Archive of ‘Fashion’ category

Visual beauty, art and fashion

I can’t see beauty. Or rather, I can, but it’s limited, feeble and easy to disregard. I was puzzled some years ago when a man informed me with the air of divulging a rare gem of wisdom, ‘Symmetrical faces are beautiful.’ I told him, ‘All faces are symmetrical.’ Because to me, they are. When people […] Read more…

Fashion Freedom

Fashion means different things to different people. It can be about dressing to impress others. It is always about self-expression. But it can also be a sign of liberty. Years ago I was walking along Punt Road (busy artery pumping traffic through several suburbs in Melbourne) when I met a woman who looked lost. It […] Read more…

Fashion and the Goddesses of Evening Wear

>>I don’t know when I first noticed evening wear as a fashion and aesthetic statement, but I know when my interest sharpened into consciousness. It was about twenty years ago. I used to walk to and from work every day, a hike of about seven kilometres each way. My route took me past a Mariana […] Read more…

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