I was going through my back-catalog this weekend and realizing that . . . there’s a lot of good advice buried in there. I’ll be writing a post in the next couple of weeks that will bring some of those old posts to the fore. Among the weighty topics previously covered were animal … Read moreA Return to Animal Prints
Some time ago, I wrote about the fatal allure of prints and advised against buying too many print dresses. Perhaps I was thinking a little. I was reading WhoWhatWear and felt that this Natalie Off Duty dress would be just the thing to enliven the shoulder weeks of the summer-to-fall and early spring … Read moreThe Directrice Embraces Prints
After showing you a brief film of this dress, I thought you might like to see it frozen in a moment on the sidewalk. Why wouldn’t you? Also, I only have so much material for this blog. Back inside, The Directrice is all business. The Photographer always catches the funniest expressions when I am … Read moreBlack and Blue, Fall Edition
For those of you who said to yourselves last week, I wish she would come back with more of them pants — your wish has come true. Jacket: Tricot by Comme des Garcons; Eyelet top: Theory; White blouse: ASOS; Pants: JCrew; Shoes: JCrew; Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs * My colleague and I arrived … Read moreSame Pants, Different Color
Have a fantastic weekend! Jacket: Marni from YOOX: Pants, belt, t-shirt, and shoes from JCrew + Is anything really free? This is when I ask you to share your love of The Directrice on social media and to recommend it to like-minded women in your comments on other blogs. * … Read moreMissing You Already
I’ve been corresponding with a reader from Tasmania who works as a stylist and wardrobe consultant. She encouraged me to pay more attention to my pants. I promised her that I would go to a store — a brick-and-mortar store — and try on some current styles. Let’s set aside the pants (for now) … Read moreNew Pants!
You said you wanted to see my selfie-movies. Be careful what you wish for! When I want to see how an outfit looks, I don’t take a photo. I make a little movie. I think this is much more effective than holding a camera at an odd angle in front of a full … Read moreHome Movies