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Elegance 101 Elegance 101

May. 02, 2021

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Elegance 101

A Comprehensive Guide to Elegant Style

The word elegance in the contemporary English enjoys two meanings. When we say “you look so elegant today” we mean it as a compliment. We are acknowledging and admiring someone’s personal taste, which is part of their emotional intelligence. But the word elegance used to be a term. And among image consultants, it still is. […]
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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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