Get a seamstress on speed dial

Last month while shopping, I said to a client, “we may not find the piece we are looking for, but my dream is to create an item in my head for you, and then have it made by the end of the

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Pocket Theology

Sometimes our goals and affirmations are not readily available to us. What if you had a pocket in every piece of clothing (designers are you listening?)  and you kept at least 3 healthy thoughts on

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Elegant Honesty

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. Mary Browne I get excited by the word elegant.  Some misconstrue its meaning as snobby and pretentious, whereas the true meaning is connected to things that

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Close the Gap

It would seem like my work is all about fashion, but the reality is that getting dressed is mostly about how you think, feel, and see — about yourself. The gap between choosing pieces

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LOST your dog? Call the President

One afternoon, a Patagonia employee called my daughter advising her not to place Lost Dog ads on car windows in the parking lot. As soon as the call from Patagonia came in, she emailed the president asking

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