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I know this has been around the blog-o-sphere, but I just can not stop staring.
This dress alone would be reason enough for me to plan…somethin’.
This is the title of
I used to work on 7th Ave, and was completely surrounded by fashion. I was in designers offices all day long, working with designers, always in fashion. Then I had a baby and left.
I left. I swore that as a new mother I would NEVER wear sweatpants and always comb my hair on put on lipstick everyday, and remember to moisturize. I think I did that everyday. Maybe. I don’t remember much of it, except that my post baby body didn’t fit into my pre-baby clothes. I completely succumbed to motherhood, and it has filled my soul and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.
Now that I’m back in the work force (fashions for the home this time around), and my 6 year old is gaining her independence (holy moly), I’m realizing I don’t want to wear my fancy t-shirts to the office or out to dinner any more. What happened to my wardrobe? I try to look back and think, what happened? I think I turned my back on my closet.
I’ve been out shopping, looking to update my wardrobe with clothes other than t-shirts. I’ve been following the
Then I read Louisa Kamps’ article today. Here was a woman who left the fashion world in NYC and moved to the country and had a baby. Just like me. The closing line sums it all up: But for me, wearing clothes that speak a message of humor, strength, respect, or glamour is the act of love – of self and others – I never want to abandon again.
Good bye t-shirts. Soon, I’ll only wear you at the gym, or in the garden. As one
I need to have a holiday cocktail party just so I can get dressed up.
I think I would just wear all
Sure, I’ve been listening The Clash, but I’ve also been watching what’s been coming down the runway. I think that if I were able to ramp up my wardrobe, I’d be pulling my key pieces from
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I love exploring the
Christian LaCroix Kai Milla
Diane Von Furstenberg Chado Ralph Pucci
I love movies. Like books, I love getting lost in them.
I watched Sofia Coppola’s
I found this wonderful
I just knit a hat. I love my hat. (pictures later)
I first saw her work in one of my issues of
I’m very excited about her current collection:
I especially love the way she transforms the body with her organic exaggerated shapes (not to mention those fabulous wedge shoes!). The shapes are quite beautiful and only make the bodies more beautiful. Her work is dreamy. Be sure to check the