We have a saying in the South: “If you’re goin’ out, Honey…put on everything you own!” Well, maybe not everything. But, what’s wrong with a fabulous outfit? Even if you’re NOT GOING OUT? I want to introduce 82-year-old Dr. La […]
Since 2000, The Pantone Color Institute has been announcing its annual Color of the Year. A singular hue that Pantone says, “…helps companies and designers make the most informed decisions about color for their products and brands.” This year Pantone […]
On this–my 300th blog post–I took a couple of liberties with Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quote to exclaim just how much I have learned from my readers in the last six years. Everyone always asks me where I get inspiration for […]
In last week’s blog, we discovered that lines are blurred when it comes to loungewear vs. athletic vs. leisure wear. Lovely Reader Donna commented, “Gone are the days of pantyhose and heels.” (Yes, Donna. For most this is true. Unless […]
I bet retailers are having quite a time classifying women’s clothing these days. Consider these categories: loungewear, activewear, athleisure wear, sleepwear, joggers, leggings. There’s even something called “fleggings” (fleeced-lined leggings.) Here is the vocabulary list: Loungewear – casual, comfortable clothing […]
For several years, I’ve been foregoing resolutions and opting for a singular ONE WORD to guide my thoughts and direction for the new year. But, for some reason, I’m struggling this year to come up with a word for 2021. […]
I don’t have to tell you that 2020 has been a year like no other. There isn’t anyone in the wide world that has not been impacted in some way by the events that have transpired. But, personally, there are […]
We’ve all heard the expression, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Well, I actually tested this adage at a holiday party. I took a shabbily wrapped package to a friend’s gift exchange to see what would happen. You might […]
Sharon White, co-author of Quintessential Style: Cultivate & Communicate Your Signature Look
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