Mindless consumerism can lead us to believe our value lies in what we wear. I wanted my daughter to have the freedom to divorce her self-worth from her clothing. But how could I teach her that when here I was — 29-years-old, wallowing in a pile of cheap cotton-poly blends and feeling worthless? It was time to go on a clothing fast. I called it "No Pants 2012."
1. What is your top style advice when it comes to dressing up for holiday parties and events? This is the one time of year you can really have fun with your wardrobe, so I say go for it within reason. What I mean is you can 'sparkle but don't burst into flames'. Remember ,if it is a holiday event, plain work clothes won't cut it when the invite reads festive attire.
Did you know that female friendships could help you live longer? If not, consider these results of research conducted at Rush University Medical Center and published in Science Daily in 2011...
The leaves are turning, the air is getting cool and crisp, the grocery store is prematurely starting to stock Halloween candy ... all this can only mean one thing: Fall is here. And with the autumn come new styles, colors and beauty trends — as well as opportunities for cozy dates with your guy.
As a former costume designer and image consultant, I have dressed many brides and bridal parties in real life and on television. While there is usually more drama behind the scenes of television shows, everyone faces real challenges. Here are seven tips to keep in mind when shopping for your wedding dress.
You know the saying: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. These words speak volumes and are absolutely true. Be it a business or social situation, we are judged by the way we look in a blink of an eye ... well, actually less than seven seconds, which is not much time at all, and certainly not enough time for our marvelous qualities to shine through.
Have you ever ventured into your local mall and you broke out in a cold sweat of confusion after a few minutes? You are not alone, my friend. Millions of women all over the world become anxious when faced with thought of shopping. Yes it's true. My research shows that not all women have the 'shopping gene'. Many find this shocking, especially the male population. I have developed a sure-fire strategy, so here are my 10 Golden Rules if you are ready to dive in the shopping pool. Happy swimming and I wish you much success.
If you do not feel good about your body, you probably are not going to want to be seen naked or even partially undressed in front of a partner. How can you improve your body image so that you can have more sexual enjoyment? Here are six suggestions to help improve your self-esteem and love the skin you are in.
We Goddesses love shoes right? Well I do NOW … for a few years I was on ‘simplify my shoes’ kick and had only one pair of sensible black shoes during those dark days … but I digress. Many shoes that show off our delightful feet are open and strappy. But what happens when you take your feet out of woolly socks for the first time in months and see just what they’ve been doing in the dark?
Body Liberator – someone who teaches people how to release the feelings of negativity, bondage and/or captivity they feel about their body. Simply stated, I help people with a poor body image learn to appreciate who they are right now by getting reacquainted and back in-touch with their true essence. After all, beyond your physical self, your essence is what you truly emanate to the world.
Here in NYC, you live and breathe fashion whether you like it or not. With an office near Seventh Avenue (also known as Fashion Avenue), smack dab in the middle of the Fashion Institute of Technology campus, we get our morning mocha at Moda Espresso Bar and our evening shopping on at the Barney's Warehouse Sale. And with Fashion Week just around the corner, it's even harder to ignore that lovely, mysterious world.
As an individual living in a competitive society, you must recognize the importance of your personal As an individual living in a competitive society, you must recognize the importance of your personal As an individual living in a competitive society, you must recognize the importance of your personal Your personal appearance is the physical representation of your personality, goals, morals and lifestyle. It directly influences the public’s perception of you and no matter how hard you try, you can't hide it! Individuals are evaluated on their image and the way you dress can have a major impact on your success in life.