Monday, November 2, 2009
Did you guys have a fun Halloween? It always makes me a little sad when it's over and people start taking their decorations down. As for the outfit, I was recently drawn to this quilted jacket at H&M because the the leather is one of those magical faux leather compositions that's so soft it feels like lambskin. And the skirt was a piece that had collected the appropriate amount of dust to justify my stealing it from my mother's closet. I'm pretty sure it's from the 80s, solidifying my love for things made in past generations, by the way that the fabric holds it's pleats so nicely, yet allows for absolute unrestricted movement. This confirms my long-standing belief that great design never goes out of style, though I lament the fact that, while mainstream fashion continues to break boundaries, quality construction is not as prevalent as once was.
One of the many trees B and I have seen in Rock Creek Park with homages to past love affairs carved in it. RW + PH from 1968 was super-high up on the tree, which kind of puts in perspective the passing of time. If I was a jerk who carved stuff into trees, then maybe B and I could see where our mark would be in 40 years.
H&M "leather" jacket
Forever 21 belt
white amber ring R got me in Lithuania
vintage turquoise necklace