The Substance of style: How to be an Olympic Gladiator in a suit


When I was a little girl I knew I was an artist, singer, and fashion designer early on.  Cartooning, a heavy vibrato, and obsessive development of my crayon-infused design portfolio were dead giveaways. Growing up in a family of activists in an impoverished community left little room for me to explore and embrace the depths …

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Expressing yourself in style


Don't believe the lie that looks don't matter. They do.  People, art, fashion, natural wonders... Aesthetics, the way we look matters.  Appearance is a powerful and meaningful tool you should master and wield responsibly. But. Don't believe the lie that when it comes to looks, a specific standard of beauty matters.  It doesn't.  There is …