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  • Can Women Ever Be Good Enough?

    Can Women Ever Be Good Enough?
    If you want to get into an argument with a woman, compliment her. Say she did an excellent job on her project, on her assignment or with her fundraiser, then watch what happens. Whether you're applauding her for the skillful handling of a complex...
  • Attire for black-tie events isn't black and white

     Attire for black-tie events isn't black and white
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
  • The tux inspires elegant luxe in women's fashion

    We've all seen it — guests on the holiday party circuit, stuffed into spangled frocks that won't stay in place, an undergirding of Spanx holding in the wobbly bits. Then a glamorous guest sweeps in, the epitome of stripped-down sophistication in her...
  • Spanx Opens In Westfarms, And Sara Blakely Talks About Her Popular Shapewear

    Spanx Opens In Westfarms, And Sara Blakely Talks About Her Popular Shapewear
    Eavesdrop in almost any store dressing room and you are sure to hear these words as clothes are being tried on, "With Spanx it will be perfect." The whittling wonder body shaper line has become a staple in most lingerie drawers. And despite the...
  • Not Playing The Shapewear Bondage Game

    Not Playing The Shapewear Bondage Game
    Could you be talked into purchasing a foundation undergarment so restrictive, so unyielding and so draconian it makes a wetsuit look like a nightgown? This is why I ask: There's been a pop-up (rarely has the term been so grievously misused) ad appearing...
  • Legs for days, weeks, months, years

    Legs for days, weeks, months, years
    Full disclosure: We originally began this project back in mid-January. Normally, it's reasonably warm enough during Chicago winters to strut out every so often in a pair of tights. Enter the winter of 2014. Now that spring finally has semi-sprung --...
  • Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants

    Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants
    LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless. Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...
  • Renee Fleming on how to dress a diva

    Renee Fleming on how to dress a diva
    When Renee Fleming appears Sept. 15 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the BSO's Gala Celebration, the appeal will be both sound and sight. The world-renowned soprano is famous not just for her voice, but for her gowns, designed for her by the...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Ted Kennedy Jr.'s Disarming Candor

    Not that it matters much to most politicians, but there's a fairly easy way to get on my good side, at least temporarily. I place a disproportionate weight on how they handle encounters with my son. So it came to pass on Father's Day on 2011 that The...
  • Terrence Cody: Does this Ravens jersey make me look fat?

    Terrence Cody: Does this Ravens jersey make me look fat?
    NFL players of size -- including some Ravens -- are saying that the new Nike jerseys are less than flattering to their figures. In a word -- they make them feel fat. A funny Wall Street Journal story says unlike the old Reebok jerseys, the new ones made...