Sunday, January 24, 2010

Blue Steel

Cashmere sweater. 3.1 Phillip Lim dress. Lake Shore Drive peace belt. Vintage animal & beaded necklaces. Engraved (a souvenir from my sister’s trip to Israel) & wooden bangles. Knit tights. Vintage Etienne Aigner crocodile bag. Delman ballerinas.
"She says, 'But in contentment I still feel / The need of some imperishable bliss. / 'Death is the mother of beauty; hence from her, / Alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams" - Wallace Stevens, Sunday Morning
Today's outfit inspired the sky... First I drove for a couple of hours beneath heavens that dawned the color of my dress; the triangular layers of chiffon (dotted with muted wildflowers) falling from its neckline remind me of a glamorous Ancient Greek toga. Then the atmosphere faded to white, reflecting my bone colored necklaces/shoes. A peace belt matches both the color of this shiny skin handbag & my inner serenity (courtesy of a weekend out-of-town) - a perfect mindset to begin the week... Namaste.


  1. Stunning! I think you have made me love Phillip Lim ten times more than I did! I love how well all of the accessories go together.

  2. If you're gonna call this blue steel, you have to pay homage to derek zoolander and his signature pose. let's see it! ;)


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