I have talked before about the enormous amount of black and dark clothes on the streets in Europe. I imagine it’s similar in the colder US states.
I understand it. Really I do.
Dressing for the winter or colder weather is tough and black is just practical. It does not stain so much and goes with everything. I’m sure I would wear more black too in winter.
Or is there another reason that we all opt for the same kind of clothing? In summer it’s not that much different. [click to continue…]
A while ago I featured the New Year style challenge on this blog, in which many women participated to advance their personal style. Many of you told me through the comments and feedback forms how much it has helped you to get clearer about what you need to do to take your style to the next level.
Today I’m very happy to announce that I turned this challenge into my first ebook and style course on 40PlusStyle: 10 Steps to a More Stylish You! [click to continue…]
For some time now there is been a huge trend in the blogoverse to applaud and be proud of thrift purchases. Many bloggers, including myself, proudly parade their amazing purchases at next to nothing prices. Many bloggers have added the ‘We shop secondhand first’ badge created by The Citizen Rosebud on their blogs.
It seems that we often only include the price of a new items if it was really cheap. I know I do this sometimes to show my readers that I’m not a rich, compulsory spender, but could not resist an item at a discount. [click to continue…]
Even though the Bauhaus school existed only for 14 years and closed 79 years ago, its influence is still felt today. Not only do you see Bauhaus influences in streets, interiors and furniture design, but also in the classroom where its teaching strategies are still commonly used. In fashion too, many designers are still inspired by the Bauhaus movement. [click to continue…]