The Every Day Runway Show

Now arriving on track number….. Every day a runway show is produced, choreographed and even viewed by millions.  It is called rush hour! There is music-the buzz of conversations converging, cars honking, public address systems, and muzak. There is choreography-the various shuffles, walks, gaits based on the stage-escalators, sidewalks, street signals, and crowds. Just as…

I Love Your Height!

Strolling through the charity event eyeing the generous items available for auction, I move between many people dressed stylishly for the evening. Some conservative, some festive, and others daytime attire. Nearby a woman easily 6’ without heels is focusing on an item for bid. I am struck by the confidence in her carriage. I catch…

Under The Influence of Color……

Color is influential.  It grabs my attention and in that instant possesses me. I enter a store drawn in by the clothing colors. I remember logos, brands, packaging and sport teams by color. I learn from color. Color is Persuasive.  Emotional.  Passionate.  Memorable. I successfully exhibited a women’s clothing collection I designed, in Japan.  …

Minding My ‘P’s & ‘Q’s

My client is in the dressing room with the next garment.  I sit taking notes on our wardrobe findings. I look up to a flurry of ooh and ahh’s as a woman walks out in a lovely blue lace dress. She twirls like a girl in front of the mirror.  The sales woman compliments how…

You Could See it in Her Eyes.

You could see the transformation the minute she put the jacket on.  She stood up straighter.  She steadied her gaze in the dressing room mirror.  Before I even offered my professional input….. She fell in love with the jacket for its silhouette, seaming detail and how she felt in it.  Then my expression changed just…