Underneath It All

What do you wear under your clothing? It’s a personal question, I know. And this post is about to get really personal. But, before you get too far with that answer, I’m not talking about the intimate garments that lurk beneath the outer layer of your wardrobe. I am talking about what you wear onContinue reading “Underneath It All”

Clothed in Confidence

Which came first, the clothing or the confidence? This question poses the same kind of conundrum as the chicken and the egg, and the answer most likely varies depending on who you ask. Does your confidence dictate the clothing you choose to wear, or does what you wear instill you with confidence? I am aContinue reading “Clothed in Confidence”

The Best Bet-sey

Wild hair, don’t care. That’s the feel I get whenever I see Betsey Johnson on the cover of any magazine with her unmistakable blonde tresses perfectly punked out. Hair aside, my impression of this fashion icon leads me to believe that everything Betsey brings to the table is a little bit unconventional. Don’t get meContinue reading “The Best Bet-sey”

Finding Your Fears

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” This memorable quote attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt may or may not be her exact words, but the sentiment of the statement resonates regardless. We need to find our fears every day and face them. Easier said than done, I know. For most humans, fear is one ofContinue reading “Finding Your Fears”

A Shade of Spade

This post is a tough one to tackle. On one hand, I want to laugh and talk about the brilliant autobiography from one of my favorite comedians and actors, David Spade. And, at the same time, I want to respectfully pay homage to one of America’s greatest designers and self-starters, Kate Spade, sister-in-law of theContinue reading “A Shade of Spade”

Poshmark Goals for Success

So, you’ve joined Poshmark to become a seller, you’ve created your first few listings, and now you anxiously await a sale! But, then what? Have you thought about what comes next? The long term. What exactly are your visions and expectations from your new immersion into the Poshmark community? I honestly didn’t think about itContinue reading “Poshmark Goals for Success”

The Little Black Dress

The story of Gabrielle Chanel begins with her entry to the world as an illegitimate child born to poor merchants who eventually married and raised their growing family amid struggle and poverty. The untimely death of Gabrielle’s mother resulted in 11 year-old “Coco” being sent away to live her childhood in a convent orphanage inContinue reading “The Little Black Dress”

The Pulitzer Connection

What does Hungarian-born Joseph Pulitzer b. 10 April 1847, once-served Civil War Union Soldier, American newspaper publisher and magnate, namesake of the coveted award for excellence in journalism have to do with fashion? Absolutely nothing. Except for the fact that he had a son, who had a son, who eloped in the early 1950s withContinue reading “The Pulitzer Connection”