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Premium Mediocre

Premium Mediocre

Premium Mediocre – really?  I can’t believe sometimes what marketers think consumers will fall for next, but as P.T. Barnum said, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” (which actually wasn’t said by Barnum but by one of his acquaintances [don’t know if he was a dupe or […]

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The 2018 Emmys Red Carpet

The 2018 Emmys Red Carpet

Sometimes the Emmys sneak up on me cause they are not in the traditional Red Carpet Season (which is between Jan 1st & the Oscars – usually the first of March or end of February).  But we had them last night and where there’s a red carpet, there’s […]

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Spring Weddings – Kathleen

Spring Weddings - Kathleen

Each wedding brings its own set of puzzles to be solved.  That is what is so much fun about what I’ve done.  OK, I’ve solved this puzzle and that one, give me another – love a new puzzle.  Kathleen was a whole lot of fun and she […]

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Minimalism vs a Well-Order Life

Minimalism vs a Well-Order Life

So what’s all this malarkey about this living without so much stuff?  I mean, I’ve worked hard, and I should be able to choose whatever I want and how much of whatever I want – isn’t that the purpose of working hard and having some money in my budget […]

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Two Points – Internship Dressing and Minimalism

Two Points - Internship Dressing and Minimalism

So how do you dress for a job?….or an internship?  When you’re used to wearing jeans and tee for daily classes and suddenly you have an internship or a possible job interview or even a job.  How do you dress?  It’s a good question for anyone who […]

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And Now We Start The Red Carpet Season – Golden Globes

Actually all in all this was a good night or fashion.  The Golden Globes starts the Red Carpet season and is touted as the most fun of the awards shows.  But I thought the fashion was really fabulous.  OK so why do we care about the fashion?….I […]

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January Class- Intro to Commando Sewing

OK – so what in the world is commando sewing.  I like to think it’s close to what commandos do (and no it has nothing to do with underwear – I promise). But think how commandos go about completing a project: They do research and check out […]

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Prints – What’s New?

Prints - What's New?

Ok – so with the advent of more feminine looks the inevitable prints emerge, but there’s always a fresh take on prints and this return of prints is no different.  The part that’s important to those of us who want to make something practical, yet modern, fresh, […]

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ER, II Exhibit of Wardrobe

ER, II Exhibit of Wardrobe

Yes, it’s THAT queen – THE queen!!!  So what’s so hot about her clothes – and who should care?  It is important, and not for the reason you most think – not cause she’s the queen.  But because she has to look authoritative, but not bossy; legitimate […]

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The Preponderance of Dresses

          So the new Barneys, NY ad has new arrivals for fall.   This is most interesting for the preponderance of dresses.   Almost 3/4 of the styles show are skirts, dresses, long dresses or not pants.   For many decades we’ve seen […]

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