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Dec 26

Seven Little Indians

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 15:  Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) are introduced during the CNN presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thirteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the fifth set of Republican presidential debates.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 15:  Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) are introduced during the CNN presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, …

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Jun 01

Ties are Still the Best Power Tool

TIEnoTie

Ties convey authority and status. Image consultants agree that they increase credibility, status and respect.
The Image Architect; power dressing

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Jan 28

Is Hugh Jackman the Sexiest Man?

Three Photos of Hugh Jackman

You probably recognize Hugh Jackman, once voted “The Sexiest Man Alive” by People Magazine. The man on the right hardly looks sexy, or even attractive. It’s Jackman portraying Jean Valjean in his latest film, Les Miserables. So what enables a man to be called attractive? There are a number of things. He usually possesses the following characteristics: …

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Jan 08

BUSINESS CASUAL / Brand Yourself Classy

PlaidShirt

If your company has a business casual policy, you might wish to limit how far you “dress down” if you want to protect your valuable visual brand.  With the popularity of business shirts in windowpane plaids, it’s possible to look dressed down even when wearing a tie. The plaid shirt above looks informal, but it has …

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Oct 26

Rod Stewart : Classy Trumps Sassy Any Time!

Classy looks for Rod Stewart trump sassy looks

Rod Stewart is famous for his sassy attitude, but when it comes to image, he looks classier – even sexier – in his elegant black suit and red power tie than he does in the violet silk suit. Even though it’s my favorite color, Rod’s suit doesn’t look very macho or classy. This regal color …

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Sep 04

Who Looks Good in a Grey Suit?

Color and style of businessmen analyzed

Grey is a popular suit color for businessmen. One reason is because it is neutral. Another is that It’s not intimidating, like black can sometimes be. It’s also not as formal as navy blue, so it’s thought of as a good everyday suit color. Nearly every man has a grey suit. But should he? Which …

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Aug 07

Which Makeup Looks More Natural?

Blue eyeshadow or smoky eye?

The combination of pale lips and soft blue eyeshadow is seen often on young women, but also on women past thirty. It is thought to look natural. It is anything but natural. The lips of newborn babies are not “icy pink” – they are a delicate shade of orchid. If you look closely at Old …

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Jun 26

Leaders or Followers? Why?

SandyDumont The Image Architect gives image & style advice for professionals.

Everyone is this photo is dressed safely, so as to not rock the boat. When you’re a true leader, you dress to make a statement about who you are. Your attire should shout confidence not caution. The man on the left has strong body language and he wears an authoritative dark suit. However his tie …

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Jun 05

Undercover: From Classy to Flashy

Sandy Dumont, The Image Architect talking about classy versus flashy dress codes

In a recent episode of “Undercover Boss” the female owner of a large company went undercover to work with her staff undetected. In order to look like the other employees and not be recognized, she changed her image dramatically. I wondered how many elements they would decide to change in order for her to go …

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May 10

CAMEL: Beloved – but not in the mirror…

Colr and style for men's jackets analyzed by Sandy Dumont, The Image Architect.

Camel, tan, brown, khaki – no matter what you call it, this color shouldn’t be worn by anyone with greying hair. First of all, the two colors are jarring when seen together. Secondly, this color very often makes the skin look yellow as well as very washed out. Check it out in the mirror. Put …

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