The other day, I ran into an old family friend. We hadn’t seen each other in eons and one of the first things she said to me was, “You look exactly like you do on the internet!” At the moment, it struck me as kind of strange. But, the more I thought about it, the more I decided to take it as a compliment. Because, quite frankly, the place I tend to look my best is on the internet. I mean, my hair and makeup are done, I’ve thought through (not to mention ironed) every article of clothing. After I’ve gotten myself all dolled up, I enlist one of the best in the business to capture my image. She helps ensure I pose in the most fashionable of ways and never stumble into a less than flattering shadow. And, if that isn’t enough, I’ve never said “no” to a little Photoshop. As I sit here writing, in my hoodie and pajama pants (both of which I’ve had since college) I can’t help but think that, in my case, art doesn’t really imitate life. But, why shouldn’t it? While it’s
probably not realistic for me to have professional hair and makeup every day of the week, it doesn’t mean that I can’t place a little more thought into my appearance. Which is why I’m trying to develop a collection of go-to looks (today’s outfit being one of them). For those days when I don’t have the time to think about it, but would like to look like I did. Because you just never know who you’re going to run into.
Vintage army jacket, T by Alexander Wang cropped tee, Vivian Chan “Rosie” short, Marni leopard wedges, Cristina Ramella “World” cuff, XIV Karats necklace (similar $$$$), Seoul Little “Los Angeles” necklace, Catbird, XIV Karats and ginette_ny rings (similar), MAC lipstick in Lady Danger
Photos by Michele LoBosco