• Good Health,  Good Looks

    Twiggy is the new normal

    I am old enough to remember the 1960’s. Yes, I was just a kid, but I remember the Vietnam war, Walter Cronkite on the evening news, and the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show. I also remember the semi-scandalous splash that was made back then by a young fashion model named Twiggy. Women’s clothing in the 1960’s was colourful. Skirts were appallingly short, or long, depending upon your tastes. The motto was pretty much “anything goes,” as long as it was daring and bright. Into the midst of all this, came a young model from the U.K. who called herself Twiggy. The name, Twiggy, was well chosen. She was shockingly…

  • Good Looks

    The Power of Beauty: Feel Better, Get Respect

    I love watching television shows like What Not to Wear and How to Look Good Naked. In case you don’t know, these shows give women a self-esteem makeover by showing them now they can look fabulous without dieting, liposuction, facelifts, etc. They do this by showing them how to choose clothing that flatters them and how the right hairstyle and a bit of makeup can help them feel better about how they look. To be honest, there was a time when I would have dismissed that kind of thing as superficial fluff. That was before I was ready to deal with my own self esteem issues. To be beautiful is…

  • Good Looks

    Good Looks

    Under the category Good Looks, I will be writing about clothing, women’s fashion, accessories, and how to look good. Included will be my own personal story about how I came to feel good about my looks, and a tour of what’s in my closet. Look for practical tips on how you can use the clothes you already have in your closet to look fabulous every day! Thanks for visiting! My purpose here at NormaEsler.com is to serve my readers and also to fund my efforts by selling and recommending products that inspire and help you. Sign up here: Get Inspired to get a daily dose of inspiration delivered to your…