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Beauty Theories, Uncategorized

Do Clothes Make the Wo/man? Maybe They Do…

0 Comments 27 July 2014

My colleague introduced me to a new web series, Stylelikeu.  The series video tapes people as they slowly undress over the course of 5-6 minutes.  It’s not some strip tease by any means.  No one gets totally naked.  While they take off item after item of attire, the subjects talk about the role of clothing […]

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A Cultural Perspective, Uncategorized

How Our Senses Affect Our Judgements

0 Comments 20 July 2014

I just finished this excellent and thought-provoking book: Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence by Thalma Lobel. As you can imagine from the title, the book opens our eyes to how our senses — touch, smell, sight, etc — can influence our behavior and perspectives.  I also love the book because, while it’s clearly based […]

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Pic of the Week, Uncategorized, Weekend Observations, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: When Even the “Ugliest” of Baggage is Elevated

0 Comments 06 July 2014

This was one of the first mornings in a long time that I had the luxury of reading the “paper” (online, of course).  Why? Because all my munchkins are at sleep away camp. In all honesty, they’ve been away for a week and a half already but between work travel and constant threats from the […]

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Beauty Theories, Uncategorized, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: How Being Girly Helps Us Be Stronger Women

0 Comments 22 June 2014

I know, I know, It’s been a few weeks since my last confessi…uh…I mean post.  The reason?  I was scrambling to get to the South of France last week for the annual Cannes Lion Festival.  This is a week filled with advertising folks schmoozing with one another — in boardrooms, at beach cafes and in […]

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Weekend Observations, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: Should We Care if We Make Others Uncomfortable With How We Look?

0 Comments 08 June 2014

What’s better?  To dress how we want because it will make us feel better and perform better? Or is it better to dress for others because it will make them feel more comfortable with us and therefore more amenable to our point of view? Hmmmm. Of course we would all probably say a little of […]

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