The Directrice Re-presents: One of Two Double-knit Tops

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  As we have previously discussed, the physical laws of the natural world — time and space — put limits on the size of our wardrobes. This means that each piece in the wardrobe should have multiple uses. The most extraordinary garments belong to more than one genus (e.g. it’s a dress, a sleeveless coat, … Read more…

The Directrice Re-Presents: Workaday Suit

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  All the suits can’t be Best Suit. If they could, “Best” would be rendered meaningless. Some suits are, and should be, sort of ordinary. We’ve discussed this before.   The workaday suit is a form of camouflage. Office Camouflage is distinguished by its utter failure to stand out in any way: a traditional silhouette, … Read more…