Clothes sizing: what’s in a number

Take two denim jackets. Two different brands, two different sizes, with one similar fit. This is the perfect illustration of why it is less important what the label says and more important how good the shape and fit of a garment is on you. I had my denim jacket, which I bought several years ago, … Continue reading Clothes sizing: what’s in a number

Mirror Mirror

Some of you might worry that checking yourself out in a full-length mirror implies that you are somewhat vain, but unless you are spending way too much time preening, then this is really the only way for you to get a clear picture of how you look. And why does it need to be a … Continue reading Mirror Mirror

To sparkle or not to sparkle?

There’s nothing quite like a bit of sparkle to brighten up an outfit, or indeed your day. Yes, that’s right – your day.  Who says that you have to save your sparkle just for special occasions or after dark? Of course, there are degrees of sparkle and you wouldn’t want to overdo it, but a … Continue reading To sparkle or not to sparkle?

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