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 radar”,...

Cultural Expression

Well it is that time of year again, Fashion Month and New York kicks it off as always. For those who can't attend, click on the photo and see what inspired the New York Designers this year.  

A Coherent Approach For An Engaged Woman

When you are someone who is always seeking to learn, have new experiences and evolve, your life becomes very busy. Add on caregiving, maintaining relationships, beginning or managing careers (or inventing new ones), it is a modern challenge to find the...

Weekend Fashion Bibliography

Calling a Rose a Rose: Interview With Jo Malone A Historic Look Into Coco Chanel's Home The White Story Milla Jovavich Recites "Phenomenal Woman" Unravel the Meaning: Ejing Zhang Why Makeup Should Be Fun

Cultural Expression

dapperQ Presents Dress Code This runway show at The Brooklyn Museum examines clothing as a coded language and one of the first visible markers of our identities, inviting you to consider the way garments uphold or challenge rigid stereotypes about gender.

A Cultural R(evolution)

“Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes” — diana Vreeland This week, four years ago, I wrote my first post. I was...

Weekend Fashion Bibliography

Gestures of Cloth Sustainable Denim The Only Suit You Could Be Wearing Fashion Film Update Your Workwear Wardrobe What Does An Artist Wear?

A Garment+DNA=Thoughts About Who I Am

As part of cleaning up my “hot mess”,  I have followed through and just completed 3 out of my five overdue doctors appointments. I have been very lucky with finding some wonderful women primary care docs but they always seem to move up to the suburbs to be closer to...

Weekend Fashion Bibliography

A Fashion Story: MAY “Étrange étrangère” The Veteran Perfumer Behind Gucci Blooml Handmade Hats: Old Fabric, New Life Tube Top History Meet Holiday Magazine How to Wear Black in a Heat Wave

Cultural Expression

Find out how a designer might translate the psychological experience of a city in a physical one in this very interesting exhibition called, Spirit of the City. Click on the photo to find out the story behind the process.  

Using Your “VOZ”

So for those who do not speak Spanish, "VOZ" means voice and part of this ever evolving project for me is to always think about how I can use it. This week I am sharing blog posts with an amazing woman and friend Jasmine Etoile Aarons, the Founder and Creative...

Weekend Fashion Bibliography

Trying a new format this week and see how a visual might work to pull you in to read. Click on the box to take you to the article.                      ...

Cultural Expression

Photo: Surface Magazine I have been experimenting with ways to share some things that I am excited about.  Click on the photo above and you will be taken to  a great article in Surface Magazine about how one bad haircut resulted in Eugenia Kim creating her millinery...