Lucy Siegle is a fashion insider that's here to help us air out some dirty laundry.

When I walk past a well-staged storefront, it's easy to feel like I'm part of the story. Like I'm the one on the boardwalk enjoying the sunshine, sipping lemonade, and giving a side wink to the boys playing beach volleyball. Like Isla Fisher in Confessions of a Shopaholic, the clothes begin to speak to me. It's a powerful connection.But recently, it's been different. My awareness has shifted a bit…