Over the years, I have gone through my own style evolution. I have learned a great deal: what rules to follow, what rules to break, and how style is more than what we wear — it’s self and identity and personal expression. I’ve been fortunate to assist others, too, as they sought ways to match their outsides to their insides. Each of these people has a unique “Style-Story” with something to teach. Meet David — in his own words. The cartoon is mine. Style-Story: David, Teacher
The entire advertising industry is based on the idea that some spotless, shiny, pristine whatever it is suddenly materialized at just the right place, at just the right time. Cars zip along shadow-dappled country roads, down hills past fields of wheat. Pats of butter melt on stacks of “hotcakes,” steam rising ever so gently. Women eat salads and laugh. It’s not that driving on a country road, breakfast, or salad-bonhomie is fake or false. These are three real-life pleasures.