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To Color and Color Not

To Color and Color Not

In the 80’s, color was a hot topic. Ted Turner was colorizing classic black and white movies amid protests from filmmakers…

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Smoke and Misogyny

Smoke and Misogyny

Anyone else watching “Mad Men” on AMC? Don Draper is a buttoned down, buttoned up, top-of-his-game Ad Exec with a beautiful…

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The Mother of Re-Invention

The Mother of Re-Invention

picture from http://www.costumes.org/ It starts when we’re very little girls. Someone reads Cinderella to us, and we are told that as…

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A Bad Influence?

A Bad Influence?

Meg over at Faking Good Breeding has an interesting post up this week about whether fashion and beauty blogs are contributing…

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Flattery Will Get You Everywhere…Almost

Flattery Will Get You Everywhere…Almost

Having spent years being utterly convinced of my own style ineptitude, and possessing an annoying tendency to not trust my own…

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The Commandments of Style, Old and New Testaments

The Commandments of Style, Old and New Testaments

The indoctrination to sartorial rules began for me back in the days when women were “ladies,” and ladies paid strict attention…

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The Price of Beauty

The Price of Beauty

OK, this NYT article has been making the rounds in the blogosphere, and may I just say, What. The. Fuck. $1000…

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Embracing (or at least, air kissing) The Inevitable

Embracing (or at least, air kissing) The Inevitable

There comes a day when we look in the mirror, see the turkey neck, and admit to ourselves that the Pretty…

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Too Old for "Baby Doll," Too Young To Die

Too Old for "Baby Doll," Too Young To Die

A rant of sorts In an earlier post I lamented the demise of Forth & Towne. While they certainly had their…

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