A New You: Lee Wallace

Who: Lee Wallace; one grown daughter and two grandsons; lives in Midtown, and is a registered dietitian at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities. Issues: A co-worker submitted Wallace because she needed a new look. Wallace agreed, and said she needed color, and she had no clue what length skirt would work for her, orContinue reading “A New You: Lee Wallace”

A New You: Jo Garner

Who: Jo Garner, 50, of Germantown; mortgage originator at Evolve Bank and Trust; host for WREC-AM 600’s “Real Estate Mortgage Shoppe”; facilitator of the networking group Talk Shoppe. Issues: Wanted to lose weight, and wanted a more professional look since she is in the public more and more with her business ventures. Hair fix: CertifiedContinue reading “A New You: Jo Garner”

A New You: Sarah Henley

Who: Sarah Henley of Lake Cormorant, Miss., a single, 25-year-old social media consultant, who is 4-feet-7-inches tall. Issues: She had worked in a warehouse, where it didn’t matter that she wore children’s jeans and T-shirts. But she found it difficult to look professional in an office job while wearing the children’s-size clothing that fit herContinue reading “A New You: Sarah Henley”

Bathing suits….fatkini?

It is amazing to me how designers just do not get it, sometimes.  Esther Williams, the famed swimmer and actress, started a line of swimwear for women that was more flattering than anything on the market, at the time.  Finding her swimwear was difficult when it first came out, because it sold out as soonContinue reading “Bathing suits….fatkini?”

Leggings, They are not Pants.

Leggings are not pants.  They never were meant to be pants.  And, yes, when you see them advertised they show them with a short top, but they also show them with NO top…would you replicate that style?  They show bras without a top over them, would you wear the bra without a top?  It isContinue reading “Leggings, They are not Pants.”

Perfection in all things?

Perhaps the most frustrating subject I have to address is when women do not feel that they measure up to the expected physical appearance that is expected by a bunch of people who are being paid a lot money to create a perfect ideal, and they, most likely, themselves do not measure up to thatContinue reading “Perfection in all things?”

Figure Flaws? No, Design Flaws.

I was asked earlier this week what to do about figure flaws.  Hmm.  Well, first of all, figure flaws are not the issue we have at hand.  Someone with a tapered hip will have adipose tissue build up on the hips, tummy, and bottom.  Someone with a high hip will have adipose tissue build upContinue reading “Figure Flaws? No, Design Flaws.”