Posts Tagged: kid

Reader Request: Let’s Talk Gloves

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Tina popped this request into the suggestion box.

I would love to hear your thoughts on how to wear gloves and where to find gloves at a reasonable price. I have a horse and paint so my hands look like I might be a mechanic. Also, my husband hates nail polish and I’m too busy to get manicures. And then there are the veins and the gnarly knuckles from arthritis. Do you think gloves might be the answer, or is that too over the top? And then there’s glove etiquette. Can you just leave them on all the time? (Is it okay to eat in gloves? Shake hands in gloves?) I’m going to a wedding and I’d love to figure out a way to get gloves to work for me for that and other special occasions.

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Reader Request: Child-inspired Elements

Lovely reader Anat sent this question via e-mail:

What is your take on integrating child-inspired elements in outfits? A few examples I thought of: Knee high socks with shoes such as Oxfords. White opaque tights Childlike bows and frills Pigtails. Personally I kind of like knee high socks and pigtails, not so much the other elements, but I would probably only ever wear them in a very casual setting – definitely not for work. I am aware of the problematic sexual innuendos which certain people may associate with grown women using any of these elements. So what do you think?

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