October 17, 1990
How would you describe your taste in clothing?My taste is evolving from the very corporate, conservative look to something a little more casual. As a corporate executive, I wore mostly suits, but now that I'm a retailer, I'm changing, getting more hip. I'm definitely in transition and who knows what may happen?What's the newest thing in your closet?White sport coats, off-white suits, tan and beige slacks and white turtlenecks. I have to carry out my theme.What's the oldest thing in your closet?
June 19, 1991
Ron Barlow is the owner of Retro Vintage Clothing, 731 S. Broadway in Fells Point. Most of his inventory comes entirely from other people's closets, hopefully of '40s or '50s vintage. "I make house calls," he commented, and there are times when he has bought the entire contents of a house. How would you describe your taste in clothing?My taste varies. What I wear each day depends on the mood I'm in when I get dressed. It takes me as much time to put on a nice shirt and pants as it would take me to put on jeans and a T-shirt, which I never wear.
August 28, 1991
Kery Hummel is director of Health Systems Development of the Maryland Health Resources Planning Commission. He's a Texan who moved to Western Maryland 13 years ago. He dresses to suit his personality and active lifestyle -- sturdy denim jackets, boots, unique jewelry and smart hats.How would you describe your taste in clothing?My tastes are complex and emotional. I dress not only for the job I am doing, but for my mood. I can wear a suit with a wild, funky tie when I feel extroverted, or a subtle, somber tie when I need to think or I feel low. My moods also show in the shoes and hats I wear.
May 8, 1991
Steve Sobelman is a clinical psychologist in private practice and an associate professor of psychology at Loyola College. His interests are listening to music and playing the guitar, sax and piano, reading anything that stimulates his imagination, dabbling with computers and traveling.How would you describe your taste in clothing?It's a bit eclectic. My taste ranges from wearing Hugo Boss to cut-offs and bare feet. However, I don't mix and match clothes.What's the newest thing in your closet?
July 29, 1992
Sally DiMarco is an assistant professor and coordinator of the fashion design/merchandising program for Baltimore City Community College, formerly the New Community College of Baltimore. She spends most of her free time drawing fashion designs and often stays up until 3 a.m. or 4 a.m. putting her ideas to work. Ms. DiMarco and her husband, environmental scientist Dr. Frank Monteferrante, along with their 3-year-old son, Paul, also spend a lot of time with their extended family and are planning a vacation to the Caymen Islands in August.
December 12, 1990
Chuck Allen calls himself one of the original baby boomers, who wears his hair marginally long. He's married to Rudy Miller and they have three children, Jake, Luke and Hannah. Allen has been in sales at WBSB-FM 104.3 (B-104) for 11 years and says the ideal retirement job would be to own a swimming pool company and retire to its backyard.How would you describe your taste in clothing?Early to mid-Beatles. I like whatever isn't quite popular. For example, I wore suspenders for years, but I threw most of them away, after I asked for them at Macy's and the man said he had a variety of braces.
May 22, 1991
Dave McElroy is the owner of SilverShoe Graphics. He's a designer and illustrator, who is working on his next children's book about a little boy's fear of Little League baseball. He and his wife, Diana, own a horse breeding farm in Pennsylvania and they have a 7-year-old daughter, Sara.How would you describe your taste in clothing?Eclectic. What I wear depends on my mood. I think clothing is an attitude, so I need a wide range of clothes to fit all my attitudes. My clothes range from Armani suits to Gap jeans and I never buy anything that I can't mix with my other clothes.
November 7, 1990
Snappy and elegant are not the words one normally associates with tax experts, but that's how today's Candid Closet personality, Alfred A. Windesheim, was described. Windesheim is the head of the tax department for the Towson accounting firm of Katz, Abosch, Windesheim, Gershman & Freedman, PA. He counts dabbling in the stock market and the garden as his hobbies and is planting 600 bulbs on his nine-acre tree farm.How would you describe your taste in clothing?I'm conservative -- I like dark colors.
May 1, 1991
Judy Peregoff is an administrative assistant for the vice president for personnel programs at The Johns Hopkins University. She is married, has two daughters and a step-son and step-daughter. Fashion is a very important topic in the Peregoff household these days with one daughter about to be married andthe two younger girls preparing for high school proms and graduation. How would you describe your taste in clothing?Conservative styles, but in bright, vivid colors.What's the newest thing in your closet?