Western Adventurer

In her book, “Dressing Rich”, Leah Feldon identified several meta-types of upper-class woman in America.  I highly recommend her book – but it was written in 1982, so a few things have changed.   One of the things that I believe has changed is one of the types, which she calls, “L.A. Throwaway”. “[LATs] are young, … More Western Adventurer

Always Prepare

This is why you *always* set out your clothing in advance of an important event: I do not know what happened to my favorite dress.  I do not remember having someone splatter me with grape juice the last time I wore it – or I would have dealt with the stains at that time.   (Those … More Always Prepare

Color-coordinated closet

There are substantial advantages to a color-coordinated closet.  One of the foremost of those advantages is the ease of putting together outfits, and mixing and matching the items in your closet. I set out the following outfit last night: Teal gypsy skirt Oatmeal cold-shoulder top Brown heeled sandals, brown belt Leather bracer w/turquoise emblem, teal/gold … More Color-coordinated closet

Pantone Color Predictions: Fall 2017

To credit the source, first … https://www.pantone.com/fashion-color-report-fall-2017 A rule of thumb for seasonal shopping is that you are most likely to find your best colors during your season.  If you’re planning to do some serious investment shopping and have time to hold off – hold that shopping until your season rolls ’round, you’ll have the most … More Pantone Color Predictions: Fall 2017