are some of my letters to Fashion Finds registrants.
I want to share them with all my new readers.
While they date back a year or so, I think you'll find
them fun and informative.
"...Did any of you guys see Funny Face
the other night on AMC (American Movie Classics)? The 1957
movie stars Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, and Paris. Funny
Face is a delightful dance and music movie with pure
charm. It is also the ultimate fashion movie, and a
wonderful account of the fashion magazine zeitgeist...."
"...To create my Provence look , I
envisioned a lovely Provencal maiden, juicy and ripe and
healthy. So, I decided to create a Provence
"maiden-goddess" look. I used products by
L'Occitane and Chanel...."
"...Iíd like to give you a recipe for a simple yet wonderful
homemade potpourri that comes from a wonderful wonderful
novel by Maryilynne Robinson called, of all things, Housekeeping.
Housekeeping was also made into a movie of the same
title with Christine Lahti, and directed by the marvelous
Scottish director Bill Forsyth. This is a must see; youíll
love it. Itís on video. Hey! I just justified three ways
to put off housework: make potpourri, read Maryilynne
Robinsonís book, and watch the movie version of Housekeeping...."
every, sort of style is in style. I love the freedom of
choice. Is it the end of the fashion police? Who knows! If
you want to be minimal, be minimal, be hippy, be ethnic,
be rock 'n' roll, be gothic, be vintage, be neo-punk, be
deconstructionist, be preppy, be traditional, be anything,
at anytime, 'cause anything goes...."