Wednesday, October 2, 2013

OOTD No.1: Paradise



The reason I decided to do this is because I realize that many people consider outfit of the day's to be attention seeking and frivolous expressions of vanity and stupidity (a particularly "feminine" strain of it too). There is nothing stupid about using the language that is fashion to express one's feelings. The language is extremely fluid, dynamic, complex and full of subtleties. Edgar Saltus said that there is no such thing as the indescribable, but there are many terms in the language of fashion which cannot be described with terms from any other language. The true polyglot dresses well.



















Here I am at Elizabeth Park, the oldest rose garden in the U.S. I have lived near this park much of my life and I consider it to be one of the places that make up "my world". I am wearing Zara shirt (trellis and roses on it), pants, shoes, Loft sweater, no name hat, vintage bag, some random jewelry, and (discontinued) Clair's lipstick. There are hundreds of heirloom roses here, including these amazing ones that look like they have been painted red (they are naturally like that).

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