From the perspective of someone who has been around for a bit, had to learn this all herself in some very interesting situations and is young enough to say exactly what she's thinking, here are things other people should know about the fashion industry as learned by a teenager.
After the ravages of summer sun and increased opportunities for free radical damage (aka aging), your skin needs a bit of extra help to recover its glow.
Women have always known that fashion is not about "fitting in." It's about standing out and showcasing your personality. Many men are still missing the opportunity to properly market themselves in professional and social interactions which sends the message that details don't matter. So, where to start?
No matter how we meticulously we separate our recycling or how mindful we are in eating locally sourced foods, as conscious consumers there is always friction between our values and the realties of modern living.
As one of the very few black women working in this field, it pains me to see how little we are represented on the catwalk, front row and backstage.
Body love is driving to work in the morning and not judging the different-sized women that run past us on the sidewalk. It's going shopping and not eyeing up the woman next to us trying on clothes that we decide are too tight on her.
Is there anything that feels more Autumn-like than a crisp pair of... jeans? The answer is no, no there isn't. But with so many options in terms of rises and styles, it's no wonder a girl can get overwhelmed when shopping for the perfect pair of jeans to fall in love with.
Increasingly, going into business for yourself or embarking on a new career doesn't just require setting up shop and acquiring the necessary skills for success. It's about paying fees and meeting arbitrary government requirements.
We want women over 60 to be proud of their bodies and we want them to celebrate their personal sense of style. At the same time, we don't shy away from addressing common concerns that the women in our community have.
From the airport to the board room, I want to make sure I look my best and, most importantly, well-rested! Here are a few of my favorite go-to products for travel to ensure you look fabulous from take-off to touchdown.
In case you didn't know, a suit jacket is the most versatile item you can own as its able to be dressed-up with a shirt and tie, dressed-down with your favorite tee and layered under and over without losing any of its sartorial appeal.
In my first marriage, which lasted 18 years, I had a hard time being seen naked. Especially in my child-bearing years, when my only purpose was to serve my children, to be their sustenance. My sexuality went right out the window.
One of the first things I ask every man I work with is, what do you want to play up or play down about your physical appearance. Many responses include some combination of looking taller and leaner.
Many of us will head toward reds, and this has been predicted for months, that the deep, rich reds will be popular again. Also expected are some dark browns and I'll be looking for some black shades.
The trick to looking "effortless" after a sweat session comes down to preparation. Packing a well-organized bag means warding off any potential anxiety attacks midway through class.
The best way to recognize fakes is to look at the details. Listed here are 5 good details to look for when distinguishing a fake from a real product.
We have all heard the familiar saying "dress for success." But what does dressing for success really entail? very time you go out, you reflect an image that tells others how to treat you. They are sizing you up and making an assumption of what you do for a living, your income level and your current level of success in life.
Mark McNairy is the equivalent of your cool Uncle that does not give two f*cks what anyone else thinks. Mark McNairy is that Uncle to the fashion community.