Realness: A Digestive Essential

Photo: Michael Paniccia I know it’s been a long hiatus since I posted. Some of it has been the holidays, some of it as always is having lots going on. But more of it probably is that I feel I have reached a saturation point. I am satiated with constant, fast and ever...

Social Working

The name of the designers of this colorful and fabulously oversized vest I am wearing is Social Work. On their about page, the brand represents itself as “A Collective Culture Across Hybrid Practices” . They actualize this idea through the mission of the brand: “With...

Iconic NYC: Holiday Shopping at Rockefeller Center

Whenever I want to get into the holiday spirit the first place I go in NYC, even before the store windows, is Rockefeller Center  I love walking into the space and seeing people ice-skating and of course the famous tree. There is always music and bells and...

Grateful

I must confess I have been a little uninspired lately.  It has become my daily habit to review a number of  fashion oriented web platforms for the purpose of staying in touch, finding interesting articles for my fashion bibliography and well frankly to get...

Weekend Fashion Bibliography

Carcel: The Danish Brand Empowering Incarcerated Women Loewe: Architectural Inspiration Scribbles Autumn's Enlightening Answer to the White Shirt Rodarte: First Fashion Label to be Exhibited at the National Museum of Women in the Arts Embrace the Many Festivals of...

Earth Tones

As many of you might have noticed, I have been pretty obsessed with wearing earth tones lately. My life has been flying high (both literally and figuratively) traveling the last two weekends, first to London and then to Florida for a social work conference. Early...

Throwing Up My Hands!

I have been neglectful of this my most favorite platform: my blog. My Dean pulled me for an impromptu and very quick trip to London, my two online classes finished and needed to be graded, and I have a deadline I set for myself to finish my book proposal. This coming...

Story in a Bottle

I have always been a very dramatic, as in performative, kind of person. My nickname as a child, bestowed by my father, was Sarah Bernhardt. Always living in worlds far away from the one I actually lived in, books at that time were the way I became a global citizen. It...

Designer Wednesday: Rescuing a Hummingbird

Sometimes it feels as if we are all hummingbirds; our wings are beating so fast they become blurred.  What we can learn from the hummingbird is that when you are constantly moving you are also depleting your energy. In order to keep living a hummingbird must find a...

Weekend Fashion Bibliography

JEWELRY DESIGNER MARIPOL ON FIORUCCI, GRACE JONES, AND MADONNA TILDA SWINTON ON HER MULTIFACETED PERFORMANCE AND THE NATURE OF HORROR COS COLLABORATED WITH THE DIA ART FOUNDATION TO CREATE AN ART-INSPIRED CAPSULE COLLECTION PAT MCGRATH AND THE MET DROP ANOTHER COLLAB...

On the Fence

I have been thinking this week about how much black and white thinking is becoming the hallmark of many of our current conversations, including those occurring in the world of fashion, the wrist I touch to take the pulse of society. I decided to post a photo of me...

Recovering “Rightness”

Lately I have been having some difficulty finding something to wear. I know that sounds ridiculous as I have several racks of clothing in my home and packages come at least once a week. Usually there is a seamless coherence between who I am and what I decide to wear....

Pleasure Principle

Because I am thinking about the issue of “retirement” (oh that word!!!!), I have been thinking about risk. I think about leaving a societally sanctioned, predicable and low-risk environment to enter into a space that is yet defined and actually controversial.  I also...

Under the Radar: Part 1

I have had some very interesting experiences during NYFW which I want to reflect on more and then of course do some writing about them. In the meantime I have been doing a series on my Instagram Stories about some of the moments I had that were, “Under the...