Posts Tagged: shoes

You need four styles: A pump, a loafer, a knock-about dress sneaker, and, if you’re daring, a lace-up oxford in a sharp color combination. Black is always right but a sooty brown is also chic. Do you own those shoes? Stop shopping.

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 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 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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February 20, 2013

I love berets. They make me think of Paris. In the Springtime, of course.

I love berets. They make me think of Paris. In the Springtime, of course.

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February 19, 2013

If you wake up in the morning (as I did) and desire to wear white shoes in the winter, go ahead. Where is it written that you cannot?

If you wake up in the morning (as I did) and desire to wear white shoes in the winter, go ahead. Where is it written that you cannot?

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February 13, 2013

Oftentimes, clothes look awful on the hanger. Then you try them on and they look awful on you. This time it worked:  Once I figured out how to play up the skirt's   cheeky humor with pinstriped stockings and kooky oxfords, it all came together.  Humor is the underpinning to great style.

Oftentimes, clothes look awful on the hanger. Then you try them on and they look awful on you. This time it worked: Once I figured out how to play up the skirt’s cheeky humor with pinstriped stockings and kooky oxfords, it all came together. Humor is the underpinning to great style.

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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 16, 2013

Snow boots and a gutsy belt go hand-in-hand. And yes, I wear a skirt when it snows.

Snow boots and a gutsy belt go hand-in-hand. And yes, I wear a skirt when it snows.

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December 6, 2012

Boss Lady has invited me for holiday dinner after work. How do I look festive without looking like an idiot during the day? Solution: Start with one piece that's 'glam' and keep the rest of the ensemble idiot-proof.

Boss Lady has invited me for holiday dinner after work. How do I look festive without looking like an idiot during the day? Solution: Start with one piece that’s ‘glam’ and keep the rest of the ensemble idiot-proof.

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