Dress in Pink (Carefully) for the Cure

I belong to an organization in Denver called the Alliance of Professional Women. Quite a few members are participating in the Race for the Cure, on October 7. I was at a board meeting tonight and tomorrow is our monthly luncheon. They mentioned that the participants are going to try to wear pink to the luncheon tomorrow. It got me thinking, “hmmm…pink for business…be careful!” While I make it a practice not to make big rules about dressing, I think pink is worth talking about. The problems with pink for business are: It’s associated with Barbie. (Okay, so she’s an icon [..] read more

Does size matter?

I was giving a presentation last week and one of the participants asked me “Does size matter?” My answer? No! No! No! As women, we’re so conditioned to judging ourselves by the clothing size we wear. On top of that, manufacturers and designers are driving us crazy with the inconsistencies in their sizing. The fact of the matter is that the only thing that really counts is being healthy and making sure our clothes fit us correctly. A number is just a number! You can take a size 6, an 8, and a 10 from 3 different makers and lay [..] read more