Tag Archives: Coco Chanel

polyester

upperwestside polyester quoting I took this picture in my “hood,” on the Upper West Side. While I like it like it is, this was one time I regretted not talking to the woman and getting her whole look. She had the most wonderful black, oversized sunglasses on, and, she had the most beautiful face! And […]

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less is more or more is more?

Coco Chanel said take one thing off, Iris Apfel said put one more thing on. I say, it depends!    I say you have to know who you are, what you’re wearing, and what you want to say. You could go out with a dress, shoes, a bag, and absolutely nothing else, maybe just a wedding ring. Although […]

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Picasso, French style icon

The French have more style icons than any other culture, but as if that weren’t enough, when they choose, they take on “foreigners” and make them their own. If they want you, they’ll take you! Such was the case with Picasso. That rotund, Spanish phenomenon of a man and artist who became a French style icon, spent […]

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