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Figuring Out My Figure Type

Readers, I’ll cut to the chase: I have an “X” figure type with sloping shoulders. The suspense is over. Let the fitting begin! To update: My longtime reader(s) will remember that one of the first topics I tackled in this blog, in 2013, was...

Cooking Up My Style Recipe

Readers, Have you ever tried to define your fashion personality and wardrobe style in just a handful of words? Me neither. At least not till a couple of afternoons ago, when I undertook what I’ve found so far to be the single most important–and...

Beau Ideal

Readers, The only thing that’s short about my husband, Jack’s, figure analysis is this post. After standing him against a big piece of paper taped to the wall and tracing his outline as accurately as possible, I can now reliably report: Jack is tall....

It Figures: Figure Analysis, part 2

Readers, In my previous post I described how my helper (sister and photographer Cynthia), and I created an outline of my figure so I could stand back and view it with some objectivity.  We followed instructions in the book  The Perfect Fit in the Singer Sewing...