Category: Fashion

  • Alexander McQueen

    The passing and loss of (Lee) Alexander McQueen today is beyond description. There is nothing I can say that has not already been said, I did not know him but I loved his work. Here are a few of the write-ups in the papers and some of his work that has inspired me over the…

  • Uniform

    Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time on the road hopping from one major city to another. When traveling, I tend to pack light and it has oft been observed by friends, that my manner of dress somewhat brands me as a designer or artist in my tendency to favor mostly black. It is…

  • Sarah Hood Jewelry

    Ever the window shopper, I could not resist sharing with you this afternoon the jewelry of Sarah Hood. Based in Seattle, Sarah’s work is a soulful exploration of the natural world. Sarah’s work is available for purchase online at her Etsy boutique. Images: Sarah Hood

  • Mari’s new bags

    As a designer, a former resident of Scandinavia and one who claims partial Finnish heritage, I am, not surprisingly, a fan of Marimekko. While I have never owned one of their classically simple Olkalaukku bags or one of their colorful dresses, I have often enjoyed the vibrant and playful patterns from this uniquely Finnish company.…

  • Pattern

    My love of Alexander McQueen continues, strong as ever – his Fall 2009 collection, Horn of Plenty, is gorgeous. I’m especially awed by this beautiful pattern marriage of houndstooth and magpies: “People don’t want to see clothes. They want to see something that fuels the imagination.”