Have you noticed that the dignity in our culture has been reverted to nothing but a mere stick-in-the mud? Where T-shirt and jeans present themselves at weddings and funerals, pajamas browse around WalMart, and sloppy turns trendy. I really enjoyed this article on the cultural decline in fashion.

Your clothing speaks loudly for you. Before you open your mouth it makes all sorts of statements:

“I’m a lady.”

“I’m not a lady.”

“I care about my appearance.”

“I don’t care about my appearance.”

And the list goes on. Regardless of the endless tirade of people claiming that “it’s the inside that really counts”, the outside speaks so loudly that it is sometimes difficult to hear what’s inside.

[read full article: The Blight of Casualization on Women’s Fashion]