every time I go home to Minneapolis, she drops little pearls of fashion/garment/shopping related wisdom. On a recent trip home, Doonie gave me these simple instructions on finding your natural waist. Most people think they’re natural waist is the mid point of their torso, […]
Chocolate. Roses. Cards. Balloons. If you’ve been out to dinner on Valentine’s Day, you know what I mean – somewhere along the line, Valentine’s day has become a fog of Cupid’s cliche. Aside from worsting my favorite restaurants with pre-fixed menus and over-booked tables, I’ve decided that there is no real way to “win” at […]
Things were supposed to be a little different this year at the Grammys (gasp – no sideboob!). CBS and the Recording Academy sent out a dress code memo banning a whole list of over-fleshed styling. But that didn’t stop our favorite artists from stirring up the scene. Whether they played by the rules (Beyoncé) or […]