Tag: growing up

fashion

Oh, those clothing wars!

Remember those clothing wars you fought back in your youth? To wear what you wanted no matter how silly or outlandish?

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Making Ourselves Up

I saw this picture in Vogue magazine a while ago. It made a shiver run down my spine. And brought back memories of my teenage years. Of making myself up every morning before school. Because, of course, at sixteen, I …

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That Humiliating Harbinger of Summer… Swim Suit Shopping

It’s the end of June. A time of year that triggers so many memories for so many of us. School winding down, squirming in our seats in a hot classroom, trying hard to pay attention, and not stare out of …

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life

When We Were Grown-Ups … or… Adulting Is Hard

Remember your first apartment? I remember mine clearly. My first taste of independence. I felt totally grown up. I was in university and I shared a dark basement apartment with two friends from childhood. All of my furniture had been …

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Streamside Chic… or… How My Other Half Lives

I came across this picture of Karlie Kloss in a Saint Laurent dress and hip waders in the December issue of Vogue. Is this streamside chic … or what? I’m sure this outfit is what my colleagues imagined I’d be wearing …

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life

A Hair Story

Is it just me or does everyone obsess over their hair?    Natalie Goldberg said in her book Writing Down the Bones that when all else fails…and you can’t come up with anything else to write about… “write a hair …

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