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TUTORIALS
Being a Savvy Shopper on eBay
A Guide to Pant Length for 2014
Reader Request: Dressing a Post-mastectomy Figure
Reader Request: How to Fit a Blazer
How to Donate Your Clothes Like a Champ
How to Style a Full Skirt
Dressing Tips for TV Appearances and Presentations
Managing a Massive Closet Purge
Reader Request: When to Cuff Jeans>
How to Switch Handbags Quickly and Easily
How to Get Rid of Muffin Top
My Thoughts About and Experiences with Laser Hair Removal
Reader Request: Long Over Lean for Petites
Reader Request: Styling White Jeans
Closet Organization for the Large and Varied Wardrobe
Reader Request: Long Over Lean for Summer
Reader Request: Writing Helpful Customer Reviews
The Pant Hem Dilemma
How to Train Yourself to Accessorize
Reader Request: Tights That Don’t Pinch
Reader Request: Stylish Shoes That Accommodate Orthotics
When to Replace Your Clothes
Thriftable Classics
Consignment vs. Thrift: Knowing Your Options
Three Items That Will Help You Look Pulled-together
Reader Request: Rise and Crotch Fit for Pants
How to Do Long Over Lean
How to Downplay Your Hips
Balancing a Short Torso
How to Balance a Long Torso
Layered Warm Weather Looks
How to Play Up Your Assets
A Crash Course in the Golden Ratio
How Shoes and Shorts Interact
How to Ease Into Thrifting
How Sleeve Length Impacts Figure-flattery
Cold Weather Dressing Essentials
How to Dress for Emotionally Significant Events
How to Find Inspiration Everywhere
How to Consign Your Clothes
How to Mix Neutrals
How to Define Your Waist without Wearing a Belt
1,001 Uses for Fashion Tape
Shopping for Quality and Longevity
Successfully Deploying Your Tights
Being Intentional with Black
How to be Intentional with White
Stylish Schlepping
Closet Orphans: What, Why, and How to Deal
How to Shop for Shoes
Accessorization and Figure Flattery 101
How to Dress Joyously
How to Shop for Handbags
Minimizing Laundry
How to Evaluate a Garment for Comfort
Loose Style Guidelines for Women Over 40
Color Simplified
Hairstyles that Match Personal Styles
Shopping for Fiber Sensitive Women
What Belting Can Do for You
Styling a Single Piece Multiple Ways
Specialty Size Resource Bonanza
Button-downs: How, Why and Where
Alternate Uses for Jewelry
How to Make Your Legs Look a Mile Long
Accessory Balance
How to Overdye a Garment

 

 

BODY IMAGE MUSINGS
It’s Not You, it’s the Clothes
Thinking Beings with Corporeal Forms
Body Knowledge, Body Acceptance
On Paleness
On Mixed Messages About Style and Body Image
Snark Sells
What is Vanity?
Makeup and Professionalism
Body Neutrality
Curly Hair Bias
One Tool of Many
Everyone Has Bad Hair Days
Body Love and Power
One Less Worry 
Why Caring About Your Appearance is Valuable to Self-care
The Photographed Body
It’s OK to Have Pores
Body Shifts
How to Be a Body Image Role Model
On Body Hair
The Stats and the Story
Reality Check
Thin versus Healthy
An Argument for Self-love
You’ve Lost Weight! You Look Great!
Self-care and Self-love
None of Your Business
The Jiggle
Dressing the Body in Flux
You’re Too Old to Have Fun with Fashion
Reader Request: Evolution
Shouldn’t Wear That
Imperfect Forms and Formless Masses Re-examined
Loving What You Hate
Constructive Criticism in the Fitting Room
The Question of Health
Body Gratitude
Dressing to Attract Partners
Be Kind to Yourself
Aging Gracefully
Body Image in the Bedroom
In Defense of Pretty
Bra Politics
Body Gratitude in the Face of Illness
Self-respect and Dressing with Care
How to Broadcast Body Confidence 
Body Image at the Gym
Smart vs. Pretty
Manufactured Discontent
On BMI and Rules vs. Guidelines
Flaws
Body Hair Revisited
Clothing Commentary
The Unfortunate Universals
The Right to Bare Arms
Compliments, Stewardship, and Control
If You Can’t See It, You Can’t Be It
Body Love, Pride, and Vanity
A Baseline
Clothes That Make You Feel Good
Photography and Body Image
A Pale Girl’s Confession
On Being a Tattooed Person
What Flattering Means to Me
On Nudity
What We Can Learn from Dressing
Youth, Folly, and Wrinkles 
Changing Your Body Image Monologue

 

STYLE
Change Your Style, Change Your Life
Style as Self-care
Dressing to Highlight
Your Style, Your Call
Proportion, Pant Rise, and History
Fiber Clashes and Fiber Formality
Reader Request: Describing Your Personal Style
Reader Request: Button-fronts for Ample Busts
Rut vs. Signature
The Pros and Cons of Standardized Sizing
Successful Style Juxtapositions
Clothing Consumer Expectation vs. Market Reality
If You Want to, You Should Totally Chop Off All of Your Hair
Stylish Resources for Older Women
Regional Formal, Regional Casual
Adventures in Tailoring
The Skirt Zone
Why Color Trends Are Your Friends 
What Closet Orphans Can Teach Us
Rising Price Thresholds
Shopping Stigmas 
Swimwear Shopping Tips and Resources
Don’t Think, Shop
Fashion and Permission
Care About Fashion. But Not Too Much. 
Style Alchemy
The Joys and Hazards of Late-blooming Style
Making Sense of “Must-have” Lists
How to Eyeball Fit and Understand Your Figure
Gift Ideas for the Fashionable Woman
Dressing for Emotionally Significant Events
The Dark Side of Thrifting
Style Evolves
Why Accessorize?
Dressing Up While Others Dress Down
Sartorial Taste and Judgment
Poseurs and Personae
What to Wear When You’ve Got Nothing to Wear
Managing Pets as a Stylish Woman
Dressing Within a Defined Aesthetic I
Dressing Within a Defined Aesthetic II
Dressing to Honor Your Body
Wear Everything All the Time
Clothes are Tools
Body, Style, Body
Figure Flattery as a Limiting Factor
Match vs. Go 
Reader Request: Before
Defending Dressing
What IS Flattering?
 Age-Appropriate Dressing
Can’t Wear That
Shouldn’t Wear That
Over-dressing and Under-dressing
A Field Guide to Cardigans
Covered-up Warm Weather Looks
Trying Too Hard