14 Sep 2010
Excerpt from a full article: “Consider the following food for thought, rather than a hard-and-fast directive. Ladies, please, discard your pants. Instead, consider wearing comfortable skirts or dresses whenever possible, which means, in practice, in pretty much every normal daily circumstance.”...read more
20 Jul 2010
Wow, I was quoted in Business World!!! Thanks to GS for sending me this link!
Capital View — By Mercedes B. Suleik
Fashion and Style vs. Modesty
To be fashionable, does one have to be immodest? Does being attractive mean that a woman should arouse the prurient attention of man? Do fathers and mothers want their daughters to be objects of lust? Their sons to be salivating brutes?
These days, it would seem, there is an overwhelming tendency to flaunt and exhibit a woman’s body…and yes, for that matter a man’s as well. We see this in magazines, print advertisements, … Read the rest...read more
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07 Jul 2010
HT to Barbara.
Rene Russo hits the nail on the head–it’s an all pervasive attitude in our culture to dress females in hooker chic. Apparently, there isn’t a line drawn on what age that begins or ends.
When I was an image consultant and working with politicians, their guidelines for dignified dress were pretty much the same as the Catholic Church’s guidelines. More proof of natural law.
You can look dignified, elegant, and fashionable—while at the same time dressing modestly.
Full story here, bits below.
Nicole Kidman recently hit headlines when she came out with her opinion that Hollywood … Read the rest...read more
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05 Jul 2010
One young lady’s journey of the heart toward modesty. Heartfelt, genuine, and humble!
Jennifer touches on a number of thoughts that I think we all go through…rebellion, “brother’s keeper”, gossip and judging others for what they wear, as well as the most important issue—having a modest heart and soul. Kudos to Jennifer for her heartfelt wisdom!
In the midst of all this can come a judgment in the hearts of women looking at each other. “Can you believe so and so showed up in jeans today?” “How legalistic to think you shouldn’t wear shorts on a hot day like … Read the rest...read more
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23 Jun 2010
What a fashionable Vogue writer wore on her vacation to the Poconos. Doesn’t she look great?!?
Nicki Sixx’s VogueIcon Blog is here.
*Yellow vintage dress, thrifted last time I was in Ohio
*Beige belt full of notions, picked up at vintage store in Kalamazoo, MI
*Brown suede sandals, Target
*Brown suede sandals, Target
*Black shades, Kensie
*Printed scarf, Old Navy
*Vintage owl necklace, eBay purchase… Read the rest...read more
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