This is not the Nicole I want to present to the world. Of course, I can’t afford to be the Nicole I want to present to the world.
Liz Jackson, whom you might remember as the source of “an invisible body cannot be a fashionable body,” is petitioning J.Crew to sell fashionable assistive canes.
There are probably a lot of us who go through the day with some kind of secret worn-out item bolstering the rest of our outfit, whether it’s the sock with the hole in the bottom or the layering tank with a frayed shoulder seam that shouldn’t matter because it’s layered underneath something else, but still manages to rub against the skin.
A pair of jeans designed for people who use wheelchairs costs $90—but the high price tag might help people with disabilities become more visible as consumers.
One bad sweater design is all it takes to send a company into financial crisis.
I did not want to buy a new pair of jeans. It was tax week and I was about to send two checks totalling over $7,000 to the IRS, and I did not want to spend even one percent of that amount on new jeans.
So after spending our most recent warm spring weekend going through my closet and thinking “I hate 30 percent of my clothes,” I decided it was time for some spring shopping.
Bags seem to be the splurge of choice, followed by shoes.