My Life With Clothes

Since I am writing more and more about my wardrobe I decided to write a series on my relationship with clothes.  I plan to write about how I related to clothing through the years. How my feelings on clothing changed and what I learned about fashion. I guess I should start at the beginning. I […]

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What is a signature look?

You read about it often in fashion magazines, you see it on television or in the newspaper, it’s everywhere.  It’s the “signature look.”  What is a signature look?  Why do you need one?  How do you get one?  What is it? Why do certain people have it while others do not?  What can is signature […]

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Vintage vs Antique vs Retro

Vintage, antique, retro, words we hear constantly.  We see them in store windows, on online postings and when grandma tells us about her candy dish from the world’s fair.  What does it all mean?  Many use the definitions as interchangeable words.  But are they?  Can misuse represent fraud?  It may not rise to that level […]

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10 Fashion Terms to Know

Fashion has so many terms to know.  There are whole encyclopedias devoted to it. Each month I list 10 new fashion terms for you to know.  Some are common, others obscure.  This monthly feature is designed to be a fun, informative read. I hope you enjoy! Adaptation: A term used for a interpretation of an […]

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The 15 Items of the Basic Wardrobe

Here is what I would put in a minimalist wardrobe.  I would have these in a neutral color for the most part.  What pieces do you have?  Which ones do you need?  Which ones do you think are obsolete? A pencil skirt A leather jacket Wrap Dress Jeans A trench coat Denim Jacket White T-shirt […]

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