As soon as the leaves start to turn, one starts to crave tall leather boots. They are a perfect choice for fall and winter--keeping you warm and dry while looking chic. Whether you pair your knee-high boots with a dress for work, or with skinny jeans and a slouchy sweater on the weekend, they are an easy way to add style to a simple ensemble.
Unless you have wide calves (like me). Be you athletic, plus size, or blessed with larger calves, trying to find a pair of knee-high boots can be a frustrating experience. I have dealt with large calves all my life and have found some great online resources to find stylish tall boots that will fit those of us with large calves.
Here are my favorites:
at 6:58AM, 2 years ago |
Pantone, the folks who predict the popular colors for each season (and predicted Honeysuckle Pink to be the color of the year), asked several fashion experts to weigh in on what they feel is a wardrobe must-have for spring 2011.
How do their picks compare to what is currently in your closet?
at 7:56AM, 3 years ago |
Spring is in the air: The days are longer, the birds are chirping, and we're switching from wool and tweed to cotton and linen. It's important to properly store your winter wardrobe so it maintains its quality and shape for when the cooler weather returns.
A few tips to store out of season clothing:
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A recent article at Forbes.com exploded the myth of a time-honored advertising tactic: the celebrity endorsement. Specifically, Dorothy Pomerantz's piece cited a study by Ace Metrix which examined 2010 celebrity ads and found that 20% actually had a negative impact on the advertiser. The study findings were published at Advertising Age and show that on average only 12% of ads featuring celebrities were effective.
This news must be especially disturbing to a number of brands who have shelled out millions and millions of dollars to celebs to act as the "face" of their products--especially as it comes on the heels of a spate of celebrity endorsement announcements that have surfaced in the last month or so:
Zombies, the creeping dead rising up from a roadside graveyard near you in all their flesh-eating glory, are cooler than ever. A resurgence in interest for all things Romero, as well as the growing popularity of recent hit video games, comic books and TV shows like The Walking Dead can attest to that fact.
The zombie fan subculture is on the rise and in this latest installment of the Wacky Product of the Week, I bring you the perfect cannibal corpse accessory to don while pretending to get your slow ramble on.
at 8:54AM, 3 years ago |
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