Friday, January 8, 2016

On the Street…Lafayette St., New York

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

On the Street….Mercer St., New York

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Fashion Week Prep!

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Fashion week (3 months really) is less than a week away and as I review my wardrobe I’m shocked at how many little repairs I have to make to shirts, coats and cardigans.

 

Ok, I also kinda like playing with my cool LORENZI sewing kit. As a lot of you know, I took lots of tailoring classes in college and I’ve always found hand-stitching an extremely calming and meditative act not much different than chopping vegetables or sweeping. The repetitive motion that keeps your eyes focused but your mind free to wander.

 

If I ever thought of it beforehand I would take my little kit on long flights, what a great way to pass the time if you’ve already seen all the movies available!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

On the Street…Faces by The Sartorialist

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I love how color can brighten the face, lighten a demeanor and feel so inviting.

 

Shot for Faces by The Sartorialist.

 

 

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

On the Street…East Eleventh St., New York

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My Barber Michael on his casual-day off.

 

Look at the shape of that coat!

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

On the Street…Good Night Sweet Prince, New York

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I think I could do a whole series on people I see at the $1 book carts outside Strand store.

 

 

This gentlemen was looking at a copy of “Good Night, Sweet Prince.” What a perfect book for this aristocrat young man who looks like he just finished ballet rehearsal at ABT.

 

 

Bookstores are such a great place to find stylish people because I’ve found that a common trait of very stylish people is curiosity, and what better place to find curious people than a bookstore! McNally Jackson, Strand and Rizzoli are some of my most successful hunting grounds.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

On the Street…Via dei Giardini, Milan

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Monday, December 21, 2015

On the Street…Via Orobia, Milan

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Friday, December 18, 2015

On the Street…Upper East Side, New York

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

On the Street…A New Silhouette, Paris

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It kills me I didn’t quite get this shot (I don’t know why my focus is way left) but this look holds so much current fashion inspiration for me.

 

I love, and will soon try, the turtleneck under shirt and tie.

 

I love the flared jeans/pants(?) with the dense break over the white sneakers.

 

I also love the slimness of the coat (especially in the arms) and how its just the right length to show the slim upper-leg just as the jeans begin their dramatic flare.

 

Just like the photo of Brads hair that I posted on Instagram the other day this look, for me, is a game changer.