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The Wrath of the Fashionistas

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I hope you don't mind, but I trust you to dress yourself. I recently read an actual "corporate fashionista" article that tells you everything you should know about complementing your skin tone and what shapes to wear to what events, and do you know? (I thought to myself) I don't do that.

I don't do it to myself, and I don't do it to you. It's a small thing, but even if I felt that I was well-versed in face shapes, and color families, I have a hunch you've been dressing yourself for a good long time now. I mean, I imagine you have many talents in your life that have gotten you to where you are today. I think you are highly qualified to choose your own clothes and make-up in the morning, not to mention your jewelry.

I find that this angle on fashion (directed almost exclusively at women) is focused to make us feel like there are somehow "experts" out there who know our tastes and our bodies better than we do. These "experts" have the…