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Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
One year since the 2008 presidential election, I’m reflecting back on our First Lady’s fashion choice for the night. Shown here, Michelle Obama is wearing the infamous red and black dress that boosted attention for designer Narciso Rodriquez, but not in a good way. From a distance, at least for me watching the election on TV, it looked more like...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
Roses seem to be popping up everywhere. The winter rose stands out in full bloom this year, while rose buds do not seem to be as popular. In fashion, the bigger the rose, the more dramatic and the more in it is. It’s nothing new. Back in the 1920s, flapper dress wearers also wore headbands with large rose or flower embellishments. Throughout...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009
People from around the city came out to enjoy previews of fall and winter fashion, mini makeovers, apothecary samples, free body glitter, fashion giveaways, facials, displays of theatrical costumes, latest hair trends, personal shopping services and proceeds donated to charities...
Friday, Aug. 21, 2009
Do you see a lot of clothing in your wardrobe that are solids or separates but don't know how to create a cool outfit from them? With a little attitude change you can, for the most part, wear the same outfit to work or play. Switch a necklace or a belt and it looks like a new outfit. This may seem so simple, but perhaps our Midwestern upbringing sometimes gets in the way. You would be amazed at how many people don't feel comfortable...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009
On my recent trip to Miami, the resurgence of glitz, glimmer and metallics could be seen as I strolled up and down Ocean Boulevard and Collins Avenue, where the top designer boutiques can be found in SouthBeach. These trends were already seen there a few years ago but really hit the Midwest only in the last year...

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