Barneys has the always fabulous Virginia Johnson shawls, a few of them, anyway, on serious sale. The weight of these particular shawls — a wool gauze — is totally yummy, and you could definitely wear these into the fall and even winter.
Monthly Archives: July 2009
So. Last night I was completely delighted to attend the Romance Writers of America benefit Literacy Signing. The Romance Writers of America association is meeting in Washington this week for its annual convention. There are the usual speakers and forums and workshops scheduled. And then last night was the Literacy Signing, open to the public — a ...READ MORE »
If you've been hankering after a Love Quotes scarf this summer but balked at the price tag, take heart — they're on sale at Shopbop (two for the price of one). Tie one on! Although they're an accessory of/for Summer 2009, they'll also be especially nice for bringing your summer clothes into fall.
It seems I was a little hasty in my judgment about Michelle Obama's papal visit attire. Gotta love blogs and news sites that actually do a little research, like the excellent East Wing Rules, which posted photos of Laura Bush and Jackie Kennedy wearing veils. (Note Jackie's floor-length sheath dress!) East Wing Rules asks why people are ...READ MORE »
I'm in shock. Seriously. Witness this so-weird-it's-hard-to-believe picture of Michelle Obama channel a Greek widow. For real. Veil and all. To meet the Pope. I was all set to write about her very cool tourist outfit yesterday in Rome. But no. I had to find this instead. And my God is she going to get totally ...READ MORE »
I'm reading a fair amount of praise for what's being described as a yellow dress or sheath, but I don't buy it. First, that's a yellow T-shirt with a yellow skirt. Cardigan apparently from Liz Claiborne (worn here leaving the White House in a much better outfit). Note the overly precious little pin — her pins ...READ MORE »
I admit it: My number-one go-to primer for putting clothes together is Lucky magazine. Love. It. One of the best of the magazine’s features, though, isn’t even in the print edition: “Does This Outfit Work?” Here’s one example (check the Lucky website for more).
I don't love her empire-wrapped belts (way high up). I don't always love her hair. And I'm not so big on kitten heels. But I love love love a fabulous necklace, and Michelle Obama has been really rocking some gorgeous ones. Last night in Moscow she wore one by Fenton by Dana Lorenz necklace. (See ...READ MORE »