Monday, March 3, 2008

Fashion Is Mostly Boring.....

I haven't been excited about fashion since the 80s.....that was the last decade/time passage that showed some new shape, color combos......blah blah......
it was bound to happen......unless you are Little Edie or Stevie many ways can you wear/wrap/style a dress/skirt/blouse..........

Though I've always dressed my own way....My Body Is A Canvas......

I've been thinking a lot about this subject for a year or 2 or 3.......I'm older now.....and many things I've been loving and wearing for decades are either:
don't feel good,
seem silly on a grandma.

I am curvier than ever.......tho I have just lost the peachy bloom of youth
(it's an illusion's just's just that faker's a temporary phase, girlfriend, Word Up)
I went au naturel in the tub last night I don't care.......others may have been horrified.....and amused .....all at the same time......

So Fashion Is What snotty arrogant people say it is.
Style is as personal as your fingerprint.
I read the big glossy magazines and that's fine....but ultimately boring.
I want to dress like Miss Havisham. I want to wear velvet in July and push-up bras.
Now they call it Steampunk.

What I don't like wearing anymore......and this rather breaks my heart.....
I don't want to wear denim jeans.....I have/had the worlds largest denim jean collection. They don't allow me to move around anymore.......They pinch.
I've been saying for the last few years:
Knits Are My Friend.
They hug all my curves and move with me, not 4 seconds after me.
Although I have a glorious unlined stomach, I look rather silly in a crop top unless I'm at the beach. Same with shorts (well I gave up shorts years ago, unless I'm gardening).

I don't wear heels higher than 2.5 inches.....I get vertigo.
I could really really care less what's the IN fact, the more I see it around, the lesssss I wanna wear it.

At Steve's memorial the other day I wore this:
My favorite Betsey Johnson top with the Guns Print. (Scroll down on this link!!)
A long Morticia-like black knit skirt.
Under that skirt I wore an Art Deco rayon skirt, also long and just a bit of the print poked out of the walking slit that I turned to the front instead of wearing the black skirt the way the maker intended.
Over the Betsey Johnson and the long skirts, I wore a black angora 80s curvy sweater dress. I turned the V neck from the back to the front.......also, not as designed !
Then to relieve some of the black, I wore turquoise shorty 80s cowboy boots. And, my burgundy velvet 60s Edwardian style long coat......I braided my hair and combed the crimp gently for just that excellent romantic look.
I wore olive, black, turquoise, gray and burgundy.
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has just "re-written" the ebay Code of Internets Commerce.....
this new one really tells it like it is....the new changes at ebay suck...and not in a nice way......

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We believe everyone has something to contribute to us

We believe that an honest, open environment can bring out the best in people. But we much prefer secrecy and scam, its more profitable

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now ha's the original.....
We believe people are basically good.

We believe everyone has something to contribute.

We believe that an honest, open environment can bring out the best in people.

We recognize and respect everyone as a unique individual.

We encourage you to treat others the way you want to be treated.