“Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.” ~ Darell Hammond Summer has arrived in the Concrete Jungle I can finally say spring summer has arrived in New York! ….
“To wear a floral shirt is an experience.” ~ Brian Wilson Out of the Floral Comfort Zone It seems that I am coming more and more out of my comfort zone when it comes to florals. I have bought more floral patterned clothes this season, then I think in my whole entire life. And no, my mother dressing (and scarring) ….
“Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen Spring Has Sprung Guys, I think finally, FINALLY, Spring is here! While I have been in a battle of epic proportions for all that is good and just to wear Summer dresses and espadrilles, over the evil that is Mother Nature and ….
“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs Finding The Perfect Spring Layers I always find transitioning Winter to Spring much more difficult then Summer to Fall. For one, it is much easier to add layers, then to take them off when it starts to get ….
“Holy darkness, blessed night, heaven’s answer hidden from our sight. As we await you, O God of silence, we embrace your holy night.” Happy Easter Everyone! I hope everyone is having an amazing Easter, and if you don’t celebrate an amazing weekend! Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. It is a true celebration and melding of spring, ….
“Clothes is just something you put on to cover yourself… fashion is a way to communicate.” ~ Dries van Noten Transitions Its beginning to feel a lot warmer… okay, okay it might be a touch of wishful thinking. But after four nor’easters in two weeks, I am grasping and not letting go of every degree and sun ray. The struggle ….
“I love the idea of embracing your curves and loving yourself while expressing it through fashion.” ~ Hayley Hasselhoff Transitioning Seasons While the weather may have reached a Winter impasse, my mind is solely focused on Spring. With that comes switching my wardrobe out to items with brighter colors, lighter materials, and maybe the occasional floral piece here and there. ….
“Once I find a bag that I love, I wear it always. I just don’t change my bags. I literally find one and stay with it.” ~ Cara Delevingne Back in November, Alaina Marie of Bait Bags fame released a new product. The much awaited tote made of the same material as her clutches and wristlets. I have already written ….
Walking down the blocks in my Upper East side neighborhood, the sun kissing my face with its warm rays. People walking to work, running errands. They are living. New Yorkers understand fear. We also have no problem looking it in the face and kicking it in the arse. We are resilient that way. So are Paris, and London and Spain ….