Fashion #TBT : When Crochet was All The Rage

Sometime in the late 60’s or early 70’s, crocheted clothing became a fashion statement.  I don’t know why or how this happened, as I was just a kid, but there were all kinds of books for crocheting clothing and by the 70’s, the Granny Square look was in almost every aspect of every person’s wardrobe…

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A dirty truth about the “microbeads” in your facial scrub

I always thought those “microbeads” in face cleansers were little solidified bubbles of some kind of oil, soap or other substance that dissolved into foam.  Turns out, I was completely wrong.  “Microbeads” are actually little pieces of plastic floating in your face scrub , body scrub, and in your tootpaste!  The artificially-created microbead–which is made out of…

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Tuesday Menswear: Ben Affleck at the Gone Girl Premiere 2014

Ben Affleck’s new movie “Gone Girl” premiered last week at the 52nd New York Film Festival to some darned good reviews.  This wasn’t a big Hollywood-style Red Carpet premiere, so Affleck showed up in a fabulous blue shadow-stripe suit, with a simple white shirt and bronze raw silk tie.  He complimented the suit with simple brown oxfords polished to a high shine…..\r\n\r\nThis is…

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