Sorry, folks, I just didn't love Mrs. Obama's dress last night. What did that dress need to do? It needed to give a visual punch to President Obama's narrative of economic difficulty and recovery. Inauguration Day was a great time and occasion to underscore the hope and recovery part of that narrative, but last night we were ...READ MORE »
Monthly Archives: February 2009
It's pretty simple: Michelle Obama knocked it out of the ballpark. Last night I went to sleep pretty early, around the time that, oh, I don't know, the Best 2nd Gaffer was being handed out. Yawn. Horrible show. Only thing worse were the dresses — but more about that in a minute. At the same time, Mrs. ...READ MORE »
Last week, I was having breakfast with friend and fellow blogger Annie Elliot of bossy color, and she gave me a nicely delivered piece of clothing advice. (As I recall, I sort of forced it out of her when I thought I detected something on her mind about my outfit.) The advice was 100% on target and here's the ...READ MORE »
Michelle Obama looking good but not great on the cover of March Vogue. You can read more here. She's getting criticized for how she looks — what do you think?
Not long ago I went with a client to a department store with the sole mission of finding a neutral-color skirt. We found just two in the whole store — and one was a hot-pink wool mini. (Cute enough, but really not right for this particular client.) Further searching online turned up a few things, but no ...READ MORE »
I'm working on a handout for my website (still under construction), to be called something like "101 Ways To Look Even Better." I thought I'd share the first few right here. Demand more from your wardrobe Give away clothes that don't fit Throw out clothes that are permanently damaged Launder or dry-clean clothes that don't look (or smell) fresh Pack away off-season clothes Focus on one ...READ MORE »