” waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!! ”
(this rant continues…)
I’m not just sharpening my pencil and erasing words…I’ve personally spent day and night researching other sites, reading pounds and pounds of books about HTML, CSS, blogging, design, art, etc…, interviewing programmers and bloggers, and updating pre-formatted templates by learning how to read CSS and HTML codes (not my native language).
Before this project, I had no idea what “user experience” technically meant. Let’s just say I have much more respect for programmers and what they do to make sites “legible” and “pretty” to a wide range of people.
around town during the workday. We recently discovered the line “Reiss”, an actual favorite of Princess Kate Middleton’s. The tailored cut makes this dress flattering and feminine preventing that I’m-desperately-trying-to-look-older-and-more-professional “look” that I used to rock ten years ago (good bye, ugly suits!).
This dress works [pun unintended] at the office (+ blazer), after work get-togethers, or (if he’s lucky) during your date this weekend (- pumps; + strappy sandals).
|Princess Letzia of Spain & Co.|
option 2 (real-life): all-purpose black dress
cliched “Little Black Dress” is a cliche because it is undeniably a “must-have” piece that belongs in every woman’s closet. A flattering black dress,
or as pop-cultural fashion-themed shows call it, “the LBD” [enter Heidi
Klum], is the Swiss-army knife of your dress repertoire. Its “look” can
vary greatly just by updating the key accessories one wears with it:
shoes, handbag, jewelry, date, etc…If dresses are the solution to rushing out of the house with no time to pair separates, the “LBD” is the optimal solution for busy go-getters. Why do you think busy New Yorkers like to wear black? Efficiency.
jet-setting princess wouldn’t want to add an element of efficiency to
her dressing ritual for the [unlikely] days she’s running [a tad bit] late?
essential item for socializing princesses (whether imaginary or
legendary) is a classic cocktail dress. The dress above is another design by Reiss
which can be worn to a dinner date or dinner-party. The classic A-line
is a feminine and traditional choice creating a ladylike image (a la
our favorite Spanish princess). It’s feminine, elegant, flattering and efficient (see “option 2” above).
In conclusion, during those moments when you want to reflect regal elegance, stay towards the less ostentatious side of the frilly / not-frilly continuum.
|Fallen Princesses Exhibition|