I generally dislike wearing undershirts, but have had the issue of my chest poking out if I don't wear one. A friend casually mentioned pasties one day. A few years ago I had wished this concept/product existed; so now I jumped online to see what's being sold. I bought Kim Kardashian's Body Tape which comes … Continue reading Chest Body Tape
Being visually challenged, I have worn contacts for 13 years and glasses for the last 17. I wore night contacts for many years which were costly and inconvenient. Now I primarily wear daily disposable contacts and glasses at night. Since i'm increasingly wearing day-time glasses during Covid-19, I made a pros/cons list of glasses and … Continue reading Glasses or Contacts?
Ties are becoming obsolete, at least in California. People wearing ties may even be perceived as snobby or stuffy if worn in the wrong setting -- unless you're a lawyer, bank manager, or university chancellor. Why? Adding a tie pushes you into the next step of formality. If you add a tie to a jacket, … Continue reading Going Tie-less
Lavabre Cadet gloves were on my capsule wardrobe list. See my former post on the French company. I wanted a lasting pair of versatile, luxurious gloves. My previous gloves were a pair of online-ordered size 6 Madova black lambskin gloves, with cashmere lining. I wore these Madova gloves for four years -- I liked them, … Continue reading (Finished) Lavabre Cadet Gloves
Here are four small things I've purchased and have regularly used over the years. 1. $20 -- In fine nib, the Parker Stainless Steel CT Fountain Pen is a sleek, minimalistic pen. It's the only fountain pen I've owned and used since 2017. Refills are very low maintenance, with cartridges bought separately. 2. … Continue reading 4 Small Things I’ve Bought and Used
Note: All Airinum masks are currently sold out but there's an online waiting list for July/August. I recommend following up with a customer service email because sometimes customers cancel their orders. Below, Medium developed a handy illustration based on the values in a 2007 peer-reviewed study on hand-made face masks (though with fewer participants than … Continue reading Review: Airnum Urban Air Mask 2.0