Style and Lifestyle

Audrey every day: five ways to bring the best of Hepburn back to life

How to channel your inner Audrey: five myths about wearing short hair

Investment garments: why buy them and how to milk them for all they’re worth

Buck that trend: the buttoned up blouse

Buck that trend: the pencil skirt

Buck that trend: the skinny jean

Buck that trend: the mega heel

Five revelations about sunscreen 

Three reasons to avoid high heels, four stylish substitutes for summer

Not about me: how to sidestep a culture of narcissism 

Letter writing: the ancient habit that can make you a superstar: Part 1 

Letter writing: the ancient habit that can make you a superstar: Part 2

What’s so great about vintage clothes?

How to dress like a French woman

The vintage workplace: nine habits for a longer, more productive life

The aesthetics of stoicism: how Epictetus would feel about cheetah prints and other modern things

Six ways to appreciate the tradition of tea

Six affordable ways to celebrate spring

Six ways to feel good about yourself at every age

What to do with a loved one’s clothes after they pass 

Six traits of violent people and what they teach us about ourselves

The allegory of an older car–and body

Eight tips for making a scarf more wearable

Dress like an icon: nine tips from an award-winning costumer

Eight good reasons to switch to handkerchiefs

Five gems for hat queens 

How to rescue a dowdy vintage dress

Ann Patchett, Shakespeare and four myths of the modern world 

Why listen to classical music

Flourishes: the survival accessory for life’s mundane and extraordinary trials

What to wear to a Western-themed wedding

How a vision board can help you make your dreams come true

Living large: ten ways to check the size of your thinking

Incorrigible cell phone abusers and the four rules they break

Confessions of a formerly skinny girl: ten affirmations to deal with weight discrimination

Small ways to make the most of your body and your time

The delicious in between season: what to do with yourself in October

Three reasons to bless difficult people and situation

How to handle a whiney co-worker

The demise of a polite custom: RSVP rebels and the havoc they wreak

Three tips for hosting a successful tea party 

Eight rules for finding your perfect 20 

Lessons from Loretta: know when to hold’em, know when to fold’em

Forgotten vintage names for your baby

How to avoid being nearsighted when buying glasses

Why ironing is the cheapest (and quickest) way to look great in your clothes

Why you need a good dry cleaner

The $1 solution for looking great in your clothes

Where is Bo Derek hiding? Hopefully, in your closet.

People and backstories

Backstory: Hankies in History

Backstory: Parenting the vintage way

Backstory: Why books, libraries and manners still matter

Vintage Veteran: Warhol’s Pittsburgh

Vintage Veteran: Coco Chanel, the bookworm

Vintage Veteran:  How Princess Diana made a legacy out of her weaknesses

Yesterday’s clothes: The agony and ecstasy of race in fashion

Yesterday’s clothes: Recommended reading for the vintage enthusiast

Backstory: The Great 7-Up Ad Campaign

Backstory: The big deal behind World War II and artistic freedom

Backstory: Staying warm the vintage way

Backstory: Velvet vintage for two Russian treasures

Backstory: Think you know pink? Think pink again

Backstory: Where have all the great fashion illustrators gone?

Backstory: Getting a grip on our love/hate relationship with control garments

Backstory: Rooting for Landgreth Seed, a vintage underdog

Backstory: The smelly history of women’s deodorant

Backstory: Buttons and other wild things

Backstory: Hepburn, Lombard and the Indianapolis connection

Backstory: A Modern Andrew Carnegie, keeping journalism alive, bringing art to every man

Backstory: Coal mines and guitars–the story of Western Swing music

Fashion blogging in the real world

Blogging collaboration that’s not like a blind date

Taming your inner narcissist: a fashion blogger’s guide to keeping your content grounded

Serial selfies–for a cause

Social comment

America’s zaniest unmet need 

I’ll second that, Cindy Crawford: on aging ladies and fashion decorum 

Dear Ms. Rosen, we aren’t that far from the Paris wife

What Moms really expect of their grown children

The she-conomy and the not-so-nichey world of over-50 fashion

Rebuilding: why victims of domestic violence are dear to my heart

Fashion resources

Wonder Woman at the Super Bowl

Your clothes, this time next year

Happy Clothes, made in America for happy times