Improvisation

To stay in the top tier of The Stay At Home Modeling world requires endless practice, practice, practice. But even the most polished, accomplished, and astute Stay At Home Model can preform a dodgy turn, or execute some other clumsy move….or (gasp).. even fall over. However you must never forget who you are. You’re the “it” girl. You’re on the cover of every non-existent fashion magazine. You’re in the absolute stratosphere of Stay At Home Models. All of the most important fictitious people in your bogus fashion world look to you for their inspiration. The phalanx of imaginary photographers are waiting at the end of your make-believe runway (the stove and fridge in your kitchen). All of the very top echelons of pretend editors, illusionary fashion bloggers, made-up buyers, fabricated upper east side haute couture customers, and carefully curated concocted celebrities are watching your every single move. Now we all realise that this is an enormous amount of delusional pressure. That’s why a Stay At Home SUPER Model like yourself is always prepared for those exceptionally rare runway disasters. If something catastrophic happens on that chimerical catwalk of your’s…IMPROVISE! Turn your mishap into a major moment; and enduring iconic fashion image. Something that will be a concretization; an indelible memory for all of those invisible fashionistas in your head.

Highlights of Three as Four at The Guggenheim 2019

In case you haven’t heard by now, they are all the way back. The show was inspiring plus everything else a show should be.

Connie Flemming returns to the runways of New York. Elevens across the board.
The casting of the show was by Barbara Pfister. It was timely, inspiring and totally correct. I thought it was extremely better than great, whatever that is because whatever it was it was OVAHNESS (cluck.)

Styling by Victoria Bartlett. She knows tights. She turned it. TOTES

You may wear purple.

Forward florals for the future.

And then there is MAXIMA CORTINA…

A captivatingly classic face, that’s one hell of a bleedin’ boat race.

Make up by Frankie Boyd – also CORRECT. Maxima, let the stalking begin!

Desigual SS 2018

Thanks to Abel for the heads up on the fashion front.

I’ll give this show a perfect 10+.

Invisible heels, skipping, high stepping, hand holding and at last, choreography on the catwalk! All that plus dreamcatcher earrings. (look for em.) Bravo whoever!

Check the voice-over on the soundtrack. Sounds an awful lot like Sister Dimension’s soundtrack for a Thierry Mugler defile back in 199? “Influential” is what that’s called. “Influential, dahhhhhling!!!”

Staying Dry This Spring – A Forecasting Conversation with Pat Dry

#PATDRY partying in pantyhose recently in the penthouse.

STAYING DRY THIS SPRING

Billy Beyond (Me) – Good Morning Pat, what shapes do you see this Spring? What forms are “in?”

Pat Dry {Pat) – Pat is loving Commes humps for Merce Cunningham & a basket case coat.

Me – Quelle fresh. J’love. Pat, on the homefront what does Spring 17 look like in our living  areas?

Pat – The Eternal Silience of The Grave…but with more dust.

Me – Shhh! Pat, hemlines. What. Hemlines…

Pat – (no answer)

Me – Pat, what’s for dinner?

Pat – Asian stir-fry.

Me – Pat, there’s no denying that you’re known for your eyes, and to call you a visionary would be an understatement, but how are you with you hands? What are the textures we will be feeling this Spring?

Pat – Silky moisture – wicking tech chiffons and vinatge Herculon.

Me – I’m feeling that. Now where did I stash that herculon shell….Pat, how’s your nightvision? What’s up for our Spring “get down?” Any PM Predictions?

Pat – Real opium dens.

Me – …I’m sorry…I…uh, …I must have dozed off there for minute. I was having the most amazing dream about a flying donkey with the head of Melania…well, excuse me. I apologize. Pat, thank you so much for sharing your informed predictions with us. In closing, if you were to say to my readers, “One thing you all really need right now is…”  What. What do we all really need now, Pat?

Pat – Love.

Me – (heart emoji)

 

#PATDRY

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Forgetting About Your Own Blog

is no excuse for not posting for weeks and weeks but it happened. If you’d like to remind me to post something in the future or if you would like to request a topic or to ask me anything almost at all – hey – feel free…

auntalice AT gmail DOT com

Let your fingers do the walking and be assured – every email will be read by me or one of my staff. FYI – I like to discuss and blog about things that are; a little tired, really old, a future possibility, completely ridiculous, often underrated and of course those things that are invisible such as music, fragrance and spirits (not the kind that take a water back.) Also, I enjoy blogging about topics that involve the visible spectrum and everything that happens therein. I’m very sorry but I have to request that there be no inquiries regarding the subjects of the ultra-violet nor the infra-red at this time. Things beyond the spectrum will be permitted as topics of inquiry and or suggestions for posts sometime in the future, however at this moment I am unable to care about and therefore blog about colors that nobody can see.  note: The topic of fluorescence is fine.

Ok, so, that said, what about Horst P. Horst and his summer beauty shot for Vogue? Have you seen it yet? Are you familiar with Horst P. Horst and Vogue 1939? No? Well you are now…

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H. kept this one REAL simple – huh? Blast her with the brightest tungsten ya got and pay no mind to the beat up edge of that box. Inspiring.

Thanks, Horst.