Tag Archives: Tartan

at the heart of british style

London calling  Reposting “At The Heart Of British Style” again because it’s London Fashion Week! And I’m thinking about tweed even though I’m sitting in New York, half-naked, in 80 degree heat in September. And I just love the word “twee.”  Stella McCarthy This post was written by my friend, Esther, from Style & Conversation. Esther lives […]


tuesday, mr. president

Plaid  Plaid, houndstooth, and herringbone is in, and that’s a good thing.  They’re classics for a reason. A good blazer made of any of them will last a lifetime and longer. However, there’s sometimes confusion about which is which, especially the houndstooth and the herringbone.  Plaid, is probably the most familiar, it’s basically squares. The […]


wednesday ted talks

Ted Talks If you click on this link, you can see Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks, giving a Ted Talk at the Library of Congress. If you don’t, you’re misssing out on something really good.  Tartan I don’t know if I would ever feel comfortable wearing tartan, but when I look at these Rei Kawakubo pieces, […]