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!

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

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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

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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

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Muy Marcottage purses

Every summer while on Paros, I try to make purses using my  household trash. “Clean Clutch”   front  back This is a little clutch made from a transparent detergent bottle. I cut the bottle open then used scrap materials to … Continue reading

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my wine box purse

My neighbors and I have a habit of giving our unconsumed food to one another when we leave. This year, when Rita left, she gave me onions and garlic and butter as well as her wine in a box.  After … Continue reading

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