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History’s 10 Strangest Fashions for Women

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As much as we might regret the return of 80s fashion, women have worn far stranger things than neon colors and acid wash jeans. Dead-animal chic, non-existant sleeves and skirts that won’t pass through doorways are just the beginning. It seems like women have always been willing to go to extremes to look fashionable, but hopefully these 10 bizarre styles are gone for good. Read the rest of this entry

The Case for Long Skirts

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Maxi skirts are “hot” right now, but long skirts never really go out of style. Some women avoid them because they think long skirts look dour or old-fashioned, but there’s a lot to be said adding a few long skirts to your wardrobe:

  • Long skirts are practical. Long skirts are as versatile as blue jeans. Wear a skirt every day with a t-shirt and sandals—change the top and add a pair of heels for a more elegant look. I have a few elasticized skirts to follow me as I change size before, during, and after pregnancies.

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The Case for the Petticoat

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Petticoats—the undergarments that add shape to a woman’s skirt or dress—have been around for at least five hundred years. They’re currently out of mainstream fashion, but a petticoat is a wonderful addition to an woman’s wardrobe that adds a touch of elegance and fun. Read the rest of this entry

Five Steps to Looking More Gorgeous (and Professional) at Work

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Basic business casual usually means a shirt, a skirt or slacks, and a pair of shoes for all the women in your office. But by keeping five, simple steps in mind, a woman can set herself apart in the workplace as a professional…and as a lady. Read the rest of this entry

The Case for the Head Scarf

Nothing can add elegance to a woman’s cool-weather look like a well-worn head scarf. Head scarves are mostly out of vogue in the West. But they have several advantages over traditional winter scarves. Read the rest of this entry