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Monday, June 22, 2015

I got a pair of striped shorts from my designing friend Zang Toi’s Spring 2015 collection and I’ve been wearing them all the time. What Wendy Wore Top: Splendid Shorts: Zang Toi (2015) Shoes: Prada (2011) Here’s how the shorts were styled for the runway. I didn’t get the jacket but I do have the […]

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Monday, October 27, 2014

MrB and I recently visited Tucson, where he received the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award from the University of Arizona School of Journalism. The Zenger award honors journalists who “fight for freedom of the press and the people’s right to know.”  The school’s website elaborates: “[The award] is named for a husband and […]

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

I went to Florida to visit family over Thanksgiving. I feel like I could get used to that. It’s definitely harder to get the holiday blahs when you can wear shorts next to a Christmas tree. What Wendy Wore Top: Pucci (2005, previously seen here) Shorts: Castelbajac (2013, previously seen here) Shoes: Prada (2011) Jacket: […]

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Friday, July 12, 2013

I avoided wearing shorts for most of my adult life until 2010, when a New York City heat wave of 100+ degree weather made me break down and buy the first two pairs I saw at the closest air-conditioned store. I don’t know why shorts didn’t appeal to me for so long. I certainly wore […]

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

I worked at Lehman Brothers — the now-defunct investment bank — from 2000 to 2005. I wore suits to the office most days, and always to an important meeting. This suit was by Luciano Barbera: A suit like that doesn’t work for most of my meetings now. After all, I’m discussing design, not money management, […]

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

I see from my blog traffic that peeps are still interested in leather shorts, which I wrote about in April and August. If you’re looking for a pair that will stand out from the crowd, check out the vintage Dolce & Gabbana bermudas at Vagabond NYC. They have fringe, sequins and beads! I wonder if […]

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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Ever since I wrote about leather shorts in April, I’ve been getting blog traffic from people searching for the phrase “where can I buy leather shorts.” I like to be helpful so I’ve been keeping an eye out for interesting vintage options. Here they are. Click the photos to shop. Just to give you some […]

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

In today’s Wall Street Journal, the delightful Rachel Dodes reports that leather shorts are hot, but not in the “too hot to wear in the summer” way. They’re hot as in “selling like hotcakes.” Rachel (with whom I’m acquainted) writes, “The new look made its runway debut last season in the shows of Chloe and […]

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Tuesday, May 20, 2008

While researching shiny shorts, I found these cute shorts by Kate Moss for Topshop.

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Monday, May 19, 2008

I feel compelled to respond to a few more search terms that have led people to this blog. How much does jewelry designers make? Well, some designers does make a lot and some does make a little. It does depend on a variety of factors. I does not recommend it as a get-rich-quick scheme. Lady […]

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