Goldie was 16 years old when she and her mother realized the coarse dark hairs on the teenager’s face were not the same as the light-colored specks that sometimes appeared on her friends’ upper lips. Although Goldie’s menstrual cycle was still irregular and she suffered terribly with weight gain, her doctor said she was perfectly
When Goldie came to see me for her unwanted hair, the first thing she told me was that she had decided to talk to an electrologist after years of marching around with a pocketbook full of tweezers, reading glasses and magnifying mirrors. She spent her time in her car checking her chin in the car mirror, looking for hairs that she could see
Growing up in southern California, I experienced winter differently than have my New Jersey-bred children. Back then, a typical winter-day activity could start in the snow and a few hours later end at the beach. My winter gear consisted of a thick sweatshirt, because “it can get really cold at night and even drop into the 40s.” For
As the leaves are changing to rich, warm shades of red, deep auburn and bright golden yellows, so is hair color everywhere. Warm and bright colors with rich, intense pigments are hot this year. Colorists are now breaking the industry’s standard rules by using two different tone highlights (a past
Winter boots have come a long way since I first searched for my own pair. Even cold-weather experts like Lands End have seen a need to add a touch of panache to their practical offerings and have made some of their utilitarian boots a drop more stylish. Boots, however, have their own place in the fashion spotlight even
The trench coat is a timeless classic, evoking images of undercover spies and elegant movie heroes or heroines. It has been around for decades as a wardrobe staple, as its purpose is functional, but worn properly it can be a sophisticated piece of outerwear.
Whether you’re a shoe lover or you feel like a misfit when it comes to shoes, one thing is certain: We all wear them. Chances are we need ones we don’t own yet. With lifestyle changes, you could be requiring a different type of shoe. Fashion offers new styles using updated technology. Shoes are a quick way to add style to any
In contrast with the decreasing temperatures outside, hair accessories are rising, and appearing more and more on the runways and red carpets this season. Hairpins of all types are being used to add pizzazz to any type of bun, updo or half-updo style. Bobby pins placed in unique patterns are
Do you look at your wardrobe, shrug and want to walk away? Are you uninspired? Do you wear the same basic uniform every day? Have you thought about calling it quits with fashion?
Just so you know, everyone gets into slumps about what they’re wearing. It often takes months and
Imagine what shopping could be like if Off Fifth (the outlet division of Saks Fifth Avenue) carried clothing catering to modest fashion. That idea is now a reality in Teaneck, with Flying Colors Outlet opening its doors, offering designer children’s apparel at reduced prices.
While the Fashion Link has already discussed the difficulties involved in the early arrival of Rosh Hashanah this year, retailers are unpacking fall fashion daily and trends are in full swing. For anyone looking to get a head start on fall fashion, even if they can’t necessarily wear it right away, Adrianne Mittan of
It’s been a long hot summer, and you can’t wait to get out of your summer clothes and into something fresh for fall. But when you look at what you have in your existing fall wardrobe, it makes you want to go into hibernation. This can happen to the best of us. It may be that you’ve been restyling your old clothes in several