FASHION

Sustainability in fashion II.

Sustainability – the definition Sustainable fashion is often referred to as a movement, the purpose of which is to foster change of fashion products and the fashion industry as a whole towards greater ecological integrity and social justice. Yes, it is not only about ecology. Since the 1970s voices got stronger and stronger that emphasized …

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Sustainability in fashion I.

The idea of having one powerful ‘statement piece’ has ruled the runways in the recent years. Designers, regardless of being already established or only emerging ones, have competed to come up with ‘eye-catching’ portfolios: embellishment, color, logo, feather, etc. The more eccentric, the better. A neutral wardrobe has often felt boring and without spirit in …

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Shoes, shoes, shoes….

… and more shoes. Flats, high-heels, boots, ballets, sandals, espadrilles. slides, clogs, platforms, wedges, strappy, buckled, lace-ups, peep-toes, etc.. We always want new ones. To match our outfit, our bag, in particular, the season, the occasion, but also our mood. A pair of shoes makes the difference. What exactly?  It becomes  part of our body. …

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Chili pepper: red and hot – an Autumn collection

Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 catwalk collections contain really hard color statements. Almost everything has been shown from strong yellows to the dark oil-greens, with several other berry, melone, wine, etc. colors in the reddish section, in between.  Let us go funky and start with these red-like colors. When and how to wear them? What items to choose …

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Last weeks of the summer

These are the last weeks of the summer, so enjoy the sun, but prepare for the colder breeze over the night. You can still be stylish, either being on a beach vacation or in the city.  Beige is still the star color of the season, though combined with different others from the light greens, berries to …

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Rainy day

This is still summer, but rainy days are getting more frequent….. the stormy August is approaching… Nevertheless, there is a reason either to stay at home with a good book, a nice cup of tea, or to shop around and find some picks to add to our wardrobe.  Did you recognize, that in the first half …

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Be beautiful in beige

Beige. It is not a color. It is a state of nothing. Nothing special. Boring. Nothing to tell about. This is how I was thinking about beige in my 20s. Many years have passed and I caught myself on searching for ‘how to wear beige from tip-to-toe’ type of articles and posts … Furthermore, I …

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Go green, …

… not only in terns of your approach to the natural environment… Green is a color that is associated with regeneration in certain religions, and also with love. So, you have at lest two reasons to complete your summer collection with green items.  It is has a calming effect, and also associated with luck. You …

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Dressing emergency

Being female and professional might slightly be conflicting, at least in my life, when there is a handover deadline, a signing date, a closing date or something similar coming. Do not think of such events when you push the ‘enter’ on your laptop or the ‘send’ on the fax machine, but those when after the …

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Something blue …

“Jeans represent democracy in fashion.” – Giorgio Armani “I want to die with my blue jeans on.” – Andy Warhol When looking for the topic of the opening post, and color of the month had already been decided, I was hesitating. Targeting professional women, the obvious choice would have been navy, and its place in …

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