Posts filed under “Street Smart”

Mix Factor

Scene: A mix of style, a mix of weather. Comings and goings, uptown and down. Side swiped by the contrasting moods of Winter. Warm up, cool down. Pops of color and spontaneity, warm knits, hi-shine, faux and fur, puffed quilts, plaids, fringe, and suede. Classics get a twist. Hints of spring.      

Spring Up

Scene: Spring’s chill, light layering, and swing temperatures. Trench coats, jackets, sweaters, and coats. Brights and neutrals. Platinum, charcoal, tones of goldenrod, a range of caramel tints, lime to forest green, yellow and purple. Pretty in pink, black and blue, black on black. Classic and not. Sheer white and black leather. Solids, prints, stripes, and breezy […]

Downtown Winter

Scene: Shades of browns, greens, and blues. Always a mix of black, white, and grey. Touches of primary colors, pink, magenta mauve, and orange. Vintage pieces mixed with new. Tartan, plaid, and leopard print too. Conventional and fresh assymetical patterns. Updated camo, and florals. Faux fur, sherling, and fur. Extra long sleeves, puff jackets, and black leather. Hoods and hoodies.     […]

Summer Walk

Scene: “All through my city, it’s in the air” — summer cool in bloom with micro-print florals, spicy colors, plaids, solids, and prints, pinstripes, pajamas, black, white, and brights, kicks, earth shoes, sandals, boots, and hatitude! Scene and Heard: “Sunshine in my pocket” Justin Timberlake’s Can’t stop the feeling.       

Winter Watched

Scene: Winter cool. This winter was the warmest on record. Red punctuations and purple too, quilted diamonds, blacks and greys, white and camel, stripes and asymmetrical patterns, fatigue greens and browns, new plaids, hats, hoods, and realness. Meanwhile, at the cusp of Spring, nature marches on with blossoms and sprouts as migrating birds fly in […]