The Directrice Now and Then

  The most devoted Directrice scholars may recognize this outfit from its original post date (August 2015) or from its inclusion in the Key Set (October 2017), but it will surely be new to some of you? And welcomed by all of you?   Top: Anthropologie; Pants: JCrew Point Sur Washed Wide-Leg Crop Pants; Shoes: … Read moreThe Directrice Now and Then

Another Shirtwaist Dress Combination

When something works, stick with it. This lavender is a delicate shade. It’s showing up better in these close-up photos. Since purple and yellow are complementary colors, I’ve paired the dress with a marigold bag and favorite utility belt. Have a tremendous Fourth of July! Dress: Piper Dress by Christy Dawn; Belt: Heron Preston: Shoes: … Read moreAnother Shirtwaist Dress Combination

Just Do It (Yourself)

  A colleague recently gave me a beautiful necklace of fabric covered beads. She knows that I love vintage textiles, unusual accessories, round things. So much to love in this necklace: the vintage prints, the shape of these beads, the marvelous combination of colors. It’s perfect in every respect and especially lovable for its quirky, … Read moreJust Do It (Yourself)