Getting Dressed is Sooooo Five Minutes Ago

iStock_000008208110SmallPardon me, I need to go on a mini-rant.

I’ve recently been noticing the word “style” being used as a verb, and not just in relation to hair. It could be that I’m more aware of it, since I launched Crisis in Denim and so began reading more fashion magazines and websites.

However, I’ve been reading, and even occasionally hearing, the word “style” used in relation to clothes, as in “How would you style this black cardigan?” or “What nice boots. I have some ideas as to how I might style those.”

I hate to sound like an old fogey, but in my day putting a jacket together with a skirt and some nice jewelry and shoes was just called GETTING DRESSED.

It makes me think of something I read in the New York Times not too long ago about how “curating” isn’t just for museum professionals anymore. No one hosts parties anymore, they “curate” them. No one puts together an outfit anymore; no she “styles” it.

I guess the world is getting fancier. Crisis in Denim must keep up.

3 thoughts on “Getting Dressed is Sooooo Five Minutes Ago

  1. I stumbled across your blog through a comment on Beyond Boston Chic (fab blog that it is!). I like the fact that while your focus is on fashion, it is not exclusively so. It helps personality shine through, I think! I used to live in Boston and your blog made me feel all nostalgic. It’s a really cute blog, keep it up! :)

  2. Thank you so much for your nice words… and they came at the perfect time, as I had been feeling a bit discouraged of late… Glad to have you as a reader!

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