Fashion Seen

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Prepping for the Big Week

As I look at my teal-blue binder, with its labeled sleeves for each day, I realize that you have to be a type “A” personality to prepare for the cir...
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Fashion Week 101

What exactly is Fashion Week? That’s a question I’ve heard from quite a few people, and my aim here is to give you a brief overview of the hoopla an...
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Mirror Awards 2

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which city is the fairest of them all? Is Milwaukee as stylish and chic as, let’s say, Berlin? I decided to put this theory t...
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Fashion As Art

(Don't miss the MAM After Dark video below!)Riddle me this: What do you call something made of glass that is paraded down a long runway by an Amazonian model? A...
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Winter Fashion 101

I recently gave a ride home to a co-worker and couldn’t resist commenting on her long, quilted, down coat. “Did anyone ever tell you that looks a little like a ...
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Double “0” Decade

I know many have already published exhaustive end-of-decade lists, but I have something to add. Trust me, you’ll relate. I’ve put together a salute to the fashi...
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Happy Renew Year!

Resolution: “I am going to quit buying clothing just because it’s on sale!” This is easy to say but tough for the fashionista to live up to. There will be year-...
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Shine On

When dressing for holiday affairs (the party kind, not the Tiger Woods kind), the idea of less is more abounds. (Here comes my inner curmudgeon.) I mean the les...
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Mirror Awards

While returning photo-shoot clothing to a retailer, I ran into a hard-working beat cop who patrols the Brady Street area. Officer Edward Ciano, when told of my ...