Negativity and positivity have been shown to be contagious. Consider the people with whom you’re spending time. Have you noticed how someone in a bad mood can bring down almost everyone in a room? A positive person has the opposite effect on others. Negativity and positivity have been shown to […]
A half-button down shirt, layered over any polo, with a jacket on top, is always a good look – simply match similar collars so that bottom one shows and folds over a bit. Jeans are a winter staple, as are comfortable boots. If you’re outdoors in the cold, always have […]
I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on […]
Elegance is elimination.
Elegance is a quality of style and grace. Fashion designer and eternal fashion icon Coco Chanel famously said, “Elegance is refusal,” meaning it’s best to skip the big jewelry and flashy clothes in favor of simple styles made from luxurious fabrics that one could wear forever — and look great […]
Fashions fade, style is eternal
Fashions fade, style is eternal”. This famous quote by Yves Saint Laurent illustrates what both Anne Hollander and Elizabeth Hawes implied in this week’s readings. Fashion, being ephemeral with its trends and fads, is compared to style, which “doesn’t change every month or every year.” (Hawes, 5) I think this […]