Why American Flags Are Not Fashion

As my circles continue to talk about the NFL protests of the rampant police brutality and how that is getting misconstrued to some as a slight against the American flag, I found the need to try a new way of getting through to the stubborn and misguided. Some people just refuse to educate themselves on the true purpose of the protests. There are only so many times a person can slap his/her/their own forehead before it bruises. I need a new angle. Perhaps laughing at hypocrisy will help?

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What It’s Like to Be on a Movie Set

Throughout my advertising and styling career, I’ve spent many days on set. My experience included commercials for TV, product videos for online content, or short PSAs. Mostly shorter format - five minutes or less – to convey the desired story. Being invited to join a Costume Department for a film production was new to me yet something I delightfully accepted.

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Are Dogs the Fashion Industry’s Favourite Furry Friend?

Yes. Suspense spared and full disclosure: I may be biased. We all seem to have that one thing about us that doesn’t make sense. It’s one of those outliers in our “typical” personality. There’s something about us all that loves a certain thing not because it’s rational but because we just do. Others may think it’s silly. For me that thing is a dog. I am head over heels for hot diggity dogs.

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The Joy and Sorrow of Fashion

Nearly everyday when I’m doing my usual Internet fashion scans I see headlines along the lines of, “Ahhhhhhh, the fashion industry is changing!” A look at the overhaul of fashion weeks, leadership changes, and the speed of collections all point as supporting proof to this evolution. Some of it is well overdue and some feels too drastic. What’s what depends on who you are and what you believe.

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