Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Why Don’t You?…

Why don’t you…

Use a tie clip to clip your ipod headphone wires to the inside of your shirt?
- Josh Marlow
Thanks for all of the great “Why Don’t You…” submissions, There were some really great ideas. I’m going to start posting my favorites. I like it when people stayed true to the spirit of DV and married folly and practicality. The beauty of her wisdom was suggesting to do something unexpected with an ordinary item or do something mundane with extraordinary flair.

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  1. Miz.November

    April 13, 2010 at 7:18 pm

    I like that idea. Keeping things hid in great style. Speaking of…. I just have to say that I am so happy to see Eileen Fisher in your sidebar. Very refreshing and classy. Sometimes American Apparel's ads just make me cringe.

  2. BlumeBloom

    April 13, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    I have been so looking foward to the "Why Don't You…" posts!

  3. Crystal

    April 13, 2010 at 10:02 pm

    well said!

  4. Anonymous

    April 13, 2010 at 10:47 pm

    Handy tip. Could add a nice dash of sprezzatura. Looking forward to more of the Diana Vreeland inspired posts.

  5. The Puritan Impulse

    April 14, 2010 at 3:11 am

    Nice tip.

  6. Anonymous

    April 14, 2010 at 9:21 am

    Agree w/Miz November re. Eileen Fisher ads vs. American Apparel.

  7. Liz

    April 14, 2010 at 10:26 am

    I am just reading Liz Tilbers' book (a bit behind, I know) and she mentioned the "Why Don't You" column by Vreeland. It is funny, in this world of fashion, how many great ideas continually orbit and until they are resurrected, under a modern interpretation. Like it did in her book, like it did in this contest. I am sure that DV never though that the concept would involve the term "iPod earphones." Bravo!

  8. giovanni.matite

    April 14, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Sometimes I use a knot cuffklink in the buttonhole on the jacket revers

    G.

  9. Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl

    April 14, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    Oh I'm going to really enjoy reading this contests' submissions! Definately lookign forward to more of your favorites!

  10. Ninjagaiden78

    April 14, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    Wow, I am going to try that.
    Thank you.

    windowshop78.blogspot.com

  11. jenna

    April 16, 2010 at 5:04 am

    I have read a lot about this on other articles written by other people, but I must admit that you is the best.

    green planet

  12. Anonymous

    June 16, 2010 at 10:10 am

    Because my suits have these smart little pieces of fabric to tread the wire through (se pic, black stripe above pockets)

    http://frostclothing.no/fc/skin/frontend/default/jm_lead/images/media/fc1.jpg

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