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    Autumn mantra #4 - keep the coat collection growing

    Friday, August 24th, 2007

    Seeing as how I spend around 9-10 months of the year in sub-zero temperatures I find no shame in constantly acquiring more and more coats.  The theory is that one day, after all my searching, I will have to chance upon a piece that looks great and actually keeps me from freezing.  So far…not so much.  But just as I promise not […]

    Autumn mantra #3 - get a laugh from the clothes on your back

    Friday, August 17th, 2007

    The walrus, the killer whale, and some thick skin.
    Such fantastic names for some fantastically fun pieces.  Pepper + Pistol’s creations are a great example for a type of style I’ve never personally tried before, but certainly want to this season - the funny garment.  No they’re not outrageous, but they do have an understated humor that does […]

    Autumn mantra #2 - check into H&M

    Thursday, August 16th, 2007

    Preamble: only during this recent year have I had regular access to H&M.  Therefore, to make up for lost time, understand it will be a regular haunt for me for the next decade or so.
    Misfortune: though I popped into H&M during my trip to Poland, focus was more on what was on sale versus perusing the […]

    Autumn mantra #1 - work the drape

    Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

    On the agenda for today is a reorganization of my closet.  As of late I have realized it has gotten far too out of hand, what with me more and more regularly running around crazed fearing that a favorite item is lost only to find it 4 days later hidden under some oversized tunic on a hanger in the […]