Most of us are moved by the fickle finger of fashion, whether we wish to admit it or not! We have many magazines to help us out in this arena. But, when it comes to shopping and fashion and the ability to understand mark-ups, mark-downs, and a retailer's philosophy, we can help you out.

We believe that an educated shopper is the best type of shopper. We look forward to sharing shopping advice, while teaching you the basics of dressing; for work, school, interviews, social and formal events explaining simply, the protocol for black tie, dressy casual and other dress codes.

Be sure to click this column every month for current, cutting edge fashion trends and shopping secrets.