Diane Greco has some interesting comments about What You Like, Because You Like It (26 April).
...At the very least, I discover what I like. (Mark's Number 10, for instance. I like that one a great deal.
Knowing what you like, and why you like it, is important. For years, I used to gravitate toward light blue and blue-grey sweaters even though those colors do not flatter me and the clothes would tend to stay in the closet. I collected about a dozen of these sweaters (along with jeans, t-shirts, and dresses) before I looked in the mirror one day and realized the pewter-colored sweater I was wearing matched -- exactly -- the color of my mother's eyes.