...Five, four, three, two, one! The big apple drops and it’s officially 2015.
With a fresh year in mind it is no surprise that fashion tops my resolution list.
For those of you struggling to piece together a fashion resolution, take into account the two sides of the fashion resolution scale to find your tailor made resolution.
On one end is minimalism, a style characterized by extreme spareness or simplicity. From the fashionista’s perspective, minimalism exudes subtlety and elegance. These nuances are evident in higher-end pieces that fall under the minimalist category.
Fashion runways today bear eccentric and avant-garde draperies, jewels and footwear. Sometimes, such items are thrilling to see on the runway, but cannot be worn in public on a regular day to day basis. Of course, we all need that special dress for the cocktail party next Saturday or the sky high heels for Lucy’s wedding on Wednesday, but are those items really necessary?
William Zinsser, author of “On Writing Well,” tells us to “simplify, simplify, simplify.” This simplifying process applies to fashion, as well as writing.
Will “detoxing” style put you through both a physical and mental catharsis? I leave the experiment to you.