Pantone Color Predictions: Fall 2017

To credit the source, first … https://www.pantone.com/fashion-color-report-fall-2017 A rule of thumb for seasonal shopping is that you are most likely to find your best colors during your season.  If you’re planning to do some serious investment shopping and have time to hold off – hold that shopping until your season rolls ’round, you’ll have the most … More Pantone Color Predictions: Fall 2017

Smart Clothing Choices are Green Clothing Choices

  One of the things we have lost in the last couple of decades of fast-fashion and increasing clothing consumption is the concept that well-made clothing, carefully-chosen clothing, a curated wardrobe, carefully taken care of – is good for the environment.   And your pocketbook.  And your sanity. I think we all could use a … More Smart Clothing Choices are Green Clothing Choices

Truth in advertising

This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. (Shakespeare, Hamlet) If my dear readers have been wondering, this season has been filled with lots of observation, lots of thinking, and lots of redirecting.   Thus, less … More Truth in advertising

Just One Thing

Everyday dressing:  How to move yourself from “putting on clothing” to “getting dressed” – step two.  (Step one is getting dressed in clothes that match, with a decent pair of shoes). Just put ONE thing on that represents you and/or pulls your outfit together.    Ideas for things that represent you: Hair accessories:  I wear … More Just One Thing