Category: fashion

Fashion is a Two-Faced Bitch: Ugly Holiday Sweaters

It’s not as though they don’t know they are ugly. They hang on their own rack, segregated from all the other clothes in the store, under a sign that says, “Ugly Holiday Sweaters $9.99 and up”. If the clothing industry had an advocacy organization it would be all over this because, clearly, it is a discriminatory…

I feel bad about my eyebrows…

Nora Ephron wrote a best-selling book about her neck. My insecurities lie elsewhere.  Let me tell you about my eyebrows.  The modern face is all about the eyebrows, isn’t it?  Everywhere I turn, people are talking about a strong brow and how the brows frame the face.  Waxing and threading salons have popped up everywhere.…

Fashion is a Two-Faced Bitch: Closet Tech

Late adopter that I am, I’ve just only recently  discovered the  usefulness of apps.  I’ve got a fitness app, a running app, a financial app, real estate app, and don’t get me started on all the educational  apps I’ve downloaded. It would be nice to have a personal shopper app.  An app that would shop…

Fashion is a Two-Faced Bi………We Preempt this Regularly Scheduled Programming……….

Hello Global Fashionistas! I apologize for Chicken’s absence.  She is….on vacation. In Kentucky. This is your Guru, Gin Tumm!  I’ll be guest posting this morning. I’m here today representing all of the designers and stylists you know, love and trust, as well as future designers, stylists, and fashion icons you have yet to meet. And…

Fashion is a Two-Faced Bitch: Clotheszillas

Late at night, after the stores all close shop for the evening, the merchandise stretches out, gets comfortable, and enjoys some downtime. Inevitably, the conversation turns to that life-changing moment in every fashion piece’s existence when they will be plucked from the shelves, purchased at the counter, and taken to a new home, their own…

Fashion is a Two-Faced Bitch: You Can’t Trust Shoes

It was a typical Wednesday afternoon at DSW. The stilletos were preening, the men’s tennis shoes were trying to look masculine, as were the women’s tennis shoes.  The women’s were winning.  The hiking shoes were making fun of the extra wide sizes, the flip flops were being all nonchalant, and back on the sale rack,…

Fashion is a Two-Faced Bitch: The Original Post

Hi all-this was the original post, published in August 2011,  that inspired the Friday fashion series. I’ve procrastinated as long as I can and have to buckle down and do actual work tonight, so no new post is in the queue for this Friday.  I hope you like this one.  Happy Friday to you.  I’ll…

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