It’s been an exciting week in style, with the major runway shows wrapping up, including the inimitable Gucci show, and my friend Melanie getting published in an upscale lifestyle magazine, and me finding two Helmut Lang tee shirts at the thrift. I know, needing to breathe into a paper bag here!
First, the fabulous article. Click here to read Melanie’s brilliant essay in Monte Cristo magazine, “Defying Ageist Fashion Rules“. She nails the invisibility factor dead-on. Here’s a snip to get you going:
The beige and grey are not the problem; it’s the dictatorship over choice that I oppose, when style comes from within. That’s why it pains me to think of armchair fashionistas who lock their festive tights and paisley behind bars, fearing ridicule from the style police. When the triumph of rules comes at the expense of others’ creativity, it is not a win for anybody.
If you’ve been contemplating the big chop (your hair not your head, Gucci-style) here’s a nice collection of pixies:
I’ve always loved these prints and fabrics, and now they’ll be easier to find:
Stay fabulous, and see you at the new “Easy does it” Visible Monday,
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