Category Archives: Fashion

On the commute part deux

“Nice purse holder,” a colleague said as I rolled into sight. “What’s that called again? Oh, it’s your handlebars.”

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High brow

The 90s were an interesting time for eyebrows. I recently read some gossipy interview with a beauty expert who blamed Pamela Anderson for the pencil-thin, exaggerated arches we all forced our brows into. I am not sure this is true. … Continue reading

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Defending the family name

As the lifestyle editor at my newspaper, I am responsible for coming up with the weekly Love It or Hate It poll, which invites readers to sound off on the latest fashion trends. There are several readers who feel passionately … Continue reading

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Crush

When I was 15, I fell in love. Or something like that. I don’t know any other word to describe my feelings for this boy. When I tell people about it now, they don’t understand how he had such a … Continue reading

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My mom the hipster

I emailed my mom a link to Dads are the Original Hipsters because I thought she would like that blogger’s take on late 70s/early 80s fashion. She didn’t. “Dads are not the original hipsters,” she said. “Moms are. I was way … Continue reading

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Christmas memories

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Starting young

Lest there ever was any doubt, I was always a sartorial genius.

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