Tag Archives: Sweaters

vanity fair

The Body I saw a nice little show at FIT, the Fashion Institute of Technology, the other day. It was called The Body, Fashion And Physique. It was a trip down the catwalk of changing attitudes about the female body and fashion.  It reminded me how lucky I am to be living in New York, […]


mannequins and self-portraits, seeing me

Mannequins If we think of mannequins at all, we think of the ubiquitous figures we see standing in store windows everywhere. But the development and history of mannequins is fascinating. The term mannequin is from a French word, coming from the Flemish word meaning “little man.” The very first mannequins were dressed up dolls. But […]


jolie laide

Click on the picture to find out more. M.Patmos I had to go to the M.Patmos site today. The temperature has been in the 80’s in New York this week, and quite frankly, I’m over it. I like heat in the Summertime, it seems proper to me. Generally speaking, I like weather, I like the […]