This project brought out my fickle side. At first I put in shoulder pads, but the jacket looked too 80’s, so I took them out and constructed my own version of shoulder shaping. (more…)
Coats, sweaters, tops and pants–that’s what you need for springtime in Chicago. Here it is, almost Easter and the temperatures are hovering around the freezing point. And we have 6 weeks more to go of this lovely spring weather, until about June 1st when summer usually arrives, hot and sticky.
I love this trench coat from Burberry, but this fabric could never be found in Chicago, so it’ll go on my wish list and maybe I’ll find it marked down 90% at the end of the season!
The Wall Street Journal reports that Harvey Weinstein finally duked it out with NBC and will be moving Project Runway to Lifetime this summer.
I’m ready for a good PR fix…how ‘bout you?
I have three words for Michelle Obama, “elegant, understated fashion”. She simply has too many choices; she needs to learn to be a good editor. Style is as much about what you don’t choose as what you do.
American fashion is about uncomplicated clothes with clean lines worn with a dash of panache. Iconic American designers like Oscar de la Renta, Calvin, Klein, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and Michael Kors know how to design contemporary clothing without falling prey to foofy, fussy design. (more…)
Home again; home again…I’m so glad that trip is behind me. All went exceptionally well and I’m on the fast track to recovery.
In India, I had visions of spring fashions in my head and I’m starting to sort out where I want to begin; more on that in the next few days.
On my trek to India, I spent many hours sitting in O’Hare and Frankford airports and I was overwhelmed by the number of people wearing jeans. All different nationalities of peoples, every style of denim known to man; jeans really are the global dress code. Makes me wish I invested in a denim factory way back when! (more…)