A new dress for spring! That seems fair. That seems right. Doesn’t it? Let’s not get sidetracked with The Directrice’s cynical views about corporate cost/benefit calculations. Let’s focus on this . . . can I say it? . . . enchanting dress. Take note of its graceful lines. I must reveal something about … Read moreVerdant!
Perhaps once a year I wander into a jewelry store over at Friendship Heights and find myself walking out with something I never thought to want. When I told you last week that I was showing you the last of my avant-garde Japanese clothes, I forgot about this top. Sorry! Perhaps you need … Read moreThe Directrice Strikes Gold
As much as I try to resist print dresses, I have a weakness for them. Step back and see the dress in full. For those who missed my Above the Law podcast interview, it’s never too late. For D.C. area readers who missed last week’s Thursday post, don’t forget to add … Read moreGo-Go-Go
Recognizing that there is some difference of opinion between me and my readers in the Commonwealth nations about what “khaki” is — is it a color, a fabric, or a feeling you get deep down inside? — I think we can all agree that The Directrice cannot resist a khaki dress. For those who … Read moreAnother Mogambo Reference
For those who found my ostrich ensemble a gross overreach, we veer back into normalcy today with a cardigan, silk shell, and trousers. How is it that my greatest contribution to the Business Casual Universe is not being credited to me? Sweater: Marques/Almeida; Shell: Laura Urbinati from YOOX; Pants: JCrew; Shoes: … Read moreReturn to Normalcy
I’ve never been susceptible to seasonal affect disorder. I actually like winter as much as the other seasons. I like winter more than summer. Have a fantastic weekend! Jacket: Rose a Pois from YOOX; Blouse: JCrew; Sweater: Nanette Lepore; Jeans: JCrew; Shoes: Coach; Bag: Orla Kiely * Admittedly, this tip only … Read moreMake Your Own Sun
It’s February! Time to settle back into my rut. For contrast, here are a couple of photos showing the sweater unbelted. Ellie posed a question under Monday’s post, Eiffel Duck: What’s the word on wearing necklaces and brooches at the same time? I shared my thoughts in response to her post … Read moreCreature of Habits