Either you love or you hate the question, how would you describe your personal style? For me, it’s always been a difficult one to answer (although I did so in length in The Art of Getting Dressed and Funky Fresh) because I don’t necessarily identify with the typical categories (minimalist, preppy, edgy, feminine, bohemian, etc.) So I thought I’d come up with yet another question that I think is better suited — what is your ultimate goal when getting dressed?
You know when two things just go together and there’s no real explanation? It just works. From fashion to food (but mostly fashion and food) let’s discover life’s most perfect pairings.
We’ve heard it a million times — “you can totally pull that off” or “there’s no way I can pull this off” or “only she could pull that off.” But what do we really mean by this? How can one person “pull off” something while someone else cannot? More importantly, why can’t you?
Why oh why would we wear a coat and not even bother to put it all the way on? Silly fashion people, coats are for warmth! But are they always? Let’s take a look.
To quote the famous Heidi Klum, “as you know in fashion one day you’re in, and the next day you’re out.” This is very true BUT sometimes an exception comes around and you find certain styles and designers that stick around for a while. Now, what makes that happen? Well, that’s the topic of today’s discussion, folks (amongst other things of course…)