SPRING VELVET?

by admin on May 10, 2015

if you haven’t made a trip to CHARTREUSE in the carmel plaza recently, you owe it to yourself to check it out.  the first thing that will strike your eye is a gorgeous window display featuring a long cream slip dress topped by the lightest sage-green velvet duster you can imagine–fresh and so feminine.  once inside you’ll spy all manner of floaty dresses and tops and in the back corner, a little array of velvet bedding.  stop and pet the luscious gray velvet comforter backed with pale silk which gleams as it catches the light….that is, if it’s still there.  and for those foggy carmel afternoons (we’ve had a lot of those lately), try on a feather-weight cashmere sweater-jacket with co-ordinated cashmere scarf.  the gifted designer dorothy re-imagines spring……

esme

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SHORT, SHORTER, SHORTEST

May 7, 2015

i love having short hair.  i don’t mind being short (although i am NOT happy about getting shortER.)   i’m a big fan of short fingernails.  and i loved my short-haired terrier.  however, you all know by now that i find short shorts….well….repugnant.  what, you might wonder, about mini-skirts?  ever since i was a little kid […]

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WHERE’S ESME? or HOW TO KNOW WHEN YOU’VE BECOME A CURMUDGEON

April 19, 2015

not gone, just resting.  and maybe morphing into a curmudgeon.  my latest thoughts on fashion have been decidedly….cranky.  for instance, there’s this:  a rant against short shorts.  who would have imagined that when young women started sporting really short shorts oh maybe a year or two ago, that this trend would go mainstream??  now one […]

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A CHEAP AND EASY WAY TO EXPERIMENT WITH JEANS

December 5, 2014

anyone who has shopped for jeans knows that the experience is almost as excruciating as shopping for swimming suits.  bodily flaws are revealed.  one is too tight while the other is too loose.  One never knows if the jean will ultimately shrink, stretch, or stay exactly the same (and one certainly never knows what the […]

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WANT TO JOIN THE ECCENTRIC PANTS CLUB??

November 20, 2014

    as you have likely figured, esme’s shopping mojo has been at an all-time low.  this is not necessarily a bad thing.  part of it is that she really has plenty of clothes and that, at least for now, she seems to have found a look she can live with.  that said, a few […]

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