• My Hands Look Old

    You can’t always tell how old a woman is by her face, but you can tell how old she is often by her hands. Hands don’t lie. In the winter, my hands look much older than they do in the summertime. They are dry and white and flaky. They need to be moisturized constantly. I miss my summertime hands. My summertime hands are tanned and glowing. My jewelry looks good on them, especially my new ring and my Michael Kors watch. But right now, my hands just look old. There are other parts of me that look old, too, like my stomach and my thighs. But I don’t look at…

  • Hair And There Thoughts On Our Final Fashion Friday

    I’m going to say goodbye to Fashion Fridays for now, but I’ll resurrect them in the spring just in time to post your spring shopping checklist. For now, you’ll have to take into consideration some of the things I’ve suggested, use your fall/winter checklist when you shop, and work your own magic with the pieces and accessories you collect and wear this fall. Some final thoughts on personal style: On Clothing—Here’s what not to do: Don’t avoid a look just because you think you can’t afford it or because you’re afraid to try it. Clip it out, and find pieces that are similar to that expensive look you saw in…