Notes of A Fashionista

Five on Friday May 27, 2022 Maverick: “I feel the need…”  Goose: “…the need for speed.” One: The 80s and 90s Post about the 80s and 90s trends I’ve been reading about: https://lifestyleofafashionista.com/2022/05/27/party-girl-chic-and-trends-from-the-80s-90s/ Read my post about the little moments I remember from the 80s and 90s: https://lifestyleofafashionista.com/2022/05/27/i-love-the-80s-and-90s/ Two: What to watch Netflix: Stranger Things season 4… Continue reading Notes of A Fashionista

Party Girl Chic and trends from the 80s/90s

Party girl chic: The makeup trend: Read about it: Get Your Glitter Out: Party-Girl Chic Is Back “In the ’90s and aughts, the “heroin chic” decades, seeing paparazzi photos of the likes of Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan with disheveled hair and makeup was generally expected. Teen girls grew up wanting to be Effy from Skins,… Continue reading Party Girl Chic and trends from the 80s/90s

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday May 20, 2022 “Life truly begins only after you have put your house in order.” – Marie Kondo One: Spring Cleaning As flowers bloom and temperatures change in the spring, it’s a good time to change your closet organization. Put away the heavy sweaters and take out some summer pieces. Change out… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Spring Clean Your Closet

As flowers bloom and temperatures change in the spring, it’s a good time to change up your closet organization. Put away the heavy sweaters and take out some summer pieces. Change out your boots for flats and sandals. In the northeast, the temperature varies significantly during this time of year. One day the highs are… Continue reading Spring Clean Your Closet

Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Five on Friday May 13, 2022 “People waste their time pondering whether a glass is half empty or half full. Me, I just drink whatever’s in the glass.” — Sophia from The Golden Girls One: Fancy Grandmother and Coastal Chic Fancy Grandmother: The coastal grandmother trend is primarily about wearing neutral colors, but if you… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Coastal Chic a.k.a Resort Wear

After writing about the coastal grandmother, I’m ready to write about upgrading the neutral looks to a look I call coastal chic (or resort wear). There are things I like about the coastal grandmother look, but I prefer jazzing up my coastal styles with bright colors, big hats, and flowing garments. Coastal Chic, a.k.a, resort… Continue reading Coastal Chic a.k.a Resort Wear

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday Issue #3 May 6, 2022 “Iris, in the movies, we have leading ladies and we have the best friend. You, I can tell, are a leading lady, but for some reason, you’re behaving like the best friend.” The Holiday (2006)  Nancy Meyers One: Coastal Grandmother The coastal grandmother trend has gotten a lot… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

The Nancy Meyers Obsession

Who is Nancy Meyers, and why is everyone talking about her movies? Nancy Meyers is a writer, director, and producer whose woman-centered movies are in the spotlight right now. Especially those movies where the women live their best lives in their “coastal grandmother” look. From IMDb, here is a list of films written by Nancy… Continue reading The Nancy Meyers Obsession

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday April 29, 2022 “Everything about her shimmered and glimmered softly, as if her dress had been woven out of candle-beams, and she carried her head high, like a pretty woman challenging a roomful of rivals.” The Age of Innocence (1920) by Edith Wharton  One: The Met Gala One of the biggest yearly fashion events… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista