Archive: May, 2015


Knickers in a Knot

Click here for a fascinating recent article: Young Women Say No to Thongs – NY Times The movie character of Bridget Jones made famous the concept of “Granny Pants” – largish, comfortable underwear that supposedly was an instant man repeller and therefore could not be worn by any member of the fairer sex until they […]

I Hate “Makeovers”! Part 2

As promised, here is Haley Freeman’s fabulous article: Hadley Freeman, Ask Hadley, The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Why are women so obsessed with makeovers? Pete, by email Are we? Every one of us? It’s true, there are some days when I can barely get out of bed because my mind is […]

I Hate “Makeovers”! Part 1

As a wardrobe stylist, I have taken a professional interest in the art of the “makeover” particularly as displayed on our television screens. And let’s face it, this is not about learning “what not to wear” – it IS, like everything else on commercial TV – about entertainment. For you, the viewer. Not the hapless victim. […]