Tag Archives: fashion

What I Put Up With

Disclaimer: No marriages were harmed in composing this post. Date night! What to wear? I wouldn’t doll up much. Formals are nice and all, but this was a regular ol’ local date, not some big snazzy do in Dallas. After … Continue reading

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I Blame it On The 70s

I started high school in the early 70s, after some of the fake-ish fads like beehive hairdos, “go-go boots,” and frosted pink lipstick had mercifully fizzled out. Then the pendulum swung the other way. Now, for a fairly broad swath … Continue reading

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It’s My Bag (or, How Freelancing Sometimes Gives Me Unexpected Bonuses Like an Inside Track on Fashion)

Welcome! It all started last August, when I accepted an Arts feature assignment in Mansfield. I spent an hour or so with Michelyne, a talented designer and seamstress who makes original bags and other accessories. As we talked, I admired … Continue reading

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