Could You Wear Your Clothes Inside Out?

Could you wear your clothes inside out?  Would you?      Early on, I learned the workmanship of a garment should look as finished and well done inside as the outside of a garment.   The ability to put a garment on inside out and wear it throughout the day, shows you have found yourself…

The Mystery Shopper

I am a tough customer. I know too much. Thus I expect too much. I started work life in retail.   First degree in retail business management.   Working at some of the most prestigious retail establishments allowed me to see service at it’s finest.   Over the years I also have seen where some…

That Jacket Was Sewn By a Right-Handed Operator

Go Ahead, I see those puzzled expressions! Yes, I can tell if a jacket is assembled by a left handed or right handed operator by the setting of sleeves into the armholes. Look closely at a jacket, either on your body, or more importantly, hanging in a store.  Depending on the quality of the garment,…

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…