Photos by Chris Jorda

“Never take yourself or an outfit too seriously.” —Iris Apfel

May 8, 2013

My darling friends Annie (5) and Grace (3) happily agreed to demonstrate why a brightly-colored raincoat is the perfect antidote to a dreary day.

My darling friends Annie (5) and Grace (3) happily agreed to demonstrate why a brightly-colored raincoat is the perfect antidote to a dreary day.

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May 7, 2013

Look closely at my socks, s'il vous plait.  Are they not de trop?

Look closely at my socks, s’il vous plait. Are they not de trop?

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May 2, 2013

Dario the tailor asked me if I made the denim coat since it's lined with mattress ticking.  Oy, I wish I could be so creative.

Dario the tailor asked me if I made the denim coat since it’s lined with mattress ticking. Oy, I wish I could be so creative.

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April 30, 2013

You do not need to rob a bank to have style.  But you might consider robbing a shoe store if they sell red and white oxfords.

You do not need to rob a bank to have style. But you might consider robbing a shoe store if they sell red and white oxfords.

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April 25, 2013

I never tire of clothes that were love at first sight.

I never tire of clothes that were love at first sight.

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April 18, 2013

To be memorable you need a uniform....

To be memorable you need a uniform….

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April 9, 2013

I should do this more often.  Just leave the office for an espresso, sit down, and dream.

I should do this more often. Just leave the office for an espresso, sit down, and dream.

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April 8, 2013

Hat:        Lola Millinery  Glasses: L.A. EyeworksPom Pom Earrings: L'Arte Per Inciso (www.esty.com) Sweater: Lars Andersson Socks:    Antipast Band-Aid: "Beach Sport" Band-Aid by Cynthia Rowley

Hat: Lola Millinery
Glasses: L.A. Eyeworks
Pom Pom Earrings: L’Arte Per Inciso (www.esty.com)
Sweater: Lars Andersson
Socks: Antipast
Band-Aid: “Beach Sport” Band-Aid by Cynthia Rowley

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April 4, 2013

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Don’t get hung up on wearing a short vest over a long tee-shirt. It works as long as you play with the textures. (By the way, I’m sick of shopping my winter closet.)

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April 3, 2013

In homage to my great grandmother who also wore knee socks with her skirts (while milking the cows).

In homage to my great grandmother who also wore knee socks with her skirts (while milking the cows).

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