Psychology

What First Impression Are You Making?

What First Impression Are You Making?

They say a picture speaks a thousand words.  And, to that, we say: is that all?  A study conducted by Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov reveals that all it takes is a tenth of a second to form an impression of a stranger, and that longer exposures don’t typically alter those impressions to any significant degree.  At Ezra Cayman Bespoke Couture, our motto is “say who you are without saying a word.”  And, indeed, the Princeton study shows…

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The Perfection of a Point of View

The Perfection of a Point of View

The Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, Richard Everhard, once said that “style is the perfection of a point of view.”  We all have our own unique point of view, and we all have our own unique sense of style, but all too often we are afraid to express either one.  So, what is holding us back?  A recent article in Psychology Today titled “Why We Don’t Speak Up” suggests…

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