Kim Johnson Gross

WSJ: New Look New Life

January 17, 2010

Tags: Christina Binkley reports: Change your life, change your closet

WSJ: ON STYLE
JANUARY 15, 2010
A New Look for a New Life
Bye-Bye, Bottega: A Former Executive Purges Her Closet in Search of Deeper Transformation
By CHRISTINA BINKLEY

Last week, Alicia Kan put her old wardrobe up for sale on eBay. "New Decade closet purge!" she tweeted to her 1,049 Twitter followers.
This sudden sale of (more…)

Perspective

January 16, 2010

To realize
The value of four years:
Ask a graduate.

To realize
The value of one year:
Ask a person who is battling an illness.

To realize
The value of nine months:
Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn.

To realize
The value of one month:
Ask a homeowner who is in (more…)

Finding Her Age Appropriate

January 13, 2010

Tags: #2 How are you dressing for the rest of your life?

“Hi Kim,
I've enjoyed reading your thoughts on what's age appropriate. It has given me food for thought and provided a great topic of discussion with my friends.

I’m normally a fashion conservative, but a few years ago I took a step outside that box when my then 24-year-old daughter objected to how (more…)

New life, new closet, "new me"

January 11, 2010

Tags: #1: How are you dressing for the rest of your life?

“Hello Kim!
I changed my career a couple of years ago. The day I walked away from 24+ years in higher education, I swore I would never wear boring pumps again. At 47-years-old, I was uninspired by my career and needed a change. When my only son was getting ready to go off to (more…)