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Seasonal Color Analysis Intro Seasonal Color Analysis Intro

Jan. 06, 2021

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Seasonal Color Analysis Intro

This is an overview of the Seasonal Types Color Analysis Method (SCA) as taught by Suzanne Caygill. This nuanced approach allows everyone find their personal style and create an organic wardrobe without over-consuming. This is the first text in the series. The articles that will follow will address challenging and not so obvious cases. The […]
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La Piscina: Town Square with Water La Piscina: Town Square with Water

May. 06, 2019

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La Piscina: Town Square with Water

For almost a decade I tried to understand why Italians include "pool" in the short list of their street signs. The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey, about the Christian destruction of the Classic world, provided a clue.

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Love & Dove. Not Your Eye Candy! Love & Dove. Not Your Eye Candy!

Dec. 02, 2018

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Love & Dove. Not Your Eye Candy!

Appearing undone at the age of 50 in a slapstick comedy, Nina Doroshina made millions of Soviet women laugh and cry as they recognized themselves in the heroine, who knew how to work hard, but felt awkward to kiss her husband.

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Hem: Proportions Restored Hem: Proportions Restored

May. 27, 2018

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Hem: Proportions Restored

Style is embracing your imperfections and going gracefully about them. This Ralph Lauren ostrich hemmed dress over Hadid fouetté thighs is an example of just that.

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