If you have brown eyes with a purple ring around the iris, you're a witch. Or at least that's what they believed in the village in which she was raised. So, she decided to run with it... ... View the Post
Archives for September 2012
September 2012 - Page 2 of 2
She's an art director. Well, she's a color savant - she can identify a Pantone shade at 20 paces... and when she gets dressed, she doesn't want to even THINK about colors!
The series is going to wind down at the end of the week, as I move on the start planning for my trip to Paris (2 weeks from today!). But the Common Wardrobe will reappear maybe once a week for a while, until I feel I've exhausted my creativity in this framework. ... View the Post
It's been her favorite color since she was three years old, and she sees NO reason to give it up as an adult...
So are we weary of this idea? Frankly, I know many people who dress exactly like this, and I have at least six or seven more iterations of the theme available, if you're interested in seeing them... ... View the Post
From a distance, you would never imagine that she has blue eyes. Once you've seen her up close, you'll never forget... ... View the Post
She could have walked straight out of a John William Waterhouse painting... and she rides a scooter everywhere (wearing a rose-printed helmet). ... View the Post
When they called her "Carrot Top" as a child, she thought they were saying "Karat", and thus grew up believing she was crowned with a precious metal... Now, all of her accessories match her glorious hair and eyes. ... View the Post
She has a silver grey bob, a sharp tongue, and she was winning advertising awards before most of the people in the room were born... This is The Common Capsule Wardrobe she adores. ... View the Post
She's tiny, and her accessories are all old-fashioned or romantic. She's also the smartest person in the room... This is how she accessorizes The Common Wardrobe. ... View the Post
I used to work in advertising, and thus I have hung around with some of the most eccentric, exotic and extraordinary people imaginable.
Flash back to a large conference room in a major European city (this happened at LEAST three times...). The room is full - a couple of hundred advertising professionals from around the world. There are amazing haircuts, astonishing eyeglasses, jewelry you've never seen before or since, scarves of every possible description, tied in every way you could envision. Shoes? The mind reels just at the memory. And the socks were a thing of beauty...
But the most interesting thing, to my mathematical, always analyzing mind, is that literally 90% of the people in the room, male and ... View the Post
Not just what to wear WITH the necklace, but also things inspired by the warmth, the texture, and the mix of colors... This excellent necklace is from the shop "3 dots" on etsy.com. Go here: http://www.3dots.etsy.com/ and see what beauties Lucie has to offer! ... View the Post
over at Tish's, where I explore the packing possibilities of grey and red for a quick business trip. ... View the Post
I'm done through 'til the first of 2013. The regime for this year is one item per month... ... View the Post