Chapter, Fashionably Light
Feb 19 2013
A Prohibition Party in hall complete with a live New Orleans jazz band is further proof the Exeter Is the Best College in Oxford. Even within the constraints of my few items of clothing, I had no trouble dressing to this theme – Maybe it’s because of all the Fitzgerald on my reading list, but I seem to live in 1920s attire anyway.
How’s this for an idea: invest in a nice pair of gloves to top it off, and only go to 20’s parties. Is this the minimalist fancy dress secret? Dress your wardrobe with the costume you wish you could wear only on silly occasions (be it a sparkly cardi or a 20s turban), add a few extra pieces (like a cat), and borrow any more from friends (like antennae). Hey, it might just work. What do you think?
flappers and philosophers,
My name’s Kiki and I’m a witch! And this is Jiji, he’s my black cat! Or so I wish. For last year’s Halloween I was Kiki from Miyozaki’s Kiki’s Delivery Service, and living as her for a day made me so happy! Just look at her, she’s adorable: In case you aren’t familiar with the film, […]
Kiki, World’s Coolest Minimalist Witch
Feb 18 2013
Minimalism is not just about “less stuff.” Physical stuff, that is. It’s also about less mental stuff taking up space in your head. Less rushing. Less stress. Sometimes this ideal, minimalist state of mind can be achieved by… buying more stuff. But don’t go rushing to the stores just yet! I’m talking about actual time-saving tools, like […]
How More Stuff can be More Minimalist
Feb 21 2013