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  • He is small, maybe 5-5, neatly ironed and tucked-in, and so he comes off like a malevolent wee mastermind.

    David Sedaris, sharing his slights-of-life tales

  • A: Start out by making your midriff disappear by nixing any styles that define your waistline including belts, tucked-in blouses or contrasting tops and bottoms.

    Dressing a Middle-Aged Figure

  • Ralph Lauren's pleated version looks wonderfully efficient with a tucked-in blouse, pointy sling-backs and a crisp agenda book.

    The 75 Percent Solution

  • LOBBYISTS ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTED THAT SENIOR STAFFERS AREN'T COMPROMISING THEMSELVES TO BEG FOR MONEY - Sometimes Washington types become so thoroughly cocooned in the D.C. way of doing things that the idea of broaching conversation by discussing the current cinema and not someone's latest consulting project seems odd, tucked-in polo shirts become an acceptable fashion statement and Chris CIllizza's jokes are suddenly funny.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Rove-Linked Group Attacking Republicans

  • They can be dressed up quite easily, so I wear them with a tucked-in white Oxford shirt, a nice brown leather belt and some brogue boots.

    Rick Edwards: two legs good

  • To give a feminine long-skirted ensemble some masculine edge, she sometimes will wear a tucked-in, tailored shirt or oxford shoes to complete the look.

    Rachel Roy on How to Go With the Flow of Longer Skirts

  • He is small, maybe 5-5, neatly ironed and tucked-in, and so he comes off like a malevolent wee mastermind.

    David Sedaris, sharing his slights-of-life tales

  • LOBBYISTS ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTED THAT SENIOR STAFFERS AREN'T COMPROMISING THEMSELVES TO BEG FOR MONEY - Sometimes Washington types become so thoroughly cocooned in the D.C. way of doing things that the idea of broaching conversation by discussing the current cinema and not someone's latest consulting project seems odd, tucked-in polo shirts become an acceptable fashion statement and Chris CIllizza's jokes are suddenly funny.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Rove-Linked Group Attacking Republicans

  • But when I stepped into the Los Angeles office of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) as a college junior in June 2001, I met a short young Filipino man wearing a tucked-in purple union t-shirt and baseball hat, glasses with scratched lenses, blue jeans several sizes too large, and a palm pilot holstered onto his belt.

    Jonah Lalas: John Delloro's Legacy of Labor Leadership

  • Someone who's wearing a pristine, pressed, tucked-in and spotless shirt -- that's one version.

    Christian Chensvold: Preppy Evangelist: The Lisa Birnbach Interview

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