Consider the power of a rather small piece of apparel such as the necktie. This slice of fabric can make or break a job interview, determine admittance or rejection into a fine restaurant and be a key factor in whether a man is to be taken seriously, or not.
I love rituals. There is something knowing and beautiful about participating in the intentional repeating of a pattern of behavior. Being a part of a ritual allows the ability to communicate volumes with a simple action or series of actions. We may light candles, do sun salutations, tuck a child into bed a certain way, clink wine glasses while […]
Let’s be blunt…being too precise can ruin an honest attempt at emanating style. And, being too precise is tiring for others to see, as well as for the person who is attempting to express him or herself. On the flip side, being concise opens the heavens of self-expression and leads to an effortless “feel” of communicating style.
Some things must be experienced to be understood…such is the case with elegance and vulgarity. However, if it is possible to paint a picture with words of these opposite concepts, then I will give it my best effort…