Mod

The hottest outfit on Earth…

The hottest outfit on Earth…

Mod/Day5 And by hot, I don’t mean sexy.  I am using hot in the traditional sense of the word as in hot, boiling, dripping with sweat and babbling incoherently due to heat. I found this cute, vintage, mod dress and I just loved it. Easy to wear and it even comes with it’s own belt.   Just throw on some white tights and black boots and off I go…. to sweat like I have the flu. It’s one hundred percent polyester. …

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So nice, I wore it twice…

So nice, I wore it twice…

Mod/Day 4 No, this isn’t the same post two days in a row.  I’ve just worn the exact same outfit two days in a row.  I haven’t made it to the mall to get the tights I need, a pair of pants and one more pair of shoes.  Three basic items that would help me create many outfits that are just dying to be worn and sitting in my closet. But for a mom, a simple errand is never just…

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Stranger danger and Mod…

Stranger danger and Mod…

Mod/Day 3 If Rock and Roll made sketchy people my instant friends and Euro chic made everyone clear a path and get out of my way, how do strangers react to me in Mod? I become everyone’s friend.  I felt like Doris Day walking through the grocery store — Clerks tipping their hats at me, children handing me their balloons, the butcher giving me a wink and a whistle as he weighed my pork loin… Okay, that exact scenario didn’t…

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Some Mod-erate problems…

Some Mod-erate problems…

Mod/Day 2 Mod is the most “outfity” look I’ve encountered so far.  It’s like wearing a puzzle – do the earrings fit with the belt that fits with the colored tights that fits with the shoes that goes with the shirt which all must match the purse?  Mod pieces are all pretty colorful on their own and if you configure them in the wrong way– it’s clown time. This is what I managed to pull together yesterday: I think I’d…

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I’m Marching in Mod…

I’m Marching in Mod…

Mod/Day1 What exactly is Mod?  That’s the question I had when I first read about it as a look.  Here’s what “The Lucky Guide to Mastering any Style” says about it — “Designer Mary Quant gave birth to a style that is boldly black & white, zippered, geometric, shiny and positively futuristic.  Consider Twiggy, who, in her stark black tights and white shifts, defined not just fashion, but the cultural mood of an era.  Mod still feels like the future…

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