It was long before Katrina, in those hot, sticky, normal years when people complained how dry things had been. The drought made the already insubstantial dirt weak and powdery, and the piers of the shotgun houses sank into the earth. It is not unusual in New Orleans for an old house to lean, drunkenly. My favorite story was about […]
It’s back-to-school time for the kids, but for most of us it’s another day at the office. As students dive into courses in arithmetic and geography, we’re offering up a lesson on the elements of power dressing—that is, creating a work-appropriate wardrobe that’s equal parts professional, practical, and chic.
Southerners have an affinity for rules, etiquette, and guidelines—and our mothers and grandmothers especially honored the ones regarding fashion and seasonality.