Posts tagged "fashion"

Boobs in the Workplace: A Guide to Summer Office Attire

I spent many years working at a law firm as well as a large accounting/consulting firm. During that time, the writer in me couldn’t help but make some observations. Hope you find this helpful. Please feel free to print it out and post it in the common area of your office when no one is... Read more »

Is this a sign that I should stop shopping at Forever 21?

Yesterday, I was on the elliptical at the gym.  Headphones on.  Music blasting.  TV on.  Tuned to local station.  And, I see the following: Shot of woman’s legs clad in tights and ankle boots walking down the street. Me (to myself): Cute boots! Shot of woman, face blurred, walking down the street in a short... Read more »

Overheard in Chicago

Woman on bus, grasping at her ears, horrified: Oh my G0d, I wore two different earrings to work. Oh my G0d, I can’t believe it. Nobody said anything. Idiot.  Kidding!  Actually, this reminds me of the time I put on my lash primer, which everyone knows is white, and then got dressed and forgot to... Read more »

Yesterday, I lost my sunglasses ...

And they were Fendi and they were beautiful and I loved them very much. Ironically, I was at Filene’s Basement bargain hunting when I lost them.  I retraced my steps from the dressing room and back but no luck.  I checked with customer service.  Nothing.  As the lady said, “No one’s going to turn those... Read more »

5 Ways to Cope with Halloween

if you drink every time someone gets slashed to bits or screams or hears a strange noise, by the end you'll be handing out candy, kissing the townspeople and wishing everyone a Happy Halloween!
I never understood people who hate Halloween.  They’re the same grumpy people who hate weddings and New Year’s Eve.  CHEER UP!! But, to be fair, I suppose there are some onerous things about the holiday and I guess the best way to deal with it is to fake it.  Isn’t that what Halloween is all... Read more »

Little things...

Just went to Shecky’s. Maybe I’m easy to please (stop laughing, Ma) but it feels like 1/ cherry lip balm2/ aloe body lotion with cucumberand 3/ ‘gold glimmer’ eye liner can give you a new lease on life. I love being a girl.  And, I love goodie bags. Follow me and my yearlong project, Stop... Read more »

I will now pick Ines Sainz' next outfit

What are your thoughts on the Ines Sainz’ story? At Stop and Blog the Roses, we (meaning me) are of the opinion that in an ideal world, Sainz should be able to wear whatever she pleases and never hear a word or cat call about it. But, this is not an ideal world.  In the... Read more »

8 Reasons to Look Forward to Fall

Drink, eat, drink more, be merry!
I’ve always found Labor Day weekend depressing.  It meant the end of being sunkissed and drunkissed.  …uh, well, ok, definitely the end of sunkissed. If you’re like me and prone to the autumn blues, don’t fret.  Here are 8 very good reasons to welcome fall. Today, I am grateful ~ 1/ That I don’t dread fall... Read more »

Good Samaritan in the City

Today, I heard a recounting of the biblical tale – the Good Samaritan who helps a Jewish man left for dead, after a priest and a Levite pass him by. I was reminded of the following – which did not involve any Samaritans or anyone left for dead but a gray pinstriped suit from Bennetton... Read more »