Dressed to Kill: Behind the Scenes at Advanced Style Shoot
Jean says: Recently, Ari Seth Cohen from Advanced Style asked to meet with and interview us. Since we were both readers of his blog and like...
Mrs Robinson Management Model Agency in London representing women, classic and retro women. Fashion models working for editorial, advertising and commercial clients.
Have Fun With Your Accessories
Have Fun With Your Accessories - If you're not comfortable taking big design risks with your clothes, let your freak flag fly with your accessories. Try choosing the most modern sunglasses of the season, and have fun seeing how the frames change your outfits. You'll be surprised with how quickly they can alter a dress or a cardi. And if you no longer feel comfortable with the loud fashion statement, you can just slip them off and tuck them into your purse.
A touch of dark shadows for Visible Monday
This is my black silky gown/slip/night dress. Even double-size too big, I fell in love with it in the shop. It's old - you can tell by its general decrepitude and the wonky metal side zipper - and was probably home-made with its pinking-sheared seam edges, lack of labels, and hand-stitched hem. I resized it on my regular sewing machine playing with darts. But it cried out for a little Dark Shadows so I machine-stitched on a spooky rebel girl patch I'd made by iron-transferring my sketch onto…
Regular readers know that Valerie had minor foot surgery recently. The doctor prescribed complete bed rest and leg elevation for the first two days, and extremely curtailed activity for the next twelve. The first week, this was really easy - rest is a rare luxury to be savored - and Jean was away on vacation the first week anyway, so there were no temptations. By the second week, however, plans were percolating. After all, the foot seemed to be progressing rapidly, Jean was back in town…