Summertime Blues

Labor Day has traditionally marked the start of the fall season, when we say goodbye to “those lazy hazy crazy days of summer,” return to school (or work), and put away our white shoes until Memorial Day. Of course, most of those traditions have evaporated; style expert Tim Gunn says white is appropriate all year round, very few working adults get much time off in the summer, and many schools start mid-August or earlier.  But we still usually think of summer as a more carefree time, when things are a little easier and workplaces are more casual. (I, for one, thoroughly appreciated the break from waking my son up for four years of zero period marching band — getting a sleep-deprived teenager out the door at 6:30 a.m., and living to tell the tale, has earned me at least some good karma!) Read More Summertime Blues