Sometimes I want to be like the boys. No, not in the smelly-feet-raggedy-drawers-don't-clean-up-after-yourself way. I mean in the important way: wardrobe wise, of course.
It's not a new idea: women have been "borrowing" men's clothing for years to great effect: Think of silver screen stars Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn draping themselves in men's suiting, the iconic movie wardrobe of Diane Keaton in Annie Hall, and the laid-back glamour of Yves St. Laurent's le smoking.
Even the boys
Suit and clutch, vintage; necklace, local designer Nomad; shoes, Guiseppe Zanotti
I'm back from a much-needed break, hoping you had a lovely Easter/vernal equinox/whatever you celebrated. Time with my family + marshmallow Peeps = a great time for me!
Pictured above: this year's Easter suit, which is really just a vintage suit from the 80's given to me by a former co-worker who would regale me with stories of strutting around offices (when smoking was allowed indoors!)
April 6, 2009
Hark, the first issue of Style Sample Magazine:
Click and open in full screen mode for the "full effect." Links in the magazine are active, so explore and enjoy!
While you're doing that, I'm off to take multiple naps and catch up on The Young and the Restless
April 3, 2009
Putting the final touches on the magazine! Here's the cover:
I've been such an absentee blogger lately. I promise I'll change
I'm usually more of a purple person (thanks, Prince), but for some reason bright blue seems really fresh to me right now. Maybe it's because warmer weather is coming and blue reminds me of the sky and sea. Maybe it's because blue contrasts so nicely with all the gray/black/taupe in my wardrobe (really, who needs six gray cardigans?). Maybe it's because I've been craving some of that good ol' blue Smurf ice cream from Kings