I don’t want to write a post that begins with, “I know I haven’t been posting as much substantive material as I’d like lately, but I’ve been BUSY, and…” But that is exactly what I am doing. I’m sorry. The truth is, I’ve been working a lot, doing some traveling (I am on the road … Continue reading Self-Fashioning: An Introduction and a Pause
“And just as music traverses walls, so sensuality traverses the body and reaches up to ecstasy.” – Anaïs Nin As I began composing my thoughts for this post, “sensual living” seemed like the most appropriate term for organizing the topics I planned to discuss here. But, in truth, I could have easily swapped “sensual” for … Continue reading On Sensual Living
When I think of what it means to “have taste,” my mind immediately conjures images of outward refinement: a shirking of excess, an elevated coolness, and a curtailing of expression, culminating in just the perfect amount of artistic and intellectual snobbery to satisfy one’s professional and social circles. I don’t particularly like that my mind … Continue reading On Taste
In On the Art of Femininity, I talk at length about my vision of femininity and what it means to me, as a woman, to apply the essence of the feminine in everyday life. As that post is, at present, overwhelmingly the most liked and viewed post on this (still very new) blog, I thought it would … Continue reading Darling, Forget What You’re Wearing. On Elegance.