The Photographer and I like guided tours when we visit a new city. So much to see and we like the insights and background that only a resident can provide. For our second day in Buenos Aires, we spent half the day with an anthropologist from the university who took us on a graffiti … Read moreThe Immense Seriousness of Art*
To celebrate my fiftieth birthday, we are taking a trip! After a day of rest and light exploration of our hotel environs, our sight-seeing started in the Cementario de La Recoleta — a vast cemetery of mausoleums with crypts beneath them. This started as a public cemetery in the early 19th century, but … Read moreWe’re Off!
I published this post in 2015 but have updated the photos and products to things that are currently available. The advice is as good now as it was then. And it was very good then! A winter coat is a big investment and if you live in a climate where winter lasts a … Read moreA Refreshed Post: Winter Coat Decision Tree
I’m fifty! I am my mother’s fifty year old baby. APPLAUSE! Sweater: 3.1 Phillip Lim; Pants: JCrew; Bag: Furla Metropolis; Watch: Shinola; Shoes: Rebecca Minkoff * I had a terrible episode of Norovirus several years ago, but it actually jump-started a very successful effort to shed a few pounds. That’s luck. … Read moreThe Directrice Is Fifty
Because most dresses can only be worn one way, they are rarely repeated on this blog . . . unlike certain hardworking jackets, tops, and one pair of wide-legged pants that some believe have received an amount of air-time grossly out of proportion to their beauty and function. I am also wearing it with … Read moreThe Wool Patchwork Dress Returns
A Post in Which We Prove that All the Greens Go Together. Dress: Diane Von Fustenberg; Bag: Sophie Hulme; Shoes: Tory Burch * If you were just scanning the crowd at Craft2Wear and didn’t know why it had gathered, you might have imagined that it was a competitive eye-wear event. The … Read moreOld Dress, New Combination