When I moved from New York City to San Francisco, one of my initial reactions was "Damn, everyone here dresses a fright." I eventually acclimated, but it took a minute to get used to everybody doing everything in yoga pants. And then, suddenly, I was wearing yoga pants too.
Two weeks ago I went on a date with a lawyer at Goldman Sachs. He was 49 years old, “not handsome in the classical sense, more Jimmy Cagney than Cary Grant” as he so charitably described himself and preferred Italian suits over Savile Row’s. His magniloquent and crassly funny e-mails had made me curious, so I’d…
D.C.-based entrepreneur Rochelle Behrens has created "the Shirt," a button-down shirt that eliminates "blouse gape" by featuring stealth buttons placed between the other buttons. No more safety pins! No more embarrassing bra exposures! With Oprah on board, business is booming.
Recently, I received an interesting query: "I need help with drunk-dressing." Well, don't we all!
When we talk about style and fashion, we don't often discuss how women look when there's nobody watching. But the way we do (or don't) style ourselves when we're alone says a lot about the social nature of beauty.