black or white

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez comforts a classmate during a CNN town hall meeting, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Florida, U.S. February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Laughlin/Pool

I have always felt that there are some few things that are either black or white, few, but still, some.

I never had children, these, I feel, are my children.

 Black And White

Photo: Victoria Stevens

This is Jia Jia Fei, “digital strategist for the art world.” Who knew that was a job, can I have one like it? I love her entire look, glasses to shoes. No, the Prada shoes don’t hurt. Or do they?

In my constant search for a way to leave my all black behind, I’m wondering if this might be a look for me? Black and white seems like a good compromise, and yet I’m wondering if I would feel too much like a piece of modern sculpture? Nothing wrong with that, I suppose. 

To see another great example of black and white style, here’s Lyn Slater, The Accidental Icon.

Pink Linen

Remember those lovely Lizzie Fortunato earrings from my last post? Here’s the dress I would wear with them. It’s from the “Boho” style company Free People. It’s 100% linen, a really great price, and also comes in white!

Linen has really become a “go to” summer fabric for me. It’s light, you can wear it wrinkly, and it’s sustainable. Yeah, me in pink. What do you think?

Michael Kors

For someone who doesn’t like “beauty rules,” I really liked these, by Michael Kors. Read the entire article here

Think of your beauty bag as a Holy Trinity.

Don’t be too precious about your eye makeup.

Wear fragrance—everywhere.

Be a minimalist and a maximalist.

Go for a flash of gold.


“It is not about being young or old. It is about all people defining and declaring who they are, who they want to be and what they want to do. Fashion then becomes a means of true self-expression.”

—Lyn Slater



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