Archive for the ‘inspiration’ Category

I would totally wear this dress to work. Definitely without the hat though. It’s nowhere near as fabulous as the van Steenbergen dress that I tried on today, referencing the 17th century in faux leather, but I could not find a picture of that one. If anyone would like to gift it to me, please […]

All hail! A promising article on the latest trends from the WSJ. I like the jacket on the left hand drone in the middle row. And, a bonus interview on Corporette with the woman behind Portia de Rossi’s well orchestrated outfits on Better Off Ted. So ruffle blouses are considered intimidating? Interesting. ~~~~~~~~ A jelek […]

The wardrobe updating will resume soon! In the meanwhile: I rather like the design of this suit. The shape of the princess seams is interesting and flattering. It’s one of those design details where you have to go either all out – with lace and ruffles, as on this suit – or balance it with […]

Two amazing Roland Mouret pieces on eBay this morning – in my size and my colours, no less! Still very much not in my price range. The iconic Moon dress: And the Pyxis jacket. I wonder how the construction details could be adapted for a work outfit… The details on the skirt in particular make […]

Nepali scarves


I will probably go on blogging wardrobe items that I like, not necessarily what I would (or could)  buy. It is a Good Thing to be surrounded by pretty things, even if only in the form of a two-dimensional pixel collection. Beyond the immediate pleasure, it is a stealthy way to educate one’s own tastes. […]