1. When do you feel at your most attractive?

bonnie smith

1. When do you feel at your most attractive?

1960’s in first pant suits
1970’s living/ buying clothes in France/Italy

2. Do you notice women on the street? If so, what sort of women do you tend to notice or admire?

very simple, edited, purposeful look

3. What are some things you admire about how other women present themselves?

originality. taking chances, body awareness

wanted a simple uniform for every day and then occasional breakout change up

leave cc and money in the car. park far away.

I like to be covered up. Diane Keaton thing.
minimum skin showing

a shop in New York in the 1960’s called Countdown owned by Diana Lesley.
Most original gorgeous clothes. Transformed me.

hell no!

mod o doc cotton long sleeve tees. own about 25. wear one almost every day

I have bought clothes for house sitters who had no money. But no.

7” heels
bad feet

same body
She went old lady in her 30’s and I took her shopping for looks.


yes. 1960’s pantsuits
1970’s sophisticated European

avoid looking conservative!

5’7””, 150 lbs bigger than I like around middlehideous floppy upper arms
really bad feet

critical, visual, analytical, creative
(footwear designer 30 years)
teach footwear design at FIDM

politically-dont get me started angry
scared for mother earth
anxious, love my dog more than people
need challenges

lying on bed. jockey panties, nautical stripe dress from goodwill that makes stylish sleep garment
that can be worn outside to water garden
hair self cut short pixyish white hair kept white with horse shampoo,
no makeup ever. except maybe lipstick

varies by my mood
one day I love having choices
next day- sell it allstudents


I guess I would try to be appropriate within reason

I think both. I get “I like your look”
I try to step it up if I am around people or at school

any shoes that hurt

scarves solve many issues

my home
my car
my garden

an Hermes scarf helps

god knows I try
flea markets are my weakness

neatness, care, respect for the occasion.
discount stores

I really dont put that out.

comfortable means nobtugging, pulling, fussing or the desire tobrun home and undress
confident is when you nailed the right look for where you are.

keep it simple. dont over accessorize.
dont carry a trophy bag
dont wear everything from one designer
dont look like you you are advertising your net worth
dont look like it took you forever to get out of the

in clothes? workmanship, fabric, cut, simple.
otherwise. Nature.

hair do and looks of makeup
too much scent
large prints on large bodies
long nails
sausage casing clothes with lots of skin showing
unless you have athletic body

I teach at a fashion school, I need to have a “look” that says fashion aware

depends on what I am doing

that I am a person of interest
although not in a criminal way

I hate, loathe and despise dressing up

mod o doc tee, long skirt or straight pants, puma mostro shoes, scarf, gold horse pendant, gold earrings, Tom Ford huge round glasses

no bright colors or big prints.
nothing fussy

white, east coast, democrat, nature lover, College, BFA oil painting. german from early 1800’s,
called Pennsylvania Dutch. Raised protestant, dont do church
age 78

30 years of fashion shoe designworking in ten different countries put me through many changes.
then I left shoes, joined Land Rover and wore safaria gear.

hair looks trendy. very short. big glasses..
my uniform. interesting jewelry
I dont do corporate

I am fine



I did like safari gear
no longer with Land Rover just FIDM

tee and pants. Simple

no but I like shirts, tees, straight pants
I love Men’s department in Target, Old Navy,
ralph lauren.
Womens dept has mainly looks for a female I never see in person

France, any time

Bill Cunningham used to shoot me alot on fifth and 57th when I was young
at 78 not so much

what the hell happened?!
when I was 20/30 ish, even 50ish totally ok

Iris Apfel


dress and heels that are conservative

same stuff but cuter flats and and things that showed upper arms


dont advertise rolls of flesh.

every dayclothes and body clean

clothes and body clean

it does not. At my age, even lipstick is iffy.
I prefer my glasses and hair period

unusual longer skirts
many long sleeve shirts and tees
sweaters and sweatshirts.
straight pants
jewelry lots of pearls
ethnic pieces
my gold horse pendant on gold chain with 2 sets gold small hoops every day
signet ring, fathers gold and diamond ring,
another gold ring
tons of masai beaded bracelets sometimes
tons of scarves

gold horse, fathers ring, pearls with hand carved gold koi fish as fastener

2 fabulous dresses bought in the 1970’s
one hand painted on burlap the other linen
2 Eskandar linen dresses

japanese designers

Issey Miyaki white cotten skirt and top!
what was I thinking?
gave away. loved it wear everywhere thing

it would have to cover you. I would need tee and pants

buy less focus better

japanese shirt yoji yamamoda

sonia rykiel

something that acts like a shirt waist dress but isnt


yes my pearls with koi

giorgio armani sweater

almost never. last purchase flea market

floral, woods,


alot. in the 60’s through the 80’s, designer clothing was priced to sell to middle class.
Now ridiculously expensive.
How can a handbag cost $5-10,000?!
shoes $800
a shirt $600?
Or, so cheap you know slave labor made it!

not really except earring and pendantonly boy friends

Easter sunday five years old felt ridiculous in outfit

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