Category Archives: Style notes

Style Note: Wide Legged Trousers

J Crew

  They have elegance, character, longevity. The wide legged trousers are flattering, too, for most silhouettes, provided you find the right cut and fabric – a clean front, for example, is more becoming than a pleated one. In light cotton … Read More

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Edith Head Style Tips

Shalom Harlow by Irving Penn for Vogue 1996

  Last week I was flipping through Edith Head’s book, The Dress Doctor, and for today I wanted to share a few of her quotes, simply because I happen to agree with everything she says here: I, too, believe in … Read More

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Style Note: The Polo Shirt

Style Note-The polo t-shirt_Hermes Spring 2010

  I’ve hardly ever worn a classic shirt with pencil skirt and heels. Regardless of occasion, I like to stay away from anything that says “too put together”. It’s always been the formal/informal contrast that I find the most appealing, … Read More

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Style Note: The Men’s Watch

Style note-The Men

  Simple but sturdy, smart but manly. That’s the watch I like, the watch I wear. The men’s watch. I’ve never been into dainty jewellery, whether it’s watches and or any other kind of jewellery. I like the personality and … Read More

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Style Note: The Turtleneck

Audrey Hepburn by Steven Meisel for Vanity Fair 1991-1

  A statement of quiet, yet bold elegance, a garment that it’s perfect in its simplicity. The ease it conveys, the poise it calls for, the way it sets off the face… It’s no wonder that the turtleneck, or the polo neck … Read More

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