There are apparently very few women in the fashion business, but a whole of "girls." Consider the celebrites who have their own fashion lines. Victoria Beckham has "Working Girl." (Uh, Victoria? You do know that's a euphemism for prostitutes, don't you?) Meanwhile, Audrey Gelman has "The Girl Most Likely" and Maria Sharapova has "Golden Girl." By the...Read more
And you thought only skinny women could dress eccentrically. No, says fashion designer Isabel Toledo. Every women deserves the opportunity to be flamboyant, she tells the website Fashionista. “For me, it’s really important that women are given the opportunity to be eccentric,” she tells the website. “The liberty, the freedom, the right to be eccentric, to be...Read more
Following a dress code is difficult during humid summer days. What can you wear to work without being extremely uncomfortable? There are some lifesaving pieces you need to have in your wardrobe to get you through. Here are 3 key pieces for summer days at work.Read more
The KimonoA play on the traditional cardigan, this lightweight, open...
If you’re a proud curvy woman who loves clothes, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 5 fashion secrets all curvy women should know.Read more
Emphasize your smallest pointPut your hand on your side with attitude and figure out where the smallest part is. Then make it known! Simply add a belt around your waist and...
While the color block trend is hardly new, it appears to be emerging in innovative new ways. Color blocking is simply a technique that involves wearing numerous solid colors in a garment or outfit. Such an outfit revolves around a palette of two or additional colors, typically in bright and...Read more
You might call it the Fonzie Effect. One of the biggest cultural phenomenons of the '70s was a nostalgia craze for the '50s (as evidenced by the character of Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli on the sitcom "Happy Days"). Cultural nostalgia always seems to look 20 years in the past, so it's little wonder that Scripps Media reports...Read more
It's official. The First World has officially run out of things to think about. CBS News reports the men of Western Civilization have developed a curious fascination with their own socks. This was not an uncommon phenomenon during the 1960s. However, there was usually marijuana involved. However, as neckties go the way of hats (and pants...Read more
By MARIAH FREIRE It’s one thing to admit you were into that "scene" in middle school, maybe even high school. Of course, you probably listened to Fall Out Boy, Paramore, maybe some Linkin Park? Your hair straightener was your favorite possession, and perhaps you found inspiration from some dark-eyed raccoons. But when I asked a friend what his...Read more
No. Absolutely not. This cannot be true. And yet, there it is in black and white (and excrutiatingly vibrant colors) in the pages of the Lafayette Journal & Courier in Indiana. It must be so. The big fashion trend for men this season is ... is ... (heaven help us all) ... floral prints. Even in Indiana,...Read more