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rethinking classic

  When it comes to style taxonomy “Classic” is a word often used to describe a specific look. Symmetrical, tailored, polished,…

hit “refresh”…style and lifestyle mantras for 2015

  Have you read I’ll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist by Betty Halbreich? It’s a very…

if a chic falls in the forest…

Source Lovely reader Cecilia sent the following note to “les femmes” (yours truly and Tish of A Femme d’un Certain Age).…

What Moves You?

Last week’s repost of musings on what’s flattering generated so many great responses! I enjoyed reading them all. In figuring out…

encore: what’s flattering got to do with it?

The topic of “flattering” clothing has been making the rounds again, most recently at 40+ Style and Suzanne Carillo Style Files.…

Style Inspiration: Les Gamines

I like to browse through Net-A-Porter for styling inspiration, and loved seeing Charlotte Gainsbourg in this week’s “The Edit” (their weekly…

Clothing Sizes: The Good, The Bad And The Sanity

While the swirl of sputtering disbelief, occasional outrage and relentless ridicule that initially greeted J.Crew’s announcement that it was adding “XXXS”…

Samedi Matin

Posting this morning with the iPad, as the relatively new trackpad in my laptop is doing a St. Vitus’ dance again.…

How Home Ec Made Me A Better Executive

Back when I was in Junior High School, the boys took Shop and the girls took Home Economics. It was assumed…

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