They say, Begin as you intend to go on. This dress has a slightly fuller silhouette than my typical DoP selection, but it works because the material is very fluid — a lovely, fine wool draped in an asymmetrical, faux wrap skirt. Dress: 3.1 Phillip Lim; Blouse: Talbots; Pants: JCrew; Bag: … Read moreDoP Winter 2018
I am a total homebody, happiest when I am in the nest. My job requires some travel although most trips are short — one overnight, single-destination undertakings. Earlier this month, I needed to make two such trips back-to-back and realized that it made far more sense to make a one longer, single trip. More … Read moreA Business Trip!
When I emerged from the bedroom wearing this shirt, The Photographer said, “OooOOooo . .. . . . Moses!” The Photographer went on to say, “You need two giant tablets.” Oh really? You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry. In addition to this striped poplin — so business — this blouse also … Read moreShirting Stripe Moses
Who doesn’t love a fisherman’s knit sweater? So distinctive and cozy. I was given one when I was 11 or 12 — the first of several over the course of my life (so far). The only downside to the fisherman’s knit is bulk. They are not svelte. Sweater: Veronica Beard Rhea Sweater (still available … Read moreThe Virtues of A Fisherman’s Knit
I’ve previously disclosed that I kind of give up when the weather calls for relentless, heavy rain. The same is true of bitter cold. Some of you have asked me privately how I manage to write this blog and do all of the other things that I appear to be doing in my life: … Read moreThe Cold Is A Type of License
Another New Year! Another fresh start! While fiddling with his settings, The Photographer captured a range of personalities. Please feel free to share your New Year’s resolutions. Despite numerous ways in which I know I could improve myself, I haven’t made a resolution yet. Remember: The key is finding something that will bring … Read moreWe Begin Anew
Happy New Year, dolls! Looking back over 2017, I realized that there were a number of things that I had planned — but failed — to do. I didn’t entertain as often as I intended to, failed to make trips to California and Minnesota to have cozy visits with friends who’ve moved away … Read moreThe Directrice Goes to the Movies