A Few of My (Really Old) Favorite Things

I can’t stand the word “timeless.” In my mind, it conjures up the thought of grandma cardigans and overly staid, boring, classic clothes. But really, timeless is just a word, and as I think about it, much of wardrobe is timeless (however, not boring!) I have had many items in my wardrobe upwards of 7 years! Earlier in the season, as I was swapping out my closets and before I started wearing much of my spring/summer wardrobe—I looked at some of the pieces and thought to myself… “Wow, these clothes are old!” and “I’m getting pretty bored with these things!” [..] read more

Living Out Loud

Last night we watched the movie “Living Out Loud,” starring Holly Hunter and Queen Latifah. While the movie was slow, the costumes were fantastic! I highly recommend it as a “fashion movie.” Holly Hunter’s character, Judith Moore, is recovering from a divorce, somewhat of a traditional “east coaster,” but interested in broadening her life. She’s lonely but goes out to a jazz club quite a bit. Her uniform is a little black dress that she wears with and without long pearls–very “Breakfast at Tiffany’s!” The movie is set in 1998, but her dress is so classic and elegant it could [..] read more