Posts Tagged: accessories

No outfit is complete without well-chosen and highly individual accessories. A pair of gloves, a strand of wood beads, or a scarf that can wrap around your neck at least two times has pow power.

May 10, 2013

I don't like "black tie" as I would rather buy a raincoat.  Still..one must honor the occasion.  Trick:  Buy something you can pull apart and wear as separates.  I turned the heat down on the skirt by pairing it with a casual jacket.

I don’t like “black tie” as I would rather buy a raincoat. Still..one must honor the occasion. Trick: Buy something you can pull apart and wear as separates. I turned the heat down on the skirt by pairing it with a casual jacket.

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May 9, 2013

Wouldn't you go nuts for a collection of chic waterproof skirts, pants, jackets, and shoes? It would be a slam-dunk.  (I could only find this skirt.)

Wouldn’t you go nuts for a collection of chic waterproof skirts, pants, jackets, and shoes? It would be a slam-dunk. (I could only find this skirt.)

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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 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 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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April 2, 2013

T.S. Eliot could not have been thinking "accessories" when he wrote "April is the cruellest month."  April is when showboating fluorescent argyle socks, a cap, and driving gloves is an absolute blast.

T.S. Eliot could not have been thinking “accessories” when he wrote “April is the cruellest month.” April is when showboating fluorescent argyle socks, a cap, and driving gloves is an absolute blast.

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