Thursday, January 7, 2016

Fashion Week Prep!


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


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



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


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


Monday, December 21, 2015

On the Street…Via Orobia, Milan


Friday, December 18, 2015

On the Street…Upper East Side, New York


Thursday, December 17, 2015

On the Street…A New Silhouette, Paris


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.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

On the Street…Crosby St., New York


What to do on a warm winter’s day? Jenny says get the Balthazar Iced Ginger Citrus Tea!


I had a taste and was surprised at the “honey-ness” and sweetness of the tea.

Next Thursday, the day before Christmas, is forecast to be 68F/20C!

Perfect for iced tea!!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

On the Street….Seventh Ave., New York