Every article of clothing has a story – a memory of an event and a moment in time preserved in love and sentiment. I bought these cowboy boots 27 years ago this month when I was in Waco, Texas, celebrating my dear friend Amy’s wedding. I had never been to Texas (I think I drove through the tip of Texas when I was moving east from California in the 70s – that is another story), but I always loved western clothes. It wasn’t until that moment in 1987 though, that I truly understood what Texas life was like. As Amy tells me, “Texas has its own personality. It is truly larger than life. Everyone is so friendly; there is no getting-to-know-you-phase – people are friendly from the start.” Continue reading
In today’s podcast, my dear friend, Kylie, and I talk completely off-the-cuff about the connection between fashion and self-esteem. She and I have known each other a long time: we met in New York City’s Upper West Side, had babies together, and are now watching those babies grow and move up on their own. Our lives have been full and hectic. Here is what happens when we are left to our own devices!