Delightful December

December Holidays and History – December ushers in winter holidays such as Christmas, Kwanza, and Chanukah. It is also a time when families gather in the warmth of their homes. Throughout the month, our thoughts and actions turn toward charity and peace. During the twelfth and final month of the year, December inspires a flurry of …
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NATIONAL TWEED DAY – April 3

On April 3rd each year, National Tweed Day focuses on all things tweed.  This day has a couple of approaches to celebrating the day, so you decide which one you believe is the source of National Tweed Day. Some people think the observance celebrates the senator-turned-crook William “Boss” Tweed.  Tweed was born on April 3, …
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NATIONAL DRESS DAY – March 6

On March 6th, observe National Dress Day by reflecting on memorable events when we recall dearest memories by what we were wearing. Dresses have been worn for hundreds of years. Today, they come in a variety of shapes and designs. From long, mini, fit, and flare to the ball gown and A-line, there are many …
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NATIONAL HAT DAY

Hang on to your hats and celebrate in style on National Hat Day. Celebrated each year on January 15th, don your favorite fedora, cap, cloche, derby, or sunhat. Dig out your ceremonial best and tell the story behind it. Wear your warmest tuque, stocking cap, beanie, and share the name you give it. There are …
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NATIONAL ARGYLE DAY – January 8

National Argyle Day on January 8th celebrates the pattern derived from the tartan of Clan Campbell, of Argyll in western Scotland. The Scottish Highlanders have worn the design in kilts and plaids and patterned socks (known as a tartan hose) since the 17th century. Each year it is recognized and honored on this day.  Occasionally …
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NATIONAL UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY, December 18

Since 2011, National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day has grown to be an international event. Now occurring on the third Friday of December, the celebration gives holiday lovers worldwide a chance to wear their ugly Christmas sweaters. In 2014, they partnered with Save the Children in their “Make the World Better with a Sweater” campaign.  Each …
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NATIONAL SCARF DAY – September 27

On September 27, National Scarf Day recognizes the power of the scarf. Whatever your style, a scarf is the best way to express yourself, make a statement or update your look. Let a scarf inspire your style on National Scarf Day. NATIONAL SCARF DAY HISTORY Echo New York founded National Scarf Day on September 27, 2018. …
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FAUX FUR FRIDAY – First Friday in December

Faux Fur Friday, observed on the first Friday in December, provides a stylish way to wear and buy faux fur. Also known as fake fur, the textile made its debut in 1929. Initially made from alpaca wool, faux fur increased in quality as synthetic fibers became available. The fibers not only allowed for more variety …
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NATIONAL TIE MONTH – December

In December, we honor the most required, yet maligned strip of cloth that’s an essential part of business attire – behold, the tie. Neckties give a man the chance to add a little spice to his classy, professional look. Let’s be honest ladies, a good lookin’ necktie speaks volumes about a man’s sense of style …
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