Posts Tagged: pants

The operative word is “tailoring.” Any style will look fabulous when everything—length, silhouette, cuff or no cuff, even the type of shoes you wear—are perfect.

June 18, 2013

A style "mixologist" is just a fancy name for someone who can't make up her mind.

A style “mixologist” is just a fancy name for someone who can’t make up her mind.

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May 14, 2013

After recovering from "I hate that hat," I was told I was wearing "clown shoes."  I guess no one is listening:  I dress to express my "get over yourself."

After recovering from “I hate that hat,” I was told I was wearing “clown shoes.” I guess no one is listening: I dress to express my “get over yourself.”

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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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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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March 29, 2013

If you insist upon being conventional, you will never ruffle any feathers but you won't get to laugh at yourself.  And that would be a pity.

If you insist upon being conventional, you will never ruffle any feathers but you won’t get to laugh at yourself. And that would be a pity.

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March 14, 2013

In 1967, the principal of Andries Hudde Junior High School (Brooklyn, NY) got on the loudspeaker and announced, "Girls may not wear culottes to school.  If you do, it will go on your permanent record." It went on my permanent record and that is why I bought these culottes a few years ago.

In 1967, the principal of Andries Hudde Junior High School (Brooklyn, NY) got on the loudspeaker and announced, “Girls may not wear culottes to school. If you do, it will go on your permanent record.” It went on my permanent record and that is why I bought these culottes a few years ago.

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February 21, 2013

Have you ever noticed that jeans have very small pockets that cannot hold a magazine?  Not these jeans.

Have you ever noticed that jeans have very small pockets that cannot hold a magazine? Not these jeans.

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February 6, 2013

The jacket is Gulden Mustard yellow and the pants are four sizes too large.  It works because I'm dressing for my own pleasure -- not yours.

The jacket is Gulden Mustard yellow and the pants are four sizes too large. It works because I’m dressing for my own pleasure — not yours.

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January 24, 2013

I read the STYLE section of The New York Times but it doesn't have much influence.  I love black and white.

I read the STYLE section of The New York Times but it doesn’t have much influence. I love black and white.

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January 15, 2013

An over-sized pair of cropped pants (I'm talking humongous) and a shirt with cuffs that hit my knuckles are comical.  That probably explains why I find tight clothes too grim.

An over-sized pair of cropped pants (I’m talking humongous) and a shirt with cuffs that hit my knuckles are comical. That probably explains why I find tight clothes too grim.

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