“Your wardrobe is much too corporate,” said my stylist Elizabeth as she looked through my closet to select clothes to pack for my trip to the 2013 Type-A Parenting Conference last week. I had asked Elizabeth to help me pack because … Continue reading →Read More »
How to style a pink jacket. The pink jacket above is the result of my recent visit to Bicester Village, A selection of outlet shops near Oxford. It was definitely a splurge and not a planned purchase. I know I keep urging you to plan your […]Read More »
Have you ever watched a fashion show on the TLC network called “Love, Lust, or Run”? Or how about a show called “Style by Jury”, “Fashion Police”, or “What Not to Wear”? Chances are, if you haven’t seen these shows, you’ve at least heard about them. Aside from “Fashion Police”, …Read More »
How to wear a wrap coat this season. If you are looking for a lightweight coat to wear over a jacket or thick jumper the wrap shawl collar coat could well be the answer. A bit more formal and practical than the popular cape the wrap is ideal worn now over a blouse […]Read More »
I finally stopped by China: Through the Looking Glass, this summer’s Costume Institute exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The exhibit explores Chinese culture’s influence on fashions—in the East and in the West—over the centuries. Over 140 garments, many created by well-known designers like Yves Saint Laurent and Marc Jacobs, are displayed in rooms on three floors. To emphasize the connection between culture and fashion, the garments are juxtaposed with Chinese paintings, films, porcelains and other objects. Don't you love the influence of Chinese porcelain on the garments above and below?
Although photography is allowed in the exhibition, the room lighting is often dimmed for dramatic effect. Nevertheless, I took a few snapshots to share with readers who may not be able to attend this wonderful exhibit.
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Editor's Note: This Flattering50 Giveaway has ended. Thanks to all the Flattering50 readers who entered!
Fall 2015 fashions are now on to the shelves and webpages of most clothing brands and department stores. It’s time to make that wish list of clothing and accessories to complete your fall look. Regardless of whether I’ll be shopping for a new textured sweater, cropped pants or new boots this fall, I'll be looking for fashions that offer two things: Style and Comfort. That’s why I’m thrilled to announce that the folks at NIC+ZOE would like to give one lucky Flattering50 reader a $150 gift certificate to the clothing brand’s online site. The Boston-based fashion brand specializes in comfortable, feminine knitwear for travel and life. Above, is an outfit from the company’s fall 2015 Adagio Collection.
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