What I wore in the film studio
At work, I am producing an online physical hydrometeorology class. On film days, I have to consider which kind of video we have planned. When a powerpoint slide show is to be added blue and green are no-nos because the green background is later replaced by the slides. When we use the Learning Board, black is a no-no as the background is black. It would look like my hands and head float alone over the screen. Sounds spooky and like a to pick an office appropriate look for Halloween.
In case you don’t know what a learning board is, I didn’t before using it. It’s a glass on which I write like on a whiteboard in class. The software turns my writing around so the students can read it.
Well, also any busy pattern on the top like houndstooth, pinpoints, glencheck are no-nos as well no matter what kind of movie you make. Here the movie looks.
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The following looks with prints would be too busy for the studio. However, they were fun to wear on other work days. I found the global print inspired T-shirt dress for $10 two or three years ago. Back then the color combination caught my eye. I was like well you easily get 10 wears out of this dress this summer and when you don’t like the “crazy print” anymore next year, you just wear it as a PJ. Well, the dress made it thru several closet overhauls. This time I added polka dots picking up on the mixed print trend. I went with a pale pink lipstick to not go overboard. A red lipstick would be too much.
To wear my embroidered summer dress in spring, I added an underskirt and a sleeve cami to obtain the right insulation to feel comfortable.
In April, temperatures were still below the freezing point in the mornings. Thus, outerwear was a must. Fortunately, a light winter coat or cape provided enough insulation and I could put the heavy shearling and down coats back into storage. My shoulders are so much happier with the lower load on them than in the downcoats I wore in deep January. You just don’t go outside in a bikini at 40 below unless you do it for a blog post.
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