“Most people in the United States only wear about 20 percent of their wardrobes. That means that 80 percent of the clothes are languishing in their closet being unworn,” Nancy Dilts, a personal wardrobe stylist, says.
Local seniors set the record straight: They care about style, too.
For those who haven’t thought much about it, it’s one of the fashion industry’s best-kept secrets: Sizing is a relatively new concept, built up out of necessity for uniformity with the advent of soldiers’ uniforms during the previous century’s world wars, then ballooning through the big-box boom.
In this digital age, it seems the place we love to shop the most is on the couch. From online catalogs to marketplaces and pantry sites like Amazon, many brick-and-mortar stores have seen huge migrations to their online platforms.
A line of fresh and colorful preppy clothing and accessories has been gaining popularity around town with local students. Behind this new venture is a Woodbury brother and sister team.
When Heather Baldridge was 18 years old, she sewed all of her cousin’s bridesmaids’ dresses—from scratch. That was the start of her “over 30 years” of experience in weddings, but her education started even earlier.
Julia Stone (picured above)
Trend: Two-piece Crop Top
Along with the leaves changing color and falling to the ground, fall is bringing some new fashion trends. Top picks from Heidi Martin, owner of Sisu boutique in Woodbury, include lots of plaid, faux fur, ponchos and vegan leather.
Newlyweds Megan and Blaine Beck juggle full-time careers with Blaine’s thriving DJ entertainment business on the weekends.