Author Archives: Leslie Quander Wooldridge

Spring Fashion Goes Sheer (and Chic)

Tweet The very pretty (and pregnant) Halle Berry was recently spotted around town in a see-through lace dress, and she’s not the only one rocking the peek-a-boo trend. It’s one of my favorite looks to hit stores this spring, and … Continue reading

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Inauguration 2013: I’ve Got the Scoop!

Tweet Last year, I became senior editor of a luxury magazine in DC, and have since been covering a variety of events. (For instance, I did red carpet coverage when Ellen Degeneres received the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at … Continue reading

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Are Your Shoes Hurting Your Health?

Tweet I’m an admitted shoe fanatic, but I also love writing about wellness. So the recent health story I wrote on 9 Footwear Do’s and Don’ts for USNews.com was really fun. The truth is, our feet withstand lots of abuse … Continue reading

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2011 Trends That Are Still Hot

Tweet Can you believe 2012 is here? (Happy new year!) This date change has me thinking about trends. I’ve always believed that if you like something, and it flatters you, you should wear it. Doesn’t matter if it was popular two months … Continue reading

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Facts on Contacts: Most of Us Have Bad Habits

Tweet Most of us think we know how to clean our contacts, but a new study finds less than 1 percent of people (less than 1 percent!) actually care for them properly, WebMd Health News reports. And bad habits have … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Leopard and Cheetah Print

Tweet You say you’re crazy for cheetah print, but do you really like leopard? The prints are easy to mix up—and often are—but you’ll know the difference after reading this post. Your cheat-sheet for cheetah spots: They’re  just one color. Leopard print, … Continue reading

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Physically Leaning Affects Our Thinking?

Tweet Interesting news out of the Netherlands: A new study suggests the way you physically lean affects how you estimate quantities (like sizes, numbers, and percentages). We think of smaller numbers as being to the left and larger numbers to the … Continue reading

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Feeling Cranky? Have a Snack

Tweet If you feel more irritable when you’re hungry, hormones may be to blame. Levels of serotonin—a hormone that helps regulate behavior—fluctuate when people are stressed or haven’t eaten, finds a new study from the University of Cambridge. And when … Continue reading

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My Style: Fashion In Five Minutes—Or Less

Tweet Dresses are amazing. If you get the right shape and color (I’m partial to sheath styles that don’t need ironing) you look like you put major effort into your look—even if you got dressed in minutes. And if the pattern is … Continue reading

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Glitter Is Good

Tweet   So, if I’ve never mentioned this, I have a serious obsession with all things sparkly.* And what’s the perfect sparkly accessory? Shoes! If you’re afraid to really go for the gold (or silver) with a sparkly dress or … Continue reading

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