Month: June 2010

Street style

Once again, I was seduced by colour — the perfect aubergine. Black can sometimes be too “expected” but, in this case, it provides a great contrast to the purple, making it really pop. I love the patina of the patent leather. And that is one seriously chic bob.

Name: Robyn

Occupation: lawyer

Style inspiration: don’t really have one, just tips from stylish friends and What Not to Wear

Details: dress, Jacob; cardigan, Ann Taylor; shoes, Arnold Churgin; bag, Just Cavalli

And the votes are in

Looks like navy has a lot of fans. In the battle of the stagette party outfits, it won by a virtual landslide. My girl took it all under advisement, and ultimately went with … drum roll, please … the navy. The popular vote could not be denied.
 Good thing too … she looked smashing!!


I haven’t checked out McSweeney’s in a long time, but they used to have (and still do?) a feature called “The Convergences Contest”, the substance of which was drawing connections between seemingly unrelated artworks, events and phenomena. The entries were really, really … neat, for lack of a better word.

I had my own, less high-brow “convergence” moment last weekend in my friend’s back yard.Their irises were in full bloom and ever so lovely:

I could not resist a close-up …

… which made me think of this:


Lovely indeed.