Style & Beauty

Style & Beauty

‘Comfort first’

Jill McGowan, Clothing designer/business owner Jill McGowan, Inc., Freeport www.jillmcgowan.com Two decades ago, after working as a patternmaker in the men’s apparel business,...

‘Skin is the canvas’

Jessica Candage, Hair/makeup artist Jessica Candage Hair and Makeup Artistry, Scarborough www.jessicamua.com Jessica Candage was 8 years old when she developed an interest...

‘You have to love what you do’

MERRY CANILLAS, Seamstress/owner Hand Strands Sewing & Alterations, Saco www.handstrands.com Merry Canillas loves what she does for a living. For more than 30...

It’s all about shape, comfort – not age

Women will be relieved to learn that there is no universal rule about wearing certain clothing based on their...

Accessories make a statement for fall and winter

The buzz around “must-have” accessories for the fall and winter is all about making a statement. After designers introduced their...

Dress well – but remain modest

Women reflect on changing styles in the workplace and offer advice on what to wear. Within the last 15 years,...

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