So you are a faithful reader of Vogue, and W, and Reader’s Digest Elle… You’ve seen The September Issue and The Devil Wears Prada and every Audrey Hepburn and Edith Head movie you can find… You check out the runways online, and save your favourite looks. (Armani Privé) But it’s all still bit of a […]
Read More The secret to haute couture
One of the biggest problems I had when I began covering was matching my scarves to my outfits. I had scarves; I had clothes. Making them mesh felt incredibly awkward. Oh sure, a few combinations were fine, even great. When things obviously matched it was terrific. But I had so many that felt… not like […]
Read More Matching your covering to your outfit
One thing I find stifling about fashion and style is the rules. Never do this, always do that. Then you see models on the street breaking every one of those rules and people oohing and ahhing. Piffle! If you saw this outfit at your local craft show, it would be considerably less fashionable. Jenny Holzer […]
Read More The world is yours
Not all modest women cover their hair, and that’s fine. You all know my stance on judging others in this world: it’s lots of fun until you realise you’re in no position to be judging anyone. Different people cover different ways, for different reasons. Many women just wear something on their head for services; in […]
Read More Head or hair? What do you cover?
Gah! Sorry Taylor. This is a lot of work and it looks really dumb. Don’t do it. Don’t worry, it’s not just me not being in the Christmas spirit. None of these brows are acceptable to me. Not this. Or this. I am scratching looking at it. Chanel, no. Funny joke, haha. Straight up villainy. […]
Read More In which I judge others, immodestly.
So you’re determined to be modest. You want your clothes to be lovely, yet reliably provide coverage no matter what fool things you do. After all, it’s not like any of us… squat or get on our knees to play with our children or clean up messes, bend over or reach up to get things […]
Read More You still need your clothes to fit