Realizing, as I did last week, that some of the things that I consider staples have not been commonly accepted as wardrobe basics (“Ten Things Every Woman Must Have in Her Closet!”), I thought I would start building the case for them. If I do my job well — and I am a … Read moreSong of Staples, Part I
In this post, two pandemic conditions are going to join forces and create a sartorial rogue wave. Come closer and take a look at the fabric, which I really love. And speaking of Zoom, should I call a Zoom meeting of The Directorate? If you’d like to participate later this month, post a … Read moreCatch a Rogue Wave
Perhaps if we try to think about dressing for work at home in a more positive mindset, we’ll feel better about it. Pan-dressing: The Power and the Glory! I feel better already. You can see in these photos that the back of the jacket is a little longer than the front. I … Read moreThe Best Jacket
Hello, hello! I’ve been missing you terribly, but somehow unable to open my laptop and start typing. The combined forces of election anxiety and pandemic despair annexed the small part of my brain reserved for creative efforts and my heart didn’t have the power to compensate. I realize that one could fairly say, … Read moreZoom Hero
I told you that I bought two dresses to bring a little cheer into my WFH habitat. The one I showed you last week was the understated dress. Look at these sleeves! Have you ever seen anything as wonderful and ridiculous? On me? Dress: Ulla Johnson Juniper Dress; Shoes: The Sandals of the … Read moreFirst Place Summer Fun Dress
One of my colleagues wore a necklace to a Zoom practice group meeting* this week. I was so impressed that I put on a belt the next day. First time I’d worn a belt since I began working remotely. Rounding things out, a pair of absurd platform shoes. I think it’s important to wear … Read moreNot Easily Ruffled
Can one have multiple obsessions? Or is that impossible? Spreading one’s attention over several obsessions would seem certain to dilute thoses obsessions to interests. But as the tennis fans among you know, John McEnroe did refer to multiple nemeses (and the fact of having more than one nemesis) with no such sense of limitation … Read moreFelt Jewelry
The Photographer was asked to take pictures — to be the photographer — at a friend’s wedding. It was a beautiful service and reception, with the most delicious food from Eco Catering. One thing to know about this white top: that flamboyant flamenco sleeve was made to wipe plates clean. This top … Read moreHere Comes the Bride?