Category Archives: Fashion

Articles, ideas, tutorials and galleries about the world of Fashion: from sunglasses to gloves, skirts, dresses and accessories, hairstyle and cool looks. Wearing style!

Brio and Bon Ton

It was late November and, animated by the chill, I went to see the exhibition of Käthe Kollwitz’ etchings at the Obelisco in via Sistina. How the walls of the gallery could hold up so much pain I don’t know. … Continue reading

Posted in Age of Reconfiguration, Fashion, Rome/Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Diana Vreeland’s Travelling Eye

Time moves faster in New York City. Surrounded by masses of bodies always in a rush makes me claustrophobic.  So, for relief, I stretch my neck to look up as if the sky were the Sistine Chapel ceiling. NYC is … Continue reading

Posted in Age of Reconfiguration, Beauty, Fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How to Pose for Instagram (and make your life photogenic)

Instagram seemed like the perfect showcase for A Photogenic Lifestyle.  But  if you’re a moving picture and camera shy, it’s difficult to pose.  It’s easier if you first determine what kind of style you want to project then create a mood … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings & Paintings, Fashion | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Coco Chanel

Undoubtedly, Coco Chanel is known for her elegance, personal mystique and glamorous lifestyle. But, as with Dorian Gray, just how photogenic is a hedonist? Gabrielle Chanel’s mother died when she was twelve. Her father abandoned her and her sisters at … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings & Paintings, Fashion, People | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Martine Bos’ ecoprinted poncho

Recently I wrote about the aesthetics of a simple poncho. Despite its simplicity, a poncho offers infinite possibilities. My blog buddy, Martine Bos of Ateliercolore, has focused much of her art on eco prints and dying textiles using plants. This … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments