Refurbished Resort Trends

Resort is my favorite season. Why?  Becuase designers color outside the lines. There is zero consistency. It’s the time of year where fur and bikinis compete for space on the racks. The sun comes out one day and it snows the next. The weather outside hasn’t fully committed to Spring because it’s still hanging onto those […]

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PW’s guide to drop-in guests

Let me take a recess from fashion this week and focus on the entire sense of the practical woman. The lifestyle of the PW is a balance between practical and fabulous. A practical woman finds the time for style, for her career, and for entertaining. So, let’s explore a scenario… A couple of close friends from old […]

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Shirts Pt. 3

Long Live Femininity! Reflecting back on parts one and two of the PW’s shirt trilogy, I recognize that both rebellion and masculinity have been examined. But what about the feminine side of shirting? Is the point of shirting merely to exude power and therefore reject femininity? After all, Katherine Hepburn frequently sported the classic white […]

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When a practical woman goes western

The young practical me loved plaid and Canadian tuxedos when visiting Grandma at her home dubbed “The Ranch”. I would put on my red cowgirl boots and a cream hat for horse rides and hay bailing. Honestly, . After numerous attempts to use a pitchfork longer than my height with hands straight in the air, hay […]

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