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How to Showcase Your Unique Figure

Clever dressing is not a myth. Dressing to your body type can shave off extra pounds, extenuate your goods and let you embrace your inner goddess, no matter how shapeless or voluptuous you may be. The first step to doing this is determining your body shape... Read more...


Fashion Through the Ages

By Nadine Jones on Sep 30, 2011

We have all seen dresses on dogs and chinos on chimps, but over the millennia, clothing has been a uniquely human adaptation, evolving from animal skins worn by hairy cave dwellers to... well, animal skins worn by hipster café dwellers. Read more...


Dressing Well at Any Age

By Elizabeth Godley on Sep 30, 2011

Judy Westacott has always been passionate about fashion. “Ever since my teen years, I always wanted to be in style,” she says. “I was a shy girl, and clothes were a way of expressing myself.” Read more...


Lovin’ the Lomilomi

By Jane Cassie on Sep 30, 2011

I confess. I’m a spa-fanatic. Wrinkle-reducing facials, rejuvenating massages, refurbishing body wraps - these Zen dens lure me in. And even though my husband, Brent, totally supports my pampering habit, it’s the last item on his holiday to-do list. Read more...


A Dream Come True

By Kevin McKay on Sep 30, 2011

Growing up in Seoul, Korea in the early 1970s, Yuna Seder really stood out amongst her high school peers. Most Korean women do not attain great height, but at five feet ten inches (183 centimetres), Yuna was a veritable giant, and she was teased. Read more...


Grace at Any Age

By Vernice Shostal on Sep 30, 2011

Valerie Egan was drawn to modelling because she is tall, thin and loves clothes. The former Physical Education teacher turned high school administrator says she never had to ask for anything special or anything that was in vogue when she was young because her mother, a talented seamstress, made all of Valerie’s clothes. Read more...


Show of Hands

By Alixe Wallis on Sep 30, 2011

What’s the connection between fingernails, Alfred Hitchcock's film The Birds and Vietnamese people?  It's an interesting story pulled together by world events, a universal love of adornment and a happy blending of two cultures. Read more...


Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

instead of trying to reverse the aging process, focus on maintaining, repairing and preventing any further hair damage to ensure a graceful and anxiety-free journey into the golden years. Here are some quick tips on how to start implementing a healthy hair regimen... Read more...


Fall & Winter Trends: Personalize Them

Fall and winter can be two of the most difficult seasons to co-ordinate wardrobe because of unpredictable weather. This can leave fashionistas frustrated and confused as to how to look amazing, while preparing for Mother Nature. And what about money? Following trends can be expensive and time-consuming. Take heart, fashion lovers! Fashion and makeup expert Bonnie Pollard of Bonnie Pollard’s Fashion in Motion shares advice on how to dress for the weather on a limited budget, and what to get excited about this season. Read more...


Seasonal Beauty Tips

Experimenting with new makeup looks and techniques can be intimidating, but when done correctly, can make all the difference; it can highlight and define unique features, and allow the wearers the ability to express themselves creatively and with confidence. Here are some classy makeup tips for mature women who want to enhance their beauty: Read more...


In Vogue

By Naomi Beth Wakan on Sep 30, 2011

This year I will be 80, and my husband has just brought me home from the library, In Fashion, by Anne Marie Iverson. I guess he thought it would be about textiles and cut; he knows I am interested in those topics. It turns out to be a book about how to get a foot into the fashion business. Read more...


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