Beauty Becomes Enough

“AT SOME POINT IN LIFE, THE WORLD’S BEAUTY BECOMES ENOUGH.   YOU DON’T NEED TO PHOTOGRAPH, PAINT OR EVEN REMEMBER IT.”   TONI MORRISON Advertisements

Tasteful With an Air of Style

My morning coffee added a blend of style today. There is a local coffee spot I head to very early to write.  Creativity abounds as the sun rises. This morning I looked up from my coffee to find a stylish father ordering breakfast for his young daughter. Captured in a moment’s glance the sum of…

The Art of Dressmaking

The book is beautiful. The faded aqua blue cloth cover, the hand bound pages, the paper quality, even the lettering font-all signaling quality. Even before I opened the book to read, the title held my interest. …………… I started right at the introduction and there written in black and white signified THE VERY WORDS I…

For The Sheer Joy Of It!

Dressing the part is always how I approach what I wear each day. We each create a role every time we put something on, though many don’t get as creative as others. Me, I am not fully dressed til I put on a jacket of some kind to complete my look, my ensemble. Summertime changes…

Can You Make A Jump Shot in Those High Heels!

I LIVE IN HEELS!           If, after a day standing on my feet, my shoes are still comfortable enough to play a round of ‘H-O-R-S-E’ on the court- (nod to my father when we would play some after work basketball-me in my dress and heels, he, in his tie and wingtips) …… ………Then…

Could You Wear Your Clothes Inside Out?

Could you wear your clothes inside out?  Would you?      Early on, I learned the workmanship of a garment should look as finished and well done inside as the outside of a garment.   The ability to put a garment on inside out and wear it throughout the day, shows you have found yourself…

The Mystery Shopper

I am a tough customer. I know too much. Thus I expect too much. I started work life in retail.   First degree in retail business management.   Working at some of the most prestigious retail establishments allowed me to see service at it’s finest.   Over the years I also have seen where some…