Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday January 20, 2023 “Who is FICA? And why is he getting all my money?” – Rachel in Friends One: The 90s – “Don’t call it a comeback” In honor of the release of The 90s Show on Netflix, I’d like to highlight some trends and things that have become popular in recent… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

The 90s – “Don’t call it a comeback”

In honor of the release of The 90s show on Netflix, I’d like to highlight some trends and things that have become popular in recent years. As L.L. Cool J says, “Don’t call it a comeback”; some of these trends have never really gone away, but I’ve been reading about things that take me right… Continue reading The 90s – “Don’t call it a comeback”

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday January 13, 2023 “The town was Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Earth, Solar System, Milky Way. The walls were those of the Rumfoord estate.” –The Sirens of Titan By Kurt Vonnegut One: Newport, RI: off-season Living in Boston, MA, allows me to take fun road trips all over New England. I don’t take advantage… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday January 6, 2023 “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way.” – Georgia O’Keeffe One: Pantone Color of the Year 2023: Viva Magenta: “Viva Magenta is a nuanced crimson red with pink tones that presents a balance between warm and cool. Rooted in nature,… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday December 23, 2022 “A little ‘Bonjour’ goes a long way.” – Emily, Emily in Paris One: Cheesy Movie Update I wrote about cheesy Christmas movies on December 2nd and challenged myself to watch 25 cheesy movies by December 25th. When I started the challenge, I was going only to watch 2022 movies.… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday December 16, 2022 “This is the season when people of all faiths and cultures are pushing back against the planetary darkness. We string bulbs, ignite bonfires, and light candles. And we sing.” —Anita Diamant One: Holiday Traditions Last week I wrote about the December holidays; this week, I will write about traditions… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday December 9, 2022 “Of all the months of the year there is not a month one half so welcome to the young, or so full of happy associations, as the last month of the year.” – Charles Dickens One: December Holidays Can you name all the major holidays that occur in December with… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday December 2, 2022 “Who are you, and what are you doing in my palace?” — A Christmas Prince One: Cheesy Christmas Movie Challenge One of my favorite holiday traditions is watching Christmas movies. Last week I wrote about my favorite movies but didn’t include any cheesy Christmas movies. What are cheesy Christmas movies? These… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday November 25, 2022 “I thought maybe we could make gingerbread houses, and eat cookie dough, and go ice skating, and – maybe even hold hands.” — Buddy, Elf One: Christmas Movies Thanksgiving is over; it’s time to focus on the next big holiday, Christmas. So take out decorations, cue your holiday playlist,… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday November 18, 2022 “One of the greatest traditions we have is the Thanksgiving Day football game and the biggest, most important tradition of all is the kicking off of the football.” — Lucy, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving  One: Thanksgiving Traditions and Outfits Turkey day is less than a week away. Are you… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista