Turning Rags Into Riches

Turning Rags Into Riches

This weekend we went to the Metropolitan Museum’s exhibit Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style. The exhibit demonstrates the legendary Countess/socialite/designer’s style and shows some of her own beautiful couture creations from the 1980s to the 1990s. Countess de...
Fashion

Fashion

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening” -Coco Chanel There are multiple ways to experience what is going on around us and there was a...
Fit to be tied…

Fit to be tied…

What’s better right now than a lace-up detail on any article of clothing?  The answer is not much! This versatile detail can have a downtown vibe when done on a distressed slouchy sweatshirt with a lace up V-neck.  Or maybe it’s more 70’s boho inspired when seen...
ARTISTS ON THE HIGH LINE

ARTISTS ON THE HIGH LINE

Originally the High Line was coined as the “lifeline of New York” in the 19th century.  It was an elevated railway that allowed trains to transport meats and dairy products to warehouses along the west side without interfering with street level traffic....
STITCH FUN…

STITCH FUN…

….and by stitch I mean embroidery. I am just smitten with all the folk patterns and traditional floral and cross stitch embroidery that is all over peasant tops, skirts, evening dresses, sweaters and even outerwear. Garden florals are in.  Styles range from bright...
Essential Element

Essential Element

“Clothes are like a good meal, a good movie, great pieces of music.“ – Michael Kors Whether Clothes are like a piece of artwork, piece of sweet chocolate, a great book to read, or streets you pass by everyday, Clothes are essential elements to mold...