The history of black and white in fashion

The history of black and white in fashion

Black and white is a fool proof classic Yes, black and white (BW) can be very elegant, very interesting, very boring, casual as well as anything inbetween. One would think wearing this combination is a nobrainer because it's a classic. But exactly that makes it so tricky to not look like wearing a cooky-cutter outfit. [...]

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What to wear with a snakeskin skirt

What to wear with a snakeskin skirt

Snakeprint is having a moment Snakes are assocciated with being exotic, at least for all those of us, who live in the sub-Arctic or Arctic. In mid latitudes, they are a rare occurrence. Yes, we learned in school to beware of rattlesnakes and crossed vipers . However, none of us had ever seen one. The [...]

Remembering 911 and new LOTD

Remembering 911 and new LOTD

I thought it's sort of April's fool day On the morning of September 9th 2001, I walked my tomcat in the yard of the house we had rented after a day-long house hunting after our arrival in Alaska in July. It was a beautiful, calm (no wind) Indian summer day. The yellow leaves of the [...]