was When your work gets ripped…
Again, it makes an impression. People don't forget and it gives you something to talk about besides how they are going to be spending their money with you. In this day of casual everything sometimes not being so casual makes you leave more of an impression than anything else.
I am fascinated with the discussion of clothes, tattoos and ear
piercings for male jewelers (I have seen Daniel’s unique hair style,
and I confess I commented on it, too). It seems to imply that people
buy into the artist-personality as part of the jewelry-buying
experience-- making it clear to them they’re not in a standard
So I’m wondering whether anyone else out there, especially women,
have special things about their appearance they believe helps their
bottom line. These men seem to feel that looking less conventional
(but not too informal) is a good thing. Other thoughts?
As for myself, I wear my hair in a buzz cut with just a little extra
length in the front to make a point (a literal point, on my
forehead). I used to think I would like to get it colored like
leopard spots, but I never found anyone I thought could do the job,
and now it seems like too much trouble. I always told myself I would
do it if I ever had a solo show, but now I don’t think that is
really at all likely. I did color it a very un-natural red for a
while, but turned out to be allergic to the dye.
This discussion has me thinking that more personal style might be a