Of the myriad of sunglasses I have I feel I’m missing a borderline kitsch pair of cat eyes preferably in a light color. It’s been in the back of my mind, nothing pressing, but on more than a few occasions this summer I felt that if I only had such a thing my look would be complete. Continue reading “Cheap Fun”
As we gear up for another string of ninety plus days I’m dreaming of the scene depicted in this photo. Taken in 1957 by Toni Frissell for Sports Illustrated at Round Hill, the Jamaican getaway of William and Babe Paley. Continue reading “Cool In Jamaica”
I’m well aware that the skinny scarf was a big trend for Fall ’15, but as we approach Fall ’16 I find myself still feeling for the skinny scarf albeit an evolved version of last year’s straight forward strip of silk. Continue reading “Still Feeling for the Skinny Scarf”
As a kid growing up in New Jersey, New York City was my shopping mecca. Luckily my mother indulged me and we clocked countless hours traipsing all over Manhattan in search of the unique. Continue reading “Neighborhood Watch Tribeca”
My hair has been the bane of my existence for as long as I can remember. As a child I started fighting my naturally curly (a nice word for frizzy) hair from the time self-awareness kicked in. I like to think I could have been president if not for the hours I’ve dedicated over the years to hair management. Continue reading “Now Let’s Talk About Hair”
I’ve always loved the somewhat off beat color combo of tomato red and baby blue. Apparently so does Victoria Beckham. Though this outfit couldn’t be simpler it’s striking because of the color mix and the perfect proportion of the slightly cropped sweater to the slim cut but not tight pants. Sleeves casually pushed up, dark glasses and clean nude sandals with undone hair emphasize the nonchalant attitude. This is a clear case of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. Fashion recently has adopted a more is more attitude but sometimes the power of simple, understated chic is a welcome relief.
Sneakers, trainers, kicks, whatever you call them they are now a fashion staple and they’re here to stay. I was a late adopter of the sneaker culture but after walking around in my Supergo platforms, the equivalent to wearing two tiny mattresses on my feet, I was converted. Continue reading “Embrace the Sneaker”
I’m back in the city and missing the ocean I enjoyed for hours everyday last week. To help ease my transition back to city life I’ve gathered a selection of water related photographs by Tony Frissell. Continue reading “Toni Frissell”