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Fashion Essentials: 5) Leatherfeatured

Fashion Essentials: 5) Leather

For this part of my Fashion Essentials series I am talking about a great love.  I have an on-going romance with leather; no longer a fashion luxury but a fashion staple (faux or no).  The three key items I want to focus on for your capsule closet are the leather jacket; the perfect leather pant Read more


Fashion Essentials: 4) Denimfeatured

Fashion Essentials: 4) Denim

Next up in my Fashion Essentials series is denim.  Originally only for manual laborers because of its durability, Levi Strauss popularized denim in the 19th century, manufacturing overalls or ‘jeans pants’  as they were known, for coal miners in the USA. “By the 1930s, cowboys in the United States had also adopted this seemingly indestructible Read more


Fashion Essentials: 3) Lacefeatured

Fashion Essentials: 3) Lace

Lace may not at first seem an integral part of an Essentials series.  But bear with me, Blog Reader, as I want to explain that a few vital pieces of lace can make you feel like fashion royalty. The trick with lace is to mix it with more tailored pieces or heavy accessories for a cool Read more