More Adventurous(?) & Linkup

More Adventurous(?) & Linkup

April 2016, I purchased a simple Asiatica jacket at  Gloria Everhart's Act II consignment shop. For decades, Gloria offered high end fashion to women and men in the Kansas City area. Very shortly after my purchase, Gloria at age 90 retired and Act II closed its doors. I miss it. Designed cleanly and simply, my [...]

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Wearing Asiatica & February’s Linkup

Wearing Asiatica & February’s Linkup

Last week, my beloved photographer accompanied me into Asiatica, a most unique and high-end retail store in Kansas City. The brilliant folks at Asiatica offer one-of-a-kind garments created from vintage Japanese kimono pieces, contemporary artisanal fabrics, and other luxurious textiles. Each piece is designed and stitched in Kansas City with superb craftsmanship for a garment [...]

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act

For me, styling a look is not so different from creating a design. I use many of the same thought processes that I use when creating or teaching art. Elements need to be balanced to create a pleasing coherent composition. Line, color, shape and texture all can be counterpoised to play off each other but [...]