|Fringe is from a scarf purchased from a street vendor, necklace - Silpada, felt rose brooch - Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, all garments - Eileen Fisher|
When you get a look at my upcoming Project 333 for Autumn, you might be terribly concerned that I've fallen into a deep depression, because a LOT of my clothes this autumn are grey...
But if you look carefully at the photograph above, you can see that my wardrobe's not going to be boring. The dotted fabric is my skirt, the grey ribs are a dress, the absolutely WONDERFUL sequined sparkly thing is a cardigan, and the seed and ladder stitched garment on the right is a crew neck sweater. I'm not at all sure how I'm going to wear these various garments, but as Project 333 moves forward, I will be sure to let you know.
Simple outlines or photographs of clothes don't always show the true depth of beauty in the garments; texture can make things beautiful and rich without the more obvious interest of bright colors.
People often ask me why I don't use more Eileen Fisher clothes on my blog; it's largely because it's terribly difficult to get photographs of her garments without a model. Model photos aren't what I like to use - I want you to be able to see the clothes themselves, and think of how they will work for YOU, not on a model. That's the reason I don't show clothes on me very often - this blog is about you, not me.
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