I’ve been about high waisted pants for a long time, but it took me a while to come around to the idea of high waisted flare pants. I eventually went for it when I saw this gorgeous burgundy pair. And I couldn’t do a ’70s Series without bell bottoms, could I? I paired mine with this…Read More
Archives for July 2015
The next look in my ’70s Series is this oversized jacket that I’ve fashioned into a dress. To be fair, it errs on the side of the ’80s (and as my co-worker pointed out, the side of Madonna) but I’ve been dying to post it. The jacket was another one of my Parisian thrift store finds (see…Read More
Bell sleeves were a hallmark of disco style, so I had to make it the theme of my next post in the ’70s Series. While the first post was a more punk look, this pink dress is elegant and ladylike. The cleopatra necklace in a utilitarian metal and the nude pumps bring the look into the…Read More
From left to right: 1) Oysters and squid ink pasta by the water. 2) Multiple personalities. 3) A tutu for Degas’s birthday. 4) Another summer look. 5) Picked up Harper Lee’s new book. 6) Sunday coffee.
Welcome to the first installment of my ’70s Series. The 1970s are back in a big way this fall and though I was skeptical at first I’m coming around to some of the trends. The key is to modernize the look instead of just recreating your dad’s favorite disco style. This series will take four different trends…Read More
You all know how much I love my Russian authors, so it’s no surprise that I reverted back to Dostoevsky for this month’s What I’m Reading. This is a collection of his short stories, also translated to “A Nasty Story” and “A Most Unfortunate Incident.” I’ll be focusing on the title story. For those of…Read More