Fall Film Fashion Follies #1: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Hairspray

I made the below collage without really knowing what it meant. All I knew was that this was the “vibe I was feeling” for late summer/early fall 2022. The mood coagulated naturally around 4 films I love: The Color of Pomegranates, John Waters’ Hairspray, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.Continue reading “Fall Film Fashion Follies #1: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Hairspray”

Weddings: Chaos Agent Style

We are well into wedding season, I guess! Weddings are so weird but I am a huge fan of their awkwardly saccharine, potentially hilarious, always ripe for sartorial drama nature. I’m keeping the written components of this post brief, as I want to get it out to you ASAP so you can take inspiration fromContinue reading “Weddings: Chaos Agent Style”

Drip Duets: Couple’s Style

In a twist that absolutely NO ONE saw coming, an avowed Repeller maaaaay have attracted someone with whom they have entered the couple-form. Luckily, this person already cares about fashion and dresses well (showing them HR on our first date was a risky move, but it paid off, I think?). But it has got meContinue reading “Drip Duets: Couple’s Style”

Heartbreak Hell

You ever been heartbroken? Hah, me neither. Lol I’m a Pisces, I factor heartbreak into my biannual schedule. Anyway Short little dispatch from Heartbreak Hotel today. Here are some clothes to wear to conceal, reveal, and deeply *feel* your poor little aortas’ pain. Maybe you’ll even catch the eye of a potential new heartbreaker inContinue reading “Heartbreak Hell”

It’s Time For Dramatics

Last weekend my friend Max was lovely enough to get tickets to La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera. For those of you who are not yet Cher-pilled enough to understand the significance of this, it’s the same show and location to which Nicolas Cage brings her as the ultimate act of seduction in one ofContinue reading “It’s Time For Dramatics”

What Is Your 2022 Style M.O.?

Here I present you with a false tetrachotomy (is that word kosher??) of potential values that could guide your style endeavors in the upcoming year. Do you want to embody Audacity, or manifest Romance, bring some much-needed Levity to your physical presence in the world, or swaddle yourself in Comfort-inducing garments? It’s helpful, in congealingContinue reading “What Is Your 2022 Style M.O.?”

What to Wear on a First Date

I’ll spare you the details of my protracted, Piscean search for “true love” that has taken me through several relationships, heartbreaks, and MANY first dates both abject and awesome. Unless (as happened this week) my first date happens spontaneously and unexpectedly and I don’t have time to change out of the chafing pseudo-work duds IContinue reading “What to Wear on a First Date”