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Comparing Rural Areas to Big Cities for Fashion Business Locations

New York City view from Empire State Building, and a country scene with horse riders, views from fashion business regions

These photos have one thing in common. I took them both on working days as an apparel patternmaker. The upper photo is from the Empire State Building looking toward south Manhattan in New York City, in view of a couture design room where I worked. The lower photo was taken from a front window of my home in the rural Western United States, just steps away from my home office where I am starting a business publishing patterns after having gained experience with other companies in various sizes of communities.

Making Strapless Dresses Modest with T-Shirts

Chiffon strapless dress worn with a t-shirt, Women's Wear Daily photo, September 5, 2006

Images from Women's Wear Daily, September 5, 2006. Some women exist, usually in the teen age range, who claim to prefer modesty yet are distressed over not being able to wear the strapless styles that cover the floors of juniors' stores and bridal salons. For these girls, offering options for modesty with strapless dresses is better than leaving them succumb to immature decisions of choosing strapless dresses worn with no alterations to conform to society's concept of style rather than the value of modesty.

History of Cosmetics

Cosmetic set of Ancient kohl tube with applicator and tweezers, razor, mirror and sharpening stone

While browsing through a Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas USA, in 2012, I saw an array of cosmetics tools on display from around the 2nd century BC and was impressed by how these items reveal the long history of cosmetics use. The worldwide cosmetics industry in the 21st century AD is vast, but records of cosmetics usage exist from the earliest excavations thousands of years ago.

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