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Aug 03

There are Suits, and There are Suits

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In Paul Fussell’s book “UNIFORMS;  Why You Are What You Wear” he points out that a power suit has the same power as the military uniform of a top ranking Admiral or General. Warning:  Power Dressing in the US Senate and elsewhere has deteriorated dramatically since Fussell published his book! My own former Senator John Warner was what he …

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Jul 30

Timeless Fashion

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From May 2013 Vogue Magazine Charlotte Rampling, 1974, in a timeless Yves St. Laurent ensemble. Some things are timeless, and this is one of them. Everything says “Paris” with hints of Chanel, whom St. Laurent admired. In particular the long necklaces and the wonderful white flower brooch. St. Laurent is famous for his impeccable tailoring, …

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Jul 23

Jennifer Aniston – Good, Better Best

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  It’s hard to make Jennifer Aniston look bad. She has a natural beauty. But when it comes to hair  she’s definitely not looking her best with curls. Straight shiny hair is best for Jennifer. However, a  blunt cut is severe, because of the hard straight line it makes at the jaw line, so it …

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Jul 21

Kim Kardashian – Color Tip

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REMINDER:  There are two colors that should never be worn together:  red and yellow. It elicits a fast food image and isn’t terribly classy. The best color lipstick to wear when wearing yellow garments is a red violet. The blue undertones of the red-violet color harmonize with the yellow. Only red-violet lipstick (or orchid tones) …

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Jul 20

Power Look vs. Gangster Look

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  The shirt and tie combo on the left is often worn by men  It’s a fashion look, not a power look. Furthermore, when you wear a black shirt with either a light tie or a dark tie, it imparts a gangster look. Fashion looks are not board room or power looks. You may get …

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Jul 10

Meryl Streep – Divine in “Prada”

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Meryl, you look so beautiful with your “high fashion” look in “The Devil Wears Prada.” Especially your hair. Please bring it back!  

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Jul 06

Jennifer Lawrence: Good, Better, Best and NO

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Jennifer Lawrence has a chameleon-like appearance. As she changes hair color, she changes her appearance and persona dramatically. She looks good in the coral and white floral print dress, but they’re not her colors. Her hair is pretty and youthful looking, but it’s the wrong shade of blonde; it’s a harsh yellow. This dress is …

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Jul 04

A Study in Line

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This beautiful actress has done everything wrong with “line” that is possible. First, the neckline makes it appear as if her bust line is sagging and too low. It also makes her bosom look nearly flat. She is definitely longer in the torso than in the legs, and the neckline of her dress exaggerates this. …

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Jul 01

Julianne Moore and Makeup Colors

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  Julianne, you’re gorgeous, but you need to change your makeup from warm to cool colors. My 30 years research indicates that most redheads have cool, not warm, skin. That means you will look more natural and prettier with subtle pink undertones in your makeup. Your face will pop more with cool makeup. See the …

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Jun 29

Makeup Artists: Stop Matching Makeup to Hair Color

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Tyra Banks is a beautiful woman. She’s prettier, however, when makeup artists respect her skin’s natural coppery-pink undertones (photos left). Most stylists and makeup artists make the mistake of matching the  hair color or “harmonizing” makeup to the superficial appearance. It doesn’t work. You get “Perfect Makeup” – which is what we’re used to – …

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