Avant-Garde

Wow, you’re dressed up today!

Wow, you’re dressed up today!

Avant-Garde – Day 4 “You must be going some place special!”  That’s the comment I heard most yesterday.  My answer? “Well, after I drop off Buck at school, I think I’ll head back to the house and talk to our mailman in the driveway for a while, then clean up the breakfast plates, put some Frontline on the dogs and then read “Little Tug” for the four millionth time.  And if I’m feeling really crazy, I might try and prepare…

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An Avant-Garde mom thanks Michael Kors…

An Avant-Garde mom thanks Michael Kors…

Avant-Garde – Day 3 An Avante-Garde outfit can obviously withstand an art show or an opera house fundraiser, but can it withstand being doused with hundreds of gallons of water on a floating bumper car? The answer is yes!  I thought my Avant-garde ensemble was doomed when my family and I decided to go to a mini-amusement park yesterday, but it turns out Michael Kors must have had Blaster Boats in mind when he made my pants! (purchased at Marshalls…

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An Avant-garde mom heads to the city…

An Avant-garde mom heads to the city…

Avant-Garde – Day 2 For my first Avant-garde outing I decided to take the kids to the Exploratorium – a really awesome hands on science center in San Francisco. It felt appropriate to head to a city where I might find other like-minded Avant-Gardes and we could acknowledge each other with world-weary, artsy stares.  Here’s an Avant-Garde picture of me – And here’s another really Avant-Garde picture of me — It was a lot of fun and I was even…

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It’s September 1st!  Which means…

It’s September 1st! Which means…

It’s time for Avant-Garde! Asymetrical blouses, long black flowing dresses, intense, other-worldly stares… can the average mom successfully wear Avant-Garde style?  You bet your Yoko Ono glasses you can.  And not only you can, but you must! After all, Avant-Garde isn’t just for women who love art and sleep with metrosexuals.  This is a look that says to the world, “I have secrets the cul-de-sac will never know.”  God, if there ever was a style moms needed, this is it.  …

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